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The Township is dedicated to achieving accessible customer service, with employees frequently undergoing training on legislation and overcoming accessibility barriers.
Ontario’s Building Together Guide, in conjunction with the Infrastructure for Jobs & Prosperity Act and Ontario Regulation 588/17, prescribes asset management planning and reporting requirements for municipalities. Under the new legislation, municipalities are required to prepare an updated Asset Management Plan governing all assets on or before July 1, 2024, with several interim steps required as well. At the regular meeting of Council on February 16, 2022, Council adopted the updated Asset Management Plan for the Township of Perry.
The Township of Perry recognizes the many benefits that are provided by the various groups, organizations, volunteers, and events within the Township. The Township of Perry is committed to treating all requests for contributions in a consistent, fair, and equitable manner subject to local needs, priorities, and Council’s approved budget. For more information, please review the policy below, or contact the Municipal Office at 705-636-5941.
Effective January 1, 2019, the Green Energy Act, 2009, and its regulations were repealed. Ontario Regulation 507/18 ‘Broader Public Sector: Energy Reporting and Conservation Demand Management Plans’ was instituted to replace Ontario Regulation 397/11 ‘Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans’. No changes were made to the regulation when it was replaced.
Ontario Regulation 507/18 requires that a summary of every public agency’s annual energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions be posted on their website, including a list of the energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for the year, with respect to each of the public agency’s operations that is conducted in buildings or facilities the public agency owns or leases. To view these reports for the Township of Perry, please click on the report of interest listed below:
- 2022 Report- 2020 Energy Consumption Data
- 2021 Report- 2019 Energy Consumption Data
- 2020 Report- 2018 Energy Consumption Data
- 2019 Report- 2017 Energy Consumption Data
- 2018 Report- 2016 Energy Consumption Data
- 2017 Report- 2015 Energy Consumption Data
- 2016 Report- 2014 Energy Consumption Data
- 2015 Report- 2013 Energy Consumption Data
- 2014 Report- 2012 Energy Consumption Data
- 2013 Report- 2011 Energy Consumption Data
Municipalities are also required to prepare and post an updated five-year Energy Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) plan for all Township operations. To view the most recent CDM plan for the Township of Perry, please click on the link below.
The Township’s Flag Policy provides clear guidance and direction to Township Staff as to the appropriate times and processes for raising, displaying, and Half-masting of flags on Township flagpoles.
The purpose of an Official Plan is to:
- Establish goals - A goal is a desired state that reflects the long-range purpose of a Plan and is related to a major area of concern;
- Establish objectives - An objective is a short-range step toward the goal. It is concrete, realistic, action-oriented, and attainable within a short period. The achievement of an objective should move the goal closer to reality;
- Establish general policies concerned with the shaping and guiding of the physical growth and arrangement of the Township;
- Balance the social and economic needs of the Township while protecting the physical and natural resources in order to obtain the most desirable physical environment for the Township's present and future residents;
- Guide both municipal Council and staff, along with private interests, in such a way as to ensure the best form of development under the most desirable conditions; and
- Guide and direct future development in a logical and orderly manner to ensure a resulting healthy growth pattern which will benefit the Township's present and future residents.
Please note: Amendments to the Official Plans are common. Accordingly, all information contained in the link below should be confirmed with Township Staff.
The Village of Burk’s Falls, in partnership with the Burk’s Falls & Area Community Economic Development Committee (BACED) and the Central Almaguin Economic Development Association (CAEDA), including their municipal members, the Municipality of Powassan, the Labor Market Group (LMG), and NECO Communities Future Development Corporation, worked to develop a regional plan that built on the work that had already been undertaken by the individual organizations within the Almaguin Highlands Region. The goal was to create a plan that was consistent with a situational analysis of the Almaguin Highlands; that is reflective of input received from local businesses, municipalities, and other stakeholders; that included a vision to guide future activity; and that presented a series of achievable and measurable activities designed to meet the plan’s goals and objectives.
The Township’s Social Media Policy helps to establish and provide Township Staff with guidelines and directions for the proper use of and professional responsibilities with respect to the Township of Perry’s Social Media Accounts regarding content, procedure for revisions, updates, and maintenance for the Township.