Position on Waterfront Issues
advocates the following policies for our Lake Erie waterfront.
What is your position on these issues?
Encroachment Policy: All fences,yardworks,excavations and other soft
encroachments on public waterfront parkland should be removed. The
Town could offer encroachment agreements for houses, garages and shoreline
See our home page for the list of supporting
candidates. Almost all agree.
Completion of the Town’s current Road Allowance Improvement
project with adequate funding during your term.
Unanimous agreement among the 90% of candidates who responded. A few
cautionary notes based on “if the budget permits”.
Public Waterfront policy. (a) Return position of Public Waterfront
Officer. (to an existing staff person). (b) Establish citizen/staff/council
standing committee on Public Waterfront Improvement.
All agree that some approach should be made to increase profile of
Adding the Town’s endorsement to MPP Kim Craitor’s legislative
bill asking for Right of Passage (walking rights) on all of our Great
Lakes shoreline. Circulate the endorsement throughout Ontario’s
a few with reservations based on need to examine the wording of the
Join with MPP Kim Craitor, MP Rob Nickolson and other
appropriate agencies to produce a funding plan that will restore Point
Abino Lighthouse and improve shoreline access to this National Historic
agree, a few with cautionary notes, and one opposed.
Project of the Ontario Shorewalk Association. Garry Skerrett, President.
If you wish to participate please fill
out the form and return to me.
Shorewalk Association Canada
Ridgeway, ON L0S 1N0