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Month: February 2018 (page 1 of 2)

Notice: Upcoming Budget Meetings March 8 & 26


Please mark your calendars for these upcoming important public budget meetings:

February 28     5:00 pm          Fire Station 2 (Mountain Road)  
March 8              5:00 pm          Town Hall
March 26           5:00 pm          Town Hall

 EDIT:  The February 28th meeting has been cancelled.  A hat tip to Alderman Berry for updating us.

Notes: Council – February 20, 2018

Here are our notes from the February 20th Council meeting.  The Town has not posted the official minutes to their website as of yet.

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Notes: Feb 13th Planning, Notice: Feb 20th Council Agenda

February 13 – Planning & Development Committee Meeting – Notes

GO Train Station Secondary Plan

Another great turnout by local residents resulted in a full Council Chamber for the GO Train Station Secondary Plan final report.

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Winter Visitors: The Vole Story

One of our good friends and noted naturalist, Bruce McKenzie, shared with us a story and some photos for those who might have seen some new visitors in town.

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Notice: GO Secondary Plan/P&D – February 13th, 2018

This weeks Planning & Development Committee will be another very important meeting as the agenda will feature the revised GO Train Station Secondary Plan.   If you showed up for the first meeting in December, we encourage you to attend… if you didn’t make the first meeting in December, we definitely encourage you to attend!

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NewsNow: Century Condos Article & Editorial


NewsNow recently published an article on the proposed Century Condos project along with a diagram showing what the streetscape may look like.

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Notice: February 8th Regional Council Meeting (via A Better Niagara)

The Pelham audit issue is sure to be hot on the agenda on Thursday night’s Regional Council meeting.  A Better Niagara provides a little backgrounder to the whole matter in their FB event post.

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Notes: Council – February 5, 2018

Chills circulated through Council chambers Monday night… good chills that is, thinking of preparations and fundraising for the upcoming Coldest Night of the Year challenge on February 24.

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Here We Grow Again: Century Condos Details

Following our recent post on the proposed Century Condos development by DeSantis in downtown Grimsby, we received an email from Mr. John Ariens, Associate Director and Planner with IBI group on behalf of the developer, requesting that we share it with the community.

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NTW: Take A Grain Of Salt… Niagara Economic Outlook


An interesting and thought-provoking opinion piece by James Culic popped up recently in Niagara This Week.  He takes a look at the reality of the economic outlook and perhaps arguably a “bubble” that Niagara’s economy is in.

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