Council weighs Hastings Drive options

SIMCOE - Windham Coun. Jim Oliver signalled last month that he wants to send the county solicitor to the Ontario Municipal Board with a game plan for Hastings Drive in Long Point. Simcoe Coun. Peter Black has responded with an attempt to bind the county in advance to provincial policy regarding hazard land uses. That policy states that dynamic, hazard-land areas are off-limits to new development and initiatives that encourage increased human activity. Cottage owners on Hastings Drive have appealed a county plan to allow increased recreational activity to the OMB. This includes camping and the parking of recreational vehicles on priva