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County hosts virtual Technical Study Information Sessions as part of the Municipal Comprehensive Review

Provincial Natural Heritage System and Agricultural System Mapping  Refinements, Watershed Management and Climate Change

​Midhurst/ October 12, 2021 – On October 18 and 19, the County of Simcoe is hosting the second round of Public Technical Study Information Sessions to support the Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) process.

In addition to examining growth management and the land needs assessment for the County, the MCR also includes a requirement to review provincial policies, plans and recommendations with respect to the following:

  • refinements to the provincial Natural Heritage System mapping
  • climate change
  • refinements to the provincial Agricultural System mapping
  • watershed management

Sessions take place as outlined below and will be hosted via Zoom, with each individual topic including identical presentations by the relevant technical consultant. Following each presentation, there will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions or make comments which will be recorded. 

For further details on all public information and technical study sessions held throughout October, or to review materials related to these sessions, visit the County's MCR project webpage.

EVENT:           Municipal Comprehensive Review - Technical Study Information Sessions

Where:           Virtual - details to be provided upon registration       

When:            October 18
                       10 to 11:30 a.m. - Natural Heritage System
                       1 to 2:30 p.m. - Watershed Management
                       3 to 4:30 p.m. - Climate Change
                       6:30 to 8 p.m. -  Agricultural System

                       October 19
                       10 to 11:30 a.m. - Agricultural System
                       1 to 2:30 p.m. - Climate Change
                       3 to 4:30 p.m. - Watershed Management​
                       6:30 to 8 p.m. -  Natural Heritage System

Register:        This is a FREE event, but registration is required. To register,
                       visit 
https://simcoemcr-oct18-19.eventbrite.ca and select the session that
                       best suits your schedule. Please register once per household, business or
​                       organization. 

The County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents, in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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CONTACTS

Jen Straw
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-790-5979 (mobile)
Jennifer.Straw@simcoe.ca 

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)
Collin.Matanowitsch@simcoe.ca