Grey County Council met on Tuesday, October 4, at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber. Below are highlights from the meeting.
- Council supported new development charges rates. The residential rates will be phased in over the next two years. Non-residential development will continue to be exempted, except for wind turbines. Development charges are fees that help pay for the impacts of growth on municipal services and infrastructure. Report
- Grey County adopted a communications strategy. It will improve the way Grey County connects and engages with the public, partners and stakeholders.
- Grey County has received requests to allow the use of ATVs on the Camp Oliver and Glenelg Klondyke forest properties. Grey County will prepare a recreational trails strategy for all forest properties to find out what activities should be allowed on each property. A report will be shared once the strategy is complete. Report
- Grey County has applied for Ontario Community Infrastructure Funding to improve Grey Road 15 in a joint project with Owen Sound. The portion of road runs from 18th street to the Waste Water Treatment Plan in Owen Sound. Report
- The level of service for winter road maintenance is improving. Grey County will hire eight part-time operators for the 2016/2017 winter season. Report
- Grey County will buy two tandem trucks before the end of the year. Report
- Grey County will enter into a mutual assistance agreement with all willing member municipalities. During a declared emergency, municipalities may share personnel, equipment or other services. Report
- Council approved resurfacing the parking lot and the replacing carpeting at the Administration Building. Minutes
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.