News Releases

Posted On Friday, November 08, 2019

Building milestone 2019 Community on track to a new milestone in value of building permits issued
Putting the Town on path to reaching a new record in construction value, Saugeen Shores has surpassed $100 million in construction value in 2019.
As of November 1, 2019, the Town has issued 329 building permits this year, with a total construction value of $100,657,613. By comparison, at the same point last year, the Town had issued 337 permits with a value of $75,649,737. The number of permits...

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Posted On Monday, October 28, 2019

Multi-use Community Complex site approved by Council
At tonight’s Council meeting, Saugeen Shores Council approved the Community Complex (The Plex) as the preferred site for the YMCA recreation facility.
Council also received the Business Plan for the membership-based YMCA facility and directed Town staff to develop a formal agreement with the YMCA, subject to YMCA Board approval. Council directed staff to continue building a funding application for the Investing...

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Posted On Monday, October 28, 2019

Survey to gather feedback on how the public would like to be involved and informed
The Town of Saugeen Shores is seeking feedback from the public on how residents, both permanent and seasonal, as well as visitors would like to be involved in the municipal budget process.
The eight-question survey should only take about five minutes to complete, and will give the Town a look into how to best inform and engage citizens on budget topics. An online survey is available for...

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Posted On Monday, October 28, 2019

Priority areas and costing for action items will now be further defined
Saugeen Shores Committee of Whole recommended that Council receive the Town’s Tourism Strategy at tonight’s meeting.
Mellor Murray Consulting, who brought the strategy in on time and on budget, presented highlights during tonight’s Committee of Whole meeting. The strategy continues to Council in two weeks, after which time the consultants will further define priority areas, performance...

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Posted On Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Thank you to everyone who voted and to the team of dedicated volunteers
Saugeen Shores is celebrating its big win in the Kraft Heinz Project Play contest, as the community takes home $250,000 to contribute to the development of Lamont Sports Park.
The Lamont Sports Park project will feature amenities for all ages in addition to sports fields, with discussions underway for new accessible trails and an accessible playground.
“It is a proud moment for Saugeen...

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