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County budget continues focus on economic growth and service delivery

County budget continues focus on economic growth and service delivery

Posted On: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Grey County residents can expect services to be delivered at the same high levels in 2019 with some additional investment in areas that will create the most benefit.

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Development Charges Study - $$$$$'s

Development Charges Study - $$$$$'s

Posted On: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The gross cost of the Town’s general services capital forecast is estimated to be $115.06 million. Approximately $50.00 million in grants are anticipated to offset the cost of the Parks and Recreation program; therefore, the net municipal cost for the Town is reduced to $65.06 million

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Notice of Study Completion: intersection of Grey Road 19 with Grey Road 21 and Mountain Road

Notice of Study Completion: intersection of Grey Road 19 with Grey Road 21 and Mountain Road

Posted On: Monday, February 11, 2019

Grey County, in partnership with the County of Simcoe, has undertaken a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study to assess options for improving the intersection of Grey Road 19 (Simcoe Road 34) with Grey Road 21 and Mountain Road.

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Region’s largest job fair returns February 21

Region’s largest job fair returns February 21

Posted On: Monday, February 11, 2019

The region’s largest job fair is returning to the Bayshore Community Centre on February 21st; 2pm-7pm to help local employers find the qualified workers they need to fill vacancies and grow their businesses

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Grey County talks tourism with partners

Grey County talks tourism with partners

Posted On: Sunday, February 10, 2019

More than 70 local tourism industry representatives braved the winter storm on January 30 to attend the first Let’s Talk Tourism seminar of 2019, hosted by Grey County tourism staff.

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January Edition of the Blue Mountains Review

January Edition of the Blue Mountains Review

Posted On: Thursday, February 7, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Police investigating

Police investigating

Posted On: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan., 2019, shortly before 10:00 p.m., officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a residence on Clark Street in Clarksburg for a check on the well-being of a male.

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Grey Council rescinds decision to combine beds from Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace

Grey Council rescinds decision to combine beds from Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace

Posted On: Friday, January 25, 2019

On January 24, 2019, Grey County Council, sitting as committee of the whole, voted to rescind the decision to combine beds from Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace. The decision, which will be formalized at the Grey County Council meeting on February 14, means Grey County will amend the redevelopment application that has been submitted to the province and will continue to operate both homes.

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Policing Costs in Grey County Municipalities

Policing Costs in Grey County Municipalities

Posted On: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

In all, Grey County municipalities spent more than $23-million on police services last year.

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Learn to Curl at any age - Beaver Valley Arena

Learn to Curl at any age - Beaver Valley Arena

Posted On: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

89 year old takes her kids and grandkids out to learn to curl on her birthday

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Help Needed - Beaver Valley Agricultural Society

Help Needed - Beaver Valley Agricultural Society

Posted On: Monday, January 21, 2019

Beaver Valley Agricultural Society is looking to hire a Secretary and/or Treasurer to provide assistance and support for the Directors and General Membership.

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Frazil Ice Proposal

Frazil Ice Proposal

Posted On: Monday, January 21, 2019

The Town of The Blue Mountains is pleased to confirm that an agreement has been reached between the respective parties to lower the water level in the Beaver River. The process of lowering the water level has been started.

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New with this Council - Meet the Mayor meetings

New with this Council - Meet the Mayor meetings

Posted On: Sunday, January 20, 2019

Held at the Town Hall on Saturday, January 19th

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Cannabis Update in The Blue Mountains

Cannabis Update in The Blue Mountains

Posted On: Friday, January 18, 2019

At the Special Council meeting on January 16th 2019, Council voted unanimously to opt-in and allow provincially authorized cannabis retail stores to operate within the Town of The Blue Mountains.

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2019 Winter Course List  Grey County Ag Services

2019 Winter Course List Grey County Ag Services

Posted On: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Each Winter, Grey Ag Services offers Winter Courses of interest to producers and rural residents of Grey and Bruce Counties and beyond.

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2019 Proposed Budget

2019 Proposed Budget

Posted On: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Developing an Annual Budget involves several months of planning and coordination among staff, Council, and stakeholders.

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Citizens Forum Begins a New Year

Citizens Forum Begins a New Year

Posted On: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Guest Speaker - Tim Hendry, Communications and Economic Development Co-ordinator at the Town of The Blue Mountains

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Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2019

Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2019

Posted On: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Price of a domestic stamp would increase to 90 cents as of January 14th

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Aqua Village - Craigleith

Aqua Village - Craigleith

Posted On: Monday, January 14, 2019

Town of The Blue Mountains Council introduced to a significant major development initiative in the Craigleith community. Former Terrasan project lands.

