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At the December 6th 2021 Council meeting, Romspen Investment Corporation’s Managing Partner Richard Weldon introduced plans for their newly acquired property popularly knowns as Kawartha Downs. Weldon requested an endorsement of a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) request to expedite the planning process, as well as an indication of support for… Continue reading
For the first time in many recent elections, there were no Council positions in which candidates were acclaimed. In two contests, four candidates vied for a seat on Council. This suggests a growing interest in municipal affairs in our area, which is a very welcome turn of events. Voter turnout… Continue reading
Council and Staff for the Township of Cavan-Monaghan celebrated the official opening of the Parks and Public Works Millbrook Depot on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. This is the first of three capital building projects currently underway in the Township. A new Cavan Public Works Operation Centre is scheduled for completion… Continue reading
After learning about the plans for Cavan-Monaghan by the new Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission in late August, Council considered how to address the proposal. The initial proposal divides the 10,016 township residents in the 2021 Census across three electoral districts: Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock (HKLB); Peterborough South and Northumberland. In… Continue reading
Matthew Graham The Township of Cavan-Monaghan is a special place. On our farm in Cavan, my brothers and I learned the value of hard work whether it was mucking out the cattle pen or drawing in hay in the heat of summer. But the most important lesson from my childhood… Continue reading
Ryan Huntley I am Ryan Huntley and I would like to thank you for allowing me the honour and privilege of representing you for the past 2 terms on the Township of Cavan-Monaghan council. I am looking for your continued support as I run for the position of Deputy Mayor…. Continue reading
Nelson Edgerton Having served 15 years as Cavan-Monaghan Fire Chief and emergency management coordinator, an additional 20 years as volunteer firefighter with the department and on by-law enforcement, as well as 5 years as director of water and waste water services and as the only candidate living in the ward… Continue reading