Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 10:12 AM
Council advocates for creation of a Provincial lobbyist registry
Council is requesting that the Province create, define and administer a province-wide municipal lobbyist registry. Clarington currently has a code of conduct for Councillors and municipal staff in their interactions with lobbyists; a provincial registry would provide additional clarification, information and accountability.
Council adopted a resolution that calls on Ontario to amend the Municipal Act, 2001, in consultation with the...
Posted on Wednesday, November 08, 2023 12:37 PM
Council denies application to demolish Heritage Triple Dormitory building at Camp 30
Council has turned down an application to demolish one of the historic buildings at 2020 Lambs Road, known as the former Boys Training School and Second World War Prisoner of War Camp (Camp 30). The property is designated as a National Historic Site by the Historic and Monuments Board of Canada and is also designated under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act for its cultural and architectural heritage.
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 06:24 PM
Clarington gives $1.25 million to kick-start construction of new hospice
Council voted to provide a $1.25 million grant to Durham Region Hospice – Clarington. Due to escalating construction costs, additional financial support was needed to make the much-needed Marigold Hospice Care a reality.
The hospice will provide care in a home-like setting for those at the end of life and support for their families. The Municipality has strongly supported the new hospice, donating surplus land on Cobbledick...
Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023 03:16 PM
Council bids farewell to MP Erin O’Toole
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Member of Parliament for Durham, offered his final federal update at the June 26 Council meeting. After more than 10 years of representing the community, MP O’Toole resigned his seat in June.
“I have been privileged to work with you over the last several years,” said Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster. “While our political opinions may have sometimes differed, the community holds a deep respect for the work and the dedication you...
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 11:34 AM
Clarington buys sidewalk snow-clearing equipment
Council awarded the contract to purchase five new tractors for arterial sidewalk winter maintenance.Before finalizing the purchase, Public Works staff visited two local municipalities with similar machines in their fleet to evaluate the equipment. After the evaluation, staff agreed that the tractors would accommodate Clarington’s needs.Major winter storms can limit safe access to sidewalks. Traditionally, sidewalks along larger urban roads (aka....