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Council Highlights provide a brief overview of noteworthy decisions and presentations made at Town of BWG Council meetings. Detailed agendas and minutes can be accessed from the link at right. Meetings take place the first and third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted.​

​2017

​August 22 - Town to receive $1.8M grant for stormwater management - Roadwork surplus directed to improving Line 13
August 1 - New homes coming to Bond Head - Commitment to accessibility - Holland Marsh hosts phosphorous contest
​July 11 (special meeting) - Employment Lands open for business - Regulating oversized vehicle parking
​June 20 - New bus purchase - Metrolinx changes affecting BWG - Rehabilitation of roads in SW 'old' Bradford
June 6 - Progress towards SEAR - Fixing access to Helping Hand Food Bank - COW approves review of upper-tier services
May 16 - Tax levy increases 4.12% - Coulson's Hill Presbyterian to be heritage designated - Home-based business zoning
​May 2 - Auld Kirk replastering lets the public inside - Facelift, new business at 72/74 Holland St E
April 18 - Reviewing relationship with Simcoe County - Economic Development achievements - LED energy savings
April 4 - Employment Lands development - Urban road rehabilitation - Internet and telephone voting
​March 21 - OPAs now in place - Melbourne Dr subdivision draft approval - ATMs go into some Town buildings
​March 7 - New supermarket coming to Bradford - Seniors Housing CIP meets goal - Building permits up
February 21 - New retirement home - Drinking water still excellent - New funding for playground replacement
​February 7 - Business Plan approved - No change to election model - Road closure list - CoW reviews OP amendments
​January 24 - Carrot Fest expands to Friday - User fees adopted - No renewal of banking contract
​January 10 - Development set to start in Highway 400 employment lands - Battling homelessness in Simcoe County

​2016   

​December 20 - Police budget approved - Medreleaf receives CIP grant - New road to be named Marshview
Decem​b​er 6 - 2017 budget approved - Leisure master plan - Better internet for rural areas - Naming a new road​
November 15 - Westbrook Trail construction - Celebrating National Access Awareness Week - New revenue-generating ideas
November 1 - More downtown improvements - New traffic recommendation
​​October 18​ - No Sunday gun hunting - Support for NVCA membership reduction
October 4 - New Downtown Improvement Grants made - Stormwater management plans - More ideas for Canada's 150th
​September 20 - Grant made for seniors housing facility - 108 Moore St to be heritage designated - new sand/salt dome - new fire education truck
September 6 - Official Plan Review underway - New traffic signals - Boulevard tree replacement resumes
August 23 - Pushing for 400-404 Link - Crossing guard changes - Assisting industrial class businesses
August 2 - Seniors development application received - Building activitiy on the upswing - Multiple construction tenders awarded
​July - Council break
​Jun​e 21 - Affordable housing proposal - Applying for EDO funding
June 7 - Ontario Senior of the Year - Fire & Emergency Annual Report - Two years of Taxi-to-GO
​May 17 - Special events to go ahead - Canadian Tire expansion approved - Library strategic plan
May 3 - Council opposes closing Canal Rd ramps - Hwy 400 pumping station - Westbrook Parkette construction begins
​April 19 - Seniors Housing CIP - Medical marihuana producers interested in BWG - Tenders awarded for SEAR, Henderson Park, traffic signals - Funding received for trail expansion
​April 5 - Taxi-to-Go continues - Run or Walk for Southlake - Walk 'n' Wheel Wednesday
March 15​ - Changes coming to Community Improvment Plans - No changes to gun regs in Simcoe County Forests - Water gets another perfect score
March 1 - BWG and Innisfil work together to meet water needs - Investment results - Incentives for seniors housing
​February 16 - Tender awarded for Hwy 400 / Line 5 interchange - Septic inspection program
​February 2 - Economic Development committee appointments - Victory in Battle of the Gwillimburys - GO Train whistles
January 19 - Winter parking restrictions reduced - Revised CIPs - Simcoe Rd urbanization gets underway