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Controversial Sunderland subdivision back in the spotlight on Monday

Township council is set to deal with a pair of issues Monday (Aug. 13) pertaining to a controversial subdivision in Sunderland. Despite numerous concerns raised by residents, local politicians approved a zoning amendment last October that would allow 61 more homes in the property being developed by the Kaitlin Corporation adjacent to the village’s fairgrounds. A bylaw bringing that change

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Ministry of Education rep in favour of EarlyON centre at Manilla Hall

Manilla Hall

A representative from the Ministry of Education would like to see an EarlyON Child and Family Centre facilitated at Manilla Hall, as would a Manilla resident. In a letter to the Ministry of Education, included in the agenda package for Monday’s (April 23) council meeting, a resident of Manilla submitted a request that the hall be considered a location for

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Brock Township sitting on nearly $19 million

Township office

Brock Township currently has nearly $19 million socked away. According to a report from Treasurer Laura Barta, which is included on the agenda for Monday’s (April 16) finance committee meeting, that figure is comprised of nearly $15 million in reserve funds, $3.3 in reserves and $920,000 in trust accounts. It concludes by noting that the municipality earned nearly $230,000 worth

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Township staff reviewing controversial changes to social media policy

Township office

A week after they were unanimously approved by council, staff are reviewing changes to the Township’s social media policy after it garnered online criticism from residents.

The revisions approved March 26 prohibit employees from using their social media accounts to “comment or question any of the Township of Brock’s policies, procedures and decisions of council” and also precludes staff from identifying themselves as municipal staff on social media.

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Animal Control supervisor urges responsible cat ownership in Brock

Sammi the cat

Cat owners in Brock Township are reminded to keep their cats indoors, on their property or on a leash. Discussion about the issue during the March 26 protection to persons and property committee meeting following the receipt of a letter from a Cannington resident. Richard Howting wrote the Township asking if council could consider “funding appropriate measures” to alleviate the

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