Meet and greet with new council, inaugural meeting
Posted on Wednesday, November 09, 2022 02:02 PM
Members of the public are invited to a meet and greet with the new town council on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The meet and greet will take place in the council chamber at town hall, 30 Lewis St., and will include light refreshments.
At 7 p.m., council will hold its inaugural meeting. This portion of the evening is by invitation only due to capacity requirements in the council chamber.
The town will livestream the inauguration on its website.
Toys for Tickets returns for another season
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2022 09:18 AM
The Town of Wasaga Beach’s annual Toys for Tickets campaign launches Nov. 1 and runs until Dec. 10.
How does the campaign work?
Every person who receives a parking ticket – with the exception of accessibility parking violations – is eligible to participate in the program. In lieu of paying a fine, parking ticket recipients have an alternative option of purchasing a toy and bringing it to town hall at 30 Lewis St.
Bring the toy to the Municipal Law Enforcement Department during regular business hours,...
Wasaga Beach CAO retiring Nov. 14
Posted on Monday, October 31, 2022 04:00 PM
Today, George Vadeboncoeur, chief administrative officer for the Town of Wasaga Beach, announced his retirement, effective Monday, Nov. 14.
Vadeboncoeur, a veteran civil servant with more than three decades of municipal experience, joined the town in the fall of 2005.
“I leave knowing the town remains in good financial shape, with financial plans to address the major capital projects the town has underway,” he said. “I am proud of the men and women who work for the town. Their dedication and support...
Bridge and trail revitalized thanks to $280,000 Community Building Fund grant
Posted on Monday, October 31, 2022 09:57 AM
Friday, the Town of Wasaga Beach officially opened the revitalized Pridham Park Bridge and McIntyre Trail.
In 2021, the town received a $280,000 Community Building Fund-capital stream grant from the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to help with this revitalization work.
On Friday, MPP Brian Saunderson met with town officials to see the results of the work.
“It's great to see OTF funds being invested in important infrastructure so that the residents and visitors alike...
2022 unofficial municipal election results
Posted on Monday, October 24, 2022 08:56 PM
Here are the unofficial results of the 2022 municipal election:
Brian SMITH 4,477 (38.47%)
Nina BIFOLCHI 2,937 (25.23%)
Giorgio MAMMOLITI 2,363 (20.30%)
Leslie FARKAS 1,862 (16.00%)
Total Votes 11,639
Tanya SNELL 6,217 (55.25%)
Sylvia BRAY 3,788 (33.66%)
Ilona MATTHEWS 1,248 (11.09%)
Total Votes 11,253
Joe BELANGER 5,803 (12.49%)
Ellen TIMMS 5,462 (11.75%)
Sasha-Rose DILEO 4,988 (10.73%)
Faye EGO 4,884 (10.51%)
Richard WHITE 4,779 (10.28%)