Peterborough Opens the Door to Cross-Border Servicing

At the March 4th meeting, Council was asked to comment on a proposed amendment to Peterborough’s Official Plan The clause in question prohibited the extension of municipal services such as water, sewer and utilities beyond its borders except to service city-owned facilities such as the Peterborough Airport.  The proposed amendment… Continue reading

Iron Equipment’s Storage Building – Application Period for CIP Incentive Program Closes April 26th

Any business within the Township is eligible to apply for a grant under the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) this year. This program provides financial incentives for eligible projects that are expected to stimulate economic growth in the area.  Eligible projects in this year’s iteration of the program include façade and… Continue reading

Final Budget Approves 3.4% Municipal Rate Increase

At the final budget meeting last month, Cavan Monaghan Council approved a residential Tax Rate increase just under 3.4 percent to fund the municipal operating and capital expenditures for 2024.  This is significantly lower than the first draft of the budget which reflected a potential 7.9% rate increase. The Operating… Continue reading

Council Receives Public Feedback Regarding Two Pending Developments

Two significant residential developments were on the most recent agenda, providing an additional opportunity for the public to weigh in on the plans in addition to the statutory meetings held in August 2022. Plan 15T-21007, or CSU, encompasses an area of 49.2 hectares fronting on Fallis Line adjacent to the… Continue reading

Round Two for the 2024 Municipal Budget

The second draft budget was reviewed by Council at Special Budget meeting at 1pm on January 25th.  This updated version of the 2024 municipal budget presented at that meeting reflected a 3.9% tax increase, down from the first draft projected increase of 7.9%. The 2nd draft budget projection reflected a… Continue reading

The Role of the County Warden

On your tax bill, in addition to levies from the municipality and the province, there is a third one for Peterborough County. This is the upper tier municipal level which serves eight member municipalities including Cavan Monaghan.  Two-tiered municipal structures such as this are located primarily in rural areas and… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Receives 3rd Quarter OLG Payment

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) made a third its quarter (October 1 – December 31) payment totaling $76,278 to the township for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs in Fraserville last month. This represents almost 18% less than the township’s second quarter payment, and a 33% drop in revenue… Continue reading

Fire Department Enters Five Year Dispatch Communications Extension Agreement

The City of Peterborough currently provides Dispatch services to the City of Peterborough, the County of Peterborough and the County of Northumberland. Our current call volume can be broken down as approximately 40% for the City, 30% for Peterborough County and 30% for Northumberland County. In anticipation of the expiration… Continue reading

Firefighter Awards Night

The annual Firefighter Awards night acknowledges the achievements of members of our Firefighters in training and service, providing the opportunity to congratulate all award recipients for their work on behalf of the community. At the most recent event, Tom Armstrong was recognized for his 40 years of outstanding service to… Continue reading