December 17, 2017

What Others Are Saying

An interesting article about property taxes around Muskoka
http://eedition.whatsupmuskoka.com/doc/Whats-Up-Muskoka/wum_bb_grv_apr25_2012/2012042301/#2

Bracebridge to undergo a Service Review

http://www.cottagecountrynow.ca/community/southmuskoka/article/1270965

It just makes sense to work cooperatively and take advantage of administration and program efficiencies
that make services work better for people at the local level. (The Association of Municipalities Ontario)

http://www.amo.on.ca/YLG/ylg/muniont.html

A Ministry of Municipal Affairs web page that sets out a list of measures for 2011 (standards to measure performance?)

http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page9601.aspx

Cottage Country Now – Response to our Letter to Councillors and Mayors

http://www.cottagecountrynow.ca/opinion/letters/article/1240388–majority-of-politicians-seem-not-interested-in-review-claims-group

An interesting link discussing governance structure:

http://www.yourlocalgovernment.com/ylg/muniont.html

From Cottage Country Now – Louis Tam

http://www.cottagecountrynow.ca/news/local/article/1233887–review-scope-too-narrow-critics-say

From Muskoka Leaks

http://muskokaleaks.com/category/municipal-governments-muskoka/one-muskoka/

From Cottage Country Now – Editorial T.d.V.

http://www.cottagecountrynow.ca/opinion/editorial/article/1228052–strength-in-numbers

Professor Patrice Dutil, and others, have written a book (The Service State, September 2010) which shares many themes with the One Muskoka movement.

http://www.press.uottawa.ca/book/the-service-state

The Institute for Citizen-Centered Service: A discussion on measuring governance performance

http://www.iccs-isac.org/en/msd/casestudies/msd_ontario_PMP.htm

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