Posted May 20 - A
two hour "orientation update" for New Tecumseth council led by the
Town's Integrity Commissioner (IG) yesterday afternoon, included
warnings their practice of discussing municipal business via email and
text chains involving at least a quorum of members, can be construed
as an "improper closed
Working session with Town's Integrity Commissioner this
Posted May 19
- New Tecumseth council is meeting in a working session this afternoon
starting at 4 pm, featuring John Mascarin, of Aird & Berlis LLP,
New Tecumseth's Integrity Commissioner. Mr. Mascarin, who was
reappointed through to March 1, 2019, will lead an overview and
update of municipal governance changes including new responsibilities
bestowed upon the Ombudsman, the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act,
Council roles, the Information Privacy Commission's decision re
Councillor records etc. as they relate to FOI requests.
Posted May 19 - Simcoe
County council will vote next Tuesday on a recommendation to
delay implementing a proposed 46 per cent increase in its portion of
development charges (DCs) until January 1, 2017.
Posted May 19 - Simcoe
County's plans to construct and operate a Materials Management
Facility (MMF) and Organics Processing Facility (OPF) in a County
forest at 2976 Horseshoe Valley Road West, Springwater, requires
Official Plan amendments along with Ministry of the Environment and
Climate Change approvals.
Posted May 18 - Brookfield
Homes, currently building residential subdivisions in
Treetops Alliston, and Tottenham, is in the process of purchasing the
C.L. Marshall Farms property in Baxter, which has been draft plan
approved for 250 single detached homes, since March 2010.
Excellence' at Briar Hill
Posted May 18 - Cable Bridge
Enterprises' (Nottawasaga Resort) Briar Hill was the recipient of three
Simcoe County Home Builders' Association (SCHBA) Awards of Creative
Excellence - Excellence in Single Family Dwelling (including Townhouses
and Condos) under 1,500 sq.ft. for The Toscana, Excellence in
Renovation (Any Room under $30,000 contract cost) for Accessible Family
Bathroom and the Judges Choice Award - for Accessible Family Bathroom.
The awards ceremony was held May 13.
Posted May 17 - New
Tecumseth council wants Simcoe County to shelve its proposed $57.7
million funding deal to finance water and wastewater expansions to
service Innisfil's Hwy 400 corridor, until it develops a "financial
resources master plan and policy, including project eligibility, criteria, respecting
loans to municipalities ensuring resources are available to all
municipalities on a fair and equitable basis."
Posted May 17 - The
proposed Vista Blue Condos development in Tottenham has secured zoning
amendments that will permit its maximum height to increase from 12.8
metres (42 ft) to 22 metres (72 ft) to accommodate a six storey, 61
unit building at 19 and 23 Dillane Street West.
Posted May 16 - The
Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is dispatching its heavy
hitters to New Tecumseth tonight seeking to partner on at least one
component of the planned replacement of Banting Memorial High School in
Posted May 13 - Simcoe
County's economic development sub-committee of council, is recommending
County councillors approve a two year loan up to $57.7 million, with a
one-year renewal option, at the County's most favourable borrowing
rate, that would inject immediate funds for the first phase of
extending water and wastewater service to Innisfil Heights - Hwy
Posted May 16
- The Alliston Farmers Market opens its new season this Saturday on
Mill Street (between Victoria and Dominion) from 8 am to 2 pm. The
market, which features all locally produced goods, runs every Saturday
through Oct. 29th.
Spring Bazaar Saturday
Posted May 16
- Adjala United Church Spring Bazaar, bake sale, plant sale, Saturday
May 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., corner of 5th sideroad and 4th
Garage sale at Knox Church
Posted May 16 -
Garage Sale of Knox Presbyterian Church 160 King St. S., Alliston from
8 am to 1pm on Saturday, May 21st.