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Council Highlights


Council Highlights from the June 15, 2020 meeting

Posted on June 19, 2020 02:27 PM

Council Highlights

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...

Council Highlights from the May 25, 2020 meeting

Posted on May 29, 2020 03:28 PM

Council Highlights

Clarington Council seeks mediation with the Region on the proposed anaerobic digestion facility

Council unanimously decided that the Region of Durham's decision to build a mixed-waste transfer and pre-sort anaerobic digestion facility in the Clarington Energy Park violates a previously signed Host Community Agreement. The Region and the Municipality entered into that Agreement in 2010 when Durham decided to build its existing Energy From Waste Facility in Clarington. The newly proposed anaerobic...

Council Highlights from the May 4, 2020 Meeting

Posted on May 08, 2020 04:25 PM

Council Highlights

Clarington says it's an "unwilling host" for the Region's proposed anaerobic digestion and pre-sort facility  

Clarington Council voted unanimously to become an unwilling host for the Region of Durham's proposed new anaerobic digestion and mixed-waste pre-sort facility in Courtice. In June 2019, Regional Council authorized a site selection process for this new proposed facility. On March 6, 2020, in...

Council Highlights from the April 14, 2020 Meeting

Posted on April 17, 2020 09:27 AM

Council Highlights

Clarington Council directs staff to come up with a residential tax relief program for COVID-19

Council has asked staff to come up with an application-based program that would offer qualifying Clarington taxpayers’ some relief on a portion of their municipal taxes. Council approved, in principle, a potential by-law that, if approved, would look at a possible reduction or refund of a percentage of the Clarington portion of taxes for qualifying taxpayers. Qualifying taxpayers would have to demonstrate...

Council Highlights from the March 2, 2020 Meeting

Posted on March 09, 2020 04:22 PM

Council Highlights

An ecological gift creates a challenge for the construction of Farewell Creek Trail

Clarington will ask Environment Canada to allow the Municipality to proceed with the construction of the western part of Farewell Creek Trail in Courtice. The lands that form the western part of that trail fall under the federal government’s Ecological Gift Program and are protected to ensure that their “biodiversity and environmental heritage are conserved in perpetuity,” as outlined on the government’s website....

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