What price do the towns think is fair, to turn a blind eye, to the suffering of their rural residents?
By Jennifer Vo, Sachem
Haldimand County council promises improvements to rural areas in the next few years, as council members begin to firm up the list of projects that could benefit from the Community Vibrancy Fund.
During the month of September, the councillors from wards 1, 2, 4 and 5 are working to compile a wish list of the items that they say their residents hoped would get addressed using the money collected from the Community Vibrancy Fund.
“We’re getting the lion’s share of it,” said Councillor Fred Morison, whose ward is slated to get about $13.5 million of the vibrancy fund. He said he’s currently in the process of establishing meetings with stakeholders to determine a list of possible projects that could benefit from the funds.
“Certainly, gravel road conversion is high on everyone’s list, which is certainly worthwhile. There’s things going on down at the Lions Hall in…
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