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Posted by on Nov 10, 2017

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE - November 15, 2017 Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Agenda_Nov_15_2017 Location: Town Hall, Council Chambers

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Posted by on Sep 2, 2017

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

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Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

http://www.thornburypaper.ca/bmra-holds-public-forum/  

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Council Corner

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017

On October, 26, 2017, Mayor John McKean and Reg Russwurm, Director, Infrastructure & Public Works, sent out an Open Letter to the Community in regards to Clarksburg Servicing – to consider water and wastewater servicing within Clarksburg. You can read the full PDF letter here.

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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.

Recent Posts

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

Fall Newsletter

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

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

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

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

BMRA Holds Public Forum, Thornbury Paper

http://www.thornburypaper.ca/bmra-holds-public-forum/  

New CEO for Library Board

The Town issued a press release on August 30th in regards to hiring a new CEO for the Library Board. Following a nation wide search, Dr. Sabrina Saunders will take over the position effective October 23rd. You can read the full press release attached.

Summer Newsletter

The Summer Newsletter is now posted... click here   Deputation Form for download click here