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Greater Napanee announces new CAO, Manager of Legislative Services/Municipal Clerk

After months of multiple senior positions within the Town of Greater Napanee sitting vacant, the municipality has announced the hiring of a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and a new Manager of Legislative Services/Municipal Clerk. Former CAO, Ray Callery, announced his departure from the position in April 2021, which came

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Near disaster at Napanee park causes safety concerns

Update (Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021) On Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, the Town of Greater Napanee issued a statement regarding the collapse of the largest water feature in the Rotary Park splash pad, which took place on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2021. “In the early afternoon on Saturday, August 21, a structural

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Greater Napanee to release KPMG report to the public ‘soon’

Report discussed by Greater Napanee Council at a closed session meeting on Monday, Jul. 26, 2021 The much anticipated and thoroughly debated KPMG report will be released by Greater Napanee staff and uploaded to the website as early as today, according to the Town of Greater Napanee Council. During a

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Pride gets more colourful in Greater Napanee thanks to GSA

Greater Napanee Gender Sexuality Alliance’s Pride Picnic tables to be found at local parks

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Request for ‘visible and accessible placement’ for Napanee Pride flag not supported for 2021

A deputation to Greater Napanee council was made opposing the ‘inaccessible’ and non-inclusive location of the Pride flag flown ten minutes from Town Hall. For three years now, Chris Beauchesne has requested council fly the Pride flag in a prominent, well-travelled part of town – and for three years the

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Taxpayer’s compensation request for reduced services considered ‘an unfortunate perspective’

After little to no discussion, Greater Napanee council moved not to compensate a taxpayer seeking rebates for lessened services over the past year. An email from a Greater Napanee resident appeared in section 7.2 of the regular council meeting agenda on Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021. It was also brought up

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Selby, ON and Selby, UK – Not so far apart

Greater Napanee Council received a rather unique deputation on Tuesday, from over 5,300 kilometres away, with a request to bring the faraway places a little closer. Tim FitzHigham joined Council’s virtual meeting from the UK, along with Canadian-born John Hastings, to speak to council regarding an idea to bring Selby,

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Greater Napanee enters three-year marketing agreement with Bay of Quinte

During a Regular Greater Napanee Council meeting on Tuesday, March 23, council committed to a nearly $25,000 annual membership, for the next three years, that would increase tourism and residential attractions in the area. With the 2021 budget already set, council moved to allocate monies in order to adjust for

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COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens in Napanee

It was an exciting day at the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee as local officials and members of the media gathered for a tour of the new COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the facility. Within a ballroom at the location, Greater Napanee Mayor Marg Isbester, Dr. Kim Morrison, Chief of Staff

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Greater Napanee Council moves to investigate past property sales

The Town of Greater Napanee has passed a unanimous motion to investigate the sale of municipally-owned property going back up to ten years. The motion passed at a special council meeting on Tuesday, Jul. 21, following the release of a citizen’s investigation into suspected favouritism in a municipal property sale

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