Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 04:38 PM
Disc golf course approved
Council members approved a six-hole disc golf course on a trial basis at Pridham Park.
Disc golf is a flying disc sport that involves players throwing a disc at a target in the form of a basket to catch the disc. Players follow similar rules as golf.
A presentation on the benefits of disc golf took place at the July 15 Coordinated Committee meeting and the committee, acting on the advice of staff, recommended council approve the trial at Pridham Park.
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 12:48 PM
Auditors report town finances are in great shape
Town finances are in great shape, members of council heard during a presentation of the 2020 audited financial statements.
Jay Anstey, a partner at Baker Tilly, the firm the town uses for independent auditing services, provided an informative overview of the statements.
Anstey noted the municipality has healthy reserves and is overall in a good financial position to meet...
Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:44 AM
Slate selected as preferred beachfront developer
Council approved Slate Asset Management LP as the preferred developer of town-owned beachfront lands.
In addition, council authorized CAO George Vadeboncoeur to assemble a team to negotiate the purchase and sale and development agreements, subject to council approval.
The town used a Request for Proposals process, launched in November 2020, to identify Slate Asset Management LP as the preferred company to develop municipal property at the...
Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:46 AM
Trustee Snell provides update to local community
The local public school board trustee appeared before council’s Coordinated Committee on April 8.
Councillor Mark Kinney, chair of the Community Services Section of Coordinated Committee, advised council that Trustee Tanya Snell provided an update on a variety of board matters.
These included the Simcoe County District School Board’s strategic priorities, the board’s response to the pandemic, and information about the board’s capital plans, including...