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Energy conservation efforts lead to cost savings and a reduced carbon footprint

Energy conservation efforts lead to cost savings and a reduced carbon footprint

Town of Fort Erie press release – Efforts made by Town Council and staff to investigate new opportunities for energy conservation has not only helped the Town reduce its carbon footprint but also increase annual utility savings. “By leveraging opportunities for energy efficiency through facility upgrades, we will be making the best use of our […]

Town Council moves forward with CN 6218 repair project

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Town Council moves forward with CN 6218 repair project

Town of Fort Erie press release – The Town will be moving forward on recommendations to divide the CN 6218 Steam Engine repair project between short-term necessary repairs and long-term additions to the display. “CN Steam Engine 6218 is a historical landmark in Fort Erie. It represents our past as a major railway centre in […]

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Town council updates by-laws to include shipping/cargo containers

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Town council updates by-laws to include shipping/cargo containers

Town of Fort Erie press release – The availability of low cost, re-purposed shipping/cargo containers to the general public has led to an increase of containers appearing throughout Fort Erie’s residential, commercial and industrial areas. For almost two years, Town Council and staff have investigated the optimal approach to addressing the use of shipping/cargo containers […]

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Fort Erie Transit adds second bus to East route

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Fort Erie Transit adds second bus to East route

Town of Fort Erie press release – In January 2019, Niagara Region assumed the financial responsibility of inter-municipal transit services in Fort Erie. Town Staff will be reallocating a portion of funds budgeted for inter-municipal transit services in 2019 to improve the existing conventional transit routes and services. “After a thorough analysis of rider data, […]

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High volume permit activity for new residential construction becomes ‘new norm’

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High volume permit activity for new residential construction becomes ‘new norm’

Town of Fort Erie press release – Fort Erie neighbourhoods continue to grow strong with 52 permits for residential units in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019. The value of the new residential construction for Q2 is approximately $16.5 million, which is higher than last year’s second quarter of $12.5 million for 42 units. “The […]

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Fort Erie Town Council adopts 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

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Fort Erie Town Council adopts 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

Town of Fort Erie press release – Last week, Town Council approved its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. A strategic plan is a dynamic, strategic document that provides a snapshot of the current and future goals and objectives of Town Council. “During the strategic planning process, residents and business owners were asked to comment on what they […]

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