Author Archives: Ross Sutherland

About Ross Sutherland

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

Protecting the Public: Septic Development

Septic System Inspections The staff’s next-three-years work plan, accepted by Council, includes “develop cost effective approach to septic concerns.” South Frontenac residents have had a longstanding concern about contamination from septic systems. These concerns have been heightened by blue-green algae … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

In December Council finalised the Township’s 2020 budget and 2019-2022 Strategic Plan. 2020 Budget South Frontenac’s 2020 budget is 30 million dollars with 20 million raised from taxation: an average 2% increase. Overall the budget maintained traditional priorities.  the top … Continue reading

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South Frontenac’s 2020 Budget

2020 Budget Package – Dec 17 2019

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Residents and Species at Risk

Ambulance Shortage South Frontenac’s Fire Chief’s quarterly reports contain all sorts of information on fire and rescue services in the Township. In his last report, as it is in most, the largest number of calls that our volunteers respond to … Continue reading

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Signs of Progress: Roads, Plans, Budgets and Signs

Desert Lake Causeway After years of promises and consultations, progress has been made on redeveloping the Desert Lake Causeway. The new culverts are in and the road bed is wider. The new boat ramp, while not yet fully usable, looks … Continue reading

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OP, PPS, and Docks

Official Plan Public Input Starts The first public meeting on the new Official Plan (OP) was poorly attended.  There are two more meeting, please come and tell the Township staff what kind of community you want South Frontenac to be. … Continue reading

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