Membership is open to ALL residents, taxpayers and business owners in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. We pride ourselves on timely communications with our members. We strive to keep them informed on what is going on in the Township that effects them directly or indirectly.
The Township of Muskoka Lakes Council has started the 2021 budget preparation. Current progress can be found here.
The schedule for the budget meetings can be found here - Updated Budget Meeting Schedule
A copy of the revised Operating and Capital Budget (Feb 12) including comments form the public may be accessed here - Budget - Draft 2
A copy of draft 1 (Jan 15) may be accessed here - 2021 - Capital Budget - Draft 1
The Ratepayers commentd on the Capital Budget are available here - MRA Comments - Capital Budget
A copy of draft 1 (Jan 26) of the Operating Budget can be accedded here - 2021 - Operating Budget - Draft 1
The Ratepayers commentd on the Operating Budget are available here - MRA Comments - Operating BudgetAs future updates are posted, you can find them here.
The Township has recently produced a 2-page summary regarding their by-laws and the enforcement procedures. This covers noise, tree cutting, ATV usage as well as many more areas. A copy of that summary can be found here - TML By-Law. Enforcement
Consider posting a copy in your cottage.
Special Planning meeting to be called to review the Draft Official Plan Amendment for the Resort Village of Minett. District monitors water quality on our behalf. Cell tower proposed for Glen Orchard. Bell Mobility proposes a cell tower 200 feet above Skeleton Lake according to Skeleton Lake Cottagers Organization. Year end statics for Development Services and Environmental Sustainability including building, planning and by-law enforcement. Township budget currently at $14.36 per $500,000.00 assessed property values. No Parking Zone to be installed in vicinity of Hardy Lake Park. - Read more about Township Watch - February 2021
The MRA and the MLA recently joined forces to research issues realated to bubbler usage and the colour of the warning lights - Read more about Red, Blue or Amber - The Great Bubbler Debate
The Ratepayers comment of the Township's 2021 Operating Budget - Read more about Ratepayers Comments on 2021 Township Operating Budget
The Ratepayers comment of the Township's Capital Budget - Read more about Ratepayers Comments on 2021 Township Capital Budget
New Planner II and Deputy Treasurer hired at the Township. It’s more than just a library. Update on Township asset management. MP Scott Aitchison speaks to Council. Strategic Plan approved by Council. New dentist in Port Carling Health Hub. Our Muskoka Stakeholders Association introduce themselves. Leonard Lake – Lake Plan. Changes requested to the Official Plan Amendment in Minett. Letter of concurrence for cell tower on Camel Lake Road. Special Council meeting for public input on the 2021 budget Tuesday, February 2nd at 4 PM. - Read more about Township Watch - January 2021
“A working group” to be established for the Torrance Barrens. Safe Quiet Lakes work hard on reducing wakes and speed, as well as a “Decibel Coalition”. Active Transportation route requested on Muskoka Road 169 from Torrance to Gravenhurst. Municipal operating update during COVID19. Condominium agreement reached between the Township and Legacy Cottages. Three lake plans submitted for consideration in the Official Plan. Servicing in Minett Official Plan update. - Read more about Township Watch - December 2020
Concerns regarding illegal activities, accumulation of garbage and failing infrastructure of the Torrance Barrens and Hardy Lake Parks prompt the Muskoka Ratepayers to write Minister Yurek. Upon receipt, a reply from Minister Yurek, it will be added - Read more about Letter to Ministry of the Environment - Torrance Barrens
Letter to Township Council re Official Plan - Read more about Letter to Council re Official Plan
Muskoka Weather - click on image for more details.
Today, the District of Muskoka launched an exciting new Web Mapping site - Muskoka GeoHub.
We just watched a demonstration of the functionality of the site, and it allows you to visualize many aspects of Muskoka.
Muskoka GeoHub is an online portal that allows you to access important geographical information in Muskoka such as:
The site can be accessed at Muskoka Geohub . Take a look, there's a lot there.
TML - Committee of Adjustment
Mar 8, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
TML - General / Finance Committee
Mar 10, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
TML - Council
Mar 10, 2021 1:00pm to 5:00pm
TML - Planning Committee
Mar 11, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm
Ratepayers - Board Meeting
Mar 27, 2021 10:00am to 1:00pm