On April 30, 2018, Council voted five to two in favour of a rezoning that allows for a school in New Amherst. Councillors Forrest Rowden and Suzanne Seguin were the only Councillors who truly represented the public by voting against the rezoning.
Cobourg Taxpayers Association Director Bryan Lambert and President Lydia Smith engage in a lively discussion about the Back to Basics campaign urging Cobourg council and town staff to postpone a business incubator project until other items are dealt with first during Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM.
The Cobourg Taxpayers Association met with the Waterfront Consultants, thinc design, to provide input on some key points with regards to the waterfront. Highlights of the input:
- The need to distinguish between wants versus needs. We have asked that a clear needs/wants definition and designation be provided for each project.
In June, the Cobourg Taxpayers Association (CTA) applied to be a designated intervenor in the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) hearings with regards to Lakefront Utilities seeking approval for changes to the rates charged for electricity distribution, to be effective January 1, 2017.
Bryan Lambert and Rocky Varcoe, owner of the Park Theatre, were John Hill’s guests on Week in Review on 89.7 FM to discuss the latest proposal from the “Friends of the Park Theatre”.