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Council Highlights


Council Highlights from the October 13, 2020 meeting

Posted on October 16, 2020 03:05 PM

Council approves $750,000 to pay for railway safety improvements to stop train whistles at Cobbledick and Bennett Road crossings 

Clarington Council earmarked $750,000 to pay for safety improvements needed at the Cobbledick and Bennett Road railway crossings in Clarington to stop train whistles in those areas. The money will be drawn from the Rate Stabilization Fund. Wilmot Creek residents have petitioned Council for several years to eliminate the noise pollution associated with...

Council Highlights from the September 21, 2020 meeting

Posted on September 25, 2020 03:42 PM

Council allocates $20,000 in support of diversity initiatives

Clarington Council voted to allocate $20,000 to support the development of a strategic plan for the Clarington Diversity Advisory Committee (CDAC). The CDAC was established to advise and inform Council on issues of diversity and inequality. In the current global environment, the Committee is focused on supporting the Municipality and providing advice on issues related to anti-black racism as well as racism in general. CDAC is working...

Council Highlights from the July 6, 2020 meeting

Posted on July 27, 2020 03:43 PM

Clarington Diversity Advisory Committee updates Council on work plan

Clarington Council expressed its full support for the Diversity Advisory Committee while discussing a recent report on committee actions to date. Council approved the Clarington Diversity Advisory Committee in 2018 and the CDAC was established shortly after. To date, the Committee has assisted the Municipality in developing a Land Acknowledgement Statement and has provided advice on issues of racism. CDAC authored a joint statement...

Council Highlights from the June 15, 2020 meeting

Posted on June 19, 2020 02:27 PM

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

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...

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