FoodCycler Pilot Fills Up Fast
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 01:30 PM
The response to Georgian Bluff’s FoodCycler Pilot Program has been overwhelming, with all 100 available spots filled before you can say “compost”!
The FoodCycler Pilot Program, launched on Monday, May 15, is a partnership between the Township of Georgian Bluffs and Food Cycle Science where 100 indoor composting units are offered to the community at a discounted rate. Participants then track their use over 12 weeks, and complete a survey to share their experience. After that, the FoodCycler is...
StreetScan Tour of Georgian Bluffs to Start Next Week
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 12:30 PM
Starting on Tuesday, May 23, StreetScan vehicles will be seen throughout Georgian Bluffs gathering data on the condition of the Township’s road network.
Georgian Bluffs has partnered with StreetScan, a Montreal-based company that specializes in street assessments, on this project. StreetScan uses both scooter-mounted and vehicle-mounted technology, including specialized sensors and cameras, to assess sidewalk and road conditions. This will determine the health of each stretch of our road network...
Join the FoodCycler Pilot Program – Help Reduce Organic Waste
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2023 01:30 PM
The Township of Georgian Bluffs is looking for residents to take part in an exciting pilot program to help divert food waste from landfill using FoodCycler indoor composting devices.
The Township has partnered with Food Cycle Science to offer this innovative indoor composting technology to 100 residents at a discounted rate, which will allow them to compost food waste quickly and easily in their own homes. The FoodCycler unit heats and grinds food waste into a dry, odourless, nutrient-dense...
Council Appoints Niall Lobley as Acting CAO
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023 01:30 PM
Council of the Township of Georgian Bluffs has appointed Director of Community Services Niall Lobley as Acting CAO as the search for a permanent Chief Administrative Officer continues.
“I would like to thank Mr. Lobley for taking on this leadership role during our period of transition to keep the business of the Township on track,” said Mayor Sue Carleton. “Council is committed to finding the right fit for this essential role as we move our community vision forward.”
Niall Lobley has been with...
Council Finalizes 2023 Budget, with a Focus on Infrastructure
Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 07:45 PM
The Township of Georgian Bluffs Council has finalized the 2023 Budget and Business Plan, with a projected investment of over $20 million in services and infrastructure through a strong focus on partnerships.
Notable projects in the coming year include Elm Street Reconstruction with South Bruce Peninsula, as well as park improvements at both Kilsyth and Sarawak Parks through grant partnerships. The Township is also planning to use funding available from Grey County to install an Electric Vehicle...