News Releases

Posted On Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Town website redesign and “Learn with Ross” video each receives Gold dotCOMM Award
Saugeen Shores, ON; Two of Saugeen Shores’ communications initiatives have received Gold dotCOMM Awards. The Town’s website redesign won in the category of government website and the “Learn with Ross – Municipal Budget 101” video won in the category of government video.
dotCOMM Awards is an international competition honoring excellence in web...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Town of Saugeen Shores to lead Municipal Innovation Council as part of Nuclear Innovation Institute
SAUGEEN SHORES, ON – July 10, 2019 - The Town of Saugeen Shores and Nuclear Innovation Institute announced today a partnership to enhance municipal services through the creation of the Municipal Innovation Council (MIC).
The MIC will connect municipal governments across the region to engage in opportunities to leverage learning, explore public private-partnerships,...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) and the Town of Saugeen Shores have reached approval in principle to begin operation of NII in the community of Port Elgin.
NII will be leasing, from the municipality, a 6,000-square-foot facility at 620 Tomlinson Drive to establish iSPACE 620 as the innovation space/laboratory to launch NII’s operations. Both parties plan to execute the lease in July following NII’s first Board of Directors meeting and following final approval...

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Posted On Monday, June 24, 2019

Town staff and auditors from BDO presented 2018 financial information to Committee of Whole on Monday evening. The two financial reports which included the draft 2018 financial statements as well as information on reserve transfers and development charge spending show the Town in a positive year-end position.
“The audited statements and financial reports show increasingly positive numbers for the municipality,” says Mayor Charbonneau. “It shows the spending...

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Posted On Monday, June 24, 2019

Fanshawe would offer accelerated program from Southampton Fire Hall classroom
Town of Saugeen Shores Committee of Whole has recommended for Council’s approval that Town staff enter into a facility rental agreement with Fanshawe College. The agreement would give the College regular use of classroom space in the Southampton Fire Hall and waive the facility rental fee for the first year of operation.
Both the Town of Saugeen Shores and Fanshawe College are eager...

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