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COVID-19 Update

Posted On: Monday, March 16, 2020

A dedicated webpage regarding COVID-19 has been created for the Town of The Blue Mountains. To view the webpage, please visit: www.thebluemountains.ca/covid-19.cfm

Council/Committee News

Deferred to Future Special Committee of the Whole

The Planning and Development Services Reports included in the October 19, 2021 Committee of the Whole Agenda will be deferred to a Special Committee of the Whole meeting - date to be determined.

October 18, 2021

Please be advised that the October 18, 2021 Council meeting Agenda ihas been revised to include the following items:

Deputations:

Correspondence: 

Addition to Closed Session:

ii. litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals affecting the municipality or local board, and with regard to an Ontario Land Tribunal matter;

iii. the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose and with regard to a land transfer matter.

October 20, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

Please be advised that the October 20, 2021 Blue Mountains Police Service Board meeting Agenda is now available.  

October 19, 2021

Please be advised that the October 19, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting Agenda has been updated to include Agenda item C.1.4 Special Grants and Donation Committee Meeting dated October 15, 2021

October 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

The  October 21, 2021 Joint Municipal Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee Agenda is now available.

Meeting Agenda

For full meeting details, visit the Agendas, Minutes, Reports webpage.

Committee meetings are taking place virtually to assist with social distancing with respect to COVID-19. Comments received from the public that have not been included on the Agenda will be read at the meeting by the Executive Assistant.

To provide comments, please contact:

Executive Assistant

32 Mill Street, PO Box 310

Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0

October 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

The Agenda for the October 21, 2021 Transportation Committee meeting is now available.

Meeting Agenda 

Full meeting details are available on the Agendas, Minutes, Reports webpage.

NOTE: Committee meetings are taking place virtually to assist with social distancing with respect to COVID-19. Comments received from the public that have not been included on the Agenda will be read at the meeting by the Executive Assistant. The meeting will be recorded and an archived recording will be posted to the Town's website. The meeting will not be livestreamed.

To provide comments, please contact:

Executive Assistant

32 Mill Street, PO Box 310

Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0

October 21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

The Agenda for the October 21, 2021 Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting is now available.

Meeting Agenda

Full meeting details are available on the Agendas, Minutes, Reports webpage.

NOTE: Committee meetings are taking place virtually to assist with social distancing with respect to COVID-19. Comments received from the public that have not been included on the Agenda will be read at the meeting by the Executive Assistant. The meeting will be recorded and an archived recording will be posted to the Town's website. The meeting will not be livestreamed.

To provide comments, please contact:

32 Mill Street, PO Box 310
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0

October 19, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Please be advised that the October 19, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting Agenda is now available.

NOTE:The Blue Mountains Council and Committee of the Whole meetings are currently closed to the public to assist with social distancing with respect to COVID-19. Comments received from the public that have not been included on the Agenda, will be read at the meeting by the Town Clerk.

The meeting will be livestreamed and an archived recording of the meeting will be posted to the Town's website.

Alta (Tabera) Phase II Public Open House on October 28, 2021

The Alta Phase II Public Open House will be held on October 28, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Alpine Ski Club, Georgian Room - 2nd Floor.  For more information, please see the Notice of Public Open House.

 

 

Seeking One (1) Volunteer Board Member

The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation (BMAHC) is seeking applications in the form of letters of interest and resumes from members of the public for appointment to The Attainable Housing Corporation Board of Directors.

The Board’s composition is a 9-member volunteer Board of Directors, of which 8 Directors have been previously appointed. The Board is currently seeking to fill the remaining vacancy with a volunteer who is willing to share their real estate development and finance experience and their passion to address the housing market affordability gap for the growing and underserved middle-income families and individuals in our community

In the letters of interest and resumes, applicants are encouraged to include background information and any special qualifications or interest related to attainable housing. The Attainable Housing Corporation is seeking an individual with a financial background, although all interested individuals are encouraged to apply.  Previous applicants will also be reconsidered at this time. Successful applicants should be prepared to participate in daytime and evening meetings at least once monthly and commit enough time to read meeting materials in advance of the meeting.

For additional information regarding the Attainable Housing Corporation, please visit The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation website: https://www.thebluemountainshousing.ca  or email attainablehousing@thebluemountains.ca

All Applications should be submitted no later than Monday November 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm to:

The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation
c/o Melissa Pollock, Administrative Assistant, Councillor Rob Sampson, Chair
32 Mill Street, PO Box 310
Thornbury, ON N0H2P0

Wednesday October 13, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

The Agenda for the October 13, 2021 Sustainability Advisory Committee meeting is now available.

Meeting Agenda

Full meeting details are available on the Agendas, Minutes, Reports webpage.

NOTE: Committee meetings are taking place virtually to assist with social distancing with respect to COVID-19. Comments received from the public that have not been included on the Agenda will be read at the meeting by the Executive Assistant. The meeting will be recorded and an archived recording will be posted to the Town's website. The meeting will not be livestreamed.

To provide comments, please contact:

Executive Assistant

32 Mill Street, PO Box 310

Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0

October 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm (virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams)

The Notices for October 20, 2021 meeting are as follows:


Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - A25-2021 - Dice - 155 Craigmore Crescent

Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - A26-2021 - Edwards - 150 Bay Street East

Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - A27-2021 - Swalm - 109 Campbell Crescent

Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - A28-2021 - Patullo - 108 Stone Zack Lane

Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - B09-2021 - Gray and Targonski - 126 Arthur Street West

Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - Sign Variance - 158 Clark Street

Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual) - Sign Variance - 208 Lakeshore Road East

Anyone wishing to speak at the Virtual Public Meeting is required to pre-register online and no later than two (2) business days in advance of the meeting (no later than October 18, 2021 at 10:00 am).  To register online, please complete the Online Registration Form.

NOTE:  Committee meetings are taking place virtually to assist with social distancing with respect to Covid-19.

 

Agenda Item C.3

The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation October 7 agenda has been revised at Item C.3. Minor revisions were made to the motion to reference the Corporation's Purchasing and Development Policy.

Revised Agenda

Disposition of Land - Unopened Wellington Street North Road Allowance

Be advised that on April 20, 2021, Council considered Staff Report No. PDS.21.019, entitled "Municipal Land Exchange for 150 and 160 King Street East".  Council has resolved in part to undertake the following:

1.  That Council deems a portion of the unopened Wellington Street North Right-of-Way as surplus to the needs of the  Corporation; and

2.  That Council direct staff to proceed with all necessary processes required to consider disposal of a portion of the unopened Wellington Street North Right-of-Way in accordance with the Town’s Sale and Disposal of Land Policy (POL.COR.07.02).

The Town is providing the public this Notice of Disposition of Land regarding a portion of the unopened Wellington Street North Right-of-Way as set out on the illustration provided below.  This portion of unopened Right-of-Way is located off Highway 26 (King Street East) and is situated between two (2) vacant lots municipally known as 150 King Street East and 160 King Street East. 

Wellington Street ROW

Questions? Want more information? Ask a Staff Member!

Trevor Houghton, Manager of Community Planning

519-599-3131 ext. 308

thoughton@thebluemountains.ca

 

Public Notices

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