In all, councillors from the county expensed just more than $16,230 in costs during the recent Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference, which took place at Toronto s Sheraton Centre Jan. 29 to 31.
Minden Hills council cost just more than $162,000 to operate for 2016.
Councillors for the township received a report on their remuneration for last year at this month s committee-of-the-whole meeting.
Ontario s Progressive Conservative party has long been callling on the Liberal government to decrease the price of electricity in the province and while the government has announced it will cut residential Hydro One bills by 25 per cent, the Opposition sa
A number of Ontario Progressive Conservative MPPs including Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott have endorsed Durham MP Erin O Toole in his bid for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Minden Hills council will grant a request from the Trillium Lakelands District School Board for the Minden Hills Community Centre to be used as an emergency evacuation centre for students of Archie Stouffer Elementary School should an emergency arise.
Haliburton County will be applying to the Ministry of Transportation for funding to extend the community transportation project, being conducted by local transportation advocacy group Rural Transportation Options (RTO).
Xplornet would like to use the Dorset lookout tower property as an operations site, either by installing equipment on the property or attaching antannae to the tower owned by Algonquin Highlands township.