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Committed to urban boundaries & preserving agricultural lands

Committed to urban boundaries & preserving agricultural lands

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn It doesn’t happen too often, but occasionally I am the only one to vote for or against something at Regional Council. A couple of weeks ago, for example, I was the only one who opposed promoting development outside existing urban boundaries. Pelham Town Council remains committed to […]

Demand Exceeded for Pelham Community Centre

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Demand Exceeded for Pelham Community Centre

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – Last week, Town Council signed 5-year agreements with six major community groups for their use of the new Pelham Community Centre. These binding agreements exceed the Town’s revenue goals for the Centre and confirm the demand for a second arena. Council was […]

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Four Year Freeze Means Pelham Rates 20% Lower

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Four Year Freeze Means Pelham Rates 20% Lower

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – I am thrilled that Council is set to approve the fourth year for a freeze on our residential and commercial water and waste water rates. Because of ongoing efficiencies and innovations, the Town will absorb the Region’s 8.5% waste water increase. How […]

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Demand exceeded for Pelham Community Centre facilities

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Demand exceeded for Pelham Community Centre facilities

Several prominent community groups have signed 5-year agreements with the Town of Pelham for use of the Pelham Community Centre, which is currently under construction. These agreements exceed the Town’s revenue goals for the Centre, confirming the demand for a second arena in the new facility. In June 2015, a report commissioned by the Town […]

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Pelham Transit increases trips and expands routes

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Pelham Transit increases trips and expands routes

The Town of Pelham has increased the number of trips and expanded routes of Pelham Transit. On February 21st Council supported the continuation of Pelham Transit as it has become an essential service to many individuals in the Community and offers a connection to the rest of the Niagara Peninsula. Exciting new changes to Pelham […]

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4.7% increase for Pelham portion of Residential Property Tax

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4.7% increase for Pelham portion of Residential Property Tax

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn Council recently approved the Town’s 2017 Operating Budget. The new budget translates into an increase of approximately 4.7% (or $69.60) on the Pelham portion of your property tax bill for the average residential property (assessed at $316,400). Since Pelham’s portion of your property taxes represents roughly 38% […]

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