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Welland commits to Walk21

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Welland commits to Walk21

Mayor Frank Campion signed The Walk21 International Charter for Walking earlier this past week with support from Harold Sawchuk, Welland Active Transportation Advisory Committee Chair. The Charter is a common policy reference through which cities, organizations, neighbourhood groups, and community members express a commitment to encourage everyday walking and better walkability in their communities. The […]

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Council approves an “Invest in Welland” budget

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Council approves an “Invest in Welland” budget

Council approved the City of Welland’s 2018 Capital and Operating Budgets at the Tuesday Dec. 19/2017 council meeting. The budgets, which include $13.46 million in capital spending, are focused on strategic investments in infrastructure, maintaining programs and services, and stimulating economic growth. Property owners will see a net tax levy increase of 2.19% on their […]

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St. Catharines council passes 2018 budget

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St. Catharines council passes 2018 budget

City Council approved the 2018 City of St. Catharines operating budget after a public meeting Monday Dec. 18/2017. City Council passed the City’s 2018 operating budget with an increase close to the rate of inflation at 1.67 per cent for the City’s part of the property tax bill. That means the average property owner with […]

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The “Big Pour” Milestone Passed

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The “Big Pour” Milestone Passed

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – Last Thursday, the construction of the new Pelham Community Centre (PCC) passed another milestone – the “Big Pour.” You see, the Big Pour was when Ball Construction oversaw workers using a concrete pump truck and special laser leveling and polishing machines to […]

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Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament donates to Hospice Niagara

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Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament donates to Hospice Niagara

St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik and the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament committee made a $10,000 donation to Hospice Niagara Friday Dec. 15/2017 from the proceeds of the summer tournament. The donation will assist Hospice Niagara in delivering quality hospice palliative care services to terminally ill residents. “I have seen the excellent care and compassionate services […]

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Water/Wastewater and User Fees at second step in process

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Water/Wastewater and User Fees at second step in process

The Town of Fort Erie Council entered its second round of 2018 Budget deliberations during last week’s Council-in-Budget Committee with a review of the Water and Wastewater Budget and User Fees. The overall Water and Wastewater Budget increase for 2018 is 1.82 per cent which is a monthly increase of $2.06 for the average household […]

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