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Citizen's Forum

Citizen's Forum

Posted On: Saturday, January 12, 2019

Regular meetings resume on January 15, 2019 with guest speakers every other week

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Blue Mountains Review January 2019

Blue Mountains Review January 2019

Posted On: Friday, January 11, 2019

January Edition

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Overdose Alert

Overdose Alert

Posted On: Saturday, January 5, 2019

There has been an increase in the number of opioid related overdoses in Grey and Bruce over the past two weeks. Some overdoses are attributed to a product being sold as Fentanyl.

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Michael Seguin Story Continues

Michael Seguin Story Continues

Posted On: Monday, December 31, 2018

Finally we know what really happened. What the allegations were, and how they were dealt with. It’s now all public in court documents. And the new twist of another lawsuit.

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County gets the most for its money with Administration Building expansion

County gets the most for its money with Administration Building expansion

Posted On: Thursday, December 20, 2018

The final numbers are calculated and Grey County has completed the addition and renovation of the Administration Building under the project budget and well below the average municipal building cost. The final numbers were shared with Grey County Council on December 20 during Committee of the Whole. The total project cost including constructing and architect fees was $12,115,126 which is $8,152 less than the budget approved by County Council in 2016.

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Moreau Park - What if?

Moreau Park - What if?

Posted On: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Now that there is public interest and discussion regarding parks in the Blue Mountains, just wondering if there are better options for Moreau Park and Tomahawk to consider for the future.

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Blue Mountain Resort Introduces New LED Lighting System

Blue Mountain Resort Introduces New LED Lighting System

Posted On: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Project ensures energy sustainability while providing superior night skiing and snowboarding experience

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New Grey County Council Takes Office

New Grey County Council Takes Office

Posted On: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Grey County Council has elected Selwyn “Buck” Hicks as warden for 2019.  Mr. Hicks was acclaimed to the position on December 4th at the inaugural session where the recently elected 2019-2022 council was sworn into office.

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Blue Mountains Review December

Blue Mountains Review December

Posted On: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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Message from Mayor Alar Soever

Message from Mayor Alar Soever

Posted On: Monday, December 3, 2018

Members of Council, staff, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the 2018 inaugural meeting of Council. I am truly honoured and humbled that so many of you have come out today. It shows how much you care about our great community.

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Council for The Blue Mountains 2018-2019

Council for The Blue Mountains 2018-2019

Posted On: Monday, December 3, 2018

New Council is sworn in on Monday, December 3rd, 2018

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Grey County Inaugural Session December 4

Grey County Inaugural Session December 4

Posted On: Sunday, December 2, 2018

Grey County Council will meet on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber for the annual inaugural session.

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Blumination - opens this weekend at Blue Mountain Village

Blumination - opens this weekend at Blue Mountain Village

Posted On: Thursday, November 29, 2018

A hard word to say but think of it as Blue and Illumination and you will get the drift.

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Blue Mountain Resort to open Friday

Blue Mountain Resort to open Friday

Posted On: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Blue Mountain Resort will open its 77th ski season on Friday, November 30th, 2018, making it the Resort's earliest opening day since 2013.

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Council to Approve New Zoning By-law Thurs Nov 29, 10am-noon

Council to Approve New Zoning By-law Thurs Nov 29, 10am-noon

Posted On: Saturday, November 24, 2018

 THAT Council receive Staff Report PDS.18.137, entitled “Comprehensive Zoning By-law – Final Approval”;

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New Community Guide

New Community Guide

Posted On: Saturday, November 24, 2018

The Blue Mountain Community Guide provides important information about town departments, services, facilities, resources, programs and general business.

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Alert Ready Test - Nov 28, 1:55pm EST

Alert Ready Test - Nov 28, 1:55pm EST

Posted On: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

On November 28, 2018, Ontario along with other provincial and territorial emergency management organizations will be issuing public test messages through Alert Ready, Canada’s emergency alerting system.

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Forest Therapy/Bathing

Forest Therapy/Bathing

Posted On: Friday, July 13, 2018

Forests provide several benefits to mankind. Its vital role in our eco system cannot be overlooked or overstated. They filter our water, provide timber, protect soil, regulate climate and provide a habitat for innumerable animal species and life forms amongst other things and provide phytoncides.

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