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Welland projecting a $4.4 million loss from COVID-19

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Welland projecting a $4.4 million loss from COVID-19

City of Welland press release – At last night’s virtual meeting (Apr. 21/2020), Welland City Council approved a staff report showing that the City will see a significant operating loss and reduced revenue over the next 3 months as a result of the financial impact of COVID-19. The City’s COVID-19 Financial Impact Report, prepared by […]

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City of Welland implementing a transit reservation system

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City of Welland implementing a transit reservation system

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland is announcing additional temporary changes to Welland Transit that will take effect Monday, Apr. 13/2020.  A Transit Reservation system is being implemented to provide “essential” only public transportation for City residents. The City will continue to operate Well-Trans service and Regional transit service remains the same […]

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COVID-19 outbreak in Welland retirement home

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COVID-19 outbreak in Welland retirement home

Niagara Region Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Welland at a retirement home. ÈNiagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at Seasons Retirement Community in Welland after a second case of COVID-19 was confirmed at the facility,” a Niagara Region Public Health press release said Friday, Mar. […]

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City of Welland offers relief for tax and water/wastewater payments

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City of Welland offers relief for tax and water/wastewater payments

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland is announcing temporary changes to financial policies to help mitigate the impact to residents and businesses affected by COVID-19. The following deferrals will be in effect from March 19 until May 31/2020: Penalty and interest charges on pending and outstanding tax and water/wastewater billing arrears […]

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Welland adjusts operational practices to protect public and staff from COVID-19

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Welland adjusts operational practices to protect public and staff from COVID-19

City of Welland press release – The Provincial Government has set new guidelines to protect the public from COVID-19 by placing the Province of Ontario in a state of emergency. The City of Welland is working with upper-tier governments by staying consistent with strategies to safeguard Niagara residents from COVID-19 exposure; therefore, the city is […]

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Welland initiates facility and events closures due to Covid-19

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Welland initiates facility and events closures due to Covid-19

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland is taking the health and wellbeing of Niagara’s residents into consideration with a decision to temporarily close public facilities and cancel city hosted special events until April 5, 2020. Welland’s City Corporate Leadership Team is taking precautions to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID […]

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