March 10th Meeting on 2015 Bracebridge Budget

On March 10, 2015, Bernie Jaroscak attended Bracebridge council meeting at which the 2015 Bracebridge draft budget was reviewed line by line and many items discussed in length.  The meeting started at 9am, Bernie left at 5pm and he believes the meeting ended at 9pm.

Bernie has been to many budget meetings and said that all councilors (including the newly elected Don Smith, Chris Wilson and Archie Buie) were most aggressive in posing specific questions, asking for supporting documents or rational for the spending.

Bracebridge Town Hall meeting webcasts

Bracebridge is offering live, video streaming coverage of Council, General Committee and Planning & Development Committee Meetings for 2015.  In addition, recorded webcasts of Council and Standing Committee Meetings will be available for viewing on-demand within 3 days of the meeting.  Click here to see live video streaming and the schedule of meetings to view previous webcasts.

One Muskoka

One Muskoka is a group of concerned taxpayers seeking an independent review of the governance structure of Muskoka to reduce duplication and overlap among Muskoka’s seven existing municipal governments.  They believe that the governance model should be designed with maximum efficiencies and lower costs while delivering high quality service.

For more details visit the One Muskoka website.  You can show your support by liking their facebook page.

As the October 27th election approaches, One Muskoka are looking for supporters to put a “Taxation Without Duplication” sign on their property.  Bernie Jaroscak has requested signs for posting in our area and will let us know when they are available.