Well now that I have your attention, here I go again about Highland's (and Eddie Crewsons) pet project, a $15 million YMCA to be located in Shelburne, but financially supported by 5 neighbouring munipalities.
What type of financial support? Don't know, no one seems to "officially" know anything. Very peculiar, particularly when they are already discussing a land purchase to accomodate the facility. Must be a business plan somewhere.
Read this article from Collingwood closely. It is about how the taxpayers are on the hook for $1.5 million in reno/expansion costs to their YMCA. AND then the same ratepayers are being solicited to donate/fundraise another $2 million to pay for the $ 3.5 million YMCA reno/expansion.
Talk about a double double.
Same funding issues will happen here if the YMCA goes ahead. Building it is the cheap part.