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Town of BWG Council Highlights-in-brief

Key decisions from the April 2, 2019 Council meeting
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The highlights-in-brief provide a glimpse at the decisions made by Town of BWG Council at their most recent meeting. A more detailed version is postedwithin 48 hours of the meeting on the Town website at www.townofbwg.com/highlights.

  • Council voted to allow two developers to begin underground works and base road construction on new residential subdivisions. Cachet Estate Homes (Bradford) Inc. plans to build 83 townhomes in the area of Line 6 and Simcoe Rd., and Bond Head North plans to build 340 homes on the north side of Bond Head.
  • A Town of BWG by-law will be enacted to restrict locations where smoking of tobacco and cannabis as well as vaping and e-cigarettes are permitted, including banning smoking on all municipally owned property including parks. Once a final by-law is approved, the Town will undertake a public education campaign.
  • The Committee of the Whole voted unanimously in favour of advising the Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing that the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury wishes to pursue separated city status. The Town of BWG is hosting a Public Town Hall meeting to discuss the issue on Monday, April 15 starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Zima Room of the BWG Public Library. All are encouraged to attend. There are also several opportunities for residents of BWG to share their views with the Province of Ontario. Visit www.ontario.ca/regionalgovernment to find out how.
  • Pending Council ratification at their next meeting, a Zoning By-law Amendment Application was approved that will allow Lormel Developments to build 24 single-detached homes on the east and west sides of the undeveloped portion of Chelsea Crescent north of the intersection of McKenzie Way and Noble Drive.
  • The Committee voted to pass a Temporary Use Zoning By-law for a period of 20 years to permit a garden suite as a second dwelling on the property at 4136 Line 8.




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