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County will continue to meet challenges in 2014: Mayor

County will continue to meet challenges in 2014: Mayor

Prince Edward County council welcomes the new year with continued focus on financial matters, improving infrastructure and services while “shielding taxpayers from further increases”. Mayor Peter Mertens reflected on the past year and plans for 2014 at the County’s New Year’s Levee, Sunday at the Community Centre in Picton. “It was challenging to come up […]

Council flushes dug well policy

Council flushes dug well policy

By Ross Lees Former Prince Edward County councillor Sandy Latchford asked council Tuesday night to reconsider efforts to change the dug well policy at least until they had dug into the background of how the policy was established. But the vast majority of council and a number of people from the community had already seen […]

Has council done enough on budget?

On Tuesday, March 29 at 9:30 a. m. in the council chambers at Shire Hall,  the council will present its final budget for the year 2011 to the public. The council and staff have been working on the budget for several weeks.  Have they done enough?  Have they cut enough expenses? Many candidates ran on […]

Council Watch - March

Council Watch – March

This is a new public blog. You are invited to make  comment on council issues, or email a more detailed comment to news@countylive.ca Writers must use their full name and a valid email address. Full council and committee agendas and minutes with links to documents here: http://princeedward.fileprosite.com/Documents/DocumentList.aspx?ID=7431 Coming up: March 8 – Council Meeting 7:30 […]

Council defers heritage strategy to budget deliberations

Council defers heritage strategy to budget deliberations

By Ross Lees Prince Edward County council is doing its best – with the urging of some of its residents – to recognize the importance and value of its built heritage. At the committee of the whole meeting Feb. 10 at Shire Hall, council heard a staff report from planner Damien Schaefer concerning a heritage […]

Noise bylaw breakthrough remains unresolved

Noise bylaw breakthrough remains unresolved

By Ross Lees Prince Edward County council almost had a breakthrough on its troublesome noise and nuisance bylaw. Councillor Alec Lunn brought his homework to Thursday’s committee of the whole meeting, presenting an amendment to the proposed bylaw. Sometimes simple is by far the best policy, he noted, suggesting council defeat the present proposal, then […]

Council asks province for a moratorium on wind turbines

Council asks province for a moratorium on wind turbines

Viewpoint by Gary Mooney Concerned Citizens of Prince Edward County Council turns the switch from passive to active in dealing with wind turbine issues. On February 8, 2011, Council took a major step forward in addressing County residents’ concerns about uncontrolled wind energy development here.  By a vote of 9 to 6, it approved a […]

New council far from consensus on wind turbines

At the January 27 Committee of the Whole meeting, Councillor Lunn proposed support for a resolution by the Municipality of North Perth calling for a moratorium on industrial wind turbines, pending: ·         Completion of studies on health, the environment and property values, and ·         Return of powers to municipalities to establish setbacks specific to their […]

Council Watch - January

Council Watch – January

This is a new public blog. You are invited to make  comment on council issues, or email a more detailed comment to news@countylive.ca Writers must use their full name and a valid email address. Full council and committee agendas and minutes with links to documents here: http://princeedward.fileprosite.com/Documents/DocumentList.aspx?ID=7431 * * * Jan. 27: Among interesting things […]

Cheese off the table again

Cheese off the table again

By Ross Lees An Ontario Market Investment Fund Economic Development grant of $93,396 still doesn’t make the cut with Prince Edward County council. The “Invest in Cheese” initiative was lost in two tie votes at the Dec. 21 council meeting and lost again at a committee of the whole meeting Thursday afternoon. The program is […]

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