Belfountain South Development – The Signs Are Up !!

This is your opportunity to comment on the South Belfountain Development. 

Please follow the instructions on the signs and contact:

File 21T-91015C,  Planning and Development Section of the Town of Caledon
905 -584-2272 x 7338,  brandon.ward@caledon.ca

and

File P/R/2017-2018/450,  Nancy Mott, Senior Strategic Advisor, Niagara Escarpment Commission, 232 Guelph Street, 3rd Floor, Georgetown, Ontario L7G 4B1  905-877-8363, nancy.mott@ontario.ca

These are the issues that were identified in the community meeting:  Water quality, water quantity, environmental issues, aquifer recharge, number of houses, size of lots, number of wells, septic issues, nitrate impact, well testing, concern for size of houses (Manors Of Belfountain), traffic impact, community impact, etc.

Please include the Belfountain Community Organization at secretary@belfountain.ca.

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This just in Friday @ 11AM

More information as it becomes available.

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Neighbourhood Watch Meeting

Neighbourhood Watch Meeting

March 19, 2018

Belfountain Community Hall

On Monday March 19,th 33 residents in the community met with OPP Constable Tamara Schubert to learn about the Neighbourhood Watch program and what it can do for our community. In attendance as well were Regional Councillor Barb Shaughnessy, Mayor Allan Thompson, and David Spencer from the Erin Residents Association.

Residents wanted to learn more about this program as a result of multiple car breakins /content thefts in the community. In November residents attended a Safe Guard meeting , which offered strategies to keep their homes safe. Neighbourhood Watch was requested as a follow up to that meeting.

What is Neighbourhood Watch?

Neighbourhood watch is a crime prevention program that gets residents involved in preventing crime by watching out for their neighbours and their property.

How does it work?

By getting to know your neighbours and learning to recognize when a person’s presence or an activity is suspicious. The Neighbourhood Watch program creates a partnership between the Caledon OPP and Belfountain residents. The OPP offers protection programs to communities and serves as a problem solving agency within our neighbourhoods.

A Neighbourhood Watch program is not about getting involved in other peoples personal business, it is about developing an information network with your neighbours.

The success of a Neighbourhood Watch program relies on a willingness to cooperate with your neighbours and the OPP. Your neighbors know who you are, what type of car you drive and may be able to identify suspicious people or vehicles in the vicinity of your home.

Just by knowing your neighbours you can recognise someone or something that is suspicious.

What are the benefits of Neighbourhood Watch?

You can learn how to make your home less inviting as a target for theft.

You can learn how to mark your valuables in the event of a theft, so they are identifiable

You can be alert to suspicious activity in your community

You can learn how to respond appropriately to potential threats

What do you do if you see someone committing a crime?

Contact the police (contact 911 for emergencies and for non emergencies call 1-888310-1122 or 905-584-2241 and your Street Captain. The OPP will liaise with the Street Captain when something is reported, and in turn, the Street Captain will notify each resident on their list to provide an update on events. Be informed. Know what is happening in your community.

Please consider joining the Neighbourhood Watch program in Belfountain. We need Street Captains, residents who would be willing to coordinate communication with neighbours on your street

We currently have 4 Captains: for Pinnacle, Scott, The Grange Road and Mississauga Road. This program includes residents of the hamlet and the environs.

How do I join Neighbourhood Watch:

Please complete the following information and submit to secretary@Belfountain.ca

Name:

Email:

Phone number:

Address:

I would like to volunteer to be a Captain for my Street    _____

I would like my name added to a contact list    _____

 

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South Belfountain Development Proposal

This site map is the Development Proposal submitted by Mr. Spina, to the Town of Caledon, the NEC, the BCO and all respective agencies for comment. The Hydrogeology file and Environmental study have been sent out to experts for review.

 <- click on the map for larger PDF

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Updates and Events for November and December

Hello Belfountain,
Please make note of the following information:

Sprawl Signs:
All sprawl signs in the hamlet have been collected by Paula Basciano to be stored for the winter and redistributed in the spring. If you want yours picked up, you can reach Paula at paula.basciano@rogers.com.

Christmas House Tour:
There will not be a House Tour in Belfountain. This event was cancelled.

The next 2 events you will want to mark on your calendar!

OPP Presentation – Safe Guard
When: December 7, 2017
Where: Belfountain Community Hall
Time: 7:00 pm
This is a workshop being offered by the Caledon OPP in response to recent auto and home break-ins within Belfountain and environs. The OPP will share with you ways to keep your home/property safe.
Plan to be there!!

SAVE THE DATE:
Belfountain Christmas Potluck Dinner
There are 27 more sleeps till the Christmas Potluck Dinner
Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017
Where: Belfountain Community Hall
Time: 5:30-9:00 pm
Mix and Mingle 5:30-6:00 pm
Dinner: 6:00 pm
Dessert 7:00 pm and Reading of “The Night ‘My Wild Irish Rose’ became a Christmas Carol” authored by Ken Weber
This is a community evening filled with music, fun, Christmas carols, family and friends.
The potluck is a ‘Bring Your Own Event’-you bring your dishes, cutlery and beverages.
Contact Judy Mabee at 416-670-3879/judy.mabee@gmail.com, to reserve your seats and let us know what delicacy you are planning to bring.
SEE YOU DECEMBER 16TH!!!

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AGENDA for Thursday Aug 3 7PM – ‘ORB’ Lands Development – Belfountain Community Meeting

Come one Come ALL to make your voices heard
on your opinions on the future of Belfountain !

2017 August 3 Community Meeting Agenda

2017 Aug 3 Community Survey

Bring your survey completed to the meeting Thursday night
or if you are not able to attend email to rsvp@belfountain.ca 

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Erin Pit Expansion PIC displays

High resolution photos of the display easels are available at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/belfountaincommunity/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1889846034600059 

Send in your objections by August 15th.

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2017 Summer The View from Belfountain

The 2017 Summer edition of The View from Belfountain is published!


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Aug 3 7PM – ‘ORB’ Lands Development – Belfountain Community Meeting

URGENT Community Information Meeting
August 3rd 7pm- 9pm
Belfountain Community Hall

Topics:

  • Update on Recent Developments with the “Orb” Property south of the Hamlet
  • Obtain Input from the Community on future direction

For our Visioning Breakouts please bring with you to the meeting:

  • Pictures (ie: cut out of magazines etc..) that represent what the Belfountain Hamlet is to you. What things/words/elements are a part of the hamlet.
  • Pictures that represent items / ideas that are not how you envision the Belfountain Hamlet.

Please RSVP your intention to attend
rsvp@belfountain.ca
All residents are encouraged to attend!

Background information: http://www.belfountain.ca/?s=orb 

Add you comments below to share your thoughts, concerns and suggestions!

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Family Events around Belfountain


Family Hike June 25
Family Yoga July 16

Pioneer Picnic
& Horse Drawn Wagon Historical Tour
July 9

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