Oct 24th, 2010
By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe October 24 2010Last week, many Essa residents received phone messages from mayoral candidate David Guergis, claiming that his opponent Terry Dowdall supported "massive expansion" of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority regulatory area. ...
Oct 15th, 2010
From 2004 to the present, the NVCA levy to O-M increased by an average 3 per centBy Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe October 15 2010Oro-Medonte Deputy Mayor Ralph Hough has been giving ratepayers confusing information on the amount the township pays to the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. ...
Oct 12th, 2010
By Kate Harrries AWARE Simcoe October 12 2010A year ago, Essa Mayor David Guergis travelled to Alliston to try and get the New Tecumseth Council to join a campaign to have the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority dissolved. He was accompanied by Oro-Medonte Mayor Harry Hughes who was pushing to ...
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 27th, 2010
From the SCOOP on Lake Simcoe June 10 2010 — The Province’s Lake Simcoe Science Committee recently released the Lake Simcoe Water Quality Update. Below are highlights of the report’s summary, followed by our thoughts about what direction we can take from this report:OXYGEN – Lake Simcoe’s...
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,...