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  • The Wellington Advertiser - New truck, insurance RFP approved in Guelph-Eramosa
    next year will replace a 1999 Volvo truck that has cost the township over 38 000 in repairs since 2007 The truck at this point is non operational It s broken down sitting in the yard public works manager Mark Robertson told council Mayor Chris White said the early replacement which will require a budget amendment is expensive but this is a core service Also at its meeting last week council approved spending 7 000 to hire Robert Harder Insurance Consulting to perform a request for proposals on the township s 2012 insurance program November 18 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council rejects request to waive fees for event Council approves early sweeper purchase Landowner proposes Rockwood Tim Hortons Township to assume Rockwood subdivision after lengthy process Chapel roof close to 10 000 over budget Reichert county residents have deep connection to community Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall RFP process saves township over 80 000 on insurance Township school board agree to small land transfer Guelph Eramosa Township approves two appointments Councillor wants better signs for triathlons New truck insurance RFP approved in Guelph Eramosa Township gets perfect score in water inspections Guelph Eramosa opposes creation of two under sized farms Two sides clash on proposed upgrades at Eden Mills community hall Township waives hall fees for graduation The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10374 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Township gets perfect score in water inspections
    sampling SCADA review and alarm testing was completed last month November 18 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council rejects request to waive fees for event Council approves early sweeper purchase Landowner proposes Rockwood Tim Hortons Township to assume Rockwood subdivision after lengthy process Chapel roof close to 10 000 over budget Reichert county residents have deep connection to community Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall RFP process saves township over 80 000 on insurance Township school board agree to small land transfer Guelph Eramosa Township approves two appointments Councillor wants better signs for triathlons New truck insurance RFP approved in Guelph Eramosa Township gets perfect score in water inspections Guelph Eramosa opposes creation of two under sized farms Two sides clash on proposed upgrades at Eden

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10370 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Guelph-Eramosa opposes creation of two under-sized farms
    to avoid said councillor Doug Breen He told council there are two issues whether both lots could be considered viable farming properties and also if a house would be permitted on the severed portion Hermsen explained the Hassons propose a market gardening enterprise on the retained portion and potential purchasers Brad and Sarah Buchanan have proposed a beef genetics business on the severed lot Councillor David Wolk said 26 hectares is extremely small for a livestock operation It really calls into question what s really going on here he said Hermsen said the applicants noted the Buchanans will have about 20 cows and five bulls on the property and they say the operation is exempt from the Nutrient Management Act Breen doubted either parcel could make money Council unanimously passed a resolution recommending the county s land division committee reject the application However if the county approves the application the township has also requested that a home not be permitted on the severed lot November 18 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council rejects request to waive fees for event Council approves early sweeper purchase Landowner proposes Rockwood Tim Hortons Township to assume Rockwood subdivision after lengthy process Chapel roof close to 10 000 over budget Reichert county residents have deep connection to community Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall RFP process saves township over 80 000

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10367 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Two sides clash on proposed upgrades at Eden Mills community hall
    two public meetings about the project one in July and one in September Laing called the upgrades a must do project and told council if the work does not proceed the community won t be able to afford the hall in 20 years Mayor Chris White said he has received several calls from residents wondering why they were not informed about the plans He suggested the community club host a public meeting to get the word out I really don t want this to be knocked off the rails because people say they didn t know about it White said Simon replied the issue with holding a meeting now is organizers are up against the timeline for grants from the province and to get the work started this year He said if the project is delayed too long the solar energy portion could be lost Simon also noted 28 of 30 individuals who attended the summer meeting voted in favour of proceeding with the energy upgrades White said he understands but the issue is the township as co owner of the hall must try to provide notice to all taxpayers in the community We don t want the process to be this issue White said That hall is owned by everybody Laing suggested the community club mail out notices and host a meeting in two weeks Coull tried to argue for at least three weeks notice but Simon and councillor Doug Breen said two weeks is plenty of notice If anybody in town doesn t know about it now they re living under a rock Breen said adding council is getting too hung up on the process Let s get it done quick Eventually all sides agreed to a pubic meeting on Nov 22 at 7pm at the Eden Mills

