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Media Advisory - Wingham & Area Industrial Land Strategy - Information Meeting

Wednesday July 2nd, 2014



For Immediate Release
Wednesday July 2, 2014

M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y

The Township of North Huron, the Municipality of Morris Turnberry, with assistance from the County of Huron, are hosting an information meeting tomorrow night regarding the Wingham & Area Industrial Land Strategy.  The details area as follows:

DATE:                        Thursday July 3rd
TIME:                        7:00pm
LOCATION:             Hot Stove Lounge, North Huron Wescast Community Complex

The purpose of the meeting is to provide property owners in the designated area, and others who may be interested in this project, with more information about the strategy including:  (1) funding contributions from the Rural Economic Development program; (2) the collaborative approach of the two municipalities;  and (3) the Request for Proposals being issued for required studies and reports to be completed.  The goal of this project to help streamline the approvals process for development and create “shovel ready” industrial land for both municipalities so that we can attract investment, diversify our economy, and create jobs.  This has been a successful partnership between the two municipalities and the County and it’s been recognized by provincial officials as a model for other small municipalities to follow.   

For more information, contact:

Gary Long, CAO/Clerk  
Township of North Huron  
519-357-3550 x.24      

Nancy Michie, Administrator Clerk-Treasurer
Municipality of Morris Turnberry
519-887-6137 x.21