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Jennifer Golletz

Jennifer Golletz

Jennifer Golletz covers civic matters in The Blue Mountains and Grey Highlands under the Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada

Recent Work by Jennifer

TBM to waive penalties for late tax payments in early 2021

TBM to waive penalties for late tax payments in early 2021

If the bylaw passes, there will be no late fees for tax bills in April, May and June of 2021
TBM’s tax base benefits from area development

TBM’s tax base benefits from area development

Tax revenue from new development within the Blue Mountains has reduced the 2021 proposed tax levy from 5.2 per cent to 1.3 per cent
Camperdown area residents cry foul over estimated $50K cost for wastewater servicing

Camperdown area residents cry foul over estimated $50K cost for wastewater servicing

The Blue Mountains is in the preliminary stages of a plan to provide wastewater services to the waterfront community, which is currently using private septic systems
TBM swaps fundraising gala for virtual lottery event

TBM swaps fundraising gala for virtual lottery event

The Town of the Blue Mountains’ grants and donations committee will be launching a Chase the Ace virtual event in February to raise funds for local grant applications and the Meaford Hospital Foundation
TBM staff hope to continue outdoor activity options amid stay-at-home order

TBM staff hope to continue outdoor activity options amid stay-at-home order

Under the new provincial orders, town officials are hoping to be able to continue to groom the Georgian Trail for outdoor exercise purposes
Engineers recommend replacing full deck of Thornbury pier

Engineers recommend replacing full deck of Thornbury pier

The project is currently being reviewed by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Grey Highlands council eyes 4.4 per cent tax increase for 2021

Grey Highlands council eyes 4.4 per cent tax increase for 2021

That's down from the 14.8 per cent increase proposed in the first draft of the budget
Scenic Caves reopened, but officials 'struggling' to find balance

Scenic Caves reopened, but officials 'struggling' to find balance

'We will be one of the very few businesses that can be open to the public, and we're concerned about the volume of visitors we might see on-site and our ability to manage that volume safely,' said Scenic Caves' general manager
Scenic Caves reopened, but officials 'struggling' to find balance

Scenic Caves reopened, but officials 'struggling' to find balance

'We will be one of the very few businesses that can be open to the public, and we're concerned about the volume of visitors we might see on,' said official
No decision yet whether to reduce Highway 26 speed again this summer

No decision yet whether to reduce Highway 26 speed again this summer

Town staff are collaborating with the Ministry of Transportation and Grey County in an effort to find traffic solutions for Highway 26