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Not competing

Posted: April 29, 2016 at 9:01 am   /   Shire Hall

Council keeps discount on development charges A discount of development charges will remain in place until March 2018 or until Shire Hall conducts a full study of these rates and their impact. In the meantime, there will be an intense examination and consideration of residential building in Prince Edward County. Is it good? Is it bad? […]

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Big picture

Posted: April 28, 2016 at 10:30 am   /   Shire Hall

Official plan re-write enters final stretch What is Prince Edward County? What has it been? What will it become? It is likely these questions will elicit as varied answers as the number of respondents. It is the function of the Official Plan (OP) to attempt to put the history, achievements, unique characteristics, goals and aspirations into […]

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Sign police

Posted: April 22, 2016 at 9:06 am   /   Shire Hall

Small business tangles with small government over colours A Picton shop owner has become entangled in the town’s heritage district rules. She was joined in the web last week by a committee of council split between making an exception for—or an example of—a popular small business. The shop, with its signature yellow and blue awning meant […]

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Which way from here?

Posted: April 22, 2016 at 8:59 am   /   Shire Hall

Much is riding on the outcome of two committees set to begin work Over the next few weeks, folks will gather to consider key structural changes to the municipality of Prince Edward County. The decisions two groups of residents, representatives and municipal staff reach, subject to approval and alteration by council, will largely define who can […]

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