Category Archives: South Frontenac Township

Boats to Budgets

Buck Lake Boat Ramp The redevelopment of the Buck Lake boat ramp was discussed at the September public services meeting.  The Public Services department would like to start making detailed plans for the project but wanted clarity on whether the … Continue reading

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Burning permit Coming to South Frontenac?

In August the Fire Chief proposed a permitting system for open air burning South Frontenac Township. This is his presentation to Council:  

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The More it Changes: The More it Stays the Same

COVID use Exposes Development Pressures Many residents have commented on the increased number of local residents and visitors on the township’s trails and lakes. And it may go higher. BlogTO has identified the Frontenac’s as one of “Five Cottage Getaways … Continue reading

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Comments on Accessing Johnson’s Point Benefit Permit

At the September 1 council meeting I presented a motion to gain access to the benefit permit for species at risk on Johnson’s Point. Obtaining that permit was one of the conditions the  developer had to fulfill to complete the … Continue reading

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Then Pestilence, Drought and Still Speeding

In June Council stated back to a full schedule of meetings with numerous important projects moving forward and nature continued to make 2020 a memorable year. Now Pestilence Gypsy moth caterpillars are stripping trees in many areas of South Frontenac. … Continue reading

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COVID, Climate, Communications

Communications: Broadband Internet Initiatives The pandemic has highlighted that good internet access is both an essential service and in significant parts of south Frontenac of poor-quality.  A recent report from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) summarizes recent federal … Continue reading

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