Towerhill North Subdivision Moves Forward

This week, Council approved the Plan of Subdivision for Towerhill North.  This was the final step in the approval process which was first outlined in October, 2021 through a draft plan including conditions of approval issued by Peterborough County.  Work at this location to install services has been underway for… Continue reading

Council Awards Concept and Design Contract for Remaining CMCC Land and Downtown Park

At this week’s Council meeting, Council approved Landscape Planning Limited with the contracted for the development of a concept design and site plan for two of the most significant recreational properties targeted for redevelopment in the Vision 2035 Strategic plan for Parks and Recreation in the township: the downtown park… Continue reading

Cavan-Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail Celebrates

Last week, Township Councillors, staff and volunteers with the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail (CMBQT) Committee, gathered in celebration of community spirit and cultural heritage for a formal ribbon cutting ceremony of the Rising Sun Quilt Block.  Designed by local quilter Kate DeKlerk and painted by local artist Maya deMaria,… Continue reading

Splash Pad Coming to the CMCC in August 2024

At the May 6th meeting, Council accepted the proposal for the design and installation of a splash pad at the community centre.  This feature was identified in the Vision – 2035 Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan and the area where it will be installed is currently used as a sand… Continue reading

Cavan-Monaghan Receives Q4 OLG Payment

Last month, Cavan Monaghan received the fourth quarter (January 1 – March 31) payment from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) totaling $72,868 for hosting Shorelines Slots at Kawartha Downs.  This payment brings the township’s total payment for OLG’s fiscal year to $324,499.  Since the gaming site opened in… Continue reading

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