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Communal Problems: Moths, Climate and Drinking Water

Communal Services Proposal Frontenac County consultants have made a proposal on how to increase collective, or communal, water and sewage services within the County.  It was item 5.a on the May 4 Township Council agenda. While no binding motions were … Continue reading

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Building Pressures

Development Pressures Even during a pandemic there is strong and increasing development pressures in South Frontenac. In the first months of 2021 the construction value of building permits was $5.3 million, 86 permits, significantly higher than the previous high of … 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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November 2017 Report

Climate Change and Lake Health One of the emerging lake quality puzzles is that phosphate levels in lakes have decreased and stabilized, yet algae blooms, in particular blue-green algae (the poisonous one), have increased. This conundrum was recently addressed by … Continue reading

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Climate Change And Lake Health

Effects of Lake Health from Beyond the Shorelines – Dr. N. Hutchinson

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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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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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