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Re-thinking People, Place, and Connection

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Re-thinking People, Place, and Connection

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – Welland is growing and making better connections to residents, visitors, and stakeholders.  We have always been a social community inspired by tradition and the places we gather. Our relatives have shopped and socialized at the Welland Farmers’ Market since 1907, and we’ve celebrated […]

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Appreciating Pelham’s Small-Town Feel

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Appreciating Pelham’s Small-Town Feel

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn Time and again this summer, I have been very proud of Pelham’s wonderful community and small-town feel! Congratulations and thanks to the Fonthill Lions, for instance, who hosted a first-time, amazing community event on Saturday – called Sliderfest! Held at the Lion’s GL Klager Park, the sold-out […]

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Fonthill Kame, Ridgeville, Strategic Funding & GO Rail at AMO Conference

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Fonthill Kame, Ridgeville, Strategic Funding & GO Rail at AMO Conference

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn Last week, Councillor Papp, Town CAO Ottaway, Treasurer Quinlin, and I attended the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference in Ottawa. The annual three-day conference offered a range of learning sessions and networking opportunities for the more than 1,500 delegates. While at AMO, your Pelham representatives […]

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Discover competition, entertainment and recreation on the waterway

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Discover competition, entertainment and recreation on the waterway

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – August is definitely one of the most exciting months on the waterway this 2017 competition season. Dragon Boat Canada continues to select the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) as the National Championship venue of choice. Teams of Dragon Boats will race down […]

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Deficits and Levy vs. Development Charge Debt

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Deficits and Levy vs. Development Charge Debt

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – Since that’s a lot of talk about debt lately, I thought I’d write about it here. While the Provincial and Federal governments and businesses can run deficits, Towns and Cities cannot. Deficits occur when a Federal or Provincial government spends more on […]

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Thanks for Another Amazing Summerfest!

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Thanks for Another Amazing Summerfest!

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – On behalf of Council, thank you to the 2017 Summerfest Committee, Town Staff, service club and other volunteers for your hard-work and dedication and to the many generous sponsors who made this year’s four-day Summerfest an amazing success – with the highest […]

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