For the second time in 2022, integrity commissioner Charles Harnick has found a Kawartha Lakes councillor in contravention of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act and the Code of Conduct for municipal officials.
Councillor Doug Elmslie will be giving up his council seat to run for the position of mayor in the October 2022 municipal election making this, so far, a two-person race of declared candidates.
Ontario ombudsman Paul Dube, has ruled that the Off-Road Vehicle Task Force of Kawartha Lakes violated the Municipal Act by holding parts of two meetings that should have been open to the public behind closed doors.
David Webb, a retired civil servant and member of the city’s waste management advisory committee, wants council to become leaders in waste reduction.
Councillor Ron Ashmore has been docked two weeks’ pay for multiple violations of the City of Kawartha Lakes Code of Conduct and Ethics for Members of Council and Local Boards.
By a 7-2 vote, Kawartha Lakes council approved increased pay to the incoming council from 2023-2026.
Lindsay’s brand new sidewalks didn’t hold up well after one winter. Photos: William McGinn.