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Town budget to be discussed at public meeting January 8 2012

by Shaun McLaughlin The 2013 Town budget is close to being finalized. There will be a public meeting on January 8 at 6 PM in...

Be proactive or lose voice on rail line use

by Shaun McLaughlin Since Canadian Pacific tore up its tracks through most of Mississippi Mills this past summer, several people have complained to me about...

MM council votes on the long term financial plan

On August 26, I talked about the proposed Long Term Financial Plan (LRFP) for Miss Mills. Last night, Council made it official. When it came...

Mississippi Mills staff raises for 2013

  by Shaun McLaughlin first published at Shaun on Council http://www.shaunoncouncil.ca/2012/08/staff-raises-for-2013.html The EMC made the following statement in mid-August: “...Mississippi Mills council boosted the pay of non-unionized employees...

Taking the high view

by Shaun McLaughlin On August 22, I had the great pleasure to fly over Mississippi Mills in the Husky float plane owned and piloted by...

Hydro revenue sharing: The long and winding road

by Shaun McLaughlin   They say the journey is often more interesting than the destination. In my post June 27, I reported on the 13-month process to...

Lessons from afar – Public Trails 2

by Shaun McLaughlan This July, Amélia and I journeyed through Quebec to New Brunswick with our Almonte friends Mike Caughey and Sue Hamilton in their...

Tiffany MacLaren is the new Community Economic and Cultural Programmer

by Shaun McLaughlan Today Council approved the new hire for the Community Economic and Cultural Programmer, Tiffany MacLaren. 108 people applied for the job. Staff whittled...

Hydro revenue sharing: now a reality

by Shaun McLaughlin first published in the Shaun on Council blog After 18 months on Council, I finally achieved a significant policy success, thanks to...

Recycling organic garbage

Hello all, I need some input. There is a proposal before Council to begin picking up and recycling organic garbage separately. These include food-related garbage and...

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