Augusta and area community urged to be tick smart to avoid getting Lyme disease Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka Last week, I attended the Association of Local Health Unit Agencies (alPHa) Conference which included a session on Lyme Disease.  One of the take aways for me is that ticks that carry the bacterium (Borrelia burgdorferi) … Continue reading “Augusta and area community urged to be tick smart to avoid getting Lyme disease”

Augusta Council approves important policy proposals Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka Augusta Township held its regular meeting of Council on Monday, June 10th, 2019.  The meeting agenda included several policy proposals and two information reports.  Policy proposals approved by Council re-established and updated the terms of reference and organization for Councils numerous committees of Council … Continue reading “Augusta Council approves important policy proposals”

A Note from the desk of Deputy Mayor Shaver Augusta Matters by Deputy Mayor Jeff Shaver With Victoria Day long weekend behind us, many residents have begun planting flowers and gardens along with the farming community that are preparing their crops throughout the township.  The water levels on the St. Lawrence are still high with several … Continue reading “A Note from the desk of Deputy Mayor Shaver 02”

Augusta Council holds its regular Council meeting in North Augusta Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka At its regular meeting of Council on May 6th, 2019, at the North Augusta Recreation Hall, Council adopted several motions to authorize the Clerk and Mayor to enter into the contracts for service.  In this regard, Council authorized the Clerk … Continue reading “Augusta Council holds its regular Council meeting in North Augusta”

Augusta Council passes its 2019 budget that adopts a tax levy of 1.99 percent Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka At its regular meeting of Council on April 23, 2019 Council passed the Township’s budget for 2019 that increases the levy by 1.99%. The budget specifies that revenue in will amount to $8,515,333 with: $4,884,247 or … Continue reading “Augusta Council passes its 2019 budget that adopts a tax levy of 1.99 percent”

Making sense out of the Provincial government’s new direction for Public Health Units in Ontario Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka The Leeds and Grenville Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) serves the municipalities of Leeds Grenville and Lanark Counties including Augusta Township.  Earlier in the New Year, I was elected as the Chair of the Board … Continue reading “Making sense out of the Provincial government’s new direction for Public Health Units in Ontario”

Augusta Council conducts road tour to look at road work being proposed by staff in the 2019 Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, CAO Morrison and Public Works, Mike Riberdy conducted a road tour for Council to give Council members an opportunity to observe first-hand what road maintenance projects consistent with … Continue reading “Augusta Council conducts road tour to look at road work being proposed by staff in the 2019”