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The Town of The Blue Mountains would like to provide an update regarding the updated Accessibility Multi-Year Plan and the 2019 Accessibility Progress Report.

Multi-Year Accessibility Plan

The Multi-Year Accessibility Plan outlines the Town’s accomplishments and commitments over the next five years in meeting the Accessibility Standards in five key areas including Customer Service, Information and Communication, Employment, Transportation and Design of Public Spaces. The plan was created by the Town of The Blue Mountains staff in consultation with the Grey County Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee.

2019 Accessibility Progress Report

The 2019 Progress Report is the Town’s annual update on the progress of measures taken to improve accessibility and implement the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (Ontario Regulation 191/11). This Progress Report includes the accessibility initiatives that were completed in 2019 to implement the strategies outlined in the Town’s Multi-Year Accessibility Plan as adopted by the Town of The Blue Mountains Council on September 30, 2019.

In addition, the accessibility page on the Town website has been updated to include Provincial resource guides to assist festivals and events, and small businesses on accessibility best practices and standards.

To view either the Multi-Year Accessibility Plan or the 2019 Accessibility Progress Report please visit: https://www.thebluemountains.ca/accessibility.cfm

For more information, please contact:

Human Resources
(519) 599-3131 ext. 265

Tim Hendry
Communications & Economic Development Coordinator
(519) 599-3131 ext. 282

Congratulations to Blue Mountain Makers & Blue Mountain Baskets on their Grand Opening Celebration!

On behalf of Council, Mayor Soever would like to extend congratulations and best wishes to Kerri Muschalla and Andrea Matrosovs for the grand opening of the Blue Mountain Makers and Blue Mountain Baskets in downtown Clarksburg.

On Sunday, November 16, 2019, family, friends and members of Council gathered to celebrate the grand opening with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“On behalf of Council, I would like to extend congratulations and best wishes to Kerri and Andrea for the launch of their new business venture” explained Mayor Soever. “Blue Mountain Makers and Blue Mountain Baskets will be a great addition to the vibrant arts and culture community in Clarksburg”.

Blue Mountain Makers is a community hub for local artisan makers to consign their work & join in events such as Maker Mornings & Artsy Afternoons. The retail studio space is staffed by the partners, Kerrie Muschalla & Andrea Matrosovs, as well as enthusiastic Maker volunteers who will be working on their craft while there.

Blue Mountain Makers and Blue Mountain Baskets is located at 201 Marsh Street in Clarksburg. To learn more, please visit: http://bluemountainmakers.ca/

For more information, please contact: 

Tim Hendry
Communications & Economic Development Coordinator
(519) 599-3131 ext. 282

The Town of The Blue Mountains Town Hall will be temporarily closed on Friday, November 15, 2019 between the hours of 8:30am – 9:45am for a staff update meeting.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

For more information, please contact: 

Tim Hendry
Communications & Economic Development Coordinator
(519) 599-3131 ext. 282

The purpose of this notice is to notify you that the Notice of Completion for the Clarksburg Master Servicing Plan has been issued.  Project information and reports can be found on the Town’s website: 

https://www.thebluemountains.ca/clarksburg-master-plan.cfm

Manager, Senior Environmental Engineer
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
107-450 Speedvale Ave W
Guelph, ON N1H 7Y6
Phone: 519-763-0713 ext. 6522
 
Town of The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street, PO Box 310
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
Phone: 519-599-3131 ext. 226

The Town of the Blue Mountains would like to advise the public that the Craigleith Heritage Depot has been closed until further notice as a result of air quality concerns.

Town staff are undertaking the appropriate measures to assess the concerns. Further details will be provided when available.

For more information, please contact:

Ryan Gibbons
Director of Community Services
(519) 599-3131 ext. 281

The purpose of this Notice is to notify you that the Notice of Completion for the Town-Wide Water Distribution System Master Plan has been issued. Project information and reports can be found on the Town's Website

If you have any question please contact either of the people listed below, 

Manager, Senior Environmental Engineer
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
107-450 Speedvale Ave W
Guelph, ON N1H 7Y6
Phone: 519-763-0713 ext. 6522
 
Town of The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street, PO Box 310
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
Phone: 519-599-3131 ext. 226

Small Business Week (October 20-26, 2019) is an annual opportunity of recognition of the important role of entrepreneurs and small businesses within the Canadian economy.

On behalf of Council and in support of Canadian Small Business Week, Mayor Soever would like to recognize the importance and significant role that small businesses contribute to The Town of The Blue Mountains economy.

Small Business Week (October 20-26, 2019) is an annual opportunity of recognition of the important role of entrepreneurs and small businesses within the Canadian economy.

 “As a community built on a foundation of entrepreneurship, the Town is proud to support the extremely hardworking and dedicated entrepreneurs that call the Town of The Blue Mountains their home,” explained Mayor Alar Soever. “The hardworking, creative and innovative nature of small business and entrepreneurship is what makes our community truly unique and desired throughout the entire province.”

The Town would like to acknowledge efforts of the Thornbury Business Improvement Area, Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce, Blue Mountain Village Association and the Clarksburg Village Association, along with all other businesses associations and support services for their dedication and commitment to strengthing the small business economy both in the Town of the Blue Mountains and throughout Grey County and Simcoe County.

Thank you to all of the entrepreneurs and small businesses for choosing The Blue Mountains as your home and for playing a vital role within the community.

For more information, please contact: 

Tim Hendry
Communications & Economic Development Coordinator
(519) 599-3131 ext. 282

The Council of the Town of The Blue Mountains and former Councillor Michael Seguin are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement resolving all differences arising from Mr. Seguin’s tenure and subsequent resignation from Council. Following an honest and productive discussion, the agreement specifies that neither party bears any fault or liability for the events leading to Mr. Seguin’s Application for a Judicial Review of the procedural processes used under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to investigate and adjudicate the complaints against him while a sitting Councillor, including all complaints brought forward before the Office of the Integrity Commissioner.  The Settlement provides for a fair and reasonable payment by the Town to Mr. Seguin in the amount of $26,500.00 to compensate him for the costs he incurred as part of his legal challenge. The Town has also agreed to waive the enforcement of a cost award issued against Mr. Seguin as a result of the abandonment of his court challenge.

In reaching this agreement, the Town wishes to thank the former Member of Council for his years of public service. At the same time, Michael would like to express his gratitude to the current Council for acknowledging his disappointment with the inquiry process and assisting him in the partial recovery of his costs.

The parties will have no further comment in this matter or on the contents of the Settlement Agreement.  

D.1-FAF.19.200-Execution-of-Agreement-between-Michael-Seguin-and-Town-of-The-Blue-Mountains-REVISED (3.38 MB)

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