The last four years have flown by since the last election

I truly have appreciated the opportunity to represent the Township and to work in this capacity.  It has been a delight working with staff and council members.  It has been a privilege to be part of so many community events and to see the Township grow and thrive.  These past… Continue reading

Council Column – February 2018

Here we are in mid-winter, the temperature has been like a yo-yo, and we start counting down the days in anticipation of spring and warmer weather! Early February, Council will be adopting a finalized 2018 budget. I have to commend Staff for all their hard work over the last four… Continue reading

Council Column – November

  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

  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

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