Posted on Friday, February 18, 2022 01:33 PM
Clarington Council approves the 2022 municipal budget
Clarington Council has unanimously approved the 2022 Budget that will increase the Municipal portion of the tax levy by 2.11 per cent. When combined with the Region of Durham and the Provincial education portions, taxpayers will see an approximate 1.99 per cent increase on the overall combined tax bill.
For the Clarington portion of the tax bill, residents will pay approximately $33 or $2.75 per month more on a property assessed at $400,000. That...
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022 11:30 AM
Batter up: get ready, cricket is coming to Clarington
Staff in Public Works have been directed by Council to install a cricket pitch overlay on the municipal soccer field located at Rickard Neighbourhood Park in Newcastle. Staff are also investigating a partnership with a local Courtice school to create a cricket pitch overlay on one of the existing sports fields. The overlay is essentially artificial, magnetized turf that can be placed over an existing field to simulate the central part of the pitch...
Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 10:06 AM
Clarington Fire presents a Master Fire Plan developed to assist the organizations to better serve the community
Clarington Emergency and Fire Services (CEFS) has a new strategic document - a Master Fire Plan developed by an external consultant. The Master Fire Plan looks at the organizational structure, service delivery and suggests improvements where necessary. The plan focuses on a business approach for CEFS and recommends some internal staffing restructuring. The proposed restructuring would allow...
Posted on Friday, November 26, 2021 10:21 AM
Protecting the Jury Lands and Camp 30 from damage
Clarington is looking at different options to protect the historical Jury Lands Camp 30 area from damage caused by vehicles trespassing on the property and four-wheelers tearing up the land. Council has directed Municipal Public Works staff to immediately clear the ditch that borders the property along Lambs Road and to use the excavated material to construct a berm to prevent trespassing and illegal entry. Public Works will also be investigating...
Posted on Monday, November 08, 2021 10:05 AM
Clarington asks Province to review its Alternative Low Carbon Fuels regulations
Clarington Council is asking the Province to review Ontario Regulation 79/15 focused on Alternative Low Carbon Fuels (ALCF). Local company St Marys Cement currently uses ALCF as an energy source for its Bowmanville plant. This replaces the use of Petroleum Coke as a fuel source, seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). While the Municipality supports the reduced use of fossil fuels and the reduction of GHG emissions...