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August 25, 2017

Grey County Council met on Thursday, August 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the council chambers. The council meeting was immediately followed by a session of committee of the whole.

County Council

  • Council passed the minutes of the August 10 council meeting and the August 11 committee of the whole meeting, except for motion CW179-17 which was voted on separately.  Council   Committee
  • In a recorded vote, council voted against a Report CW179-17. This motion was to defer the release of the request for proposal for hiring a long-term care management company. This request for proposal had already been approved by the committee of management and will move ahead.

Committee of the Whole

  • Council heard a deputation from Andrea Macecek and Glen Bier, residents of Woodland Park Road in the Town of The Blue Mountain. The Ministry of Transportation is proposing changes to the road and its access to Highway 26 via Grey Road 40 and adding two crossings to the Georgian Trail. Grey County will send a letter to the Ministry and other parties to show opposition to the proposal. 
  • Council heard a deputation from Dr. Jim Harrold on long term health care. Dr. Harrold provided information based on his experience in health care planning and shared information about the changing health care landscape. 
  • Richard Gils of GBTel, a local internet service provider, updated council on their application for Connect to Innovate federal funding, and SWIFT Funding. GBTel is seeking additional support from Grey County to expand their network and help connect homes along the path. 
  • Grey County will update the Growth Management Study to reflect new information available from the 2016 census. The next major update is scheduled for 2022.  Report
  • Grey County will support a condominium exemption application for Peaks Bay in Town of The Blue Mountains.  Report
  • An amendment was supported for a draft condominium plan for Keepers Cove in Town of the Blue Mountains.  Report
  • The Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority has circulated a draft memorandum of agreement to municipalities in its watershed, including Grey County. The proposed MOA would change the scope of the SVCA’s commenting responsibilities. Council approved the staff report listing comments and concerns. These comments will be sent to the Authority and member municipalities.  Report

The Clerk’s Department maintains the official record for Grey County. This publication is intended to provide meeting highlights only. For official records, please refer to the meeting minutes, or contact the Clerk’s Department at 1-800-567-4739.

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