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by Cecilia Nasmith, Northumberland Today - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP -  Disappointment with Hamilton Township’s 2017 budget process sent members of the Citizens Council of Hamilton Township ratepayers’ group to the drawing board to come up with something better.

At Tuesday afternoon’s committee-of-the-whole meeting, board member Faye McFarlane shared the group’s ideas on what would bring clarity and transparency to the process.

“We are not satisfied with the budget process that occurred in Hamilton Township in November and December of 2016,” McFarlane told councillors.

By Robert Washburn on Consider This

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The Citizen’s Council of Hamilton Township Ratepayers Association President Vince McGovern and John Davison join Consider This Live expressing concerns over budget details, lack of documents and other concerns as part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM.


Winter can be the most difficult time for low income families.  Here is the link to a Northumberland News Article regarding the new Service Ontario Helpline 211 set up to assist families:

Please take time to read this and pass on to families you may know who are in need.


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Citizens' Council of Hamilton Township Inaugural Meeting In Harwood
Contributed by admin on Jul 12, 2015 - 10:19 AM
The newly formed Citizens' Council of Hamilton Township held its inaugural meeting at the Memorial Hall in Harwood on Saturday, July 11th...Read More

Hamilton Township Ratepayers Group Forms
Published: 11 July 2015 | Written by Greg McCullough
A grassroots organization has been formed in Hamilton Township with a vision for the future .
The Citizens Council of Hamilton Township held its founding meeting at the Harwood Hall on Saturday afternoon attracting over 100 people…Read More