Tag Archives: Community Involvement

Resolutions Coming

The important debates of the last few months are working towards resolution. A Planning-Development Coordinator Council has been grappling with some big planning issues: Should South Frontenac have final approval for subdivision and condominium development? How do we enforce the … Continue reading

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An Informed and Involved Township

Last week the Frontenac News ran an editorial arguing that South Frontenac Council is too involved in evaluating the subdivision proposals coming before Council. The following is the comment I have sent back to the paper: Dear Frontenac News, Your … Continue reading

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How is the Township Working

In the midst of this wonky winter it is a good time to hunker down and do some indoor work. The Township seems to feel the same. Township Organizational Review Council agreed to review the Township’s organizational structure to see … Continue reading

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New Year Openness

Interestingly, after a year with very few split decisions, Council ended the year with one of its most acrimonious debates – maybe it was a sign that Council was maturing? After all, it would be unhealthy to have no significant … 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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Opportunities Missed and Technical Difficulties

Official Plan: Missed Opportunities The official plan review is wrapping up and we have missed an opportunity. We have spent our time responding to changes proposed by the province rather than seriously reviewing how we want to plan and develop … 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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Sun, Sand and Cycling

Spring has sprung on South Frontenac Council with sun, sand and cycling high on the agenda. Sun: South Frontenac a Solar Energy Powerhouse? In the last month three proposals for large solar energy projects have been presented to Council.  Sun … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2015

The new Council has just finished its first month with two meetings and one committee of the whole under its belt.  There is so much to learn. But, the discussions were interesting with a healthy variety of opinions and no … Continue reading

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