Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 04:04 PM
Council Highlights October 26 – Combined highlights including special meeting
Clarington Council supports Home Hardware privately-initiated request for a Minister's Zoning Order
Clarington Council voted in support of a request made by Bowmanville Home Hardware for a Minister's Zoning Order (MZO) that, if approved by the minister, would change the existing zoning at 2423 Rundle Road, allowing the company to build a building supply centre in that location. An MZO is a rarely used planning...
Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 03:05 PM
Council approves $750,000 to pay for railway safety improvements to stop train whistles at Cobbledick and Bennett Road crossings
Clarington Council earmarked $750,000 to pay for safety improvements needed at the Cobbledick and Bennett Road railway crossings in Clarington to stop train whistles in those areas. The money will be drawn from the Rate Stabilization Fund. Wilmot Creek residents have petitioned Council for several years to eliminate the noise pollution associated with...
Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 03:42 PM
Council allocates $20,000 in support of diversity initiatives
Clarington Council voted to allocate $20,000 to support the development of a strategic plan for the Clarington Diversity Advisory Committee (CDAC). The CDAC was established to advise and inform Council on issues of diversity and inequality. In the current global environment, the Committee is focused on supporting the Municipality and providing advice on issues related to anti-black racism as well as racism in general. CDAC is working...
Posted on Monday, July 27, 2020 03:43 PM
Clarington Diversity Advisory Committee updates Council on work plan
Clarington Council expressed its full support for the Diversity Advisory Committee while discussing a recent report on committee actions to date. Council approved the Clarington Diversity Advisory Committee in 2018 and the CDAC was established shortly after. To date, the Committee has assisted the Municipality in developing a Land Acknowledgement Statement and has provided advice on issues of racism. CDAC authored a joint statement...
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 02:27 PM
Council adopts a new guide to help identify outdoor recreation facility needs for residents now and in the future
Clarington Council has approved the 2020 Outdoor Recreation Needs Assessment (ORNA). This document is a guide to assist Municipal staff as they plan improvements to existing facilities and as they look to build new outdoor recreation facilities based on community needs today and for the next 15 years. The ORNA guide is based on a comprehensive...