Municipal Council highlights

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Below are some highlights from the regular Municipality of North Grenville Council Meeting held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018:

Director of Finance: Marcus Hewitt was officially appointed a Municipal officer in his role as the new Director of Finance for the Municipality. Mr. Hewitt comes from the private sector and started with the Municipality in mid-October.

Lease Agreement with Kemptville Youth Musical Theatre: Council approved a lease agreement with the Kemptville Youth Musical Theatre Company that will allow them to use space at the former Oxford-on-Rideau Township Hall for storage of props, costumes, etc. The Theatre Group has been operating since 2002 with 24 productions to their credit.

Community Grants – Second Intake: Council approved $3,500 worth of Community Grants as part of the second, and final, intake in 2018. Organizations receiving funding include the Kemptville Wildcats, the North Grenville Arts Guild, the Grenville County Plowmen’s Association and the Oxford Mills Community Association. Full details are available in the staff report that was part of the Council meeting agenda package available on the Municipal website at www.northgrenville.ca.

Community Improvement Program (CIP) – Second Intake: Council approved 7 applications as part of the second, and final, CIP intake for 2018. The total amount of funds that were approved was over $23,000 which will go towards projects totaling more than $165,000. The CIP aims to stimulate the revitalization of private properties within the Rideau-Sanders-Prescott district. Full details are available in the staff report that was part of the Council meeting agenda package available on the Municipal website at www.northgrenville.ca.

Upcoming Planning/Public Meetings: Public meetings will be held beginning at 7:00 p.m. on November 19 for Zoning By-Law Amendment Applications ZBA-14-18 (62 Smith Rd.) and ZBA-15-18 (1575 Scotch Line Rd.). Details are available at www.northgrenville.ca.

Upcoming Meetings: Council on Monday, November 26; Committee of the Whole on Monday, November 19. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Centre located at 285 County Rd 44, Kemptville. For more information contact Clerk Cahl Pominville at [email protected], or at 613-258-9569 ext. 110.

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