Sunday, May 1, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen

A quiet week ahead for the Town but with spring in full swing, anyone with a garden knows there is not a minute to spare.

Recap: Last week’s Council meeting decided to continue with Midland’s Employment Area Policy Review. The topic will now come back to the Planning and Development Committee for further discussion. Getting this review “right” is very important for our future.  (See

Monday is voting day. Even if you have not yet decided, please vote. It’s time to show that we Canadians do care about who is leading our country.

On Tuesday May 3rd, Barrie is holding an invitational workshop for its waste management strategy. Zero Waste Simcoe, who helped with the County strategy, has been asked to attend.

Wednesday May 4th at is the annual candlelight tribute ceremony at the Midland Cenotaph to honour our veterans.  Please come and be part of this memorable evening.

Thursday May 5th at is a special meeting of the Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness at the Simcoe County museum in Midhurst. The “Be Part of the Solution” event will discuss social housing in Simcoe County and what can and is being done about it.

Friday May 6th at is a celebration of the start of re-construction at the Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene.  Festivities take place at the Oak Ridge gymnasium at
500 Church St

In closing make sure that you come to the Midland waterfront on the May long weekend. The Town is planning a special event to launch the sailing season. More details to come.

Gord McKay

1 comment:

peter said...


how can you have pepsi buy hospital beds and head zero waste simcoe at the same time. doesn't pepsi *generate* waste? and isn't that why we pay taxes, so the province can buy beds?