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Long Point Ratepayers’ Association

Member Benefits

POLITICAL REPRESENTATION


The L.P.R.A. emails/corresponds with staff and elected officials from all levels of government to protect and put forth the concerns of our members.


COTTAGE WATCH


Cottage Watch, the cornerstone program funded by L.P.R.A. Is designed to detect suspicious activity throughout the year.  Volunteers patrol on foot, by car, A.T.V., Snowmobile and bicycle.  Patrollers are readily identifiable by their distinctive red/white clothing and yellow flags on ATV’s /snowmobiles.  Incidents are immediately reported to the OPP for investigation.  L.P.R.A. Members immediately receive a call from the OPP notifying them of any problems.  Non-L.P.R.A. Property owners may not receive a call from the OPP for several days.


SPECIAL ISSUES


Over the past years the L.P.R.A. Has been actively involved with the lakeshore planning issues, municipal assessments.  Lake levels and other specific issues affecting Long Point.


SOCIAL ACTIVITIES


L.P.R.A. holds special events and activities throughout the year such as our Annual General Meeting where issues of special interest to Long Pointers are presented and discussed.  Social Events are held by the L.P.R.A. From time to time such as dances, family barbeques and golf tournaments.


REFUSE PROGRAM


The L.P.R.A. provides information and education on the proper methods off disposal of refuse.  L.P.R.A. co-ordinates the activities with Norfolk County, Ministry of Natural Resources, Canada Wildlife Services and others.


FEDERATION OF ONTARIO COTTAGERS ASSOCIATION (FOCA)


The L.P.R.A. is a member of the Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association (FOCA) which is the only province-wide voice for Ontario cottagers and waterfront property owners.  They have all the information needed to protect our investment in the future of the Ontario waterfront.    For more FOCA membership benefits click here.