Tag Archives: johnson point

May: A Hot Month

In a healthy democracy demonstration our community recently had some very spirited debates on important issues. Subdivision Oversight Earlier this year the Township’s senior administrative officer said there is not have enough staff to enforce the conditions on subdivision/condominium developments.  … 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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February Updates

During this on-again-off-again winter numerous Township projects are moving towards conclusion.  Here are some updates on these and other issues people have been asking about. Perth Road Fire Hall A conditional offer from the Township to buy two acers of … 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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