- Power outages on Manitoulin due to car accident
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- OPP charge Gore Bay man with child pornography offences
- Manitoulin groups attend Kincardine hearing, oppose nuclear waste disposal site
- Little Current Lions celebrate 75 years
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- Island athlete lands full university scholarship
All posts tagged "municipalities"
Municipalities to take tax exempt lands issue to provincial officials
Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—A senior planner with the MMM Group Limited says the issue raised by Burpee Mills and other municipalities regarding the loss of the tax base to tax exempt lands is not an...
- Posted August 10, 2012
Burpee Mills objects to tax free parkland
BURPEE MILLS—A petition requesting that the provincial government cease and desist in declaring lands tax exempt has been making the rounds in the Township of Burpee Mills and beyond under the stewardship, and with the blessing, of...
- Posted August 8, 2012
Residents of Burpee-Mill to see zero percent increase in taxes
Tom Sasvari The Recorder EVANSVILLE—The municipality of Burpee-Mills has passed another zero percent tax increase in its budget. “We have passed a budget with no increase in taxes,” said Ken Noland, reeve of Burpee-Mills, earlier this week....
- Posted August 3, 2012
Manor receives good news on finances
Tom Sasvari The Recorder LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Centennial Manor Board received some good news concerning its financial situation from the provincial government last week. “It is good news, it will make the deficit manageable to pay back,...
- Posted July 27, 2012
Island municipalities may need to open pocketbooks for Manor, mayor says
Tom Sasvari with files by Robin Burridge The Recorder MANITOULIN—A local municipal leader says Manitoulin municipalities should brace themselves to come up with more funds because of the current financial situation the Manitoulin Centennial Manor is facing....
- Posted June 1, 2012
Municipal leaders recall committment by Ontario to pay Manor fixup costs
by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Several elected municipal leaders support the claim by veteran Centennial Manor board members that money spent in 2006 and 2007 on mandated improvements to the facility would not have to be repaid to...
- Posted May 30, 2012
FONOM supports Island municipalities’ concerns on 1990 land claim process
Tom Sasvari with files from Stacey Lavallie The Recorder EVANSVILLE—The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) has endorsed a motion passed earlier this year by the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) on the latter’s concerns regarding the 1990...
- Posted May 18, 2012
Gordon/Barrie Island requests public input on strategic plan
Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—After being presented to council on April 3, the first draft of the Municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island’s 10-year strategic plan is ready for review from the public. “I think the plan is...
- Posted May 4, 2012
FedNor axes Local Initiatives Program
Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—Funding from FedNor for the Local Initiatives Program, administered by the LaCloche-Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation (LAMBAC), the fund that has benefited and supported many municipalities and not-for-profit organizations on Manitoulin Island in...
- Posted April 20, 2012
Planning board transfers $25K from reserves to pay down official plan costs
Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—While their normal requisitions for the Manitoulin Planning Board will not change this year, Island municipalities are being charged for only a little more than half the costs of the Manitoulin Official...
- Posted April 13, 2012