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 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:09 AM
The Town of Wasaga Beach is replying to attacks on social media by Mr. Giorgio Mammoliti regarding Mr. George Vadeboncoeur, an employee of the municipality who serves as chief administrative officer.
Mr. Mammoliti has made false statements to the public about Mr. Vadeboncoeur and the town must reply to the attacks and correct these statements.
The town is protecting Mr. Vadeboncoeur’s long-established reputation as a dedicated and professional civil servant.
In addition, the town will protect the...
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:29 AM
The town is redeveloping town-owned land at the main beachfront. This Q&A looks at the history of the project. This Q&A is updated on an ongoing basis. For a more detailed look, see our project page.When did work on this project start?
In April 2017, town council authorized a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) seeking development partners to work with the town on the development of the downtown and beachfront.
In May 2017, the Downtown Steering Committee and the...
Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 03:18 PM
The Town of Wasaga Beach is formally inviting short-listed developers in good standing with the town to submit proposals to develop town land at the main beachfront.
At a special council meeting today, council authorized staff to issue Request for Proposal documents to the developers, short-listed through a Request for Expressions of Interest process last year.
“Today marks a significant milestone for our community as we officially move into the next phase of the beachfront redevelopment process,”...
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...