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Notice of Public Meeting: Cannabis Retail Stores

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Minto will hold a public meeting on the 8th day of January, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Harriston Community Centre in order to consider the allowance of Retail Cannabis Locations within the Town of Minto.

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2019 is officially here & our Town of Minto 2018-2022 Council is officially sworn in. Let's get to know them a bit better! JEAN ANDERSON - COUNCILLOR Councillor Anderson has been a resident of Minto for over 35 years, she and her husband David have raised their four sons in Minto, they currently enjoy country life on a small hobby farm just outside of Palmerston. Jean's Career in Healthcare has covered a broad spectrum, including acute care in local hospitals, long term care including owning and operating her own Home for the Aged, a management position for 10 years in our local hospitals and currently in Dialysis at the Palmerston hospital and Emergency Nursing at Groves Memorial Hospital in Fergus. She has been off work for the past three years as she battled cancer successfully, and a subsequent accident breaking her leg in two places, she is currently striving to return to her work as a Registered Nurse. Jean earned her post RN BScN in 2006, and currently holds the CNA certification in both Nephrology nursing and Emergency nursing. Jean is currently entering her second term as a municipal councillor and is the President of the Horticultural Society, her time off work has allowed her the time to become much more involved in the community, volunteering at the Norgan Theatre, she and David host a Community Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day providing home cooked meal and time of fellowship for members of the community. Jean has thoroughly enjoyed her work on council , and is looking forward to continuing to serve the community in her role as your municipal councillor as well as an active community resident.
2019 is officially here & our Town of Minto 2018-2022 Council is officially sworn in. Let's get to know them a bit better! GEORGE BRIDGE - MAYOR Minto's fifth, sixth and seventh Mayor, George Bridge is following in the footsteps of his father Milton, Harriston Reeve for 12 years and Wellington County Warden, as well as his Grandfather George who served on Palmerston Council for over 30 years with 15 years as Reeve. Born and raised in Minto, a Norwell District Secondary School graduate, George attended Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. After 30 years with TD Canada Trust, he retired as Branch Manager in Midland and moved back to Harriston. George has always been heavily involved in the community in which he lived and was the General Manager of the Barrie Agricultural Society and Event Centre for 3 years, Chair of the Elmira BIA, Master of the Masonic Lodge, President of the Hanover Rotary Club, and President of the Barrie Agricultural Society. He currently lives outside of Harriston with his wife Sue. His son Aaron lives in Harriston, and his daughter Amy and her husband Grant own Grant's Service Centre in Palmerston and have three children; Ella, Quinn and Evvy. His other daughter Carrie and husband Colin live in California with their twin children Piper and Emmett.
2019 is officially here & our Town of Minto 2018-2022 Council is officially sworn in. Let's get to know them a bit better! DAVID TURTON - DEPUTY MAYOR Dave Turton is entering this term as Deputy Mayor after completing his 4th term as a councillor of the Town of Minto. He has lived in Minto his entire life and was raised as the second youngest in a family of ten children. David and his wife Pam are very proud parents of three children, Brooks, Jessica, and Paige. They love to spend time with their kids and wonderful five grandchildren. Deputy Mayor Turton just celebrated his 30th year at Rothsay as Manager of Maintenance, Projects and Engineering, with dual tickets in the trades of Power Engineering and Millwright. Presently David is an Elder/Trustee with the Harriston United Church, a member of the Harriston Masonic Lodge, K-40 Club, and Harriston Curling Club. He is a Past member of the school council, Harriston Kinsmen Club, Palmerston Marlins and Minto minor hockey and ball. He looks forward in representing the people of Minto throughout the next term.
Good Morning, Minto! 👋 It sure doesn't look like December, but don't be fooled - Christmas is only 5 days away! Various stores downtown Harriston will be open until 7:00pm tonight for last minute shopping! 🎁. . . 📸: @mailboxcoffee
(See Profile for full image) Today marks a bittersweet end ahead of an exciting new beginning. Our CAO/Clerk Bill White and his wife Teri White hosted their 8th and final Texas-style Chili Lunch for Town staff, Council, dignitaries and members of the community for Bill's final day of work before his retirement. We are extremely grateful to have worked under Bill's leadership over the years and for all that he has contributed to Minto. His passion and dedication to the community is highly respected and we feel confident that in moving forward, the Town of Minto will continue to be innovative and community spirit driven, thanks to his leadership. All the best in Texas, Bill & Teri! #WhereYourFamilyBelongs
(See Profile for full image) Today marks a bittersweet end ahead of an exciting new beginning. Our CAO/Clerk Bill White and his wife Teri White hosted their 8th and final Texas-style Chili Lunch for Town staff, Council, dignitaries and members of the community for Bill's final day of work before his retirement. We are extremely grateful to have worked under Bill's leadership over the years and for all that he has contributed to Minto. His passion and dedication to the community is highly respected and we feel confident that in moving forward, the Town of Minto will continue to be innovative and community spirit driven, thanks to his leadership. All the best in Texas, Bill & Teri! #WhereYourFamilyBelongs
(See Profile for full image) Today marks a bittersweet end ahead of an exciting new beginning. Our CAO/Clerk Bill White and his wife Teri White hosted their 8th and final Texas-style Chili Lunch for Town staff, Council, dignitaries and members of the community for Bill's final day of work before his retirement. We are extremely grateful to have worked under Bill's leadership over the years and for all that he has contributed to Minto. His passion and dedication to the community is highly respected and we feel confident that in moving forward, the Town of Minto will continue to be innovative and community spirit driven, thanks to his leadership. All the best in Texas, Bill & Teri! #WhereYourFamilyBelongs
Congratulations to our Town of Minto 2018-2022 Council! We are looking forward to working with a group who are passionate about our community! Mayor: George A. Bridge Deputy Mayor: David Turton Councillors: Jean Anderson, Judy Dirksen, Ron B. Elliott, Geoff Gunson and Mark Mackenzie. We also bid a bittersweet farewell to Town of Minto CAO and Leader, Bill White on December 14th, 2018. He shared that "... my hope is for Minto to be a model for many and a leader for most" and we couldn't agree more!
It's hard to believe that we are already nearing the end of November! ❄️ What has been your favourite holiday event in Minto so far? What events are you most looking forward to? . #MintoPhoto #WhereYourFamilyBelongs #WhereYourBusinessBelongs #holidayseason