Tag Archives: South Frontenac Township

OP, PPS, and Docks

Official Plan Public Input Starts The first public meeting on the new Official Plan (OP) was poorly attended.  There are two more meeting, please come and tell the Township staff what kind of community you want South Frontenac to be. … Continue reading

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Calm Before the Storm

The summer felt like a re-setting time for the Township: the new Chief Administrative Officer started his job, input for the next three years strategic pan was being collected and developing the new Official Plan started. A few other issues … Continue reading

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Restrictions on Old Schofield Camp Redevelopment

Two years ago the Knights of Columbus sold their Schofield Camp on Buck Lack.  The new owner has undertaken numerous works which have raised concerns that the site would be used for purposes that are not permitted under the current … Continue reading

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Future Matters: Official Plan, Roads and CAO

It’s Happening: The New Official Plan South Frontenac’s current Official Plan, the basic rules that guide our community’s development, was written 20 years ago. It reflected the needs of the Township then; much has since changed. Over the next year, … Continue reading

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The Big Ones

Some of the Township’s big priorities – roads, waste management, planning enforcement, taxes and provincial downloading – have been on last months agendas. First the Facts In preparation for recommendations on how Frontenac County and its Townships might get more … Continue reading

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Decomposing Organics and Planning

Organic Waste Disposal South Frontenac’s waste and recycling contracts are up for renewal in 2020. One of the issues is what should be done with organic waste. Organics waste, as any other waste, fills up our landfills, but it also … Continue reading

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Water Treatment Plant Leaks

Eight years ago, pin point leaks started in some of Sydenham water treatment plant’s pipes. During that time Council dealt with matter in closed meetings. An investigation by the Integrity Commission found that the public should have been notified that … Continue reading

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Province Asking for Input on Waste Reduction

The Ontario Ministry of  Environment, Conservation and Parks has issued a discussion paper on waster and litter in Ontario.  They are taking comments until April 20.  It considers a wide variety of issues including,  litter in parks, producer responsibility, organic … Continue reading

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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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