Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:16 PM
Communication with the public is something the Town of Wasaga Beach takes seriously.
We use a number of different tools and platforms to share accurate information about town services, programs, and council decisions. One tool we use on a daily basis is Facebook.
Authorized staff manage our corporate Facebook page, as well as a handful of departmental Facebook pages, including our events page and our youth centre page. These staff also serve as page moderators.
No one but authorized town...
Posted on Friday, January 08, 2021 09:35 AM
Mr. George Vadeboncoeur came to the Town of Wasaga Beach from the Town of Penetanguishene. He spent nearly 11 years with Penetanguishene.
In 2005, a sub-committee of Wasaga Beach council held a competition and interviewed several people for the position of CAO. Mr. Vadeboncoeur was the successful candidate and he started with the town in November 2005. He is paid based on the council approved employee wage grid. The then mayor, Cal Patterson, did not give Mr. Vadeboncoeur the job....
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 04:50 PM
Reality: Sixteen full-time employees have left the town from March 16 to Nov. 16. They left for a variety of reasons including leaving for a more senior position in their field (3); retirements (3); took lateral positions with other municipalities that pay more (3); for personal reasons (2), and taking a job in the private sector(1). We know that two of the employees were disgruntled about the town’s approach to delivering essential services.
Rumour: At least 19 employees...
Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 04:52 PM
Reality: The members of Wasaga Beach Town Council are your elected representatives.
Rumour: There is rumour that a private citizen is calling himself a community advocate. This individual holds no office and is not affiliated with the town in any way. The community did not choose this person.
Get the facts: For a real community advocate, contact a member of your town council. They are elected by you to work on your behalf. Residents in Wasaga Beach elected their town council in 2018. These...
Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 04:36 PM
Listeners to Max FM will hear an ad that contains false information about a potential property tax increase in Wasaga Beach.
The ad, placed by a private citizen, asks if residents are aware they might receive a 27 percent property tax increase.
There is no risk of such an increase. Suggesting such is irresponsible and misleading.
Wasaga Beach residents deserve trustworthy information about municipal finances.
At this point in the 2021 budget process the potential tax rate increase for next year stands...