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February 7, 2018 (Council/Committee)

AD-HOC WELLNESS AND POOL

AD-HOC WELLNESS AND POOL RECREATIONAL COMMITTEE POOLCOMPLEXINPS@GMAIL.COM WWW.PSCOMPLEX.COM Supplementary Information www.pscomplex.com 5 | P a g e

AD-HOC WELLNESS AND POOL RECREATIONAL COMMITTEE POOLCOMPLEXINPS@GMAIL.COM WWW.PSCOMPLEX.COM Frequently Asked Questions, www.pscomplex.com Ballot Question Is this legal? Yes. A municipal council may pass a bylaw to put a question on the ballot. You can read about Questions on Ballot in a Municipal election here. https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/96m32) Or visit the Municipal Election Act, 1996. What is the purpose of the question on the ballot? Participation by municipalities in a discussion about a wellness and pool complex has been hit and miss. Some have, some haven't. The question on the ballot will give an indication to the elected councils about whether they should, or should not, engage in discussions about about pool/wellness complex. Does the question commit a municipality financially and then my taxes will go up? Absolutely not! It is simply giving an indication to your municipality if they should appoint an elected member to participate on a Recreational Complex Advisory Committee to investigate and determine the feasibility of a recreational wellness and pool complex in the Parry Sound area. Purpose of a pool/wellness complex? What is purpose of a wellness and pool complex? A Recreation/Wellness Complex can be the “Social heart” of the community, enhancing the quality of life for the area and serve as an attraction for continued community expansion and development. A Recreation/Wellness Complex will provide comprehensive recreational programming. The benefits from Recreation/Wellness include: 1. Builds strong families and connects communities 2. Promotes personal health/wellness 3. Enhances a balanced human development 4. Reduces self-destructive and anti-social behavior 5. Reduces health care, social service and police/justice costs 6. Creates economic generators in the community Design of a pool/wellness complex Is the design finalized? Absolutely not! For the purposes of the discussions in 2010, a concept design was created, which you can view here www.pscomplex.com/pages/faqs. Everything is on the table for future discussion. 6 | P a g e