- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor
Owen Sound City Councillor Scott Greig made a "notice of motion" at the last council meeting. Greig said he will bring forward a motion on April 24 "that in preparing the 2018 budget for deliberation by council that the municipal levy increase be no more than 2.5% over the budget of 2017".
Sounds good. Definitely a popular pre-election year proposal. But can – or should - taxes be held to an arbitrary number?
- Hub staff
An application for site plan approval coming to Owen Sound City Council this evening proposes to convert the former Victorious Living Centre (previously both a church and a billiard parlour), into downtown housing, storage and commercial space.
From the staff report:
The following is a staff report from the City of Owen Sound regarding the lease of the former CP Railway Station to Mudtown Station Inc. (Harold J. Kloeze).
Recommendations: That in consideration of Staff Report CS-17-076 respecting Request for Proposal RFP-16Z.08 Lease Opportunity...