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Oct 5th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Oct 01, 2009A Barrie finance committee recommendation to spend a further $300,000 US on a specialized consultant highlights a problem at City Hall no one has ever discussed publicly, says Ward 8 Coun. Jerry Moore.City Hall has been slow to adopt private-sector management...
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Oct 4th, 2009
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Barrie Examiner Oct. 3, 2008  A common complaint to politicians from their constituents is ‘you don’t listen’ to me, to us, our group, etc.).Simcoe County councillors certainly heard this during the Site 41 debate.They heard it so often they did respond and killed county councilR...
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Oct 4th, 2009
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By Nicole Million Midland Mirror Sept. 29, 2009   The subject of garbage has been a contentious topic in these parts, but the County of Simcoe says it’s time to celebrate some good news.Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the launch of the county’s curbside organics program. The program, which...
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In Midland
Oct 4th, 2009
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By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Sept. 30, 2009 A list of violations and fines under the County of Simcoe’s proposed waste-management bylaw is an “Orwellian” piece of nonsense, says a Midland councillor.“The $250,000 they’re spending on improving their image won’t be enough when people get a load of ...
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Sep 18th, 2009
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By Morgan Ian Adams Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin Sept 18, 2009 Councillors have decided not to back a bid by Tiny Township to shut down Site 41.On Monday, councillors debated a resolution from the municipality that would have been one of four in north Simcoe to send their trash to the controversia...