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Township Office
3 Pumpkin Point Road
R.R. #4
Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada
P0S 1C0
Phone: (705) 248-2395
Fax: (705) 248-1138


May 1, 2008

The Algoma Coalition, a group of area municipalities, is reviewing and challenging Great Lakes Power Limited's Power Distribution Rate Application before the Ontario Energy Board. Algoma Coalition was successful in 2007 in that Great Lakes Power Limited was required to hold stakeholder sessions and establish an independent review of the division of costs for capital and major maintenance of the company.
Vehicles have been entering the fairgrounds and making deep ruts. The ground is very soft and vehicles doing "donuts" have caused a lot of damage which is time consuming and expensive to repair. If you see anyone on the grounds performing such stunts, would you please call

Laird Township and Macdonald Township have met to discuss upgrades to the Bar River road, both east and west. Township road superintendents are to draft a long-range plan for councils to consider. It is anticipated that work, as a minimum, on Bar River Road will follow previous year's undertaking for 2008. It is council's intention to work the Macdonald Township to improve the condition of this road over the next few years.
SPRING CLEANUP 2008 - Free days at the disposal site are coming up soon. In the past spring clean-up days have been Thursday, Friday and Saturday prior to the Victoria Day week-end. Should you wish to have the days changed to the following week, or are satisfied with the status quo, please call the office at 248-2395 prior to May 7th.

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