John Logel Taking Leave of Absence

John is Mayor of Alnwick/Haldimand Township and also Warden of Northumberland County and is now taking a leave of absence “in order to address a personal matter”.  As John says in a statement: “the roles of Mayor and Warden require – and deserve nothing less than – an individual’s full attention and energy to see these through.” So he says that “to make a necessary shift in focus to a personal matter, I will be taking a tem­porary step back so that the business of both councils can continue at full pace.”  His role as Warden will be taken over by Port Hope Mayor Bob Sanderson since he is the longest serving member on County Council – there is no… Read complete articleJohn Logel Taking Leave of Absence

Public Meeting on Planning Notifications

In April 2018, Council asked Planning Director Glenn McGlashon  to produce a report about what notifications to the public were used and how they could be improved.  In April 2019 Glenn produced a comprehensive report (see link below) and Council directed that this should be followed up with an online survey and a Public meeting.   The survey closed May 27 and the meeting was held on Monday June 3. Cobourg already provides more notifications than many municipalities but there’s always room for improvement.  The results of the online survey were not discussed but were simply published in the meeting Agenda (see link below).  Three speakers spoke from the floor and no written submissions were made. When the meeting started, there… Read complete articlePublic Meeting on Planning Notifications