In the news… A look at what is being reported in Peterborough and Area. Edition 3

Controversial Market likely to get one more year of craziness

Article written by Joelle Kovach, Peterborough Examiner
  • Year extension likely to current agreement
  • City will be launching a public consultation to find out what kind of farmers market people want. Questions like does in matter if the product is locally grown or not.
  • An open bidding process will happen to invite any prospective operators for the following 5 years
  • Cindy Hope remains president of the current Farmers market

NorthCrest Temporarily Closed

  • A water main break at the arena Sunday closed the arena
  • Emergency repairs are continuing but it is unknown when the facility will reopen

Crowley's next match expected on foreign soil

Article written by Mike Davies, Peterborough Examiner
  • Next two or three bouts will be on the road.
  • Crowley does not expect to fight in Peterborough until the end of 2019 or early 2020 with PMC not being available because of floor repairs
  • Currently Crowley is ranked 14th in the IBF intercontinental rankings
  • Crowley wants to bring boxing alive in Canada. His goal is having ShoBox and Showtime in Peterborough for his next hometown fight
  • Crowley's manager says Cody is on his way up. He is not there yet. Once everything clicks it will be a Beautiful Thing

February 12/2019 Walk and Talk

Written By Brad Sinclair

Looks like Selwyn council will have a very interesting meeting tonight.  There is Three parts of the meeting that I am going to watch closely.

First is Guy Hanchet. Guy is coming before Council to ask about the progress on the implementation of the Selwyn climate change action plan. Since I have not seen any information on the proposed plan it intrigues me to know that Selwyn has developed a plan. This plan has not been rolled out to the public as far as I know. Stay tuned

The second interesting deputation is from Jo Hayward Haines. Jo is sending out a rally cry for trees as she calls it. Her recommendation to council is to develop a Tree Conservation Bylaw using Peterborough bylaw 70-120 as an example. According to Jo’s note to council her neighbor removed 12 trees from his property which she felt was devastating. Jo wants to see legislation to protect trees from irresponsible removal from developers and property owners. Her presentation as she says is not just a request for legislation, but it’s also an opportunity for all of us to learn what our shared responsibilities are as we face together the consequences of our often unconscious treatment in the past of the earth we live on.

The third interesting topic is a department review brought forward by Mayor Andy Mitchell. The department he would like to review with objectives and desired outcomes is the planning and building department. This review would be done by a steering committee. The desired outcome is to establish a culture of superior customer service, increase housing inventory and increased economic activity and job creation to name a few objectives.

We will chat later and discuss the outcomes of these and other discussions.

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