Yvonne in the News
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Protect our Town’s future
Short-term rentals are illegal
A business accelerator in Collingwood is great for our Town
Calling out a proposal to lend money to local businesses as beyond the Town’s legal authority
Calling for rules for infill development
Safer streets initiatives
Housing for those who work in Collingwood
It starts with a master plan and a dedicated housing specialist on staff and continuing the work of the Affordable Housing Task Force as needed.
A merit-based system to score new developments for water supply will award many points to housing that is affordable.
An enduring legacy for this Council will include progress on building housing that is affordable to those who work here.
A major learning experience while governing during the pandemic has been to realize that those who are the most important to keeping our community and local economy running needed our help – including help finding housing.
We need housing for people earning $36,000 to $51,000.
Various development issues
Not in favour of one-off favour to delay payment of development charges
Continues to ask for staff to deal with infill problems
Contaminated land does not belong in a residential subdivision
Advocating for day care
Advocating for diversity and equity
Imagine Collingwood – how to be the greenest community in Canada
More family doctors for Collingwood
Hamlin makes presentation at UN Summit in Collingwood
Seeking updates on financial impacts from pandemic measures
A gift of $500,000 worth of trees to the Town
Decorum and integrity at the Council table
Starbucks on First Street …continues to be a problem
Promoting efficiency and effectiveness across the region
Ensuring transparency in procurement process doesn’t involve politicians
Common sense needs to apply when there are no rules
Need to watch our Heritage properties like the Annex carefully
The Downtown Business Improvement Area comprised of volunteers from local businesses should engage with Council and the community before embarking on major changes to the street by building an arch over Hurontario.
Difficult decision to impose a moratorium on development, but few alternative choices available.
If a redevelopment is to occur, stabilization will be required before a proponent gets to the building stage.
Support for redevelopment of our hospital.