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Celebrate our volunteers on National Volunteer Week

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Celebrate our volunteers on National Volunteer Week

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – From April 23 to 29, Volunteer Canada and the City of Welland will celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week. The City of Welland will host its annual volunteer appreciation evening on Wednesday April 26, 2017, by recognizing over 250 […]

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Another Small Step Toward Niagara Inter-Municipal Transit

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Another Small Step Toward Niagara Inter-Municipal Transit

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – Before I write about the long road toward inter-municipal transit in Niagara, I have a question for you… How excited would you get when friends who own a house and have been living together for five-and-a-half years announce engagement and complete wedding […]

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Committed to urban boundaries & preserving agricultural lands

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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 […]

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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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Recreational Waterway is competition ready

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Recreational Waterway is competition ready

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – Welland is gaining quite a bit of attention on its waterway this year. The 2017 event season will be the busiest yet for the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) as it prepares to host 32 events between April and December. Athletes from […]

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