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Notice of Special Meeting – May 25, 2015

TAKE NOTICE that a Special Closed Council Meeting & Education Training Session will be held Monday, May 25, 2015 as follows:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Closed Education and Training Session
  •   1:00 p.m. - Closed Council Meeting to discuss Labour Relations
  •   2:00 p.m. - Closed Council Meeting to discuss potential Litigation Re: Greenbank Airways
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Port Perry Secondary Plan Public Meeting – Monday, June 8, 2015

The Public Meeting regarding the Port Perry Secondary Plan will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Latcham Centre, 121 Queen Street, Port Perry.

The Township of Scugog is in the final stages of completing a Secondary Plan for the Port Perry urban area. The Secondary Plan will be an amendment to the Township Official Plan.

The purpose of this meeting is to enable members of the public to provide comments to Council on the draft Secondary Plan. The Township's planning consultants (MHBC) and Township planning staff will provide a general overview of the Secondary Plan, followed by an opportunity for members of the public to provide comments.

Please click the link below for full Notice details.

Notice of Public Meeting

The link below contains draft Port Perry Secondary Plan document.

Draft Port Perry Secondary Plan

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Public Meeting May 11, 2015 – To Receive Input Into Proposed New Sign By-law

The Township of Scugog will be hosting a Public Meeting to receive input into its proposed new Sign By-law.  The objectives of the Sign By-law review exercise were:

  • To restructure and modify the by-law to make it easier to understand, particularly by the public,
  • To update the by-law taking into account new sign technologies such as video signs;
  • To update the by-law with respect to the number, type and size of signs within specific zones (i.e. as per Township Zoning By-law);
  • To clarify sign requirements for the Downtown Heritage Conservation District in particular; and
  • To provide businesses with reasonable and appropriate means to promote themselves, while achieving the Township's urban design and heritage objectives.

The Public Meeting will be held on May 11, 2015 at 7 pm in the Council Chambers.

The proposed new Sign By-law is available by clicking the link below or by contacting Lindsay Burnett at the Township Municipal Offices (905-985-7346 ext, 120).

New Sign By-law 

 

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Township of Scugog – Community Torchbearer

April 15, 2015 -- Port Perry, Ontario

The Township of Scugog is pleased to announce Gary Edgar as our community torchbearer for the upcoming TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay.

Gary Edgar was a natural selection to represent the Township for this significant event as an inspirational community leader and as an athlete who was inducted into the Scugog Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.

Gary received the prestigious Tom Longboat Award for Excellence in sport and physical activity among First Nations athletes in 1957.  Gary was also honoured for his achievements as a member of the 1955-56 Lake Ontario Bantam "B" champions (basketball), as the 1955 Junior and 1956 Intermediate Track & Field Champion, as an outstanding Midget hockey player, and a member of the Junior & Senior Basketball teams at PPHS including the 1959-60 C.O.S.S.A championship team.  In 1959-60 he was awarded the PPHS Best Basketball Player Trophy.  Gary is a proud member of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation and Chair of the Baagwating Community Association.

"Gary Edgar will proudly carry the Pan Am flame as the community torchbearer for the Township of Scugog" said Mayor Tom Rowett.  "Scugog is excited to be a part of the torch relay and looks forward to showing the world our community".

The relay will visit the Township of Scugog on Monday, June 8th, 2015.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Fitton, Assistant to the Mayor & CAO, email: lfitton@scugog.ca, phone: 905-985-7346 ext. 116, www.scugog.ca

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Fire Organizational and Operational Review Final Draft Report

The Township of Scugog wants to ensure that our fire services are safe, responsible, efficient and sustainable.  In order to do this, we have undertaken a Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

Scugog has retained Dillon Consulting to assist in reviewing our fire services.  The starting point for this process is the Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

Dillon Consulting has completed the final draft report for the Fire Organizational and Operational review and will present to Council on Monday, June 23, 2014.

To view the final draft report click the following link: Fire Organizational and Operational Review Final Draft Report.

The public will have opportunities to provide input into this important process.  The latest information will be available on the Township's website at www.scugog.ca.

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Fore Scugog Youth Initiative Grant Program

2014 Submissions Window is Closed!

The Fore Scugog Youth Initiative Grant Program window for submissions to the annual distribution has closed.  Please note recipients will be recognized at the  2014 Fore Scugog Annual Charity Golf Tournament.

For more information on the program and how to apply for next year’s distribution visit the Township of Scugog  website Scugog Youth Grants page.

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Future Waterfront Development Opportunity

The Township of Scugog invites experienced developers to take part in a market sounding exercise for a proposed public-private partnership to develop prime waterfront lands in Port Perry.

Click the link below for more details on the future waterfront development opportunity.

Future Waterfront Development Opportunity

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Notice of the Passing of a New Comprehensive Zoning By-law, by-law 14-14

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Scugog passed By-Law Number 14-14 on the 17th day of March, 2014 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.  Please click the link below to view the complete Notice.

Notice of the Passing of a new Comprehensive Zoning By-law

Zoning By-law 14-14 – Text

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Zoning By-law Illustrations

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Township of Scugog to Review Fire Services

The Township of Scugog wants to ensure that our fire services are safe, responsible, efficient and sustainable.  In order to do this, we have undertaken a Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

Scugog has retained Dillon Consulting to assist in reviewing our fire services.  The starting point for this process is the Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

The public will have opportunities to provide input into this important process.  The latest information will be available on the Township's website at www.scugog.ca.

Dillon Consulting has completed the final draft report for the Fire Organizational and Operational review, to view the final draft report click the following link: Fire Organizational and Operational Review Final Draft Report

To view the Media Release from March 18th, 2014 click the link below.

Dillon Consulting provided a presentation to Council at their Monday, March 17th, 2014 meeting.  To view this presentation click on the link below.

For more information:

Mayor Chuck Mercier
905-985-7346 ext. 116
Fax: 905-985-9914
Email: mayormercier@scugog.ca

 

Bev Hendry, CAO
905-985-7346 ext. 116
Fax: 905-985-9914
Email: bhendry@scugog.ca
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Business Retention and Expansion Final Report

In partnership with the Region of Durham, the Township conducted a Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) project.  This community driven initiative assists with promoting jobs and business growth within the Township of Scugog. Over 114 local business owners and 29 volunteer interviewers participated in the project.

A summary of results and proposed action plan were presented to Council at the December 2, 2013 meeting. The proposed action plan includes five key areas; 1) Build relationships between government and business to be open for business, 2) Support business development and expansion to inspire entrepreneurship, 3) Invest in culture and heritage to celebrate our identity and foster business development, 4) Grow a talented workforce to create a vibrant future of business opportunities, 5) Continually improve infrastructure to serve the needs of businesses, residents and tourists.

The next steps in the BR+E project are to work through the action plan with business owners, organizations and government to keep building a vibrant local economy. The Durham Federation of Agriculture, Scugog Chamber of Commerce and Port Perry BIA are also partners in the project.  To view the reports and presentation visit our website www.scugog.ca/CAOs_Message_ED.5.php.

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