Wasaga Beach Councillors Have Been Busy
Sunday, February 14, 2016 1:35 PM by
Wasaga Beach proceeds with study to support need for Town high school.
(Wasaga Beach) -
The town of Wasaga Beach is going ahead with a study to support the need for a high school in town.
At a recent Committee of the Whole meeting, councillors voted in favour of spending ten thousand dollars from council's Corporate Initiative Budget.
It's to have a consultant do a high school demographic study to help the High School Task Force make its case to the public school board.
The committee has also approved hiring a new planner and an Economic Development Officer. These are three year contracts including benefits.
Councillors are going ahead with the Request for Proposals to find a firm to conduct a Corporate Efficiency Review. It would look at all the town's departments including the library to determine potential improvements.
And the Committee of the Whole voted against sending a letter of opposition to the Premier and leader of the opposition, MPP Tim Hudak and other MPPs, to a private member's bill that would allow for shared housing.
This would allow a home owner to rent the house for up to 120 days without zoning approval or a business license.
Some councillors felt this could actually be a good thing for Wasaga Beach with house swaps becoming very popular and which could bring visitors to town.