Mayor Rick Bonnette Monthly Column
Mayor's Column March 20172017-03-15 12:22:002017-03-15 12:22:00Mayor Rick Bonnette's Monthly Column
Please join me on Sunday March 19 from 2:15 – 3:45 for a free Family public skate at Mold-Masters SportsPlex on the Fernbrook Homes pad.
Thank you to everyone who participated in with the Mayor's Big Brother, Big Sister bowling tournament. With your help, we raised over $13,000. The big winners are our little brothers and sisters in our community.
On Monday January 16th the Town of Halton Hills held its inaugural Green Development Leadership Awards Celebration. The Green Development Leadership Awards were established to recognize and celebrate developments that comply with or exceed the minimum point requirements of the Town's Green Development Standards.
The Green Development Standards, which came into force in June of 2014, are a highly flexible set of point-based criteria that materialize in more sustainable, high-performance and efficient development – benefiting the development/building industry as well as building owners/occupants. The Town's Standards are designed to maximize the positive attributes while minimizing potentially negative impacts of development.
"The Green Development Standards are an important tool which Halton Hills uses to incorporate sustainability in our new residential, commercial and industrial developments and enhance quality of life," said Halton Hills Mayor Rick Bonnette. "The Green Development Leadership Awards enable us to recognize leading developers who build to the higher standard desired by the Town".
Award of Achievement:
• Meadows in the Glen by Intracorp Projects
• River Rock Ridge by Remington Homes
• The Chateaus by Fernbrook Homes
Award of Excellence:
• The Enclaves of Upper Canada by Menkes Developments
• The Toronto Premium Outlet storm water management facility by SmartREIT and Simon Properties
• Georgetown Sterling by Country Homes
Recently I viewed all the amateur and professional photographs at the Cultural Centre participating in the 2017 'Photo Art' competition. This event promotes 'excellence in the art of photography' within Halton Hills and is on display until April 2. Well done to all!
Did you know that as of March 1, 2017 all swimming passes now include recreational skating? If you purchase a recreational swimming pass you'll receive free admission to skating!
Congratulations to the Georgetown Lions Club Citizen(s) of the Year, Dave and Dale Cox. The annual award recognizes the contributions of volunteers to our community.
Congratulations to Sheila Campbell, Hockey Heritage's 2017 winner
Congratulations to: Elevated Health & Wellness on their recent grand opening in Georgetown.
Keeping it real! I can be reached at 905-873-2601, ext. 2342 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or read my blog at www.rickbonnette.blogspot.com. You can also follow me on twitter at: @RickBonnette1
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