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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.​

​2019​

Oct 1 - Stormwater pond signs educate, warn public - Improving snow removal ops - Paying for Simcoe Bridge sidewalk
Sep 17 - Allocating the federal gas tax top-up - Fall Curbside Treasure Hunt Days - "Please Slow Down" campaign
Sep 3 - Septic maintenance program reboots - Variance allows electronic sign - Baseball diamond expansion
​(August 20 meeting cancelled due to AMO Conference)
​Aug 6 - Designating Gummerson House - Strategic land sale, purchases - Increasing urban forestry
​(Council in recess in July)
Jun 18 - Micro-cultivation on hold - Funds for roads, parking lot - Heritage designation decisions
Jun 4 - Pedestrian crossing to be signalized - Reviewing building permit fees - Zoning amendment for Bradford Barn
​May 21 - Library use continues to grow - BWG Transit applies for grant - Response to Bill 108
​May 7 - More progress towards Bradford hotel - AC units to be removed from Zoning By-law - Cannabis micro-cultivation
​​Apr 16 - Investigation into separated city proceeds - Job, business growth - Community Safety & Well-being Plan
​​Apr 2 - Council considers separated city status - ​No smoking on municipal property - New subdivisions coming
​Mar 19 - Bond Head HCD study moves to Phase 2 - Water gets 100% score again - Resolution for autism funding
​​Mar 5 - Building permits down in 2018 - Preserving heritage of Earl Rowe House - How to name parks & properties
​Feb 19 - Communit​y grants announced - Reducing spring load limits - 2018 event road closures
Feb 5​ - $279K in gas tax funding to support transit - Reducing burden on residents from non-paying insurers - New Holland Court "flex route" - Santa Claus Parade stays on third Saturday of November
​​Jan 22 - Advisory committees selected - Payment terms set for SAFHT - Two statutory Public Meetings
​​Jan 8​ - BWG opts in to retail cannabis stores - Committee members named - Funds approved to replace plow

​2018

​​(remaining 2018 meetings cancelled due to municipal election)
​​Oct 2 - Toys for Tickets - Downtown improvements - Cultural plan - More GO Station parking needed
Sep 18​ - Positive business and employment trends - Town recognizes local artists - Improving accessibility
​​Sep 4 - BWG Transit to expand hours, routes - Preparing for legalized cannabis
​(August 21 meeting cancelled due to AMO Conference)
Aug 7​ - Park to be named for Ron Simpson - New vision for 125 Simcoe Rd - Hoping for a hotel in BWG
​(Council in recess in July)
Jun 19 - New fire hall, operational facilities to be built - Report on BWG/Simcoe County relationship - CIP grants
Jun 5 - New transit benches - New Artesian Ind'l Park signage - Amendments coming to permit home-base occupations
​​May 15 - Financial updates: reserves, investments, debentures
May 1 - Seeking provincial support​ for 400-404 Link - New subdivision developments make progress - Budget schedule
Apr 17 - New, extended transit agreements - Improving accessibility - Town facilities for growing community 
​​Apr 3 - Economic Development Marketing Strategy unveiled - Sign by-law tweaked before municipal election
​​Mar 20 - Town, developer save old Bond Head home - Finding a GO train layover site - Responsible aggregates
Mar 6 - Non-residential building on the rise - Addressing parking violations - Street names for Bond Head sudivision
​​Feb 20​ - Town water quality continues to be excellent - Positive momentum for employment, business
​​Feb 6 - Budget and Business Plan final - New parking ticket software - 2018 road closures
Jan 23​ - Election update - Keeping the Province aware of traffic concerns - Transit security camera policy
Jan 9​​ - BWG supports new inter-county transit service - No increase in levies for Holland Marsh Board