Market lessons learned from Augusta’s Farmers and Craft Market Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, December 10, 2020) On Saturday, December 5th I attended Augusta Township’s Farmer’s and Craft Market held at the MERC Hall in Maitland.  The event was held all summer in North Augusta and … Continue reading “Market lessons learned from Augusta’s Farmers and Craft Market”

Augusta Explores New Ways of Thinking About Waste Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, December 3, 2020) We have all heard the adage that one person’s junk is another person’s treasure. Normally, we might think of this on a smaller, individual, or household scale. For our local … Continue reading “Augusta Explores New Ways of Thinking About Waste”

Augusta Township Confirms its Christmas/Holiday Season Office Hours Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, November 26, 2020) During its regular meeting of Council on Monday, November 23rd, 2020, Council passed three motions of importance.   The first motion confirmed the Christmas/Holiday Season business hours for 2020.  As agreed … Continue reading “Augusta Township Confirms its Christmas/Holiday Season Office Hours”

Augusta Township Recognizes Our Active Seniors and Volunteers Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, November 19, 2020) We have seniors that are quite active in our community as recreation volunteers, as committee members, as developers of land and housing, and I am proud of our many local … Continue reading “Augusta Township Recognizes Our Active Seniors and Volunteers”

Augusta Township thanks and congratulates its Business of the Year Nominees and Winners Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, November 12, 2020) On Friday, November 6th, 2020, Augusta Township held a mixed live and virtual ceremony in the MERC Recreational Hall in Maitland to announce its Business … Continue reading “Augusta Township thanks and congratulates its Business of the Year Nominees and Winners”

Augusta Township celebrates disbursement of the Main Street Grants under Augusta’s first CIP Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, November 5, 2020) I would like to take the opportunity in this column to thank the Provincial Government and Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) for providing funds … Continue reading “Augusta Township celebrates disbursement of the Main Street Grants under Augusta’s first CIP”

World Energy Day Event Raises Bar for Agricultural Economic Development in Augusta Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, October 29, 2020) In last week’s column, I invited residents to stay tuned for some exciting announcements to support economic development and sustainability in our agricultural sector. As billed, … Continue reading “World Energy Day Event Raises Bar for Agricultural Economic Development in Augusta”

Making Change Work for Our Augusta Business Community Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, October 22, 2020) In a typical year, according to statistics from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 85,000 business close and 95,000 businesses open nationally. On top of this, about one-third of Canadian … Continue reading “Making Change Work for Our Augusta Business Community”

Augusta Council receives draft service delivery and operational review report Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, October 15, 2020) Augusta Council held a special meeting on Monday, October 5th, 2020 to receive a draft Service Delivery and Operational Review. By way of background, in March of 2019, … Continue reading “Augusta Council receives draft service delivery and operational review report”

Housing Developers Are Welcome in Augusta Township Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka (As published in the South Grenville Journal – Thursday, October 8, 2020) Two months ago, a three-bedroom, one-bathroom home was listed for rent on Kijiji in the community of Maynard, in Augusta Township. The ad received over 1,100 visits within just three days … Continue reading “Housing Developers Are Welcome in Augusta Township”