Drayton, Minto minor hockey amalgamation not continuing

WELLINGTON COUNTY – A proposed amalgamation of minor hockey associations primarily based in Minto and Mapleton gained’t be going ahead right now.

The proposal to amalgamate the Drayton Minor Hockey and Minto Minor Hockey associations didn’t garner the required two-thirds assist in separate votes of members from every group. 

An announcement posted Feb. 1 on the web sites of each organizations thanks affiliation members “who took a vested curiosity and voted on the amalgamation resolution. 

“The voting has concluded that amalgamation between Minto and Drayton is not going to transfer ahead at this level,” the assertion reads.

City corridor conferences on the proposal had been held in each communities in January and households concerned in Drayton Minor Hockey (DMH) and Minto Minor Hockey (MMH)  got the chance to vote on the proposal on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

Representatives from DMH and MMH met for a number of months to debate the proposal earlier than the chief committees for each organizations agreed to take the method to a membership vote.

The proposal would have seen the creation of the Mapleton Minto Minor Hockey Affiliation group with groups enjoying out of arenas in Drayton, Palmerston and Harriston.

An announcement posted on each affiliation web sites previous to the votes listed potential benefits equivalent to decreased journey for video games and the flexibility to create extra groups and place gamers on the applicable ability stage.

Minor hockey affiliation officers didn’t reply to an e-mail looking for remark and knowledge by the Advertiser’s deadline.