A HIRA Briefing Note-August 4, 2019
Upcoming Council Meeting — This is a brief report to HIRA members and others on an upcoming Township of Frontenac Islands Council meeting to be held on Monday August 12, 2019 at the Howe Island Township Hall on Baseline Road at 6:30 pm.
Council has granted HIRA’s request for a delegation to speak to Council regarding the Howe Island Ferry Service.
HIRA’s delegation’s remarks will cover the County communications system, high water, trailer hitches and the effect they have on loading operations, maintenance periods, cameras at the ferry terminals and what, if any, progress has been made by Council with the MTO on a new drive system for the big ferry.
If you are concerned with the Ferry Service, please come to the meeting to demonstrate your concern and to support HIRA’s continuing efforts to seek action and improvements.
New HIRA Directors — HIRA is very pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of Directors of HIRA, of Sue Byrne and Jennifer Medves. Sue and Jennifer were welcomed to the Board at its recent meeting on August 1st. Board members are volunteers dedicated to carrying out HIRA’s mission, to build community by sharing information, promoting activities and fostering civic involvement, all with a view to the preservation and improvement of the Howe Island quality of life and quality of public services.
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