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...
Posted on June 03, 2020 04:00 PM
Pelham pool to open this summer
The Pelham pool at Marlene Stewart Streit Park will open this summer, though an opening date is not yet known. Council passed a motion on June 1, 2020, approving the pool’s opening, pending Provincial and Regional permissions and guidelines.
Staff proposed the facility be prepared for the season, and when the Province lifts the restrictions, move forward with opening the facility. The Centre for Disease Control...
Posted on May 21, 2020 03:48 PM
COVID-19 Financial Impact Forecast
As a result of COVID-19, Pelham is forecasting a tax levy operating deficit of approximately $408,666 to the end of June as a result of COVID-19 which could increase to approximately $849,820 by December 31, should the present situation remain unchanged until the end of the year.
The magnitude of the impact of COVID-19 on the Town of Pelham is not fully understood, however the existing social distancing...