SORE supporters and all residents are reminded that the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) will reconvene at 10 am on Monday, July 29, in the NOTL Community Centre. To recap, Benny Marotta appealed to LPAT in 2018 for a decision on the rezoning application for his convention centre/hotel proposal, rather than letting your elected Council deal with the matter. In May of this year, … [Read More...] about Important LPAT hearing on Monday, July 29
SORE has learned that the Town has recently laid four charges against two of Benny Marotta's companies under the Ontario Heritage Act. These are quasi-criminal charges under our legal system and can result in substantial fines for corporations and jail time for individuals upon conviction. … [Read More...] about Marotta Companies charged under Heritage Act!
SORE was granted party status by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) on May 9 for Benny Marotta's appeal to that Tribunal. To recap, Mr. Marotta has appealed the "non-decision" by the last NOTL Council on his convention centre and hotel proposal to LPAT. It is unfortunate that Mr. Marotta … [Read More...] about SORE secures LPAT party status
SORE is pleased to report that it has received the decision of Madame Justice Donahue of the Ontario Superior Court following the April 4 proceeding in St. Catharines. SORE has been granted full party status to intervene in the court challenge brought by Benny Marotta's companies of your elected … [Read More...] about SORE granted party status by Superior Court