Tag Archives: South Frontenac Township

Why the MNRF should Stop Johnson’s Point Development

The letter linked in this post is a good summary of why the MNRF, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, should stop the Johnson’s Point condominium development.  Many thanks to all the individuals who have worked so hard to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Budget: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good The budget keeps the tax increase at a stable, affordable level (2%) and maintains a healthy reserve. It reflects the increased cost of drainage and winter maintenance due to the impacts of climate change.  This budget could be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

November 2017 Report

Climate Change and Lake Health One of the emerging lake quality puzzles is that phosphate levels in lakes have decreased and stabilized, yet algae blooms, in particular blue-green algae (the poisonous one), have increased. This conundrum was recently addressed by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Water Meter Report to October 2 Council Meeting

The Public Works Committee is bring forward the following recommendation to Council on October 2, 2017.  If passed it will affect water rates and service. RECOMMENDATION  That Council approve Resolution No. PSC-09/21-02 of the Public Services Committee: “That the Agreement … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Beginnings and Endings

The 2018 budget discussions have begun.  Staff presented some “high level” considerations for next years budget and for the Township’s financial situation over the next 10 years. Both reports can be found in the September 19th Council agenda, item 8(c).  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Social Media Policy

At the September 5, 2017 Council meeting the following social media policy was passed: Purpose  This Social Media Policy establishes clear expectations and standards for the use of Social Media by the South Frontenac Township. Objective  The distribution of useful … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Sounds of Silence, Rushing and Success

Limiting Public Involvement A chart outlining the subdivision/condominium approval process for was presented at the August Council meeting. What stood out was the lack of public engagement in the process: a lack particularly shocking because this Council had spent a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment