Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 04:29 PM
The municipality is redeveloping town-owned land at the main beachfront between Spruce Street and 3rd Street, commonly known as Beach Area 1.
The town-owned land at Beach Area 2, commonly known as the Municipal Picnic Area, is not proposed to be developed.
The town-owned parking lots at the beachfront came into the possession of the town many years ago.
In 2015, the town purchased the commercial properties.
This area was identified for redevelopment through the Downtown...
Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 12:00 PM
Council updated the indemnification policy in 2020, first adopted in 2006.
The policy protects individual members of council, employees, and members of town boards from gaps in the town’s insurance program. The town’s liability insurance protects council as a whole.
During a person’s time on council, they might find themselves subject to a lawsuit or similar proceeding in connection with their duties as an elected official. The policy protects them in these cases, subject to certain limits...
Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 10:30 AM
The total project cost for the twin-pad arena and library project is $59-million, of which the land portion is already paid along with some project management and design fees. The remaining project cost to be covered is $51-million, of which $31-million will be financed through long-term debt. This debt will be issued when the project is complete in 2023. The annual payment will be in the range of $1.5 million and will be made through tax revenue and development charges.
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....