Owen Sound Sun Times

Speeding concerns on reconstructed Inglis Falls Road

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Georgian Bluffs will look at taking steps to address speeding concerns on Inglis Falls Road.  At its committee of the whole meeting on Wednesday (June 19), council heard from a concerned resident about increased speeding along the road since it was reconstructed in 2020.  Cathy Walsh who appeared before council as a delegation, said she […]

Owen Sound Sun Times

Georgian Bluffs goes over first draft of short-term rental program

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Georgian Bluffs council has been presented the first draft of a short-term rental accommodations licensing program.  At its committee of the whole meeting on Wednesday, council supported the first draft with some feedback on potential adjustments. The plan is for the final framework to be presented for council’s approval in September. The licensing program would […]

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Bequest by Elwood Moore estate to inspire conservation among youth

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A bequest from the estate of Elwood Moore will ensure his commitment to conservation and environmental education in Grey and Bruce counties inspires others to do the same.  The Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation recently announced the bequest, which will support its Environmental Awareness and Education Fund, reflecting Moore’s passion for educating individuals of all ages […]

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Meaford appoints Kymm Buckham as new CAO

A former chief operating officer with The Loomex Group will take over as Meaford’s chief administrative officer. The municipality announced the appointment of Kymm Buckham as the new CAO, effective Wednesday. “We are thrilled to welcome Kymm Buckham,” said Meaford mayor Ross Kentner in a media release. “With her exceptional qualifications, we are confident Ms. […]

Bruce County CAO to retire in December

Bruce County’s chief administrative officer is set to retire in December just over a year after his appointment. The county announced CAO Derrick Thomson has officially announced his intention to retire on Dec. 15 after a 43-year career in public service. “On behalf of the entire county, I would like to thank CAO Derrick Thomson […]

Bruce County CAO to retire in December

Bruce County’s chief administrative officer is set to retire in December just over a year after his appointment. The county announced CAO Derrick Thomson has officially announced his intention to retire on Dec. 15 after a 43-year career in public service. “On behalf of the entire county, I would like to thank CAO Derrick Thomson […]

Kincardine hires former Brockville mayor as new CAO

A former businessman, mayor and top municipal staffer in Moosonee is joining the Municipality of Kincardine as the lakeside town’s new chief administrative officer. The municipality announced the hiring of David Henderson via media release Monday after council passed a bylaw making the appointment official. Henderson’s appointment is effective as of Aug. 2. “I am […]

Bluffs mayor hopes new CAO stays for years

Georgian Bluff’s new chief administrative officer Cynthia Fletcher will bring continuity to staff leadership and will have to help boost morale, Mayor Dwight Burley said. “We’ve been without a permanent CAO for a long, long time. Almost four years,” Burley said in an interview. “Her biggest challenge for us will be to bring some kind […]