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Clarington apologizes for website system error resulting in mass messages sent to subscribers

Posted on July 22, 2020 09:39 AM

We want to apologize to our news module subscribers who had their inboxes flooded yesterday, July 21, with old and outdated, automated messages from the Municipality’s website. We experienced technical issues that took the entire day to resolve. Please disregard all the messages. We appreciate your confidence and continued support as our Communications Team strives to provide accurate and up-to-date information.

Council passes unprecedented COVID-19 financial support package for taxpayers and businesses

Posted on June 23, 2020 12:51 PM

Clarington June 23, 2020/- During a marathon Committee session culminating in a late-night Council meeting, Clarington Council passed an unprecedented financial support package for taxpayers and business owners negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The support package totals $2 million, with $1 million dedicated to a temporary property tax relief program, and the remaining $1 million going to a Community Improvement Plan to help qualifying businesses.

The property tax relief program will...

Lake Ontario Shoreline Hazards Management Plan Update: Phase 4 – Draft Final Report Comments

Posted on June 22, 2020 01:37 PM

PORT HOPE, June 19, 2020 - In 1990, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority, in partnership with Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority and Lower Trent Region Conservation Authority, completed a Shoreline Management Plan for the Lake Ontario shoreline to guide shoreline management within their respective jurisdictions.

Shorelines are forever changing, and the 1990 Plan required updating to reflect these changes. Zuzek Incorporated, out of Waterdown ON, was retained to update...

Mandatory water restrictions for Newcastle and Newtonville

Posted on June 19, 2020 04:33 PM

Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents and businesses in Newcastle and Newtonville of mandatory water restrictions during the extreme hot weather. Residents and businesses are required to discontinue all non-essential indoor and outdoor water use during this time.

When: Effective immediately.

Where: Newcastle and Newtonville in the Municipality of Clarington.

Why: Water use restrictions are necessary to maintain adequate water levels to deal with emergencies,...

Clarington unveils plan for a cautious reopening

Posted on June 19, 2020 09:03 AM

Clarington June 19, 2020/- As we enter Stage 2 of Ontario's framework to reopening the Province, the Municipality of Clarington is taking a cautious approach to reopening its amenities and services to protect staff and public health. Clarington has prepared a list of services and amenities showing what is opening, including our splash pads and summer camps.

Below is a list that outlines what is open and closed. Details and guidelines for rules of use will be released in the next few weeks on Clarington's...

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