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10308 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Township waives hall fees for graduation
    Kathy Lush representing the graduation committee made the request of council due to space constraints at the school She said the evening event on June 26 will include an awards ceremony and dance Mayor Chris White said he is in favour of the request which fits the township s policy for requests from non profit groups However he told Lush organizers need to ensure the hall is cleaned up after the event There was a problem with that in the past at a similar event the mayor noted Lush agreed to pass on the message October 14 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council rejects request to waive fees for event Council approves early sweeper purchase Landowner proposes Rockwood Tim Hortons Township to assume Rockwood subdivision after lengthy process Chapel roof close to 10 000 over budget Reichert county residents have deep connection to community Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall RFP process saves township over 80 000 on insurance Township school board agree to small land transfer Guelph Eramosa Township approves two appointments Councillor wants better signs for triathlons New truck insurance RFP approved in Guelph Eramosa Township gets perfect score in water inspections Guelph Eramosa opposes creation of two under sized farms Two sides clash on proposed upgrades at Eden Mills community hall Township waives hall fees for graduation The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10119 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Rainbow Chorus brings Broadway to Guelph stage
    produce and attend We want every Chorus concert to resonate with our audience Lesky said But this time we wanted something light and fun We think this selection of Broadway music does that This performance is under the direction of new musical co directors Brenda Schneider Martin and Heather Morris who have years of musical theatre experience Rainbow and Broadway takes place on Jan 28 at the Harcourt United Church 87 Dean Avenue in Guelph The show begins at 8pm Tickets are 15 for adults seniors and students 20 at the door and 5 for children under 12 Advance tickets are available at the Guelph Artisans Store Out on the Shelf Ground Floor Music OPUS II in Kitchener or by calling 519 829 2225 Purchase tickets online at rainbowchorus ca January 20 2012 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Rainbow Chorus brings Broadway to Guelph stage Arts council welcomes new executive director Police see high costs from pocket 9 1 1 calls Farm and Food Care opens for business Military history lectures at citys Civic Museum Animal tracking workshop to be held at Guelph Arboretum OFA President speaks to stand for green energy Auditions for Youth choir Concert band hosts celebration Living with Less free workshops start Jan 16 Paper Hammers helps Habitat for Humanity Grain Farmers of Ontario add elevators to SellSmart app Trillium grant to help adults with disabilities Area appeal raised

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10868 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Arts council welcomes new executive director
    the position was unanimous Poweska a professional arts administrator began her new role on Jan 3 She brings extensive arts leadership experience in fund development programming and community engagement most recently with the Mississauga Arts Council I m very excited and grateful to be given the opportunity to work as the new Executive Director of Guelph Arts Council said Poweska Guelph is a terrific community rich in heritage culture and the arts I m eager to work with the board and staff to create new opportunities for community participation while also supporting the pursuits of established artists and organizations For more information on the GAC visit www guelpharts ca January 20 2012 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Rainbow Chorus brings Broadway to Guelph stage Arts council welcomes new executive director Council rejects request to waive fees for event Council approves early sweeper purchase Police see high costs from pocket 9 1 1 calls Farm and Food Care opens for business Military history lectures at citys Civic Museum Board of healths elected officers Animal tracking workshop to be held at Guelph Arboretum OFA President speaks to stand for green energy Auditions for Youth choir Concert band hosts celebration Living with Less free workshops start Jan 16 Puslinch council concerned residents may foot bill to protect city water supply Township to assume Rockwood subdivision after lengthy process Chapel roof close to 10 000 over budget

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10867 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Police see high costs from pocket 9-1-1 calls
    to public safety answering points That affects its ability to respond to real emergencies The board and the chiefs association found that hundreds of unintentional and pocket dialed 9 1 1 calls are being received daily where no emergency exists For example The Toronto Police Service got 1 227 791 calls to 9 1 1 in 2011 One in five calls was not a valid emergency Pocket dials accounted for 107 748 or half of the false calls misdialed calls 116 770 accounted for the remainder York Regional Police had 97 886 unintentional 9 1 1 calls from wireless devices in 2011 accounting for 37 33 of all 9 1 1 calls received London Police Service received 6 622 pocket dials from August to November last year averaging 11 24 of total 9 1 1 calls and Peel Regional Police received 80 724 unintentional 9 1 1 calls from wireless devices between June 1 and Dec 31 last year accounting for 33 of the 9 1 1 calls received For every such call received a 9 1 1 emergency telecommunicator must determine if an emergency exists Police are concerned because every second counts when someone is waiting for an emergency communicator to pick up a 9 1 1 call and dispatch police emergency medical services or fire Turning off the phone when it is not in use and storing it safely is the recommendation from officials Pflug said I hope we reduce pocket calls and increase safety in Guelph Wellington January 20 2012 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10837 (2016-02-16)
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