Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 02:31 PM
Statement from CAO George Vadeboncoeur:
“Over the last six weeks there has been much misinformation, disinformation and speculation about issues involving the former Fire Chief and a former subordinate, including allegations of a cover-up. This stemmed from a news report that contained inaccurate information.
The town’s position is that personnel matters are confidential and we do not comment on them. This is to protect the employees involved. Keeping our promise of confidentiality...
Posted on Monday, September 19, 2022 11:30 AM
The development and sale of the town business park lands was approved by different councils over a series of steps over many years. Here are the facts.
In 1987, the town acquired a large parcel of land that included the business park lands through a tax sale proceeding.
In March 1997, council rezoned the lands to residential and business park.
In February 1998, business park lands declared surplus and council authorizes the sale of seven acres of land to the Simcoe Muskoka District School Board for...
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 11:05 AM
Rumour: Town is providing Zancor Homes with $5-million to build a park and pickle ball courts in the Sunnidale Trails Subdivision.
Fact: A community park will be created in the Pacific Homes portion of the subdivision at an estimated cost of $5-million, with the majority to be paid through the park component of development charges, a $500,000 contribution from Pacific Homes, a contribution from the school board, and tax dollars. See the overall plan.
The Sunnidale Trails development...
Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 05:00 PM
In a recent e-mail, on social media, and on their website, the Wasaga Beach Ratepayers Association continues to spread inaccurate information to the community.
The organization states in its recent communication that the town is using Truth Corner to discredit the association and discourage participation in a survey the association is conducting. That is false.
The town has used Truth Corner to ensure the public...
Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 05:16 PM
Recently on social media, there have been discussions about the “change orders” associated with the twin-pad arena and library project.
The town entered into a Canadian Construction Documents Committee 2 (2008) Stipulated Price Contract with Aquicon. Change orders are addressed under the contract and are formal requests for funding to deal with items not anticipated at the start of the project. The town or the contractor can request a change order.
Change orders are a normal part of large-scale construction...