TORONTO - Two local paramedics with Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service (GWPS) received the Governor General’s Emergency Medical Service Exemplary Service Medal on Nov. 28 at Queen’s Park for 30 years of service.
MAPLETON - Alma Optimist Club representatives attended council’s Nov. 26 meeting to present a financial review of the Alma Community Centre (ACC), but discussion focused on recent rumours the township would be assuming control of the ACC next year.
MAPLETON - Use of the PMD Arena and Maryborough Community Centre for events will be free for not-for-profit groups, minor sport teams and seniors’ shuffleboard as of Jan. 1.
MAPLETON - Council here has directed staff to prepare the 2020 township budget with an 8.91 per cent tax levy increase and a 4.18% tax increase.
MAPLETON - Council has received a rezoning application for a proposed commercial kennel that, according to chief building officer Patty Wright, if approved, would bring the township kennel count to 14.
MAPLETON - Council has decided a crossing guard will remain at the intersection of Wellington Street South and Edward Street in Drayton.
MAPLETON - Based on current calculations, officials here are projecting the township will overspend the 2019 operations budget by $123,891 by year’s end.
MAPLETON - Council discussed a minimum tax rate increase of zero per cent and minimum 2020 tax levy increase of 2.89% during the first draft budget meeting on Nov. 15.