More Election Coverage Coming

A group of residents have presented our municipal candidates with a series of questions regarding their positions on local issues.  These questions and answers will be posted to the Millbrook Times website at www.millbrooktimes.ca when they are received, which is anticipated to occur in time for residents to become better… Continue reading

New Federal Electoral Boundary Proposal Divides Cavan-Monaghan Into Three Ridings

Last week the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario released a report outlining the status of their current project to revise the federal electoral boundaries across the province. A review of these boundaries is required by the Constitution after each 10 year census to address changes in the growth and… Continue reading

Certified List of Candidates for Cavan-Monaghan Municipal Election

Per Cavan-Monaghan Twp website Mayor-at-Large Daryl Bennet              Phone: 705-743-8859             Email: dbennett@liftlock.ca Matthew Graham        Phone: 705-418-1615            Email: grahamformayorCM@gmail.com   Deputy Mayor- at Large Ryan Huntley              Phone: 416-459-4920            Email: rhuntley@nexicom.net Dean Del Mastro        Phone: n/a                                Email: dean.delmastro.personal@gmail.com   Ward 1 (former North Monaghan) Nelson Edgerton       Phone: 705-927-4368             Email: nedgerton@hotmail.ca Bob… Continue reading

Local Residents Organizing 4 Municipal Candidate Meetings

Residents from across the township have come together to organize a series of meetings to introduce Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Ward Counsellor municipal candidates to their respective Wards.  The tentative dates are: the south on September 27th and October 6th, the north east on October 4th and the north central on… Continue reading

Another Request for Expedited Zoning Approval Gets a Green Light

John Mutton, of development consulting firm Municipal Solutions, made a pitch to Council on March 7th for support of another Municipal Zoning Order to expedite the development of a property located at 1840 Brown Line in Cavan-Monaghan.  His other local project is the Kawartha Downs development.  The property in the… Continue reading

Municipal Tax Rate to Rise by 2.85%

Many external pressures made this year’s budget formulation particularly challenging.  Inflation pushed many expenses skyward, increasing corporate insurance expenses, utilities, supplies contracted services (Police) and wages.  AS a result, the Consolidated Department Operating budget rose by 6.8%, or $406,641. Rental revenue losses and additional operating expenses attributed to Covid totaling… Continue reading

A New MZO Application for Two Existing Development Applications

There has been a bit of a scramble with this last Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) request.  Two Plan of Subdivision applications were well on their way in the planning process, one since July and the second since September. This January, a revised submission for one of the projects was received… Continue reading

Frustration Over Library Budget Mounts

Challenges between the Library Board and Council over Library Budget requests have been building for several years. It’s like they don’t speak the same language.  Exasperation led to a unanimous decision to freeze payment of the final 2022 library operating installment and the capital budget funding at the budget approval… Continue reading