Author Archives: Ross Sutherland

About Ross Sutherland

nurse, researcher, public health care activist, councillor South Frontenac Township

Council Secrecy and Lake Protection

Thank you very much for the continued support.  Over the last few months I enjoyed visiting most homes in the district and talking about the future of the Township.  I hope that your feedback, both positive and negative, and your … Continue reading

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Hard Topping Gravel Roads

At the Perth Road all-candidates meeting there were numerous questions on a schedule for hard topping gravel roads.  There is no specific schedule.  The intention of this Council, and previous ones, is that over time, most, if not all, roads … Continue reading

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Planning, Cost Over-Runs and Offices

Long Time Planner Retires Lindsay Mills the Township planner for the last 15 years, has retired. Council has retained a recruitment service, “head-hunters”, to find a new planner and Director of Development. If you have planning questions or applications you … Continue reading

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I am Seeking Re-election

I am seeking re-election as Loughborough District Councillor.  I would like your support. Over the last four years, I have enjoyed working with you for a more open and informed Township, good services, a better environment, responsible growth, action on … Continue reading

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Who’s In-Charge, Anyway?

Residents concerned about the Johnson’s Point Condominium development took videos of areas on The Point that appear to have been cleared. The conditions of approval for the development state that: “all vegetation, with the exception of invasive species, shall be … Continue reading

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Sydenham Main Street Improvement Proposals

The following proposals for improving the main streets of Sydenham were made and prioritized by the residents of Sydenham and the surrounding area.  Residents were contacted for their ideas.  Some were communicated directly to the Councillors.  Others were presented and … Continue reading

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OMB Out, Main Streets In and Local Food for All

This is my 41th Councillor report.  These reports have helped me think seriously about Township issues and sparked many interesting and productive conversations.  Your comments on my comments were great.  Thank you. The OMB is No More On April 1, … Continue reading

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