Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 11:37 AM
Clarington supports OPG application to renew its licence for New Nuclear Plant
Clarington Council has voted to support Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) site preparation licence renewal application to obtain federal approval to prepare the site for the Darlington New Nuclear Plant. Mayor Foster and Clarington Staff will attend the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) licence renewal hearing in June to outline Clarington's support for the project. The proposed development includes the construction...
Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 03:01 PM
Clarington seeking Federal funding for railway safety improvements needed for whistle cessation at Cobbledick and Bennett Roads
Clarington Staff have been directed to reapply for Transport Canada’s Railway Safety Improvement Program funding to help cover the cost of improvements needed at the Cobbledick Road and Bennett Road crossings to stop train whistles in those areas. The Municipality’s initial application, submitted in July 2020, for a total of $697,000 of eligible expenses was unsuccessful....
Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 04:39 PM
Farewell Creek Trail phase 2 moving forward with a new alignment
Council has approved the final alignment for phase 2 of the Farewell Creek Trail. After extensive debate and investigation of alternate route alignments, Council has chosen an in-valley option that will see a branch of the trail meander toward Townline Road along Farewell Creek, with a future potential connection to Oshawa’s path on Grandview Street at the Townline Road boundary. Staff have been directed to investigate and provide...
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...