In Lehman’s Terms – An Update From Mayor Jeff Lehman

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman joins us monthly, bringing us up to speed on developments in Barrie and insight into decisions made by City Council

May Update

From the lowest jobless rate in the land to the highest and this month, just below top dead centre. But Mayor Lehman wonders how accurate the numbers are based on what he’s hearing from employers and job-seekers…

The mayor was heartened by the outpouring of support for the victims of the Little Avenue apartment fire…

Ground has been broken for the Harvie Road, Big Bay Point bridge over the 400. A link the mayor says is vital to moving people around the south end…

And work will begin soon on improvements to Essa Road…

The stars have aligned for the rebirth of Fisher Auditorium on the site of the former Barrie Collegiate…

Lots of interest in enticing a hotel to downtown Barrie, likely at the east end of Dunlop Street…

The time has come for Barrie to have a Deputy Mayor…

Plans have been put forth for a ceremonial firepit on the Barrie waterfront, near the Southshore Community Centre…