Kawartha Lakes’ newly sworn-in council came together at only their second official meeting to unanimously show their concern and frustration with Bill 23.
Few proposed pieces of provincial legislation have rallied opposition forces faster as the More Homes Built Faster Act, better known as Bill 23.
Recovering from the pandemic, the municipality is in the process of consolidating its resources to improve services.
The swearing in of a new council is like no other event for someone like myself who covers the nitty-gritty of municipal government.
The 2022 Kawartha Lakes municipal election featured the election of four novice councillors and the return of one former councillor after eight years in the political wilderness.
Ward Eight councillor Tracy Richardson was acclaimed to the position of deputy-mayor by council at their first meeting.
With all the pomp and circumstance that Kawartha Lakes could muster, the 2022-2026 city council was sworn in to begin serious council budget deliberations later this month.