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Fort Erie transit route expansion postponed until Oct. 2

Fort Erie transit route expansion postponed until Oct. 2

During the Aug. 28/2017 Council meeting, Council directed staff to update the proposed newly expanded bus routes to include a stop on Walmart property. Therefore, the Town will be postponing the launch of Fort Erie’s route expansion from Monday, Sept. 5 to Monday, Oct. 2. Over the next four weeks, Staff will be re-evaluating route […]

Funding approved for Fort Erie water and wastewater projects

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Funding approved for Fort Erie water and wastewater projects

Water and wastewater projects approved under the more than $569 million Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement are designed to improve the safety and quality of water for Canadian families, while supporting a clean economy. Last week the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister […]

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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer program in full-effect

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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer program in full-effect

In August 2015, Town Staff and Council began planning for the imminent removal of all ash trees in Fort Erie due to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation. EAB is an introduced insect pest from Asia that attacks and kills all species of true ash trees. Town staff estimate that approximately 16,500 ash trees in […]

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Fort Erie identifies 168 new bus stops

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Fort Erie identifies 168 new bus stops

Over the next couple months, the Town of Fort Erie will be implementing Phase III of its Transit Route, Bus Stop and Facility Improvements Plan. Phase III includes the design and installation of 168 new bus stops on three new routes around Fort Erie, which in turn would eliminate the use of a flag stop […]

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Road resurfacing program underway

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Road resurfacing program underway

With summer underway, so marks the beginning of the Town’s annual Road Resurfacing program. This year, the Town has identified 14km of roads being rehabilitated as part of its five-year Road Resurfacing program. “Fort Erie’s Infrastructure Services department oversees the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of 820km of roads in Fort Erie,” said Kelly Walsh, […]

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Palmwood property identified in Waterfront Strategy for redevelopment

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Palmwood property identified in Waterfront Strategy for redevelopment

During the Tuesday June 19/2017 Council meeting, Town Council voted unanimously to support a zoning bylaw amendment to 3823 Terrace Lane (Palmwood). The proposed new development includes a five-storey, mixed-use building with commercial and residential capabilities. This amendment was recommended by Town Planning Staff as it was in-line with the newly approved Waterfront Strategy. The […]

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