Membership is open to ALL residents, taxpayers and business owners in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. We pride ourselves on timely communications with our members. We strive to keep them informed on what is going on in the Township that effects them directly or indirectly.
A copy of our 2019 Yearbook is available here - 2019 Yearbook
The recently released report on flooding in Ontario represents the first step in an effort to understand what caused the flooding and what we can do better to try to mitigate the effects of future flood events. The report is of financial importance to those directly in the path of the flood as well as all taxpayers who will have to pay for any damage to publicly owned infrastructure. This Economic Snapshot gives the reader an opportunity to review the study findings as they apply directly to Muskoka. - Read more about Economic Snapshot - Winter - 2019 / 2020
Six-month review of Council & Committee structure causes controversy. Council votes to hold a Special Committee of the Whole meeting to review the Minett Joint Steering Committee recommendations. Walker’s Point Community Library update. New stop signs being erected in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. Grants to organizations program. Habitat for Humanity wishes to build two rental units in Bala. Mary Jane Lake subdivision deferred a second time for more studies. 2020 budget meetings rescheduled. - Read more about Township Watch - December 2019
Hospital strategic plan and funding presentation. Water quality matters presentations. Water safety concerns at Bala Falls Hydro Project. 30-day “pause” put on Official Plan Amendments for Minett. Safe Quiet Lakes Municipal Update. Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce review 2019 events. Council discusses mileage renumeration. Planning Committee reviews site plan process. District Council acknowledges Member of Parliament Scott Aitchison years service to Muskoka. 2020 Township Budget Schedule. Recent awards around Muskoka. - Read more about Township Watch - November 2019
Recommendations for the Resort Village of Minett by the Joint Steering Committee. Safety plan released for the generating station in Bala. Public works director makes recommendations to Committee on the Bala Falls Road Bridge, Burgess 1 Dam, location of Bala Boulder and swimming lessons. What colour light should be used in your bubbler system. Affects of sports courts/active recreational activity areas on the land. Process and focusing on the matters at hand. District votes to keep Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit intact. - Read more about Township Watch - October 2019
The Muskoka Ratepayers' Association believes in orderly development in the Township of Muskoka Lakes that results in additional business, retail and service employment and contract opportunities for all Muskoka residents. - Read more about The Muskoka Ratepayers' Association and Development
After being granted access permits by the District in August, staging for the construction of the small hydro plant at Bala falls has started. Not unexpectedly, there were demonstrations on the Labour Day weekend. For more details, please read the full article The Muskoka Ratepayers’ Association has not in the past, nor do we now, take a position for or against the proposed small hydro plant at Bala Falls. - Read more about Bala Falls - Small Hydro Electric Project - 2017
What you need to know about the Muskoka Health Hubs - Read more about Did You Know - About the Health Hub ?
Muskoka Weather - click on image for more details.
Ratepayers - Board Meeting
Jan 23, 2020 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ratepayers - Planning Session
Jan 24, 2020 10:00am to 4:00pm