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Council News - August 12, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:00 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE AUGUST 12, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING YMCA NIAGARA WEST – HIGHLIGHTS, PROGRAMS AND IMPROVEMENTS

Ajay Bhardwaj, YMCA Board Member was in attendance at the request of Council and on behalf of the YMCA and provided an overview of “A Look Back over the past 7 years”, Year 7 Highlights, Community Feedback as well as the programs offered and improvements that have been made to the Niagara West YMCA.

REGIONAL GOVERNANCE REVIEW SURVEY DETAILED REPORT

Ms. Megan McGlashan, Senior Research Associate...

Council News - July 15, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:00 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE JULY 15, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING PROTECT CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE PERSONS FROM EXPOSURE TO OUTDOOR SECOND-HAND SMOKE – TRIPLE MAJORITY REQUIREMENT

Diana Teng & Melanie Seguin from Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Public Health, Niagara Region, presented a PowerPoint to review the public consultation process (Speak Up and Win); the results of which were in support of a revision to the Regional By-law to Protect Children and Vulnerable Persons from Exposure to Outdoor Second...

Council News June 24, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:59 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE JUNE 24, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING Launch of the “We Are Accessible Accessibility Award Campaign”

Karen Lemieux and Nicholas Beaudin were in attendance on behalf of the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee (JAAC) to announce the launch of this term’s “We Are Accessible Campaign”. This campaign recognizes local organizations and businesses that have made efforts to provide accessibility for people with disabilities within the community.

Volunteers will be actively canvassing and...

Council News - May 27, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:58 AM

COUNCIL NEWS  FROM THE MAY 27, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING  TWO GRAND OPENINGS

Mayor Bylsma and other Members of Council attended the Grand Opening of A&W and Smithville Home Hardware. Mayor Bylsma noted that the opening of A& W and the expansion of Smithville Home Hardware will create more jobs for West Lincoln and he congratulated the owners and wished them great success. 

NEW MUNICIPAL CLEAN YARDS BY-LAW

Council approved Clean Yards By-law 2019-38 which will provide fairness for...

Council News - March 25, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:57 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE MARCH 25, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING 2019 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET

Council approved the 2019 Operating and Capital Budget, which included an operating budget of 15,139,450.00. The 2019 budget will require a tax levy of $6,937,670.00 which equates to an estimated increase of $67.05 or 5.63% to the West Lincoln portion of taxes for an average home assessed at 363,877.00.  It is anticipated that the overall property tax bill, which includes requisitions for the Township, the...