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Fires and the urban area

One of the major topics of discussion that will be on the Town’s legislative docket this fall is going to be outdoor fires within the urban boundary.  Suffice it to say, there have been a lot of complaints received on … Continue reading

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OMB Decisions — they usually get it right

We have seen a number of OMB requests and decisions for our town over the past few years.  From my perspective, it is important for us to defend our Official Plan, our zoning by-laws, and frankly how we see our … Continue reading

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New Year New Council

First off, to all, wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year. Our new Town of Lincoln Council has already been meeting both to discuss the Future Focus document and budget for 2015.  Both of these items are of extreme … Continue reading

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Rob Foster’s Blog

For every complex and difficult problem, there is a solution that is simple, straightforward, and wrong. – H. L. Mencken The photo in the header above was taken in early November 2014 near Point Clark, Ontario (my family has a … Continue reading

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Hockey and our new arena in Beamsville

I have to admit, I kinda forgot how much I like hockey.  I refereed, coached and was a director of the Lincoln Minor Hockey Association for a lot of years, something I set aside with all the other commitments involved with … Continue reading

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Community Complex — it’s here :)

This morning, Council, staff, our MP Dean Allison and so many from the community got a chance to open the new arena and library complex in Beamsville. A little bit of work left — landscaping, some minor things within — … Continue reading

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Questions for this election

In today’s Globe and Mail, Tim Hudak proposes as a promise this election to cut 100,000 public sector jobs.  What an interesting promise that I think needs further review.  (See Hudak vows to cut 100,000 public sector jobs if Tories … Continue reading

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