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What Doug has Accomplished as your advocate.

Some of Doug’s accomplishments as your Ward 1 Councillor.

  • Past – Chair of Clearview Small Halls Festival
  • Completion of the Environment Assessments (EA’s) for wastewater and fresh water servicing for the village of Nottawa
  • Creation of the No-Stopping Zone at the Nottawa Elementary School, helping to protect the children of our community
  • Worked with a team of community volunteers as board of directors for the Nottawa Memorial Community Centre
  • Successfully had new playground equipment installed at the Nottawa Ball Park to be enjoyed by residents and visitors of our community
  • Helped to create the Clearview Volunteer Recognition Program that honours members of our community who serve us all
  • Convinced council to remove the traffic rumble strips installed in a residential recreation area on the Poplar Side Road.
  • Worked with community members to create the review and establishment of a Clearview Open Burn By-Law.
  • Convinced council to support the paving of the Jardine Side Road from County 124 to the 10th, the only East-West road from Collingwood to Duntroon that wasn’t paved!
  • Launched and continue to support the Clearview Trail-Link project.
  • Successfully received Federal funding for the TrainTrail upgrade from the Poplar Side Road to Stayner
  • Participated in the successful negotiation and resolution of the Alliance Homes of Creemore dispute
  • Vice chair, and Chair of the Culture & Recreation Advisory Committee
  • Supported the review of the Clearview Recreation Master Plan recommendations that are currently in public consultations this fall.
  • Supported the creation of the Clearview Sports & Culture Hall of Fame
  • Completion of our first Community Strategic Planning document (2008), and renewal of the Plan in 2017
  • Supported the creation of the Clearview Eco-Park and the Dog Park.
  • Met with several Provincial Ministers to discuss issues and concerns on your behalf
  • Active member of the Accessibility Advisory Committee and supported the creation of the Facility Accessibility Design Standards document.
  • Participated with the County of Simcoe in discovery of new Organic Waste handling & management services.
  • Participated in the negotiations to resolve the Walker Industries quarry application.
  • Pursued the installation of a  4-Way Stop at the 10th line and the West Church Side Road.
  • Proudly honoured to represent Nottawasaga and Clearview Township at the annual Remembrance Day ceremonies held at the Collingwood Cenotaph. Lest We Forget.