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Posted by on Jun 21, 2017

Thank you to all those who attended the Marsh Street Centre Communications Meeting on Tuesday, June 20th. The event was a success, with over 50 participants, 4 panelists, 3 Councillors and the Deputy Mayor in attendance the room was full.

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Posted by on Jun 17, 2017

June newsletter hot off the press! click here

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2017

By T.S. Giilck The decision to hire an interim chief executive officer (CEO) at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library was made to reduce the workload of staff, particularly Andrea Wilson, who had been filling the position since March. That was

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Council Corner

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017

Public Notice of Workshop Special Meeting of Council, June 29, 2017. Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre To Residents of the Town of The Blue Mountains: Re: Invitation to a Special Educational

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Mission Statement

The BMRA is a not-for-profit volunteer group committed to the Town of the Blue Mountains succeeding as a residential, agricultural and four seasons recreational community. The Association seeks to represent all members of our community: full and part-time, urban and rural residents, as well as visitors. We encourage responsible decisions regarding land use and the protection of the natural environment. We seek excellence in community services, provide a forum for issues affecting our diversity and advocate for effective management of our Town’s budgets and finances within changing economic realities.

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Special Meeting of Council, June 29, 2017

Public Notice of Workshop Special Meeting of Council, June 29, 2017. Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre To Residents of the Town of The Blue Mountains: Re: Invitation to a Special Educational

Communication Forum a Success!

Thank you to all those who attended the Marsh Street Centre Communications Meeting on Tuesday, June 20th. The event was a success, with over 50 participants, 4 panelists, 3 Councillors and the Deputy Mayor in attendance the room was full.

Joint Communications Committee Public Panel

Meeting Reminder: Tuesday, June 20th from 7 to 9 pm at the Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg. We have spoken many times lately about collaboration with other Town Advocate groups in regards to working together with the BMRA for the benefit

Thank you for Attending Our AGM!

A sincere thank you to all who braved the rain and attended our AGM at the Marsh Street Centre. Special thanks to our Guest Speakers,  The Honourable Jim Wilson MPP, Simcoe-Grey and Dan Skelton President & Chief Operating Officer at Blue Mountain

London Ontario to Use Ranked Ballots in 2018 Election!

Originally posted by: By Patrick Maloney, The London Free Press on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 8:05:53 EDT AM Electoral reform: City council votes 9-5 to scrap first-past-the-post voting and make London a Canadian trailblazer. Get ready for ranked ballots. Despite opposition from

Grey could discuss council composition!

Originally Published: By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound on Friday, April 28, 2017 4:15:27 EDT PM.  Grey County staff will soon poll council members to see if there is any appetite for cutting by half the number of elected officials at

County talks seem promising

County talks seem promising, Members of The Blue Mountains committee who made a presentation to county council last week say the dialogue seems promising. Councillor Michael Martin, who chairs the newly-formed committee examining the relationship between the town and Grey

Grey County and The Blue Mountains create task force to discuss issues

Grey County and The Blue Mountains are going to try and work out their differences without calling in a marriage counsellor. At its regular meeting on April 13, county council voted to create a special task force to study issues

New Library Concerns with County Involvement

http://www.thornburypaper.ca/possibility-of-a-county-library-service-gets-cold-shoulder-from-town/

First funds awarded for the Secondary Suite Grant Program

By T.S. Giilck HEATHCOTE – June 20 was an auspicious occasion for the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation as it handed out its first funds under the Secondary Suite Grant Program. A $5,000 cheque was presented to Meg and Mike

Interim library CEO hired to reduce staff workload.

By T.S. Giilck The decision to hire an interim chief executive officer (CEO) at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library was made to reduce the workload of staff, particularly Andrea Wilson, who had been filling the position since March. That was

June Newsletter

June newsletter hot off the press! click here

Grey Gables to be put up for sale!

Grey Gables to be put up for sale. Originally Posted on May 25, 2017 thornburypaper.ca by tsgiilck "Shame on all of you.” That was the consensus opinion of most of the 100 or so spectators who crammed themselves into an overflowing

Grey Gables LTC beds to move to Durham

Grey Gables LTC beds to move to Durham. Originally Published by, Rob Gowan on Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:27:07 EDT PM. Grey County is moving forward with a plan to build a new amalgamated long-term care home in Durham and