Sep 17th, 2010
Letter Simcoe.com Sept. 2 2010Shawn Bubel, Archie Duckworth and Dave Guergis are all singing the same tune. Certainly there is not a clear consensus among council members regarding the NVCA, given that Mayor Dave Guergis is advocating that the county take over the duties of the conservation authoriti...
Aug 13th, 2010
Letter to Innisfil Scope August 11 2010This letter is in response to a story regarding the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority and comments made by the Township of Essa deputy mayor Terry Dowdall. ...
Jul 26th, 2010
By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe July 26 2010Archie Duckworth, candidate for Ward 1 in Essa Topwnship, has picked up on Mayor David Guergis's campaign against the N|ottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority ...
Jun 14th, 2010
By Laurie Watt Simcoe.com Sept 29, 2009Bad blood that has been flowing between Essa Township and the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority for years could soon come to the boiling point, says one of Barrie’s NVCA reps.Longtime Coun. Barry Ward said the relationship between the pair has been strai...
Jun 13th, 2010
By Patrick Meagher Eastern Ontario Farmers Forum April 2010FINCH — All the man wanted to do was spread soil over his back yard to eliminate the slope and level if off. The local conservation authority swooped in to take photographs, analyze the development and demand $500 for a permit. The man backed...
Jun 13th, 2010
County councillors plan conservation authority reviewBy Kate Harries WaterWatchCounty councillors on the newly minted conservation authority review sub-committee met today to adopt their terms of reference. Present were Warden Cal Patterson, Ramara Deputy Mayor Basil Clarke, Essa Mayor David Guergis,...
Mar 16th, 2010
By Michael Gennings Stayner SunSTAYNER – The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) passed its 2010 budget recently, causing Clearview Township’s annual contribution to decrease 4.31 per cent.That means the municipality will pony up $105,598 to the authority this year. The levy reduct...
Mar 5th, 2010
By Kate Harries WaterWatchEssa committee of adjustment members were working themselves up into a fine old lather as they considered the roadblock the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority had placed in the way of Leesa Turnbull’s application for a severance of her lot at 305 Mill St.Turnbull is t...
Dec 3rd, 2009
Barrie, Innisfil boundary battle to save New Tecumseth money in 2010New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineWhen the fight between the City of Barrie’s desire to grab thousands of acres from Innisfil, and that Town’s efforts to resist them moved to the due diligence stage, one of the key discoveri...
Dec 3rd, 2009
By Matthew Talbot Alliston Herald November 30 2009The development of a Canadian Tire in Angus could be stalled until at least January over a technicality and some misplaced documents. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has filed an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal, objecting to ...