Category Archives: Waste Management

30 Jun
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Deputy Don’s Update – June 28, 2018

Deputy Don’s Update – June 28, 2018 Fire Training I had a great experience last weekend being involved in a fire training exercise with some of our Springwater volunteer firefighters, led on Saturday by Deputy Chief Jeff French. The other ...

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04 Jun
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Springwater Council Agenda – June 6, 2018

Please find the agenda  HERE , with related staff reports: Deputation – J. Mullan of Ainley Group – Midhurst Environmental Assessment (EA) Update – Presentation of Draft Environmental Study Report (ESR); Minutes review and approval Question Period Motion – Approval of conditional ...

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19 Apr
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Deputy Don’s Update – April 19, 2018

Honduras Rights Monitor Springwater and other residents have been supporting and working with the Spring Family on behalf of Honduran human rights worker Edwin Espinal, being held along with 21 other political prisoners under horrific conditions in military prisons in ...

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12 Jan
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SIMCOE GARBAGE UPDATE Jan 12, 2018- 4:30pm

Waste Connections of Canada has 72 trucks routed, a dozen more than normal, today in an effort to clear up the back-log of materials.  They have been working extremely hard in difficult conditions including ice rain, a flash freeze and ...

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10 Jan
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Deputy Don’s Update – January 10, 2018

Happy New Year All.  New Skating/Snowshoeing Trails We had a great time over the holidays using the Simcoe County Museum Skating Trail and Snowshoe Trail. Located at the Simcoe Museum grounds at 1151 Highway 26 – facilities are open Tuesday ...

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31 Dec
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Springwater Accomplishments for the Year 2017

Council and Staff accomplished much in 2016. Some selected items are as follows: Community Development Optimized the distribution of recreation and all other service facilities across the Township; Approved construction of the Midhurst Pavilion at Doran Park; Leveraged Canada 150 ...

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05 Oct
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Deputy Don’s Update – October 5, 2017

What fantastic weather we have been having for the fall fairs. Last weekend, Midhurst Autumnfest was a great success due to many volunteers working hard and great turnout for this fun event. The Elmvale Fall Fair this weekend will be ...

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23 Aug
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Deputy Don’s Update – August 24, 2017

Blue Box Funding and Diversion Based on data collected for 2015, Simcoe County, for the 7th year in a row, ranked in the top 10 (of 243) Ontario municipalities for waste diversion, ranking 5th. Residents of the County achieved the ...

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26 Jun
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Deputy Don’s Update – June 26, 2017

Celebrate Springwater –  Canada 150  This June 24th celebration in Springwater was filled with family fun, entertainment, live music and fireworks. The day gave us sun and a perfect evening.  There were an estimated 1,000 people who showed up. Children ...

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25 Jan
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Deputy Don’s Update – January 26, 2017

Springwater Budget The 2017 budget process has been very thorough and open. After 6 open Council meetings to review the 2017 budget in detail, Council is scheduled to approve it this week. The main points of it include: • A ...

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17 Nov
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Deputy Don’s Update – November 17, 2016

Increased Safety in Hillsdale Solving the problem of greater safety in crossing Hwy 93 in Hillsdale advanced a significant step closer last Council meeting. Hillsdale resident Ms. Lynne Worrall Wright took the time and effort to find the agenda on ...

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11 Aug
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Deputy Don’s Update – August 11, 2016

I hope your summer has been great with the hot sunny weather we have had. Township and County Councils are resuming, with lots of items on the schedule. Here is a summary of my thoughts on some recent items. Stonemanor ...

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02 Jun
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Deputy Don’s Update – June 2, 2016

20,000 Simcoe Population Allocation Further to Mayor French’s summary regarding this in this edition, the positive teamwork of the Township staff, our lawyer and Council resulted in a comprehensive briefing document which was prepared and presented to all applicants and ...

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04 May
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Deputy Don’s Update – May 4, 2016

Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival What a spectacular event – perfect sunshine, not too cold and about 40,000 people in attendance last Saturday. A rural small town feeling of friendship and happiness pervaded, with many events and exhibits being enjoyed by ...

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07 Apr
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Deputy Don’s Update – April 7, 2016

Materials Management Facility (MMF) and Organics Processing Facility (OPF) A meeting was held on March 23rd attended by 29 neighbouring landowners living within 500 meters of the 2976 Horseshoe Valley Road selected site. Further afternoon and evening public information sessions ...

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10 Mar
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Deputy Don’s Update – March 10, 2016

As published in the Springwater News. Springwater Staff Changes Congratulations to Clerk John Daly who is moving on to become the County Simcoe Clerk. I have only known John for a little over a year and have seen his focus ...

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06 Mar
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Don’s thoughts regarding proposed Organics & Materials Mgt. Processing Facilities – March 6, 2016

I am a strong proponent of saving the environment and increasing diversion from landfills in whatever fiscally responsible way possible. We must continue to reduce our garbage generation and increase our diversion, especially of organics, to eliminate it from our ...

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28 Jan
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Deputy Don’s Update – January 28, 2016

Happy healthy 2016 to all. Council is back at it, with lots of matters to review and progress in 2016. Here is my perspectives on some recent happenings. EEK Pit  – The rezoning application to allow for an expansion Eek ...

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03 Dec
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Deputy Don’s Update – December 3, 2015

Simcoe and Springwater 2016 Financial Budgets We continue to review and work toward finalizing the County Simcoe and Springwater municipal budgets for 2016. Of your property taxes, approximately 36% go to the County, with 24% going to education and the ...

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24 Sep
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Deputy Don’s Update – September 24, 2015

30-6-15 Springwater financial results Overall, the Township operating results for the first half of 2015 resulted in a surplus better than budget by $926,367 before transfers to reserves and $861,162 after transfers to reserves. Of Contributing to this surplus, revenues ...

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13 Aug
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Deputy Don’s Update – August 13, 2015

Solid Waste Management Strategy Update Simcoe County Solid Waste Management Strategy, approved in 2010, prioritizes the need to increase our diversion rate, reduce garbage, and securely manage our own transfer and processing capacity.  The County will benefit from ownership and ...

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04 Jun
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Deputy Don’s Update – June 4, 2015

I appreciate the interest, comments and feedback I have received from residents from all areas of Springwater regarding different matters I have reported on – please keep up the communication. Springwater Q1 ended 31-3-15 Results Revenues of $6.2 million were ...

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