“Coffee with Council” Open House offers Engagement Opportunity

December 3, 2019
Council, Finance
Town Hall

Discover and discuss the major municipal initiatives underway in Collingwood

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, The Town of Collingwood will be hosting a “Coffee with Council” Open House event to have meaningful two-way discussions on some of the major initiatives that are underway in the municipality. The public is invited to join Council and Staff in informal conversation and information gathering from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Town Hall Council Chambers.

This Open House will feature booths and information on the following major municipal initiatives:

  • proposed 2020 Operating & Capital Budget
  • Strategic Plan Update
  • proposed Lobbyist Registry Program
  • Sunset Point Park Playground Designs
  • Collingwood Grain Terminals Process Options
  • Asset Sale Proceeds Update
  • Economic Development Action Plan Survey

Our accessible community empowers all to participate in discussions, engage in activities, obtain information, and provide feedback and opinion. Decisions made by Council will consider local beliefs and desires for the future of the Town’s finances, infrastructure, environment, and community services.

This Open House gives the public an opportunity to discuss the proposed 2020 Budget. The budget will first be presented at Strategic Initiatives Standing Committee Meetings on Thursday, December 5 and Monday, December 9. There will also be an opportunity for Public Commenting at these meetings after the budget overview presentations. The “Coffee with Council” Open House on Tuesday, December 10 allows the public to discuss the needs, challenges, and opportunities within our community.

“The Town of Collingwood is committed to working hard to be a progressive organization, supporting a healthy, strong, and vibrant community, and preparing for future growth, all while improving good governance, openness, accessibility, accountability, and transparency,” says Mayor Brian Saunderson, “Please join Council for coffee and conversations on our current major municipal initiatives on Tuesday, December 10.”