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 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 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...
Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 02:33 PM
Once again, the Beach Booster publication is providing inaccurate information to the residents of Wasaga Beach.
The October 2020 edition of this publication contains several items that are wrong, misleading, and lacking context. As a result, the town is setting the record straight.
The first thing that residents must know is this publication is not a legitimate source for news.
The publication operates under the guise of a newspaper, but it falls short of the standards used in newsrooms across this...