Tag Archives: South Frontenac Township

Boats to Budgets

Buck Lake Boat Ramp The redevelopment of the Buck Lake boat ramp was discussed at the September public services meeting.  The Public Services department would like to start making detailed plans for the project but wanted clarity on whether the … Continue reading

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The More it Changes: The More it Stays the Same

COVID use Exposes Development Pressures Many residents have commented on the increased number of local residents and visitors on the township’s trails and lakes. And it may go higher. BlogTO has identified the Frontenac’s as one of “Five Cottage Getaways … Continue reading

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Comments on Accessing Johnson’s Point Benefit Permit

At the September 1 council meeting I presented a motion to gain access to the benefit permit for species at risk on Johnson’s Point. Obtaining that permit was one of the conditions the  developer had to fulfill to complete the … Continue reading

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Core Services Hit Market Wall

Sometimes the most important developments, like significant cost increases in snow plowing, and garbage and recycling collection, happen under the cover of a pandemic and a hot summer. Last month was one of those times. Garbage and Recycling The last … Continue reading

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Not Helpless with a Heart of Gold

A few people in South Frontenac are now infected with COVID 19 through community spread: at least one is seriously ill. We wish them speedy recoveries. Now is the time to take physical separation seriously, wash hands and stay at … Continue reading

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South Frontenac COVID-19 Response: Updates to Service Delivery – March 20, 2020 Media Release

While our offices and facilities remain closed to the public, most municipal services will continue to be delivered and public communications via telephone and email remain in place during regular business hours. In addition to these closures, please note the … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Talking

Community Consultation Councillor Ruttan and I held a community town hall in Perth Road village. The discussion among the 30 residents who attended was lively, respectful and wide ranging. I want to thank those who attended. Your input is necessary … Continue reading

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February 8 Town Hall Meeting Report

On February 8, 2020, Councillor Ruttan and I held a Town Hall in Perth Road Village to discuss any municipal issue of concern to residents. About 30 people attended and there was a lively discussion that filled the two hours. … Continue reading

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Protecting the Public: Septic Development

Septic System Inspections The staff’s next-three-years work plan, accepted by Council, includes “develop cost effective approach to septic concerns.” South Frontenac residents have had a longstanding concern about contamination from septic systems. These concerns have been heightened by blue-green algae … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

In December Council finalised the Township’s 2020 budget and 2019-2022 Strategic Plan. 2020 Budget South Frontenac’s 2020 budget is 30 million dollars with 20 million raised from taxation: an average 2% increase. Overall the budget maintained traditional priorities.  the top … Continue reading

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