Council Column – November

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  Last Saturday, we attended the Millbrook BIA’s Millbrook, the Valley of Volunteers Cocktail Party. It was a great evening with friends old and new brought together by their recognition that it is up to all of us to make our community thrive. Whether we do it grudgingly or with … Continue reading

Council Column – July

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  So what does the 60’s  Television Show “Green Acres”, starring Eddie Albert and Zsa Zsa Gabor, as transplanted city slickers to a rural pastoral setting have  in common with our “Green and Pleasant Land” of Cavan Monaghan?   I suppose both have a real cast of characters, but for me,  … Continue reading

Council Column – June

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Currently the most questions and comments that I receive concern the potential annexation of some of the North Monaghan Ward’s land by the City of Peterborough. Cavan Monaghan Council’s position is clear as is the County Council’s position. Both have followed the process outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding, receiving … Continue reading

Proposed Boundary Adjustment Discussions

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Discussions between the City of Peterborough, and the North Monaghan Ward, now within Cavan Monaghan, have been an ongoing between the two municipalities for the better part of the past 25 years. During that time, nothing has ever matured beyond simple discussions, to a proposal that could be brought forward … Continue reading

Council Column: So what has been going on with the Millbrook Dam you ask?

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The simple answer is a lot. The most obvious activities to date have been centered around strengthening the toe berm and stopping a leak around the penstock intake. The toe berm runs along the back side (dry side) of the dam, reinforcing the structure by giving it added width at … Continue reading

Council Column – Community Improvement Plan

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Earlier this summer, the Township of Cavan Monaghan together with the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation unveiled over $330,000 worth of street enhancements in Downtown Millbrook. This was a large step forward for Millbrook and downtown revitalization. Aging infrastructure on King Street presented the Township, specifically the Downtown Millbrook Revitalization … Continue reading