It’s not that local politicians don’t value a cenotaph, Springwater Park and +31,000 acres of Simcoe County Forests

It’s just that the promise of the cash flowing from land banking and sprawl residential developments like the “old switcheroo” Midhurst Secondary Plan is too tempting when the provincial government is so hated by the local unwashed masses.

Background: The province owns a 1,000 acres including the parklands and the surrounding reforested area bounded by Bayfield Street, Highway 26 , Wilson Drive and Snow Valley Road. Satellite view

Simcoe County in agreement with the province controls +31,000 acres (14,091 hectares) of the Simcoe County Forests which includes the historic Hendrie Tract.

In 1922,  Simcoe County: A Leader in Forestry. 

On October 1, 2012 the Barrie Advance reported that the current county warden is seeking his 3rd term, unopposed.

Originally posted on iLoveMidhurst.ca on October 15, 2012.

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