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Bill French – The Mayor

Jun 4th, 2014
Springwater Council Advances Final Steps of Midhurst Secondary Plan by Bill French My View – On June 25th of last week there were some special meetings held by the Planning Committee of Springwater Township. As many people know the committee is comprised of the elected officials. The first meet...
May 22nd, 2014
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My View – It was great to see the two articles from Mayor Collins in the last edition of Springwater News. I have no real problem with Mayor Collin’s comments on the former Suncor (Petrocan) property at the main intersection in Elmvale. I only question why Suncor was given a tax break on what i...
May 7th, 2014
My View – During my career I had the opportunity of living in some nice cities and enjoyed it very much. I spent two years in London, England living in the Kensington High Street area in a lovely 3 bedroom flat. I lived for a year in Santa Monica in a beautiful Condo Complex at Marina […...
Apr 23rd, 2014
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My View — I read with interest Councillor Webster’s passionate article in the April 10 edition of Springwater News on his perception on why this council had no control of what is happening with policing costs, development and so on. I am sure he believes what he says is true as I don’t believe ...
Apr 17th, 2014
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My View – As I observe the jockeying of all the parties that will prosper from the Mega Development plans for Midhurst, it appears that the final decisions are being based on greed not need. The open house by the Midhurst Landowners Group at the County Museum recently was quite impressive, if y...
Mar 28th, 2014
My View — On October 27th we will be asked to exercise our democratic right by electing our new municipal council for the 2014 to 2018 time period. Many will get involved and really study what people like me will promise to do in the next four years. Sadly most people will ignore what is [&hell...