County Council Business

New employees — development charges rising — old bridge a concern Article by Valerie MacDonald Northumberland County is adding a few new employees to its staff positions. Councillors passed a motion that will upgrade the part-time building superintendent’s position to a full-time one, plus by next year there be another full-time HVAC technician, full-time plumber […]

Northumberland County Council Interested in 2 Hospitals

Northumberland Hills Hospital and Campbellford Memorial Hospital By Valerie MacDonald A special Northumberland County Council meeting is being set up with Northumberland Hills Hospital and Campbellford Memorial Hospital representatives so councillors can be updated on the hospitals’ futures and finances. The resolution passed states that: “at that special meeting hospital staff provide their delegation/presentation, as […]

Bumps on the Road to Greater Transparency

(L-R)Gail Latchford, Brian Ostrander, Mandy Martin, Bob Sanderson, John Henderson, Bob Crate, Bill Crane: NorCtyImage New committee system takes the steam out of county council meetings Article by Valerie MacDonald Northumberland County councillors whizzed through the open portion of the February 17 council agenda in half an hour with only a short discussion on one […]