Blue Mountain Ratepayers' Association


Posted by on Dec 19, 2017

At the December 18th Council Meeting, Town of Blue Mountains passed By-law No. 2017- 57 to appoint Shawn Everitt as Interim Chief Administrative Officer be passed this 18th day of December, 2017. This is for an 18 month period. We look

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Posted by on Nov 28, 2017

Please see BMRA Newsletter and Pass Along to Friends. Newsletter_November

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Council Corner

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017

Please see link to view the Town's 2018 proposed Budget. Click on Link below 2018 Proposed Budget The 2018 Proposed Budget and Staff Report is available for review. The 2018 Proposed Budget provides for the same service level and the same services delivered at

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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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Help Bring Curling Back to The Blue Mountains!

In the 1900’s there was a curling rink in Clarksburg and then a new rink was built in Thornbury and curling was quite popular until eventually the cost to maintain the structure became too expensive. A not-for- profit group, The

Let’s Chat – March 3rd, 2018 – Afternoon Session

On Saturday, March 3rd, the BMRA Board will host our second Free Public Round Table Workshop at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library. This will be an afternoon session from 2.00 to 3.30 PM Coffee & Refreshments will be served Open to

Community Round Table 2 – Nov. 9th

Please see Flyer for information for Community Round Table 2 - Nov. 9th at the Marsh Street Centre starting at 7 pm

Thank you for attending Let’s Chat!

On Saturday, October 14th, the BMRA Board hosted a Free Public Round Table Workshop at the L.E. Shore Library. Refreshments were served and the event was open all residents of the Blue Mountains. It was great to have many friends, ratepayers and

Fall Newsletter

Newsletter Fall The Let's Chat Fall Newsletter is available. Please click on PDF to view. Share with Friends!  

Dinner/Dance Gala a SUCCESS!!! Thank you!

The BMRA hosted our first annual Barn Party Dinner Dance, “Summer under the Stars” on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at the Lovell Family Farm. Great community spirit and good friends warmed up our clear crisp evening in Ravenna. We are pleased to announce that

Forum on the town/county relationship a good start

Forum on the town/county relationship a good start. Improving or severing the relationship between the town and Grey County has the potential to be a long, arduous process. That was the message presented by a team of consultants at a

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.

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

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

New Library Concerns with County Involvement

Newsletter – Latest Edition

Please see BMRA Newsletter and Pass Along to Friends. Newsletter_November

BMRA Holds Public Forum, Thornbury Paper  

Friend of the the BMRA – Strath Wilson Passing

Dear Neighbours and Friends, It is with profound sadness that we write to inform you of the passing of our dear husband and Dad, Strathearn (Strath) Wilson, on September 14, 2017. He had been undergoing treatment for colon cancer since