The interactive Open Mike hour with The Sault Ste. Marie Ratepayers Association and guests is live on Wednesday evening from Northern Jewelers on Northern Ave due to the library closure this evening ..
Join the Ratepayers in discussion about municipal issues that directly affect our community and beyond. Saultonline will be participating regularly as well, highlighting stories from our community.
The program is streamed live via saultonline.com
The June 29th line-up of topics include:
A discussion on the Role of Council, (Councillor and Staff)
The Ontario Municipal Act (sections 223.1 to 223.24) provides that municipalities may pass bylaws to establish:
· a code of conduct for Council and local board members
· an Integrity Commissioner
· a municipal Ombudsman
· an Auditor General
· a lobbyist registry and registrar
To research those sections of The Municipal Act, (Ministry of Municipal Affairs), visit: www.mah.gov.on.ca
This week’s guest include Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce President, Monica Dale, Jason Naccarato, 2nd Vice President and Rory Ring Executive Director
Three items for discussion are: Development charges, Industrial and Commercial Tax rates and the Long Term Tax Policy view.