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Month: August 2017

Notes: Council – August 21, 2017

The Council Chambers were packed again as two hot issues were on the agenda – the potential Livingston Avenue Extension through the woodlot and ongoing dumping of fill on Kemp Road properties. And don’t miss the New Business piece at the very end … the Biodigester!

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NOTICE: Council Meeting – August 21, 2017

Council is back for another summer session on Monday August 21st, 2017 at 6:30 PM (summer start time).  There is a couple interesting delegations on the Agenda including one to speak about the dumping that is occurring on Kemp and another landowner family *supporting* the idea of a Livingston Avenue Extension.

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Notes: Public Works Committee/Save The Woodlot – August 16, 2017

It was standing room only at the August 16th Public Works Committee meeting, literally…. the Chambers did not have enough seats, so many stood in the doorway throughout the proceedings.  A “tip of the hat” definitely goes to all those residents who attended and show their support for saving the Irish Woodlot.

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REMINDER: Save The Woodlot @ Public Works, Town Attempts To Stall With EA


PHOTO CREDIT:  SAVE THE WOODLOT

The Public Works meeting on August 16th, 2017 is one many of us have been looking forward to.  This meeting represents the first of the last big steps (the second being Town Council next week) that could finally ensure that the Irish Wood Lot is protected from having a major roadway plowed through it in the name of the unneeded Livingston Avenue extension.

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LJM Admits Phase I of Waterview Delayed, High Hopes for OMB


PHOTO CREDIT:  GCFRG

It should come as no surprise to those who drive along the QEW even on an irregular basis or those who follow our posts, that the first phase of LJM’s “Waterview Condominums” has been declared as “delayed”.

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Save The Woodlot – A Little Insight & History


Image Credit: Google Maps/Google Inc.

With the Public Works Committee meeting discussing the future of the Irish Woodlot coming up on August 16th, we thought we would bring back a couple articles that give a little history on the beginnings and battle to protect these precious lands.

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Downtown Grimsby Businesses Still Affected After Fire

The fire trucks are long gone but for those who live or have businesses in Downtown Grimsby, things are not as they used to be.

With a part of westbound Main Street still closed to vehicular traffic, the temporary move of the Market to the Peach King Centre,  coupled with people being on summer holidays… businesses are still being impacted by the aftermath of the downtown fire.

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