Tag Archives: South Frontenac Township

Baby Steps Forward

Community Support Increased The Township passed its 2019 budget, 2019 Budget Package – February 19 2019 , with a nominal 2% increase in property taxes. Twenty thousand dollars was added to community grants with the understanding that it would include support to … Continue reading

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Priority Water treatment, Transparency and Engagement

A Peek Through Murky Waters Council should provide more public information on many items it discusses behind closed doors:  this is the finding of an investigation into Council’s use of closed meetings. In most cases Council should tell the public … Continue reading

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Investigator’s Report on South Frontenac Council’s Secrecy

Last summer I made a request for “…. an investigation of the decision ….. to keep the fact that …[information on the details of the problem that are not yet public]… at Sydenham’s Municipal water facility from the public.  The … Continue reading

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Politeness and Politics

Happy New year to you, your family and friends.  I am looking forward to working with the new Council in 2019 for a more open, inclusive, compassionate and sustainable community. South Frontenac Code of Conduct With politics becoming ever more … Continue reading

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Is South Frontenac Giving Improper Notification for Closed Meetings?

There is often a perception that governments in general and our Council specifically have too many discussions behind closed doors and without proper public consultation and involvement. Analysis of the reasons given for closed meetings in the last two years … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

As the new Council starts its work, two long anticipated decisions on important developments in the South Frontenac, Johnson’s Point and the Hartington Subdivision, were released. Johnson’s Point The Johnson’s Point subdivision is a 15-house development next to a provincially … Continue reading

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Council Secrecy and Lake Protection

Thank you very much for the continued support.  Over the last few months I enjoyed visiting most homes in the district and talking about the future of the Township.  I hope that your feedback, both positive and negative, and your … Continue reading

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