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Gravenhurst Council Highlights - April 16, 2024

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024 10:50 AM

Request for road maintenance agreement

Tony Romanelli made a presentation to council expressing an interest in entering into a road maintenance agreement with the town.

Mayor Heidi Lorenz thanked Romanelli for the presentation and said the matter would be referred to staff for review.

Watch the presentation.

Town finances on track for first quarter: report

Council received the 2024 First Quarter Financial Update Report for information.

“The purpose of the 2024 First Quarter Financial Update Report is...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - March 19, 2024

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 01:01 PM

Town staffer recognized for earning municipal certificate

Council congratulated Deidre Sullivan, records and information coordinator for the Town of Gravenhurst, on recently completing the Municipal Administration Program (MAP).

MAP is a certificate program offered through the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario.

The program consists of four courses.

Throughout the program, individuals acquire skills that are essential to working effectively in the municipal sector.

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Feb. 13, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 05:06 PM

Meetings return to the council chambers

Mayor Heidi Lorenz opened the meeting by welcoming everyone back to the council chambers following a renovation of the space.

Part of the work included the installation of a new audio/visual system, allowing for an improved in-person and online meeting experience.

Mayor Lorenz thanked everyone who played a role in the project.

Watch the mayor’s remarks.

See our related news release.

Report removed from agenda but will return in the near future

Council passed a...

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Jan. 16, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 04:09 PM

Gravenhurst council approves settlement allowing Starboard proposal to move forward

Gravenhurst council members approved a settlement agreement that will allow the Starboard development proposal to proceed, subject to final approval of the agreement by the Ontario Land Tribunal. 

See the related news release

Council attendance report

Council members received a report on their attendance at council and committee of council meetings in 2023. 

The report is available for review on the town website


Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Dec. 19, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 12:26 PM

Sign bylaw variance request

Matthew Somerville of Planscape made a deputation to council.

Somerville, representing Stellar Outdoor, requested a variance to the town’s sign bylaw.

Council denied the request.

Read the related staff report.

Watch the presentation.

Council passes resolution supporting Hospice Muskoka funding request

Council passed a resolution supporting Hospice Muskoka's bid for sustainable provincial funding. 

As a result, the town will send a letter to Queen's Park supporting Hospice...

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