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Council Highlights


Council Highlights from the July 5, 2021 Meeting

Posted on July 09, 2021 09:05 AM

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Addressing the legacy of residential schools: Clarington will examine ways to move forward with reconciliation on a municipal level.

Clarington Council unanimously passed a motion directing Staff to examine the calls to action identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Staff will look at the action items specifically directed at municipalities and all levels of government to provide Council with advice on the steps Clarington can take to redress the legacy of residential...

Council Highlights from the June 14, 2021 Meeting

Posted on June 21, 2021 08:55 AM

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Clarington working with Metrolinx on GO bus turnaround in Newcastle as former fire hall will be demolished

Clarington staff are working with Metrolinx to identify solutions for a GO Bus service turnaround in Newcastle as the current site has been scheduled for demolition and land sale. The former Newcastle Fire Hall located at 247 King Avenue East has been used as a turnaround area for many years. The Municipality has been delaying the demolition of this building since 2016. Council has directed...

Council Highlights from the May 25, 2021 Meeting

Posted on June 01, 2021 12:31 PM

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On-farm special events subject to a new licensing by-law

Farmers who want to diversify their business and host on-farm special events such as weddings will now require a municipal business licence in addition to a Zoning By-law amendment and site plan approval for their property. As part of the Zoning By-law amendment application, the Municipality will consider any special rules regarding the hours of operation, frequency of events, and maximum attendance. Each business licence will be subject...

Council Highlights from the May 3, 2021 meeting

Posted on May 10, 2021 11:37 AM

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Clarington supports OPG application to renew its licence for New Nuclear Plant

Clarington Council has voted to support Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) site preparation licence renewal application to obtain federal approval to prepare the site for the Darlington New Nuclear Plant. Mayor Foster and Clarington Staff will attend the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) licence renewal hearing in June to outline Clarington's support for the project. The proposed development includes the construction...

Council Highlights from the April 12, 2021 meeting

Posted on April 16, 2021 03:01 PM

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Clarington seeking Federal funding for railway safety improvements needed for whistle cessation at Cobbledick and Bennett Roads

Clarington Staff have been directed to reapply for Transport Canada’s Railway Safety Improvement Program funding to help cover the cost of improvements needed at the Cobbledick Road and Bennett Road crossings to stop train whistles in those areas. The Municipality’s initial application, submitted in July 2020, for a total of $697,000 of eligible expenses was unsuccessful....

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