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Otter Lake Outlet and Bass Lake Outlet Studies

August 6 Update:  Looking for Public Feedback

The Reports by the independent engineering firm, JP2G, have been presented to Council.
You are invited to review the Reports and complete the relevant online feedback Survey.  Surveys are open from August 6 to August 21.
Council will discuss the resulting public feedback Report as well as the original Reports and Recommendations at their meeting on September 3 at 6pm  at the South Elmsley Municipal Complex, 441 Hwy 15.

Reports by JP2G & Feedback Surveys

Bass Lake Outlet Investigation – July 19, 2019
Feedback Survey – Bass Lake Outlet Investigation

Otter Lake Outlet Investigation – July 19, 2019
Feedback Survey – Otter Lake Outlet Investigation

Public/Town Hall Meetings

At the public meetings JP2G provided an overview of the studies’ context and history, public feedback received to date, options for the outlets, and fielded public questions.

Bass Lake:

Bass Lake Presentation – June 22 2019

Saturday, June 22 starting at 8:30am at South Elmsley Municipal Complex (441 Highway 15)

Otter Lake:

Otter Lake Presentation – June 22 2019

Saturday, June 22 starting at 10:30am at South Elmsley Municipal Complex (441 Highway 15)

Consultation

Consultation Period: May – June 14, 2019

Bass Lake Outlet and Water Level Management Survey

Online Bass Lake Outlet Consultation

2019-05-14 Notice of Consultation – Bass Lake PDF

Otter Lake Outlet and Water Level Management Survey

Online Otter Lake Outlet Consultation

2019-05-14 Notice of Consultation – Otter Lake PDF

Bass Lake & Otter Lake Study Project Terms

The Township has engaged an independent engineering firm, JP2G, to:

  • review the current Otter and Bass Lake outlets,
  • determine the range of technical options available to address stakeholder concerns;
  • conduct inclusive and informed public consultation; and
  • determine a preferred option for changes to the outlets, if any.

Otter and Bass Lake Outlets – Project Terms from RFP

Background Information

Review past Township reports, resolutions and correspondence related to Bass and Otter Lakes