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Advocacy and Resident Budget Comment

One role of Council is to lobby other levels of government for changes that will benefit South Frontenac. The following are a few issues we have commented on recently. Most resolutions were passed unanimously. “Cap and Trade” The province’s “Cap … Continue reading

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Water and Budget Setbacks

This past month has seen setbacks, in two different senses, coming before Council. 30 Metre Setback from Lakes A core principle in the Township’s planning to protect lakes has been establishing a minimum 30 meter shoreline buffer.  The importance of … Continue reading

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Close Votes and Progress

After a year of sometimes difficult debate we are close to a plan for development on Johnson Point and getting closer to a final Hartington subdivision agreement. Johnson Point The subdivision at Johnson Point came back to Council on December … Continue reading

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Water Everywhere, But Where to Swim?

Last month there were some interesting discussions on lake use.  One, a small local issue with larger community impacts, is about a little Canoe Lake beach. Canoe Lake Public Access At the west end of the James Wilson Road causeway that … Continue reading

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Defying the Doldrums of Summer

Defying the doldrums of summer the August Council meeting proved very effective at moving forward some important issues. More Open Budget Process For the first-time the Township’s budget process will include input from the public. At the September 8 meeting … Continue reading

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Budgets and Biking

February was a good month for winter activities in South Frontenac.  While the pike were less than cooperative the ice fishers were abundant. Snow conditions were perfect for skiing and snowmobiling.  A group of residents organized the first annual Perth … Continue reading

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