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Fire and emergency operational services report approved

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Fire and emergency operational services report approved

Fire and Emergency Services Review Final Report approved ‘in principle’ Wainfleet council approved a fire and emergency operational services report from Fire Chief Kevin Foster Tuesday night during its regular meeting. The report asked council to approve in principle the fire and emergency services review final report and recommendations from Dillon Consulting. The consultant’s report […]

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Wainfleet Council shows Superhero Support for BBBS

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Wainfleet Council shows Superhero Support for BBBS

Story by Heather Dilts – Baiano – It was quite a scene at Tuesday’s  regular meeting of council in Wainfleet Township. Instead of donning the usual suits, council wore colourful T-shirts with superhero logos. This was to show support for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. “I’ll explain why we are dressed the way are are tonight,” said […]

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Changes to Wainfleet’s Planning Act

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Changes to Wainfleet’s Planning Act

Story by Heather Dilts –  Baiano – Michael Sullivan, Manager of Planning, discussed changes to Bill 73, or the “Smart Growth for Our Communities Act,” during Tuesday night’s council meeting. The bill is a combination of the Planning Act and the Development Charges Act. “I recognize this is a very complicated situation,” said Sullivan. A […]

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Niagara 2041 Growth Strategy discussed in Wainfleet council

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Niagara 2041 Growth Strategy discussed in Wainfleet council

Story by Heather Dilts – Baiano – The Region sent two delegates to give an overview of the Niagara 2041 Growth Strategy with Wainfleet council during Tuesday’s regular meeting of council. “I think, sometimes, the province is sending mixed messages,” said Mayor April Jeffs. “They have us working on things like this, at the same […]

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Wainfleet Township budget 2016 highlights

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Wainfleet Township budget 2016 highlights

Wainfleet Township approved its 2016 budget last week during a special meeting of council. Wainfleet Township Mayor April Jeffs and Treasurer Robyn Madere shared some highlights from this year’s budget. This year, Wainfleet Township is looking at a %2.9224 Net Levy Increase with a total tax levy in dollars to be $4,948,571. “That is the […]

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Wainfleet Council protests changes to wind turbines at Niagara Region Wind Farm

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Wainfleet Council protests changes to wind turbines at Niagara Region Wind Farm

Ald. Betty Konc has requested a letter to be drafted from the Township of Wainfleet and sent to the Ontario Minister of Energy and the Deputy Minister of Energy. “They need to hear from the municipalities,” Ald. Konc said in a later interview. “We need to stand up and fight for ourselves.” This action is […]

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