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 04:44 PM
In order to comply with the new ‘Orange’ COVID-19 status for the region, effective immediately spectators will no longer be allowed in the Wasaga Stars Arena.
The exception to this is the town will permit one parent or guardian to enter the arena if they are supervising a child age 8 or younger.
The town is also permitting parents and guardians to enter the arena to complete COVID-19 screening for their children and to tie skates, if required. Parents and guardians must then depart the facility immediately.
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 04:50 PM
Reality: Sixteen full-time employees have left the town from March 16 to Nov. 16. They left for a variety of reasons including leaving for a more senior position in their field (3); retirements (3); took lateral positions with other municipalities that pay more (3); for personal reasons (2), and taking a job in the private sector(1). We know that two of the employees were disgruntled about the town’s approach to delivering essential services.
Rumour: At least 19 employees...
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:29 AM
The town is in the process of redeveloping town-owned land at the main beachfront. Recently we issued RFP documents to developers. This Q&A looks at the history of the project. This Q&A is updated on an ongoing basis.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...