Dysart open to encourage future housing developments

By Darren LumThe multi-unit dwelling by Hot Pond Enterprises Corporation is poised to move forward after a discussion by Dysart et al councillors was held about fee rebate incentives for its development with for 18…

Trash ‘n Treasure gains new lease on life

Renamed New to You Community Yard Sale will have the same spirit, new locationBy Darren Lum The following are news briefs from Dysart et al’s committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday, April 12, held…

Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts thanks BIA

By Chris Drost The following are news briefs from the Municipality of Dysart et al regular council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, held virtually. Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts is commending the Haliburton BIA…

Dysart et al approves community safety and wellbeing…

By Stephen Petrick Momentum is growing for Haliburton County’s ambitious community well-being and safety plan, after Dysart et al council approved the project at a recent meeting.County chief administrative officer Mike Rutter delivered a delegation…

Dysart votes for a 3.84% tax increase

By Darren LumRatepayers in Dysart et al will see a tax increase of 3.84 per cent on their next municipal tax bill after council voted at the special meeting on Friday, Feb. 11, held virtually.It’s…

Construction values for Dysart et al hit record…

Building permits valued at almost $100 million in 2021 The following are news briefs from the Municipality of Dysart et al regular council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8, held virtually. By Stephen Petrick Dysart et…

Dysart discusses timeline on site-alteration bylaw

By Darren LumIt didn’t take long for the Municipality of Dysart et al Mayor Andrea Roberts to address the controversy related to the public’s demand for the municipality to protect wetlands such as the one…

Paying attention to food waste

By Chris DrostHow much food waste is your household generating? Have you ever thought why? Did you purchase too much food and it has gone bad? Did you end up not using those leftovers after…

Two charged after rolling stolen car

The Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges against two residents of the Municipality of Dysart et al who allegedly stole a vehicle and rolled it over on Essonville Line…

Proposed tax rate lowered to 5.5%

By Darren LumDysart et al is looking to keep its ratepayers with the lowest tax rate in Haliburton County after reaching a proposed municipal tax levy of 5.5 per cent following a meeting to discuss…

Dysart passes COVID vaccination policy 

Stephen Petrick Special to the Echo Dysart passes Covid vaccination policy Those who work for or with the Municipality of Dysart et al will soon be asked to show they’re fully vaccinated against Covid-19, but those…

Dysart agrees to new contract conditions with HCSA

By Mike Baker Dysart et al council has signed off on a memorandum of understanding that will allow the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) to operate on the local trail this winter season, providing the…

Dysart chews on organic waste management

By Sue Tiffin Dysart et al is looking for options to better manage waste in the municipality.At a Nov. 10 committee-of-the-whole meeting, environmental manager John Watson presented a report to council about food waste organics…

Proposed student housing project moves forward

By Sue Tiffin The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Nov. 10 committee-of-the-whole meeting of Dysart council. A proposed student housing residence in Glebe Park that will accommodate Fleming College students is…

Council talks commercial development in Dysart

By Chad Ingram A commercial development being proposed for Hops Drive in Haliburton would include a gas bar, 10,000-square-foot retail building and drive-thru restaurant, councillors for the Municipality of Dysart et al heard during a…