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Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Sept. 19, 2023

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 11:19 AM

TimberBeast Productions presentation

Autumn Smith of TimberBeast Productions made a presentation to council.

Smith is TimberBeast’s artistic director and executive director.

She provided council with an overview of the organization – a local theatre company dedicated to voicing the Muskoka narrative.

Smith also shared details about the company’s new season, noting they will produce four works over the course of the year, using various venues in town. 

Mayor Heidi Lorenz thanked Smith for an...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Aug. 15, 2023

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023 04:01 PM

YWCA asks for in-kind use of Terry Fox auditorium and access to Internet

Hannah Lin, executive director of YWCA Muskoka, made a presentation to council.

Lin provided an overview of the organization and the services it provides.

The YWCA mission is to champion “positive change for girls, women and gender diverse people through education, leadership and advocacy.”

Lin also made a request on behalf of the organization.

She asked the town to consider a three-day in-kind donation of various rooms and...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - July 18, 2023

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 08:56 AM

Presentation on Community Risk Assessment and Fire Master Plan

Council received a presentation on the Community Risk Assessment and Fire Master Plan exercise the Gravenhurst Fire Department is conducting.

The town has retained The Loomex Group as consultants for the project.

As per provincial regulations, all municipalities are required to conduct a Community Risk Assessment (CRA) by July 1, 2024.

A CRA identifies risks and hazards from a fire services perspective.

The assessment helps municipalities...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - June 20, 2023

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023 11:22 AM

Director receives professional designation

Council congratulated Kayla Thibeault, director of legislative services and clerk for the Town of Gravenhurst, on receiving her Accredited Ontario Municipal Clerk (AOMC) designation.

The Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario says the accreditation certifies a clerk on their education, experience, and professional contributions.

Learn more about the accreditation.  

Mayor Heidi Lorenz thanked Thibeault, a staffer with the town...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - May 16, 2023

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 09:52 AM

Council receives two deputations

Council received two deputations on Tuesday.

One was regarding residents’ concerns about the Starboard proposal.

The other presentation was about blasting concerns near Lookout Park. The blasting took place last year.

Watch the presentations.

First quarter financial update received for information

Council received for information the 2023 First Quarter Financial Update Report.

“The purpose of the 2023 First Quarter Financial Update Report is to lay out a quarterly...

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