Tag Archives: South Frontenac Township

Long-Term Frustrations – Short-Term Rentals One frustration shared by many councilors and constituents is problems that are easily identifiable, that are raised over and over again, often with promises to do something about them, with solutions that seem reasonable, and … Continue reading

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Electric Transportation Leadership Needed

Time for South Frontenac Township to show leadership on electric transportation: set up the infrastructure to electrify the fleet and facilitate residents using electric vehicles. It will help mitigate the worse effects of global warning and reduce costs to the … Continue reading

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Money Season: Country Roads, Buildings and Budgets

Budget 2022 Budget season for next year is about to begin.  Our budget is a central document that determines what services the Township thinks are needed and who pays.  Municipalities are limited in both respects; property taxes are our main … Continue reading

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Southern Frontenac Community Services Building Support Request

Attached is the request from Southern Frontenac Community Services to support their building expansion.  Consideration of the proposal will be coming to Council’s Committee of the Whole on October 12.

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A Plan is Better than No Plan?

August saw progress in two Township planning initiatives: the Recreational Master Plan and the new Official Plan. Both are at mid points in their development and now the heavy lifting, that is actual policy development, starts. The Recreational Master Plan … Continue reading

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Things Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

Fire Hall Energy Update Council agreed to place a 10 KWH solar power plant on the roof of the new Battersea Road fire hall.  This will be the first renewable energy installation on South Frontenac Township property.   Council also agreed … Continue reading

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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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High Speed Internet: Boom and Bust

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN), the organization charged with improving high-speed internet in our area, announced a significant expansion to high- speed cell coverage. Like most initiatives, it has good and bad elements. The ‘boom’ part is that more … Continue reading

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Hazardous Speeding, Community Relief and Water Systems

Speeding The OPP presented to the Public Works Committee on road safety, with a focus on speeding. Their emphasis, which were supported by the committee and will be the basis of a report to Council, was increased education. Education has … Continue reading

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