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Wainfleet hires first Deputy Fire Chief

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Wainfleet hires first Deputy Fire Chief

Wainfleet Council continued to build their fire department yesterday by filling out the command structure with the creation of a Deputy Chief position. At its regular meeting of Council on Tuesday, June 12/2018, Council passed a bylaw appointing Wainfleet local, and former Platoon Chief, Shawn Schutten, as Deputy Fire Chief. After 10 years of dedicated […]

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Wainfleet Fire Chief leaving for other opportunities

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Wainfleet Fire Chief leaving for other opportunities

The Township of Wainfleet is looking for another Fire Chief after Interim Fire Chief Lee Smith has decided to pursue other opportunities. A press release from the Township of Wainfleet issued on Apr. 10/2018 said that Smith will be leaving his role as of Tuesday Apr. 10/2018. “During his tenure, Chief Smith spearheaded tangible steps […]

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Wainfleet raises the flag for Autism

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Wainfleet raises the flag for Autism

Wainfleet’s Bylaw Enforcement Officer, Mark Tardif joined Mayor April Jeffs, Township staff, and members of the community to officially raise a flag, and increase awareness, for autism at Township Hall Tuesday Apr. 3/2018. “Today I brought my daughter Lucy, who just turned 6 last month. She was diagnosed with ASD and ADHD a year and […]

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2018 Municipal Drainage Program open house

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2018 Municipal Drainage Program open house

On Thursday, Mar. 22/2018 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. the Township of Wainfleet will be holding its Annual Drainage Program Open House at the Wainfleet Firefighters Memorial Community Hall to provide residents with information related to Municipal Drains and their maintenance in the Township. The Township has over 250 kilometers of Municipal Drains which […]

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Wainfleet supervisor recognized for dedication

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Wainfleet supervisor recognized for dedication

Long-serving municipal employee Ron Vandelaar, Wainfleet’s Operations Supervisor, was officially recognized for his dedication to the Township and municipal service at the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) annual conference held on Feb. 27/2018. Nominated by Operations Manager Richard Nan, Mr. Vandelaar has served for 34 years at the Township in the Operations Department. “Ron has […]

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Community walks to support people who need help

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Community walks to support people who need help

The community came together in Welland Saturday Feb. 24/2018 to participate in the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk to help the homeless, the hungry, people who need help. “Last year we raised $30,000,” said Leslie Bellingham of Open Arms Mission, the director for the event to all the walkers just as the walk […]

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