Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 01:35 PM
Council recognizes Clarington Public Library Board on winning two Ontario awards
Council was proud to congratulate the Clarington Public Library Board on being recognized for its outstanding work in the community at the Ontario Library Association (OLA) Super-Conference on January 25, 2024.
The Board was recognized with the OLA’s Les Fowlie Intellectual Freedom Award, given to individuals and organizations who demonstrate courage in defending the rights of library users to be able to freely access information.
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 05:20 PM
2023 Mayor’s Golf Classic raises close to $33,000 for Marigold Hospice Care
Council presented proceeds from the 2023 Mayor’s Golf Classic to Marigold Hospice Care to help support construction and development of the site, which is anticipated to start in spring 2024. Members of the Marigold Hospice Care board were in attendance to receive the ceremonial cheque.
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023 11:10 AM
Clarington meets Provincial housing targets in 2023
The Municipality has met its 2023 target for new housing starts with 953 units, a report from staff highlighted for Council.
In March 2023, Clarington signed a pledge to support the creation of 13,000 residential units by 2031, as part of the Province’s commitment of 1.5 million new units across Ontario during that period.
By meeting its 2023 target, Clarington is eligible to receive funding from Ontario’s Building Faster Fund (BFF), a new...
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.