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New building rules for infill projects, interim control by-law lifted

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New building rules for infill projects, interim control by-law lifted

St. Catharines City Council has lifted an interim-control by-law and approved new policies and procedures for residential development in established neighbourhoods. At the Monday May 8/2017 meeting, City Council approved a number of changes to the City’s Official Plan, Comprehensive Zoning By-law, and Committee of Adjustment. The changes come after the City’s nearly six-month review […]

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Wainfleet volunteer recognized for years of service

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Wainfleet volunteer recognized for years of service

Wainfleet volunteer, Rhoda Wills, was presented with a plaque by Mayor Jeffs during the Tuesday May 9 council meeting in recognition of her dedication and selfless service to the Township. After over two decades of maintaining the gardens at Town Hall, Mrs. Wills has decided to step down and enjoy her retirement. “It’s been a […]

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City of Welland procurement procedure is getting smarter

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City of Welland procurement procedure is getting smarter

The City of Welland Finance and Engineering Departments are modernizing procurement practices by making it easier and far more convenient for the business community to respond to bids. The Finance Department is in the infancy stage of introducing electronic-bidding, with the intention to better accommodate re-occurring bidding vendors, and attract new businesses as potential suppliers. […]

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Too long to release integrity reports

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Too long to release integrity reports

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn An odd thing happened at Regional Council last week. On a vote of 14 in favour and 11 against, Council nearly did not approve the agenda for our April 28 meeting. What does that mean and why? The first order of business for any municipal council is […]

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It’s not too late too get in; City’s time capsule closes July 1st

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It’s not too late too get in; City’s time capsule closes July 1st

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – Canada’s 150th year of celebrations and events is well underway, and I hope everyone has the opportunity to participate in some of the many events that have taken place throughout or vibrant city. This is a year of unity for our country […]

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Smoke alarms save lives

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Smoke alarms save lives

Working smoke alarms have saved 18 people in two separate overnight fires this week, including one last night at an apartment building on Carlton Street. Careless use of smoking materials was the cause of a mattress fire in the basement apartment at 43 Carlton St. just after midnight Wednesday, April 26. The fire chief said […]

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