Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 04:52 PM
Reality: The members of Wasaga Beach Town Council are your elected representatives.
Rumour: There is rumour that a private citizen is calling himself a community advocate. This individual holds no office and is not affiliated with the town in any way. The community did not choose this person.
Get the facts: For a real community advocate, contact a member of your town council. They are elected by you to work on your behalf. Residents in Wasaga Beach elected their town council in 2018. These...
Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 03:28 PM
Members of council received Draft 2 of the 2021 municipal budget on Thursday night.
In preparing Draft 2, staff made payroll adjustments, added one new permanent facilities staff and two seasonal municipal law enforcement positions, deferred some projects, and revised budget estimates to build a more detailed financial picture for council’s consideration. See the operating changes and see the capital changes.
The budget continues to include significant investments in a number...
Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 04:36 PM
Listeners to Max FM will hear an ad that contains false information about a potential property tax increase in Wasaga Beach.
The ad, placed by a private citizen, asks if residents are aware they might receive a 27 percent property tax increase.
There is no risk of such an increase. Suggesting such is irresponsible and misleading.
Wasaga Beach residents deserve trustworthy information about municipal finances.
At this point in the 2021 budget process the potential tax rate increase for next year stands...
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 Thursday, November 05, 2020 04:28 PM
The Town of Wasaga Beach and the Rotary Club of Wasaga Beach are partners on the creation of four new banners that honour local veterans.
“We’re honoured to work with the Rotary Club to recognize these individuals for their service,” Mayor Nina Bifolchi said.
Bryan Davies, speaking on behalf of the Rotary Club, said the organization salutes each of the veterans featured.
“Due to the pandemic, our club decided to replace the annual luncheon we hold for veterans by working with the town to create and...