Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 02:54 PM
Report outlines plans to create fundraising initiatives for library and arena project
Council received a report that highlights a 30, 60 and 90-day work plan for the creation of fundraising initiatives to support the new twin-pad arena and library project.
Councillor Mark Kinney, chair of the Community Services Section of Coordinated Committee, said the committee reviewed the report at its Feb. 11 meeting.
Posted on Monday, February 01, 2021 11:51 AM
Schematic design approved for new twin-pad arena and library
Council has approved the updated schematic design for the new twin-pad arena and library. This is a major milestone in the development of the project.
In addition, they have approved the revised distribution of expenses for the project, based on the more refined design, while maintaining the total project budget of $59-million.
As well, council approved an amendment to the contract with the architectural firm for the project, MJMA Architects...
Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 01:10 PM
Council approves 2021 budget, significant community investments for year ahead
Members of Wasaga Beach Town Council approved the 2021 budget, charting an ambitious and progressive course that will result in improved services, programs, and amenities for the community.
“We strived to find the balance between addressing the impacts of COVID-19 on taxpayers, while planning for the future. This budget contains several meaningful investments that allow us to build a more complete community and ultimately...
Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 02:54 PM
Tree clearing can start at new arena and library site
Council awarded a contract for tree removal at 544 River Rd. W., the home of the community’s new twin-pad arena and library.
Council awarded an $18,000 contract to Nad-Core through a Request for Quotation process as stipulated in the town’s Procurement Policy.
Members of council also exempted the town from a permit to undertake the tree clearing in advance of site plan approval.
Read the related staff report here.
Posted on Tuesday, November 03, 2020 09:46 AM
Council and staff working on draft 2021 budget
Mayor Nina Bifolchi provided council and the public an update on the 2021 draft budget process.
Mayor Bifolchi said the first meeting on the draft budget took place Oct. 1. Watch the meeting.
At this point in the process, the proposed tax rate increase is 3.6 percent. For a home assessed at $330,000, this translates to $1,914.56 in the town portion of taxes for 2021, a municipal increase of $66.55 over 2020. County and education taxes are on top...