The Bayfield Ratepayers Association have crafted a letter to council with recommendations for the 2016 Budget. BSRA recognizes BRA’s concern for the financial state of the municipality and supports council in the difficult decisions that must be made moving forward, however as a Board could not agree to fully endorse the document.
- With the uncontrolled expenses, it is not possible for a tax freeze.
- It is not completely clear that the Road Grant Program is not in the umbrella of “Grant business”.
- While the question may exist as to how the the Water Testing Program should be funded, it is currently through a municipal grant.
It is expected that the new Strategic Plan for the Municipality of Bluewater will be adopted during a Special Council Meeting, following the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, March 7, 2016 which begins at 7 PM in the council chambers the Stanley Complex.
The Municipality of Bluewater’s Economic Development Strategic Plan (2016-2019) is a four-year plan to implement economic development goals and activities within a collaborative structure between the County of Huron, partner municipalities and Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs using a collective impact model. To view this plan go to: Draft Ec Dev Strat Plan 8 Dec 2015
The Draft of the Strategic Plan is now available for viewing :BWDraftPlan_Revised
The municipality is considering changing to an Automated Garbage Collection System which is being used in other municipalities. Please read the report and let your councillors know what your opinion is and also copy Sue Haskett at firstname.lastname@example.org. To view the report click here:Automated Garbage Collection