Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 03:22 PM
Ready for the summer - Clarington Tourism has information on all your local community events and attractions
As summer approaches and the pandemic-related restrictions ease, Clarington Tourism is poised to connect visitors and residents with our community, local businesses and events. Through crafted and targeted social media campaigns and advertisements, Clarington Tourism continues to inform, educate and engage visitors, residents and stakeholders on what our community has to offer. In 2021, Clarington...
Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 03:56 PM
Breathing air into Clarington: Municipality partners with LEAF on a backyard tree planting program
Clarington is partnering with Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests (LEAF) and the Region of Durham on a one-year backyard tree planting pilot project to assist residents in planting more trees and shrubs on their properties. Both Clarington and the Region of Durham will provide $15,000 each for this pilot project. Residents living in urban and suburban areas will be able to apply to participate...
Posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 01:19 PM
Progress report card: Clarington releases an update on its Corporate Climate Action Plan
The Municipality has released its first report on progress and work done to date to accomplish the goals set out in the Clarington Corporate Climate Action Plan (CCCAP), approved by Council in March 2021. The Action Plan contains 115 specific actions that the Municipality can take to adapt corporate assets, operations, and services to limit the negative impacts of climate change and reduce its greenhouse gas...
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...