County News

Posted Tuesday, 11 June, 2024

Peterborough, ON — The Peterborough County Planning and GIS departments are thrilled to announce the launch of an innovative new tool designed to bring transparency and accessibility to local development: the Planning Application Dashboard. This cutting-edge dashboard leverages existing data on Planning Act Applications to offer a dynamic, user-friendly visual representation of development activities throughout Peterborough County. Whether you're a resident curious...
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Posted Wednesday, 05 June, 2024

At today’s Council meeting, Peterborough County CAO Sheridan Graham, presented the report titled "County Regional Economic Development & Tourism Plan" to provide information to Council, as recommended by the Economic Development Transition Committee as to the status of the dissolution of Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED). This report requested Council's direction to implement the recommendations of Peterborough County's Economic Development...
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Posted Wednesday, 05 June, 2024

thumbnail_Infrastructure Policy Paper June 5, 2024 – Eastern Ontario – The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC), under its strategic priority of infrastructure, has released the 2024 Municipal Infrastructure Policy Paper. This paper covers key infrastructure data and recommendations from across the region. The information will support Eastern Ontario’s municipal policy and program advocacy, applications for government funding, and future partnerships around infrastructure that will...
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Posted Monday, 03 June, 2024

Following the release of the official statement from the Board of Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) this morning, Peterborough County would like to reiterate, as part of our ongoing commitment to support services for businesses, residents, and visitors within Peterborough County, that we are undertaking a strategic transition of Economic Development and Tourism services from a regional platform to inhouse operations. The decision to transition these...
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Posted Wednesday, 29 May, 2024

Picture1 May 29, 2024 – Eastern Ontario – The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) has released its 2024-2027 Strategic Plan . Through collaboration and consolidated feedback among representatives of its member municipalities, the EOWC identifies three strategic priorities that will guide its decision-making and advocacy focus for the next three years:
Infrastructure investment
Housing for all
Health care access
“Reliable infrastructure...

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