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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.​

​​2020
Mar 26 Special Meeting - Relief on property tax and water/wastewater bills - Plans for business support
​​Feb 18 - Downtown improvement grants - Regulating cannabis growing in the Marsh - Progress of housing developments
​Feb 4 - Gwillimburies victory - 2020 road closures - Bond Head HCD moving forward - Codes of Conduct for boards
Jan 21 - Cut to 2020 tax increase - Regulating heavy trucks through downtown - New condominiums, apartments coming
​(no Jan 7 meeting)


​2019​

Dec 17 - Budget approved - No objections to demo of fire-damaged heritage house - Changes could increase parking
Dec 3 - Charitable grants approved - Proposed Heritage Tax Rebate Program - Updated Animal Control By-law
​​Nov 19 - SWAR to be built in two phases - Two major industrial businesses get help to grow - New app would help residents report issues
Nov 5 - Amendments approved for cidery - Restoring name of Tec-We-Gwill W.I. Hall - Become a "Snow Angel"
Oct 15 - Input sought into building permit fees - Signals at Line 8 and Sideroad 10 - Designating Fisher's Corner School
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

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