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Administrative Update

Welcome to FoTTSA and The Tiny Cottager Online

The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) is a nonprofit, volunteer organization which promotes thriving and sustainable shoreline communities in Tiny Township by bringing together and representing almost all of the associations of shoreline residents. FoTTSA uses effective communication, education and advocacy to promote positive environmental stewardship and to [more]

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FoTTSA Report on Tiny Council Meetings: November 13 and 25, 2019

Sarjeant Waverley pits 1 & 2, aggregate licence application review; new complaint process: property standards and clean yards by-laws, short term rental information, noise control by-law; sandbags at Farlain Lake; encroachment policy extended for two years; Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation update; Rural Ontario Municipal Association annual conference delegations; Signum telecommunications tower at Champlain road [more]

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Report on Tiny Council Meetings: October 16 & 28, 2019

Sarjeant Pits – Amending Agreement to the French Road Haul Route Agreement, High Water at Farlain Lake, Use of Public Beach at Wahnekewening by Residents, Short Term Rentals, Free Resident Parking Permit, The Cultural Alliance in the Heart of Georgian Bay, Changes to the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA), Telecommunications Tower Proposal at 771 Champlain Road, Parking at Thunder Beach [more]

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Save Our Water Article in Simcoe.com

Simcoe.com has just published an excellent article summarizing the fight to Save Our Water so far: Tiny Township cottagers have joined in the fight against the Teedon Pit expansion. The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has acquired legal representation and will be seeking a moratorium on the expansion [more]

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Good News for Water in Tiny

Tiny Council decided yesterday to defer passage of the French Road Haul Route Amending Agreement until staff reports back on discussions with the Sarjeant Company regarding the storing, recycling and processing of asphalt at Waverley Pits 1 and 2 and aggregate extraction below the water table at Waverley Pit 2. [more]

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Health Concerns

Gypsy Moths – What you can do now

Tiny is experiencing an infestation of gypsy moths which are an invasive insect. High levels of gypsy moth caterpillars can cause trees to experience severe loss of leaves, which could cause them to enter a state of decline and make them more susceptible to further harm from other insects, diseases, and weather [more]