Posted on September 09, 2020 12:57 PM
Recreation programming on the horizon
In a verbal update, CAO David Cribbs informed Council that programming at the Meridian Community Centre (MCC) would be ramping up by the end of the month. Programs including shinny, public skating, ladies learn to play hockey, pickleball, and Brock's fitness class are likely to resume by the end of September, while seniors learn to skate, fitness, and chair yoga, are on their way for October.
Posted on August 27, 2020 03:57 PM
Traffic safety devices in the budget for 2021
Council approved the initiative in principle and referred the purchase of traffic safety devices for consideration in the 2021 Roads Capital Budget.
Staff recommended the installation of eight 12 inch solar-powered flashing yellow warning lights along Effingham Street between Regional Road 20 and Regional Road 69. Four lights will be installed to warn drivers of an approaching intersection...
Posted on July 29, 2020 03:32 PM
Update on finances related to COVID-19
Estimates to year-end, December 31, 2020, were used in determining the financial impact of COVID-19 on the Town of Pelham.
The Town's current estimate of the tax levy supported 2020 total gross cost of COVID-19 pandemic is $1,251,659 and the current estimate of the 2020 net tax levy supported deficit as a result of COVID-19 pandemic is $669,336.
Just recently, it was announced that funding to offset these COVID-19...
Posted on July 15, 2020 03:48 PM
Town of Pelham Council approves Zoning and Official Plan amendments for cannabis operations
On July 13, 2020, Town of Pelham Council passed bylaws to amend the Official Plan and the Zoning Bylaw as they pertain to cannabis operations within the town.
The amendment to the Official Plan (bylaw 4521(2020)), adds policies for the studies required to support the establishment of indoor cannabis and industrial hemp cultivation facilities, ensuring all...
Posted on June 18, 2020 01:11 PM
Cannabis Control Committee update
Tim Nohara, Chair of the Cannabis Control Committee (CCC), and Nick McDonald of Meridian Planning Consultants provided Council with an update on where the CCC is relative to their schedule of implementation of bylaws and proposed draft Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-Law Amendment.
McDonald noted minor changes in both documents.
Report from Regional...