At County council today (Nov. 9), it was revealed that the four mayors had met with OPP brass Nov. 2 over rumours of an OPP detachment command consolidation with the City of Kawartha Lakes.

They said they were told nothing had been finalized and the option was being discussed to gain efficiencies.

They said they were also assured it would not proceed if local municipalities were opposed.

The lower-tier townships will now meet to discuss the muted merger and express their objection to the OPP.

Read more about this story in next week’s Highlander.