Only 13 seats left for Belfountain’s Community Christmas Potluck. Don’t miss out, reserve now !

 

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Have You Made Your Reservation? – Belfountain Community Christmas Potluck is December 14th.

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Public Meeting – Region of Peel Water and Wastewater Master Plan

The Region of Peel is hosting a Public Information Center (PIC) regarding their Water and Wastewater Master Plan.

Since the first round of the PICs, the Region has completed a review of the potential impacts on the natural, social and economic environments associated with each of the water and wastewater servicing strategies.  The second PIC will focus on the water and wastewater servicing strategies and preferred solutions. 

Town of Caledon – Wednesday Nov. 27, 2019 4:30 -7:30 

Caledon Community Complex- Banquet Hall B, 6215 Old Church Road, Caledon East

Please find the full Public Notice here:    http://www.peelregion.ca/pw/water/environ-assess/pdf/lakebase-masterplan/2018-peel-MP-notice-PIC2.pdf 

For more details please click here:   http://www.peelregion.ca/pw/water/environ-assess/ 

 

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Tonight Town of Caledon Meeting – Highway 413 Presentation

Click on this link to see the entire agenda – https://www.caledon.ca/en/Calendar/Meetings/Details.aspx?Id=0dd0a98c-9e84-4722-809c-2be35097da07
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Town of Caledon Climate Change Action Plan

Climate change is real, and its impacts are already being felt here in Caledon. From increasing intense storm events that result in flooding to more extreme heat days in the summer, we know Caledon’s weather will become hotter, wetter and wilder in the coming years.

The Town is updating its existing Community Climate Change Action Plan, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare Caledon for the impacts of a changing climate.

This will be a community plan and we want to hear from residents, farmers, businesses, community groups and youth on how we can address climate change, and ensure Caledon continues to be a great place to live.

Get Involved

Online Survey

Fill out our online survey and be entered in a draw to win a prize! We’ll be giving out eco-prizes every 2 weeks for completed surveys. Your feedback will help shape our new climate change plan. 

Start Survey  

DIY Climate WorkshopDry ground and healthy trees

Are you interested in hosting your own climate workshop? We’ve developed a DIY toolkit to help community members host their own climate conversations with family members, neighbours, co-workers, community groups, and other organizations.

The workshop is designed for groups of up to 20 people and takes about 45 min to 1 hour to complete. Be sure to record the discussion and send the worksheets back to us to incorporate into the plan.

This tool kit includes materials that will help you prepare for, and deliver your Climate Workshop.

Community Climate Conversations

We’ll be heading out to community events to talk to residents about climate change. We want to hear how climate change has impacted you and what you think we should be doing as a community to address it. Look for us at an event near you:

Saturday November 9 | 9 – 11 a.m.
Caledon Environmental Solutions Workshop
Caledon East United Church, 6046 Old Church Road, Caledon East
Get more details and register for the event.

Thursday November 14 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Mayfield Recreation Complex pop-up booth
12087 Bramalea Road, Caledon

Saturday November 16 | 1 – 3 p.m.
Palgrave Community Kitchen 10th Anniversary
Palgrave United Church, 34 Pine Ave, Palgrave
Get more details.

Saturday November 30 | 9 a.m. – Noon
Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness pop-up booth
14111 Hwy 50, Bolton

Saturday December 14 | 3 – 5 p.m.
Caledon East Community Complex pop-up booth
6215 Old Church Road, Caledon East

Climate Change Action Planning Task Force

The Town has initiated a corporate and community Climate Change Action Planning Task Force to serve as an advisory role to provide staff with assistance and advice on the development of the CCAP.

Learn more about the Climate Change Action Planning Task Force.

Contact

For questions or more information contact us.

 

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2019 Belfountain Community Christmas Potluck, etc.,

 

 

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The Hallowe’en merrymaking on October 31st was extraordinary!

A Hallowe’en party was held at the Community Hall before the children went Trick or Treating. Inside the hall was a myriad of games and crafts, music and food, kids and adults alike donned their favourite costumes and happily enjoyed the event.

The hamlet was alight with carved pumpkin faces, coloured lights and smoky home exteriors. Ghosts and goblins swayed through tree branches reaching out to those who dared to enter.

It was great fun for the children of Belfountain and hopefully the adults too.

As we did the walk about, it became very clear that many people went above and beyond to celebrate this ghoulish night. We would like to thank everyone for their wonderful pumpkin carvings and amazing decorated exteriors.

Prizes for 2019 Hallowe’en Decorating Contest go to:

The Spookiest House -Mark Heaton & Abigail Campbell

Creative Effort- Marcia and Greg Haywood

Most Creative Pumpkins- Ali and Jake Hurley  

Thank you, Higher Ground Café, for supporting this spooky night. A big thank you also goes to the Community Organizers of this activity and the Town of Caledon.

 

Belfountain Community Organization

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Found Items – hats, glasses and an earring

We have found a pair of glasses, two hats and an earring left at the Community Hall after the Signage, speed and roads meeting and the Halloween Party.   
The hats and earring are at Higher Ground coffee shop.  If the glasses belong to you, please email secretary@belfountain.ca to claim them. 

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Halloween Is Going to Be Spooky Fun

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Tell Us What You Think – Signage, Speed and Roads in Belfountain

Thank you to everyone who attended our Signage, Speed and Roads in Belfountain meeting.   For those that were unable to attend, we would like to provide you with this information and ask that you please complete the survey so your views are known.

The 5-year Regional moratorium on road review for Belfountain proper is about to expire in the spring of 2020.

Residents need to start thinking about what you want the roads to look like in Belfountain and what the feel of the community will be for the future.

Past discussions with the Region have included such issues as, parking on one side of the road only, no parking in the hamlet, sidewalks and curbs on one side of the road from the community hall to the conservation area, more streetlights in the commons area, differentiated road designs denoting the road crossing area at the stop signs. All of these options have been discussed with the Region of Peel, none have been implemented.

 As part of the Road Review in 2014, an environmental assessment was conducted, which identified sensitive habitat for many endangered/at risk species. The BCO filed a Part II order to prevent destruction of habitat for the sake of sidewalks and urban standardization. The Region had planned to install sidewalks and curbs in the hamlet. This would have required appropriation of property frontage and tree felling along Old Main Street and Forks of the Credit Road to the entrance of the conservation area.  Neither of these actions was amenable to the board, so with support of legal counsel, a 5-year moratorium was declared on road reconstruction in the hamlet.

New discussions will begin with the Region in the Spring. We need you to invest in the process. Please watch for online postings and public meeting notices.

Please complete the survey found at this link Signage, Speed and Roads In Belfountain Survey  the results will be compiled for the discussions with the Region of Peel

Thank you

Belfountain Community Organization

 

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