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Council approves a number of changes including grace periods for payments

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Council approves a number of changes including grace periods for payments

The Town of Fort Erie is taking additional steps to assist residents and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. During the Monday, March 23/2020, meeting, Council agreed to temporarily introduce a grace period and begin to waive late fees and penalties on water billings and taxes levied in 2020. Further, no late fees will be assessed […]

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Fort Erie closes all town facilities in response to COVID-19 concerns

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Fort Erie closes all town facilities in response to COVID-19 concerns

Town of Fort Erie press release – The Town of Fort Erie continues to take COVID-19 seriously. In an effort to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Town will be making significant changes to services and programming to help protect the health and wellbeing of the community. Effective today, March 17/2020 at Noon, all […]

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Town of Fort Erie facilities close in response to COVID-19 concerns

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Town of Fort Erie facilities close in response to COVID-19 concerns

Town of Fort Erie press release – While Niagara Region Public Health has reported the risks surrounding COVID-19 remains low to residents, Fort Erie is taking cautionary measures to ensure continued containment of the virus. Therefore, the Town of Fort Erie has enacted enhanced disinfection efforts at Town facilities and will enact a series of […]

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Fort Erie receives grant funding for a corporate software systems review

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Fort Erie receives grant funding for a corporate software systems review

Town of Fort Erie press release – In December 2019, Town Staff applied for grant funding from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) for the development of a Corporate Software Systems Review. Earlier this week, Town Staff received confirmation from the Minister that the Town would be receiving up to $112,500 through its […]

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Fort Erie takes ownership of EJ Freeland Community Centre

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Fort Erie takes ownership of EJ Freeland Community Centre

Town of Fort Erie press release – Thanks to the efforts of many, the Town of Fort Erie has officially taken ownership of the EJ Freeland Community Centre and the Boys and Girls Club will be the new tenant at the Centre starting April 1/2020. “We are extremely excited to be partnering with the Boys […]

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Fort Erie paving way for health care services in rural communities

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Fort Erie paving way for health care services in rural communities

Town of Fort Erie press release – Community health and wellness initiatives have been a part of the Town Council’s strategic focus for many years. This commitment has made Fort Erie a leader in community-focused health care for rural communities in Ontario. “When Douglas Memorial Hospital was converted into an Urgent Care Centre in 2008, […]

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