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  • Foodland Ontario Partnership
    with site identifiers to help guide visitors to the many event locations In April 2500 giant pumpkin seeds were sourced from giant pumpkin growers in Ontario and sent out to Espanola homeowners to launch the pumpkin planning planting of the festival Seeds and partnerships are growing our festival says Kennelly With over 50 audience growth in just one year the support of our partners Foodland Ontario The Ontario Arts Council

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/722-foodland-ontario-partnership (2016-02-13)
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  • Decision received on FOI Appeal
    Town s Freedom of Information Coordinator denied these requests under the frivolous and vexatious exemption under the Act The Information and Privacy Commissioner while agreeing with the Town that these requests are part of a pattern of conduct that interferes with the operations of the town as well that the appellant and her group s requests may result in harassment of the town s staff because of the manner in which the readers of the group s website respond to the information published by the group has determined that the requirements for the frivolous and vexatious claim were not met The Town maintains that providing this information is not the issue this issue is how this information is being selectively reproduced in an effort to manipulate town residents to believe that there is some wrongdoing by elected officials and town staff which simply is not true The adjudicator further states that If the appellant and her group want to benefit the town and its residents then they should disseminate and respond to the information they receive from the town in a fulsome manner that encourages an environment of transparency and accountability not in a selective manner that is distrustful and

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/720-freedom-of-information-appeal-decision (2016-02-13)
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  • Launch of Community Improvement Plan
    s new Community Improvement Plan CIP The CIP is a planning tool that establishes a framework for achieving community improvements to rehabilitate and revitalize priority areas The Community Improvement Plan provides municipal incentives to stimulate private sector investment to develop revive the downtown commercial core and highway six corridor The Plan will also serve to encourage multiple residential development to create more affordable and senior housing options Building and site improvement programs include grants to assist with façade signage accessibility architectural engineering design parking and landscaping Municipal fee reductions and tax increment grant programs are also available to encourage building and development The Community Improvement Plan affirms Council s commitment to revitalization and development says Mayor Lehoux Espanola is business ready we have no development fees and now with the addition of our Community Improvement Plan we can squarely say that we are committed to retaining improving and growing our business base Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis and accepted until the budget for the year is exhausted and then reactivated again the next budget year For information and applications find the INVEST HERE tab at www espanola ca For more information contact Cheryl Kennelly

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/713-launch-of-community-improvement-plan (2016-02-13)
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  • Council Term 2010-2014
    reassessment and decreased residential ratios provided for tax increases to be less than 1 for the last 2 years and tax increases of less than 2 during our 4 year mandate These increases have been much less than the annual cost of living index increases In order to minimize our residential taxes Council with the assistance of staff and unions reduced 1 2 million of expenses in 2013 and a further cut of 200 000 in 2014 Capital projects undertaken during 2010 2014 Water and Sewer upgrades to Tudhope Barber Station Gray Park Street East of Hwy 6 Centre St as well as Hunter Parchment Appleford and Church Equipment upgrades at Water Treatment Plant Industrial park expansion Mead culvert New library roof New roof at 91 Tudhope Street New shed at cemetery New LED lights at complex Replace boiler and condenser at complex Items budgeted for 2014 New operating software which will update the current 1980 s software Replace 1984 Rescue unit Working with MTO to address the Hwy 6 culvert will proceed with Al Secord Trail at the same time Replace loader with plow New Public Works vehicle which will replace the old Care Van Replace zamboni Address sewage

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/703-council-term-2010-2014 (2016-02-13)
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  • Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook Sudbury District
    to 30mm of rain on Monday As this weather system moves through our area the temperatures will drop and the rain will transition to snow and or freezing rain by Monday afternoon Monday overnight the temperatures will remain below freezing continuing into Tuesday with light snow Description of Current Conditions There is still a significant amount of snowpack with the local watersheds with approximately 50 cm of snow on the ground The ground is still frozen throughout most of the area and the precipitation is unable to be absorbed instead going directly into local rivers and streams Local watershed levels have been rising as the recent weather system has been melting this snow Expiry Date This message will expire on Wednesday April 16 2014 12 00 AM Terminology Notification Levels WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT FLOOD OUTLOOK gives early notice of the potential for flooding based on weather forecasts calling for heavy rain snow melt high winds or other conditions WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT WATER SAFETY indicates that high flows melting ice or other factors could be dangerous for such users as boaters anglers and swimmers but flooding is not expected FLOOD WATCH potential for flooding exists within specific watercourses and municipalities FLOOD

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/694-watershed-conditions (2016-02-13)
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  • Giant Hearts Donate Giant Seeds to Espanola
    possibility of purchasing his giant pumpkin seeds for Espanola homeowners to plant in preparation of the 3rd Annual Pumpkin Fibre Arts Festival Warner who s heart is as giant as his pumpkin seeds offered to donate his seeds to support our Pumpkin festival but he was short on the Town s order of 2500 Warner took it upon himself to contact his pumpkin growing peers who belong to the Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario and they began shipping Jeff seeds to make up the full order for the Town of Espanola These seeds are all from top notch growers around the province Much better seeds than you can buy from the store says Warner Growers are very generous when it comes to giving seeds that might help a new grower get started Hopefully a couple of your citizens might get the bug that we have and join the madness that we call pumpkin growing The Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario GVGO is a great club for someone to join that wants to learn a little more about growing these giants The giant pumpkin seeds will be mailed out to Espanola homeowners in the April newsletter for spring planting For information

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/685-giant-hearts-donate-giant-seeds-to-espanola (2016-02-13)
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  • Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Receives Funding
    This funding will be used to secure fibre masters to host workshops and give us some financial leverage to invest in more signage and marketing The 3rd Annual Pumpkin Fibre Arts Festival is slated for the 3rd weekend of October 2014 The OAC grant is a well earned boost to the festival says Cheryl Kennelly Community Economic Development Officer for the Town of Espanola With over 50 audience growth in

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/674-espanola-fibre-arts-festival-receives-funding (2016-02-13)
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  • Regional Swim Club
    and coaching support We feel that this is an opportunity for a win win win for parents kids and taxpayers alike stated Greg Gilbert who is amongst the volunteers participating in the drive himself having been involved in competitive swimming in his youth The biggest positive for parents is the encouragement of a regular active lifestyle while working within already busy schedules The afternoon time slot would allow children to head straight to swim practice after school and not interfere with other activities that usually take place in the evenings A club lets kids get to experience the thrill of regional swim meets which are often more about the excitement of an experience away from home than they are about the competition itself A Regional Swim Club would create opportunities for youth maximize the use of the pool and provide opportunities for the hosting of regional meets says Dianne Polden Manager of Leisure Services The Town supports the efforts of these volunteers as they test the area market to determine the level of interest and volunteer commitment necessary to launch a sustainable club Greg Gilbert will be on hand at the Complex during the January 13th Swim Registrations to garner

    Original URL path: http://www.espanola.ca/mediareleases/item/660-regional-swim-club (2016-02-13)
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