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Councillor Motions To “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

After last week’s rehearsed “coup” at Council that saw the duly-elected Chair of the Heritage Committee “replaced” with Councillor Dunstall, this site brings forth the next charade… curbing your right to free expression at Town Hall.

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How They Voted: Replacement of Elected Heritage Committee Chair

Image Credit: Town of Grimsby

Given the internal strife of Council, it came as no surprise as the all-male “Grimsby 5” or “Gang of 5”, which seems a more appropriate moniker given their collective agenda and bloc voting, overrode the recent election of the Heritage Committee’s new Chairperson.

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NewsNow: “Grimsby Five Stick Together” on CAO Schlange

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According to NewsNow, Monday’s Special Council meeting on the “administrative leave” of Town CAO Harry Schlange ended up with some Town staff members “moved to tears in the lobby after the meeting”.

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NOTICE: Fifth Wheel/Losani Planning Public Meeting – January 28, 2020

The proposed development by Losani Homes at the former Fifth Wheel lands will go before a statutory public meeting on January 28, 2020 at 6PM @ Town Hall.

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NOTICE: 133 Main St. E – Developer’s Open House

Our friends over at have already covered this application, but it is worth reposting here for those who might have missed the proposed development at 133 Main Street East AKA “Burgess Estates”.

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NOTICE: Grimsby Green Advisory Committee Recruitment

With global warming and the environment being hot topics these days (pun intended), the Town is looking for a few good and talented people for it’s new Grimsby Green Advisory Committee (GGAC).

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Going Once, Going Twice, Sold…. The Biodigester That Is!

In a Special Meeting of Council earlier today, Council approved an agreement that will see the sale of the Biodigester to a subsidiary of White Owl Limited, which according to the Town press release is “a leader in waste management services throughout Canada”.

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NOTICE: Council – September 16, 2019 – Livingston Avenue Extension

The Region will be presenting as a delegation at tonight’s Council meeting on the proposed Livingston Avenue Extension, as part of the Regional Official Plan Amendment 13 (ROPA 13).

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Grimsby Ranks #2 in Maclean’s Survey of Canada’s Best Communities

Macleans just released it’s annual list of the top communities in Canada to live and Grimsby ranked #2, being edged out only by Burlington. Heavyweights such as Toronto, Ottawa, Oakville and Mississauga ranked much further down the list.

You can read the Top 25 at this link here and the entire list with filters and sorting at this link here.

Well done Grimsby!

NewsNow: Grimsby Files $18 Million Civil Suit

Details are beginning to emerge on the case that the Town, through it’s hydro subsidiaries, has filed over the Biodigester project. The $18 million suit names three defendants including the former mayor, Bob Bentley.

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