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Public Participation can make a positive difference in our community

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

The Blue Mountain Ratepayers’ Association (BMRA) is a not-for profit volunteer group committed to the Town of the Blue Mountains succeeding as a residential, agricultural and four seasons recreational community.

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A new transit link from Collingwood to the Blue Mountains!

Posted on Dec 3, 2013

On November 19th, 2013, the new Collingwood-Blue Mountain bus transit link was launched from The Grand Georgian at the Blue Mountain Resort.

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Is the BMRA anti-business and is there a need to ‘Tone-Down’?

Posted on Oct 30, 2013

Recently, I have been advised that there is a perception in our community that the BMRA is ‘anti-business’.

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Does this Town committee need serious adjustment?

Posted on Apr 30, 2013

Recently, I received an email from members of our Association, who expressed their shocking experience with the Town’s Committee of Adjustment.

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Council turns down “Good Planning” Amendment

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

On November 19th, 2012, Councilor Martin proposed an OP Amendment (OPA) establishing criteria for residential development on vacant lands within the Thornbury Urban Community TUC). Why?

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Closed Municipal Meetings – Are they Necessary or Not?

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

This article is written as a follow-up to Paul Mitchell’s Letter to the Editor in the February, 2012 Newsletter. Paul clearly pointed out that there were 26 closed meetings in 2011 – far too many secret meetings.

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First Phase of Official Plan 5 year review is nearing completion

Posted on Feb 28, 2012

First Phase of Official Plan 5 year review is nearing completion

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