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 changeRead more
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With nominations set to close Friday (July 27) afternoon, the field for this fall’s municipal election is pretty much set.
And barring any last minute withdrawls, there will be a race for each of the seven spots on township council.Read more
Brock Township council has decided to designate Lakeland Crescent in Beaverton a Community Safety Zone after hearing from concerned residents.Read more
Dear Mr. Grant: Re: Cannington Sidewalks It seems there is a misperception regarding the value of sidewalks in Brock Township, and in particular I speak of St. John Street in Cannington. At my house, the front entrance is off the sidewalk. That’s the way the house was when I bought it, and it is part of the value of myRead more
A father in Sunderland is asking for officials to address the issue of speeding on his street, noting his concern for the safety of his daughter as well as other children in the area. In a letter included in Monday’s (May 7) agenda package, Shawn Bereznicki of Sunderland expressed his fear that speeding on his street, Lorne Street, could haveRead more
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 forRead more
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 worthRead more
Uxbridge Mayor Gerri Lynn O’Connor will be filling out the term as regional chair following the death of Roger Anderson last month.
She was appointed to the post by regional council on Wednesday (April 11) and will be officially sworn in shortly, making her the fifth regional chair and the first female to hold this role.Read more
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.Read more
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 theRead more