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Bio Opinion / NewsNow: Biodigester Article Roundup

What a week it has been.  First come the real numbers of what that pipe-dream on the hill has really cost taxpayers.  And no this author does not buy the spin of the old Council saying that “not a a single taxpayers dollar” was involved… that money should have rightfully gone back to the Town.

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The Hydro Files: Part 6 – Biodige$ter Financial$ Revealed

This site has often referred to the Biodigester as the “Biodisaster” and now that a wealth of answers hidden by the old Council have been brought to light by our new Council, this project is living up to the nickname.

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Notice: Special Council Meeting (Biodigester) – January 14 @ 6PM

Well it looks like the new Council has wasted no time and  is bringing forth a public update on the financial workings of Grimsby Energy Inc. and the much loathed Biodigester.

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Town Hall News: Grimsby’s Director of Planning Moving On

As noted in our post from yesterday, Council discussed in closed session a “Staff Vacancy”. This author took note of that particular agenda item on Friday when the meeting Agenda was posted and decided to harvest the power of “a popular Internet search engine” to see if it knew the answer… and of course it did.

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Notes: Council – January 7, 2019

A new year, a (mostly) new Council and things got off to a light start in the first Council meeting of 2019.   In fact besides the passing of previous meeting minutes, there was only one public item on the Agenda.

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Notice: EA Updates – Casablanca PIC 2 & Livingston Ave. Extension

The Region has just sent out a update notice in regards to the two Environment Assessments (EA) it is undertaking in Grimsby.  While the first Public Information Centre (PIC) was held last year and covered both EAs, they have now been split.

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The Standard: New Regional CAO Cleans House

Photo Credit:  Chris Carter – Bob Tymczyszyn , The St. Catharines Standard

Much like voters cleaned house of local and Regional councils in October, Niagara Region’s acting CAO, Ron Tripp picked up the same broom and started getting rid of those that the electors could not sweep out.

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NOTICE: Council Meeting December 17, 2018

Monday’s meeting of Council marks the first “regular business” session for the new Council, but also the last meeting of Council for 2018.  As such, the agenda  is quite a mixed bag of goodies.

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GO Back On Track In Niagara? Yes and No.

Following Metrolinx’s announcement of a new approach to GO in Niagara, seeking third-party partners to invest in bringing transit service to the region… which seemingly put the brakes on plans, the Province today announced GO Trains to/from Niagara Falls & St. Kitt’s in January 2019.

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