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May 1st, 2018
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News release from Don Allen I am announcing today that I am running for re-election in this October’s municipal election – this time for the position of Mayor of Springwater. First I would like to thank my wife Wanda, my family and my team of supporters who continue to provide me with much support, a...
May 1st, 2018
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AWARE News Network A round-up of who’s running where, on the first official day of the municipal election campaign: Adjala-Tosorontio None listed Barrie Ward 1 Clare Riepma Ward 6 Micheline Robichaud Bradford West Gwillimbury Ward 5 Peter Ferragine Munawar Chudary Clearview None listed Collingw...
May 1st, 2018
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News release from Bill French French states that he has enjoyed serving the Township of Springwater since 2014 as Mayor and providing leadership to what has proven to be an effective and progressive Council. Many of the key objectives of the Strategic Plan which he spearheaded have been achieved but ...
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 ...