Minutes of CAMP Community Meeting, December 17th, 2014





C.A.M.P. Minutes – Wed. Dec. 17th, 2014, 7 p.m.

Alton Library


Mary Haslett welcomed everyone and gave an overview of the Dec. 4th OMB PreHearing Meeting that was held at the Town of Caledon Town Hall.   Here are the key dates:


Jan. 26, 2015 – issues list prepared and submitted to OMB by Laura Bowman, CAMP’s legal counsel

Feb. 20, 2015 – witness list submitted to OMB

March 6, 2015 – 2nd OMB PreHearing Meeting at 10 a.m. at the Town of Caledon Town Hall, Caledon East

July 6, 2015 – OMB Hearing – over 15 consecutive days – place to be determined


Mary explained that, in preparation for the OMB Hearing, key experts have been/are being retained.  The average cost for each expert is $25,000 each.  C.A.M.P.’s fundraising is on-going to collect enough funds to pay for these and other OMB expenses (e.g. disbursements).


Mary acknowledged the donation of 100 signed limited edition prints (Print: “Side by Side” was displayed) by Canadian artist John Harrington.  The pri nts are being given to all donations of $200.00 or more, effective Dec. 2014.


The group then discussed future fundraising events.  It was suggested that CAMP try to host an event each month between January 2015 to June 2015.  Here is a rough outline of events and possible timeframe for each:


Jan – no event planned – continue with door to door canvassing – John Harrington print as incentive

Feb – Lunch and Family Skate possibly hosted at Teen Ranch – Mary to contact

Mar – Euchre/Scrabble Tournament – Alton Legion or Bythia Seniors –

April – Earth Week/Day – movie at local cinema/theater show – proceeds to CAMP – Eileen Dyke to contact

May – plant sale/afternoon tea/fashion show

Jun – garage sale – Mary to contact

July – golf tournament – Orangeville Golf Club with Dinner? –


Other Fundraising Ideas:

button sales

Camp wear – t-shirts/hats

bottle drive –

scrap metal drive

farmers’ market  – Aug

silent auction

nuit blanc


car derby/enviro tour of Caledon

passport to restaurants in Orangeville and Alton

Barn Dance/Hawaiian dance/pub night/Joe Cocker

Mono Cliffs Inn – Pub night?



Communication and Fundraising Appeal:

– town hall meetings – dates to be decided – Alton Mill? Bythia Seniors Centre in Orangeville?

– salons – dates to be determined

– on-going door to door canvassing


Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, 7 p.m. at Alton Library









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