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Changes to Bay Beach operations proved successful in 2019

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Changes to Bay Beach operations proved successful in 2019

Town of Fort Erie press release – This summer, the Town of Fort Erie opened the newly renovated Bay Beach with numerous operational changes, including a new beach admissions fee. As a result, town staff reported over 95,000 visitors to Bay Beach from May to September; resulting in $428,363 in admission and parking revenues. “We […]

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Fort Erie asking residents to report illegal dumping

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Fort Erie asking residents to report illegal dumping

The Town of Fort Erie is appealing to its residents to report illegal dumping noting that recently, eight 50-gallon barrels were dumped on Town property. The barrels contained toxic materials. “The Town’s operations staff is appealing to residents to report illegal dumping activities in Fort Erie,” a press release from the Town of Fort Erie […]

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Housing needs study reveals demand for more diverse housing options in Fort Erie

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Housing needs study reveals demand for more diverse housing options in Fort Erie

Town of Fort Erie press release – Town Council recently reviewed a Fort Erie Housing Needs Study (HNS) initiated by the Town’s Affordable Housing Committee. The HNS outlined the existing demographic and housing situation within the Town. Results of the study showed that the Town of Fort Erie is a community with diverse housing needs. […]

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

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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 […]

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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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