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  • 27 Feb 2020 6:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    KLRA members responded in large numbers to the survey started on February 16 about the District of Muskoka's plan to remove waste bin sites around Kahshe and Bass.

    The results of the survey are available here.  It makes interesting reading.

    It turns out that the bin sites planned for removal this spring are even more important than was previously thought.

    We have sent the results to District staff and politicians.  We are arranging meetings to achieve our near-term goal of keeping the bin sites until we can get an acceptable plan.

    We also asked you to complete a survey on the District’s Engage Muskoka website.  We now have learned that Gravenhurst (read Kahshe Lake) has provided more feedback than any other municipality.  Way to go, Kahshe and Bass!

    We’ll keep in touch.

    Margaret Taylor, President
  • 18 Feb 2020 2:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Taking the trash out is about to get harder for many of us around Kahshe and Bass Lakes, due to the District of Muskoka's planned removal of waste bin sites.  Please read on.

    Your help is needed Now

    The KLRA needs your help now to complete a short survey on garbage and recycling disposal.  The survey is available here:

    https://www.questionpro.com/t/AQEvAZgacY

    We are asking you to complete the survey even if you do not rely on the bin sites.  We need a complete picture of how we dispose of garbage and recycling to help us get the best outcome for our community.

    The survey will be available until Friday, February 21, 2020.

    Background

    The District of Muskoka, which is responsible for handling our garbage and recycling (a.k.a. “solid waste”), will be removing all 88 bin sites across Muskoka by 2023. 

    Several “high priority” sites will be removed in April of this year, including the bins at Rockhaven, Denne’s Marina gas dock and on Riley Lake Road.

    District Survey

    This KLRA survey is in addition to the District’s survey we advised you of last week.  The KLRA survey intends to collect Kahshe/Bass-specific data that we can use to influence outcomes.  We encourage you to complete both.

    More Information

    See the article in the current version of the Kahshe Krier, due out shortly.

    You can visit the District website at: www.engagemuskoka.ca/bin-site-transition-plan .

    Stay tuned for more from the KLRA.

    We ask that you complete the survey only once for your household.

    Thank you!

    Your KLRA Board of Directors

  • 03 Jan 2020 2:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    https://video.nest.com/live/T2BiB69f6N

    Please note : This is brought to our members by Steve and Hayley Wild + the KLRA. 


  • 17 Oct 2019 3:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEWS RELEASE

    October 17, 2019

    Season Comes to a Close - Municipal Docks

    Gravenhurst, ON – Town maintenance crews are fully engaged in preparing for the winter, this includes the removal of all municipal floating docks.  Removal of the docks will begin on Monday October 21.  All boats are to be removed from the site no later than Sunday October 20th.  These docks are located at the following locations:  

    Riley Lake Landing (1178 Riley Lake Rd.)

    Franklin Park Launch (1615 Kilworthy Rd.)

    Morrison Lake Landing (1179 N. Morrison Lake Rd.)

    North Kahshe Lake Landing (1290 N. Kahshe Lake Rd.)

    The removal of the floating docks helps preserve the lifespan of these municipal assets. Should you be a user of any of the municipal docks noted above, please be cognizant of the removal date and take appropriate actions.

     

    We look forward to your patronage next summer!

     

    For further information, please contact:

     

    Caroline Kirkpatrick

    Public Works Desk

    705.687.3412 Ext. 245


  • 17 Jul 2019 12:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Love Your Lake Program has come to Kahshe and Bass Lakes.

    http://loveyourlake.ca/

  • 11 Jul 2019 11:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Gravenhurst Septic Re-Inspection Program will be coming to cottages on Kahshe Lake in August this year. The Town team hopes to get this accomplished this year, but if it cannot get to all the waterfront properties, they will continue next spring.

    This is a positive program that helps keep our Lake clean.


  • 08 Jul 2019 2:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The danger of fire is HIGH in Muskoka and Gravenhurst.

    Remember, no burning during daylight hours.


  • 27 Jun 2019 1:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The documents needed for the 2019 KLRA AGM have been e-mailed.

  • 30 May 2019 12:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The 2018 Lake Steward Report is available on the web site under OUR WORK, the Conservation Committee and Lake Steward.

  • 23 May 2019 2:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Volume 28  Number 2 - Spring 2019


    https://muskokaconservancy.org/news/newsletter/

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