History

Since 1996 we’ve made great progress to preserve the quality of Lake Joseph North and maintain the natural beauty of the lake. Here are some notable LJNA milestones over the past 19 years:

2010 & Ongoing – help establish the Safe Quiet Lakes initiative with now over 30 Lake Associations involved

2007 – Negotiated three way agreements with the Township of Seguin, Clublink & LJNA re future development restriction at Rocky Crest site

2004 & Ongoing – supported the Muskoka Conservancy – over 13,000 ft of Lake Joe shoreline protected

2004 –2007 - Supported new Seguin Council, and joined Official Plan and Finance Committees of Seguin, representation on the Finance Committee is ongoing

2003 – Highlighted Seguin’s escalating taxes & debt problems during election year

2002 – Joined with the Muskoka Lakes Association  in rigorous water quality monitoring on Lake Joseph North

1999 – Appealed to the Ontario Environmental Board and succeeded in requiring water monitoring restrictions on Clublink’s Rocky Crest development when no Township restrictions were required

1996 – Advocated for 1&1/2 storey boathouses– not previously permitted but with reduced structure size than was then permitted