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Thorold and Welland sign MOU for joint purchasing

Thorold and Welland sign MOU for joint purchasing

The Mayors and CAOs of the cities of Thorold and Welland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together on joint purchasing and procurement initiatives. Municipalities, as public sector corporations, purchase a lot of goods and services every year such as vehicles, equipment, road salt, paper towels, photocopy paper, toner cartridges, and computers. […]

Building success in Niagara

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Building success in Niagara

Wainfleet’s Chief Building Official, Randy De Guire, recently took part in an information sharing session set up by the Chief Building Officials of Niagara (CBON) and the Niagara Home Building Industry. The session, hosted by the Niagara Region took place Feb. 6/2018. A mid-year growth report prepared by the Region identified that 2017 experienced positive […]

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City funding available to start up community gardens

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City funding available to start up community gardens

Looking to start up a new community garden or grow an existing one? The City of St. Catharines is offering funding to help community gardens take root. Incorporated charities and not-for-profit groups looking to build or expand a community garden can apply for matching funds from the City to cover up to half of eligible […]

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Fort Erie Town Council approves 2018 Operating Budget

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Fort Erie Town Council approves 2018 Operating Budget

The Town of Fort Erie Budget Committee recently approved the 2018 Operating Budget with an increase of 3.15 per cent and an overall residential property tax increase of 1.10 per cent when combined with Niagara Region and the boards of education levies. “The primary challenge is ensuring that there are sufficient funds to replace the […]

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Next steps toward arena property renewal

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Next steps toward arena property renewal

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – Last week Council approved taking the next steps toward the plans to redevelop the existing Arena property on Haist Street. You will recall that the Town’s 2017 budget included funds to hire a planning and design firm to work together with the […]

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New interim CEO reflects strong partnership for Niagara airports

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New interim CEO reflects strong partnership for Niagara airports

The Niagara District Airport and Niagara Region are pleased to announce that Daniel Pilon, the Region’s Associate Director of Organizational Performance, has been seconded by the airport’s commission for the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer. This unique secondment reflects the strong partnership between the Region and the Niagara District Airport. The three municipalities that currently fund the district airport (Niagara Falls, St. Catharines […]

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