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Special Council Meeting

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (Economic Development Strategy Presentation)  

Official Plan Review and Zoning By-law Update

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Paid Parking...

what you need to know.  Go to News, then Hot Off the Press.

Where do I buy a Fire Permit?

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Landfill Site Hours

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Draft Environmental Hazard Maps!

...are now available.  Go to News, then OP Update and new Zoning By-law.   

Lifetime Dog Tags now for sale

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Curbside Waste and Recyling Collection

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Just Offered...

3.1 acre building lots on Lindsay Road 40.  Go to News then select Public Notices and scroll down.

Waterfront Lots For Sale

...at Greenough Harbour.  Go to News, then Public Notices for details. 

Planning Services in NBP

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Planning to book the Lion's Head Rotary Hall?

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Calendar

Yard Sale Trail 24JUN17

Tobermory Farmers Market 2JUL17

THSA Annual Yard Sale 8JUL17

THSA Annual Yard Sale 8JUL17

St. Edmunds PS Year End Barbecue 22JUN17

Lion's Head & District Canada Day Parade 1JUL17

Bruce County Country Fest 15JUL17

Special Council Meeting 12JUN17

Special Council Meeting 26JUN17

Lioness Golf Tournament 3JUN17

Chi-Cheemaun Festival Car Show 17JUN17

Taste of the East Coast 10JUN17

St. Edmunds Property Owners Inc. Annual Spring Meeting 3JUN17

10th Annual Seniors' Fair 7JUN17

Grey Bruce Gutsy Walk 4JUN17

Economic Development Committee

Waste Diversion Group

Recognition Day

DARK SKY

Click here to view Council's August 23, 2004 resolution.

To view additional dark sky information, please click on the links below:

www.bpba.ca

Dark skies is a term popularized in the past decades to refer to a lack of light pollution in our night sky. 

Large urban centres especially are characterized by large amounts of unshielded and wasted lighting which makes what we used to call a "clear night sky" a feature of the past.  Many studies tell us now that light pollution is responsible for negative human health, behavioural changes in flora and fauna, wasted energy and the immeasurable loss of the inherent cultural value of the clear night skies. 

We are very fortunate that our Municipality enjoys some of the darkest skies in southern Ontario which is an important asset to both preserve and share.  The Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association is partnering with the Bruce Peninsula Environment Group on a range of comprehensive initiatives to ensure that our dark skies will not only be preserved, but, leveraged for sustainable economic advantage. 


Dark Sky Friendly Actions You Can Take brochure

Bruce Peninsula Light Pollution Map

 

 

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