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.
Now that the kids are T-1 day from being back in school, life for many will return to “normal”…. and Town Hall is no exception with the September meeting schedule starting to fill up. The first big meeting of the month is Tuesday’s Heritage Committee meeting.
The Grimsby Heritage Committee will be sitting on July 4th (6PM @ Town Hall) and like the heat outside, there will be at least one HOT agenda item, the intention to designate 33 Victoria Terrace as a heritage property. For those who might be new to Grimsby, this is in the historical “Grimsby Beach” area. Continue reading
Another Council meeting has come and gone and as usual we have the notes for you. In short, money changed hands and Metrolinx surprised most aldermen with their presentation at Monday’s Council meeting.
As we mentioned in our previous post, it was nearly “standing room only” in the packed Council Chambers for the July 17th meeting. Thankfully Staff anticipated a large turnout so there was a stack of extra chairs on hand for those who didn’t get prime seating.
You won’t want to miss the Council meeting on Monday, July 17 at 6:30 pm!
On the agenda is the long-awaited update on the Town’s (meaning you the taxpayers) multi-million dollar non-operational Biodisaster Biodigester that is almost 2 years behind schedule. Read our recent posts for some background: here and here…. and here.
As Council will be taking a break for a month (next meeting is July 17th) there seemed to be a lot of ground covered and a packed audience to go along with the proceedings. The agenda and following discussions were definitely a mixed bag of treats.
Town Council takes a final seating on Monday June 19th, 2017 before taking a short break for a month. While most of the agenda is just a “pass-through” of the items covered in recent committee meanings, there are a few notable items that caught our eye.
Representing the citizens of Grimsby to ensure that the Town’s planning for intensification results in responsible growth while preserving the majesty of the escarpment and natural areas, the Lake Ontario waterfront, the small town charm, character and history, and the friendly nature of its people.
Bringing the citizens of Grimsby and its elected town council together to foster responsible growth and good planning to make Grimsby a leading community of modern small town living.