Grimsby Citizens For Responsible Growth

Floreat Grimsby In Medio Horti

Council Notes: “Be Ready For Anything” – May 3, 2021

Mayor Jordan began last Monday’s meeting talking about a national initiative on emergency preparedness. The theme this year was “Be Ready For Anything”… fitting words considering what was to follow.

If you missed the meeting and don’t want to watch the 4+ hour event, you can find the more digestible version of the interesting events in this post. The meeting had a little bit of everything, drama, action, comedy… better than television Netflix.

Continue reading

“Save Grimsby” Petition on Grimsby CAO Gains Media Push (Audio)

Photo Credit: St. Catharine’s Standard/Abby Green/Fair Dealing

As mentioned in our previous post, a petition requesting the Province look into recent actions of Grimsby CAO Mr. Harry Schlange, is now gaining steam in the media. Local talk-radio station CKTB had an interview this morning with Grimsby resident Mark Kossek, who started the petition which has garnered nearly 1,000 signatures to date.

Continue reading

Town Legal: Motion to Make Mayor Pay $1,302.62 “Not Authorized” By Law

Photo Credit: Creative Commons / www.allenandallen.com

A late addition to tonight’s Committee of the Whole agenda is interesting correspondence from the Town’s legal firm, Aird & Berlis. In the letter, John Mascarin provides legal clarification on a recent motion ordering the Mayor to pay $1,302.62 due to a breach of the Code of Conduct that was deemed by the IC as being “trivial and without consequence”.

Continue reading

Here We Grow Again: 141-149 Main St. East (Cole’s Florist) “Open House”

The Town will be hosting an (online) “open house” meeting for the Losani Homes proposal at 141-149 Main Street East, the current location of Cole’s Florist and Garden Centre.

An open house meeting is your first and important opportunity to “take a kick at the can” and let the applicant know what you think of the plan they have brought before the Town.

You can check out the relevant application documents at this link here:

https://www.letstalkgrimsby.ca/141-149-main-street-east

Don’t think it fits with the character of Main Street East? Don’t just sit there, register to participate in the Zoom meeting (via tablet, laptop or by telephone) and have your say.

Registrations for the meeting can be secured by emailing Nancy Simon by nsimon@grimsby.ca before noon on Friday March 26th. The meeting goes live on Monday March 29, 2021 @ 6PM.

If you want to spectate only, you can follow the meeting at the Town’s Vimeo page, or catch the simulcast via our Facebook page.

For a critical opinion on the proposed development, you can visit SaveMainStreet’s page at this link here: https://savemainstreet.ca/news/open-house-141-149-Main-St-East.html

« Older posts