Tag Archives: Lakes and Trails Festival

Who’s In-Charge, Anyway?

Residents concerned about the Johnson’s Point Condominium development took videos of areas on The Point that appear to have been cleared. The conditions of approval for the development state that: “all vegetation, with the exception of invasive species, shall be … Continue reading

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New Year Blahs and Money

The first month, under Council’s new rules of procedure, was slow.  There were only three meetings: a Council meeting, a Committee of the Whole meeting and a Corporate Affairs Committee. Rutledge Speed Reduction Hits Bump. The new rules are partially … Continue reading

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The New Norm: 40 Foot Lake Front Lots?

A new waterfront lot with only 40 feet of frontage was given approval in principle at the last Committee of the Whole meeting in June. The zoning bylaw calls for new lots to have a minimum of 300 feet of … Continue reading

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Lawyers and Lessons

Business was slow around the council circle in May. However, lawyers and the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) had a busy month with 11 days of hearings in the Township Hall. Both the Hartington subdivision and the 30 meters lake protection … Continue reading

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Community Basics: Septics, Budgets and Festivals

Septic Inspection A septic system inspection program is back on the agenda. The Corporate Services Committee heard verbal briefings from the Public Health Unit and the Chief Building Inspector on options. The public health unit was skeptical of the value … Continue reading

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