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Feb 20th, 2018
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Alliston encroachment?  New Tecumseth Free Press Online  Essa Township is joining with its neighbour, Adjala Tosorontio, in opposition to the provoincial government’s proposed expansion of the greenbelt protection zone along the Nottawasaga River corridor. A report to council on tomorrow night&...
Oct 24th, 2016
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Updated AWARE Network News The Ontario Municipal Board hearing into the bonus Chiarelli population allocations to be deployed in Springwater came to an abrupt end today, after Simcoe County lawyers presented a letter detailing an agreement reached with the Township of Springwater. They noted that nei...
Nov 3rd, 2015
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Elmvale Fall Fair The 155th celebration was exactly that. It had all the usual activities, displays, competitions and fun for everyone. The organizers again need to be congratulated for another successful event. The parade was great and I thank Councillor Ritchie for arranging for the wagon float for...
Jul 6th, 2015
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Former Springwater DM applies for audit of mayor’s election expenses Note: An earlier posting stated that the committee would meet Thursday July 9 at 1 pm and 3 pm. That has now been changed to Monday July 20 at 9 am and 10 am, with time held in reserve Tuesday July 21 if required. AWARE News [...
Mar 31st, 2015
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Highlights of the NVCA board of directors’ March 27 2015 meeting from the NVCA The board of directors approved the authority’s 2015 budget at $4,877,242. The 2015 budget is $267,044 higher than 2014. Of that increase, $61,000 came from a 3% increase in the municipal levy. The levy accounts for ...
Mar 24th, 2015
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By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun CLEARVIEW Twp. — A development proposed for land beside the Collingwood Regional Airport has taken its first tentative steps toward receiving regulatory approval. On Monday night, Clearview Township held a public meeting on an official plan amendment that could lead to the dev...
Jan 28th, 2015
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By Andrew Philips Barrie Examiner Simcoe County ratepayers will see a slight increase in their tax bills this year to help pay for major capital expenses and additional hiring in key departments like paramedic services. During their bi-monthly meeting Tuesday in Midhurst, county councillors approved ...
Jan 5th, 2015
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Innisfil Journal Based on a positive trend in lake herring populations, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has re-opened the fishery on Lake Simcoe. Anglers have been anxiously awaiting the opportunity, said Matt DeMille, manager of fish and wildlife services for the Ontario Federa...
Nov 17th, 2014
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I attended more than my fair share of all-candidates’ meetings during the recent municipal election. Here are a few good ideas gleaned from the campaign trail around the county. -Recorded votes: Make every council vote a recorded vote. This is an example of how electronic voting can serve democ...
Nov 8th, 2014
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Mayor  ​Cornell, George 3,439 ​Lawrence, George 2,345 ​​​​Lancia, Anthony ​​1,065 ​Davenport, Peter E. 208 Deputy Mayor  Walma, Steffen 3,734 Claire, André 3,112 ​Councillor ​Hastings, Cindy 4,708 ​Hinton, Richard ​3,428 ​Wishart, Gibb ​3,364 ​Warren, Nigel ​​2,758 ​​Wesselo, Dick ​​2,474 Bryan, Rich...