* The County is cutting Council and a Ward

January 27, 2016

After years of discussion, debate and public consultations Prince Edward County is downsizing the size of council and ward boundaries as the possibility of an Ontario Municipal Board hearing looms.

In a recorded vote 10 to 6, Tuesday night, council voted in favour of cutting council from 16 members to 13 councillors plus a mayor at large and reduce its current 10 wards to nine. Notable changes include Bloomfield merging with Hallowell with the reduction of two councillors from three, plus Sophiasburgh will be minimized to one councillor from two.

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* County trailer park expansion paused

January 27, 2016

*Jan. 27 – County trailer park expansion paused…

Plans to expand a trailer park south of Consecon in Prince Edward County are on hold until the municipality has time to investigate resident’s concerns.
Last night council heard from Bay Meadows Park residents who take issue with plans to add 23 trailer sites to the already 153 lot park.