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As of Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 2:30 pm the voter participation rate is: 19.3%

This rate is calculated by dividing the total number of ballots cast by the total number of registered voters at that time. 

Voter Help Centre

Elections Staff will be available at Town Hall, 32 Mill Street, during normal hours of operation, in addition to extended hours to assist individuals who need to confirm if they are on the Voters' List. During the voting period, the Help Centre is also available for any voters who require assistance. For details, please visit: https://www.thebluemountains.ca/election.cfm?is=27

For more information, please contact: 

Corrina Giles
Town Clerk
519-599-3131 ext. 232
Election2018@thebluemountains.ca

Electors please note: if you are voting by internet, you must enter the website address (as found in your Voter Information Letter) in the upper left address bar; see attached example.

Use of the search bar in the middle of the screen will not direct you to the Dominion Internet Voting Site.

If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk's Office.

Listed below are the Help Center Hours of Operation at Town Hall, 32 Mill Street Thornbury.

DATE

TIME

Saturday, October 13

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 15

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 18

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 19

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 22

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Town Hall, 32 Mill Street, open extended hours during voting period

A Help Centre will be available at Town Hall, 32 Mill Street Thornbury during the following dates and times:

Normal Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DATE

TIME

Saturday, October 13

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 15

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 18

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 19

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 22

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Help Centre is available for electors who:

  • Need to be added to the Voters' List;
  • Have election-related questions; and/or,
  • Require assistance to vote.

If you are not on the Voters' List, you will be required to fill out an EL15 - Application to Amend Voters' List form and provide identification linking you to the qualifying address in The Blue Mountains.

You qualify to vote if:

  • You are at least 18 years old on Election Day;
  • You are a Canadian Citizen;
  • You or your spouse lives, rents or owns property in the municipality; and,
  • You are not otherwise prohibited from voting.

Contact the Clerk's Office if you require any additional information.

The agenda for the October 9, 2018 Council Meeting has been revised to include:

Meeting materials and event details can be reviewed on the Council Calendar.

The agenda for the October 10, 2018 Special Committee of the Whole Meeting has been revised to include:

  • Item B.1.1 Deputation: Terry Kellar, Blue Mountain Ratepayers Association Short Term Accommodation Committee Re: Short Term Accommodation Reports PDS.18.116, PDS.18.117, and FAF.18.137
  • Item B.1.2 Deputation: Betty Wallace Re: Proposed Changes to the Short Term Accommodation Licensing Program

Meeting materials and event details can be reviewed on the Council Calendar.

The agenda for the October 1, 2018 Committee of The Whole Meeting has been revised to include:

  • Item B.6.1 Deputation: Victor Vandergust Re: Final Lower Whitby Formation ANSI Parks Management Post Summer Follow-up, CSPW.18.078
  • Item B.6.2 Deputation: James Leone Re: Final Lower Whitby Formation ANSI Parks Management Post Summer Follow-up, CSPW.18.078
  • Item B.6.3 Deputation: Tom Talbot Re: Final Lower Whitby Formation ANSI Parks Management Post Summer Follow-up, CSPW.18.078
  • Item B.6.4 Deputation: John Ferraro Re: Final Lower Whitby Formation ANSI Parks Management Post Summer Follow-up, CSPW.18.078
  • Item B.6.5 Deputation: Marc Anthony Venere Re: Delphi Parks Management Plan
  • Item B.6.6 Deputation: Michael Magonet, Magonet Law Re: Delphi Point Parks Management 
  • Item B.11.1 Deputation: Rod McPhail, President of Appleridge Condominium Association Re: Staff Report B.13.5 “Zoning By-law Amendment, Towns of Thornbury, PDS.18.86”
  • Item B.11.2 Deputation: Roman Tsap, KF Architects & Planners Inc. Re: Staff Report B.13.5 “Zoning By-law Amendment, Towns of Thornbury, PDS.18.86”  
  • Item B.11.3 Deputation: Shawn McBurney Re: Lora Bay Sidewalks & Cart Path

Meeting materials and event details can be reviewed on the Council Calendar.

Attached are the highlights for the upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting October 1st.

The Judicial Review brought against the Town of the Blue Mountains by former Council member Michael Seguin has concluded today

On August 13, 2018 Mr. Seguin filed a motion to abandon the Judicial Review he filed. Micheal Seguin and the Town attended at Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 7755 Hurontario Street, in Brampton for Court File No. DC-17-59.

The Judge has ruled in this matter and the Town was awarded $20,000, inclusive of HST, payable by Mr. Seguin to the Town within 180 days. The ruling by Justice LeMay concludes the Judicial Review.

Contact Information

John McKean, Mayor

Town of The Blue Mountains

519-599-3131 ext. 400

1-888-258-6867

Email the Mayor

For Media Inquiries Contact:

Shawn Everitt, Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Town of The Blue Mountains

519-599-3131 ext. 234

1-888-258-6867

Email the CAO

The agenda for the September 24, 2018 Council Meeting has been revised to include:

  • Item C.4 Deputation: Mark Venere Re: Delphi Point Parks Management Plan,
  • Item C.5 Deputation: Tom Talbot Re: Delphi Point Parks Management Plan; and,
  • Item C.6 Deputation: Ron Duke Re: Delphi Point Parks Management Plan.

Meeting materials and event details can be reviewed on the Council Calendar.

The Blue Mountains Council will be holding a Public Meeting to receive comments on the proposed changes to the Procedural By-law. The Procedural By-law sets out the rules and regulations for the proceedings of Council, Committees and Local Boards. 

The Public Meeting will be held at in Council Chambers, 32 Mill Street Thornbury, at 5:00 p.m.

Public Meeting Notice

Attached are the highlights for the upcoming Committee of the Whole meeting September 10th.

Information for Voters

For more information about who may vote, what school board you would vote for, Voter's List Information, Methods of Voting and Internet and Telephone Voting Information Sessions, please see the attachments.

A Special Meeting of Council has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

The meeting agenda is attached.

For more information please contact the Clerks' Office.

https://www.thebluemountains.ca/council-calendar.cfm?is=27

Public Notices

Visit our Public Notices page for an up to date list of Town public notices and  public information centres.