Blue Mountain Ratepayers' Association


Posted by on Aug 29, 2016

  Blue Mountain Ratepayers’ Association is seeking support from our members and community at large for Councillor Michael Seguin.   As you may or not be aware, the Town’s CAO, Troy Speck, filed a complaint under the original code of conduct, respectful workplace policy

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Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

Please click the link below to view the November View from blue PDF bmra-fall-2016-newsletter

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CAO Troy Speck's 4 Themes

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

Subsequent to the recent municipal election, the Town’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) has now had an opportunity to meet individually with each member of the Town’s new Council for 2014 – 2018. The purpose of the meetings was to assist

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Council Corner

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014

McKean new mayor of Town of Blue Mountains Paul Brian, Enterprise-Bulletin Monday, October 27, 2014 THE BLUE MOUNTAINS — The Town of Blue Mountains has a new mayor in John McKean. After a convincing win over opponent Duncan McKinley on

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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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