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Budget 2015

Frozen Water Services?

Due to the extreme cold temperatures, Public Works continues to be alerted with a higher than usual number of frozen water lines within resident’s basements. Water services are the lines that run from the City watermain to properties. The City is responsible for water services up to the property line. Due to insufficient heat in basements or crawl spaces, water lines have a tendency to freeze when exposed to consistent temperatures below freezing.

To help prevent your water line from freezing, take the following precautions:

  • Ensure that you provide sufficient heat in basements or crawl spaces.
  • Insulate lines close to outside walls with a number of different products available for this purpose.
  • Keeping a tap running with low flow may also assist susceptible properties and preventing water lines from freezing.

For assistance and more information please call Public Works at 905 735-1700 Ext. 3000

Road Closed

 

Dufferin Construction will be closing Hwy. 58 from Forks Rd to Kleiner Rd on March 2, 2015. For more information please click here.

Leaf & Snow Buddies

Leaf and Snow Buddy logoFor Volunteers - Snow Buddies give students and adult volunteers the opportunity to be matched with a senior, helping keep their driveway/pathway clear of snow and raking of leaves in the fall and spring. This assistance will help prevent falls. The Snow Buddies program is a great opportunity for students to gain volunteer experience, receive community service hours and help out in their community. For an application, please visit the following link: http://www.cssn.on.ca/images/files/LSBvolunteerreg.pdf

For Clients - If you are a senior or adult with disabilities living in the Niagara region and would like a Leaf & Snow Buddie volunteer to help with snow removal and/or leaf removal, please call Laurie at 905-682-3800 ext. 28. For an application, please visit the following link: http://www.cssn.on.ca/images/files/LSBclientreg.pdf

T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year Award Nominations

T. Roy AdamsThe prestigious, T. Roy Adams Humanitarian of the Year is awarded annually by Niagara Region to a current resident of Niagara to honour the memory of the late T. Roy Adams.

This is the thirteenth year of the Award. The recipient will be someone who best exemplifies Roy’s values and dedication to community service; a person who sees volunteerism as an integral part of their life.

T. Roy Adams was an eminent Niagaran, well known throughout the Region, Canada, and abroad for his service to God, his country and his fellow citizens.

The deadline for receiving nominations is March 31, 2015. For further information and nomination form please visit www.niagararegion.ca, or contact Sharon McNames at 905-685-4225 ext 3224, or by email at sharon.mcnames@niagararegion.ca.

TWO HOUR FREE ON-STREET PARKING

Picture of Parking MetersOn Tuesday, December 2, 2014, City Council passed a motion to continue 2-Hour Free Parking at most on-street parking stalls controlled by parking meters. All meters in the downtown core and along King Street, north of Griffith Street, allow for Two Hour Free Parking.

Two Hour Free Parking began April 7, 2014 and will continue indefinitely.

Parking Enforcement Officers will enforce all on street parking meters and vehicles exceeding the Two Hour limit will receive a Parking Infraction Notice.  (Fine of $14.00)

Please note, all Municipal Parking Lots will require payment.

For further information, questions or concerns, please contact the Traffic, Parking and By-law Enforcement Division at 905-735-1700 extension 2250, 2113 or 2212.

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Regional Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces By-law Approved

Niagara residents and visitors can now enjoy smoke-free outdoor spaces at Parks, Playgrounds, Sports or playing fields, Splash pads, outdoor pools, Arenas, Festival and events located on municipal and regional property, including properties such as City halls, libraries and recreation centres

Disposing of Fats, Cooking Oil and Grease

click here to view video on protect our pipes

Don't pour fats, oil, or grease down the drain or toilet. It clogs your pipes and our sewer system.

Click on the Protect our Pipes picture to view the video and learn about proper disposal.

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Free programming at the Welland Indoor Paddle Tank as a part of our Boarding Pass Program

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The Many Hands Project 2015 Fundraiser - League of Legends

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St. Patrick’s Day Lunch

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Teen Time - Friday Night Skates

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Free programming at the Welland Indoor Paddle Tank as a part of our Boarding Pass Program

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The Many Hands Project 2015 Fundraiser - Faceoff Niagara

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 Weekly Meetings
Tuesday
Mar.3 '15
6:15 PM - Council Meeting in Committee-of-the-Whole In-camera (Closed to the Public), in the Council Ante Room, to discuss the following:
  • Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees; and
    - Citizen Appointments to various committees.
  • Labour relations or employee negotiations;
    - Secondment of Staff with Respect to City Responsibilities Related to the 2015 Pan Am Games.
    - Deputy Clerk Vacancy.
Tuesday
Mar.3 '15
7:00 PM - Council Meeting, in Open Session, in the Council Chambers
- this meeting will recess shortly after its start time and reconvene following the Budget Review Committee Meeting.
Tuesday
Mar.3 '15
7:00 PM - Budget Review Committee Meeting, in the Council Chambers,
to hold an open meeting to obtain input from members of the public regarding the 2015 Operating & 2015-2024 Capital Budgets followed by the reconvening of the Council Meeting.
Wednesday
Mar.4 '15
4:30 PM - Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Meeting
Council Ante Room/Council Chambers

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 Probationary Fire Fighter
Firefighter Services of Ontario Screening will be held on April 18 and 25, 2015, at St. Catharines Collegiate. Online registration is available through www.fireontario.com. Transportation costs and any fees associated with the Firefighter Services of Ontario Screening will be the responsibility of the applicant.
Friday
Mar.6 '15
4:00 PM - Facilities Foreman
Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a current resume by no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2015

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