Augusta Township defers vote on Police Services Board recommendation for Township to withdraw licence for the final Wheels A Churnin event scheduled for September 21 and 22, 2019 Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka On Monday, August 10, 2019, Augusta Council, on the advice of legal Counsel, deferred to its next regular meeting of Council a … Continue reading “Augusta Township defers vote on Police Services Board recommendation for Township to withdraw licence for the final Wheels A Churnin event scheduled for September 21 and 22, 2019”

Augusta Township reaches collective agreement with its unionized and non-unionized employees Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka On July 8th, 2019, Augusta Township ratified a three-year collective agreement (2019-2021) with OPSEU Local 94.  Specifically, Council authorized the CAO/Treasurer and Mayor to sign the collective agreement and related letters of understanding between the OPSEU Local 94 and … Continue reading “Augusta Township reaches collective agreement with its unionized and non-unionized employees”

Augusta Township welcomes Brad Thake as its new Public Works Manager Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka At its regular meeting of Council on July 15th, 2019, Augusta Township welcomed in absentia its new Public Works Manager, Brad Thake on his first day.  In welcoming Brad, it was noted that he was formerly employed in Township … Continue reading “Augusta Township welcomes Brad Thake as its new Public Works Manager”

St. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development Commission Working hard For Augusta Township and Corridor Partners Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka In June 2017, Augusta Township signed up with seven other Municipalities to pool our limited economic development dollars and people resources to create the St. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development Commission or the CORRIDOR.  The objective of … Continue reading “St. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development Commission Working hard For Augusta Township and Corridor Partners”

Augusta Township Council sends a Maintenance and Care of Property draft By-Law to its Planning Advisory Committee for review Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka In November of 2015, Staff presented Augusta Council with draft property standard, By-Law 3213-2015, respecting yards, refuse, environmental hazards and nuisances in the Township.  Council of the day refused to consider … Continue reading “Augusta Township Council sends a Maintenance and Care of Property draft By-Law to its Planning Advisory Committee for review”

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”