Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 11:49 AM
New Clarington plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contains 115 actions to respond to climate change
Clarington Council has approved the Clarington Corporate Climate Action Plan (CCCAP) to prepare for climate change and reduce the negative impact Municipal service delivery may have on the environment. The CCCAP outlines over one hundred actions the Municipality can take to respond to climate change while adapting services and operations to minimize climate risks. It also sets targets...
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 03:48 PM
Council approves 2021 Budget and a 2.04% tax levy increase
Clarington Council has approved the 2021 Municipal Budget, which includes a 2.04 per cent increase on the Clarington portion of the tax levy. That's an increase of $31.01 per year for the average property.
The 2.04 per cent increase will be used to cover the day-to-day operating costs. For every $100 collected in your local taxes, approximately $20 is used to pay for winter road maintenance, parks repair, cemeteries, sidewalks and building...
Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021 12:08 PM
Council decides to maintain current ward boundaries for the next election
Clarington Council has voted to maintain the Municipality’s current four ward boundary system for the next election in 2022. In 2020, Municipal staff began a ward boundary review to ensure residents across the Municipality are fairly represented by their chosen elected officials on Clarington Council. An independent consulting firm was retained to assess Clarington’s ward boundaries, look at their strengths and weaknesses,...
Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 01:41 PM
Clarington is looking to provide more accessibility outdoors along its paths, trails and parks
The Municipality of Clarington will apply for a grant to help cover some of the cost of installing charging stations for mobility devices along our paths, trails and parks in the community. This initiative will ensure that Clarington's open spaces will be more accessible for seniors and people with disabilities to stay active and enjoy the outdoors. The application falls under the Ministry of Seniors...
Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 03:10 PM
Clarington Council reopens property at the end of Longworth Avenue to the public
Clarington Council has amended a previous decision prohibiting the public from using the Municipal property on Longworth Avenue and Mearns Avenue. Council has opted to reopen the property for public use while adding certain safety precautions. Staff have been directed to remove the gate and open the property for residents to use while also installing a removable bollard to prevent bikes and ATVs from entering...