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Helping Keep Niagara Safe During Step One of Reopening

Posted on June 09, 2021 03:09 PM

From the Niagara Region
As the province moves to Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen on Friday, June 11, Niagara Region Public Health is reminding Niagara residents of additional public health and safety measures as part of section 22 orders for food premises and retail. These remain in place to help keep our community safe, to continue to keep transmission rates low, and to help ensure Niagara will be ready for Step 2 of reopening.
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When outdoor dining reopens in Niagara, diners...


Council Highlights - June 7, 2021

Posted on June 09, 2021 01:52 PM

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Tree Maintenance Policy to get further review

In 2000, a local residents’ group formed the Pelham Tree Conservation Society and compiled a series of procedures to follow with respect to the management of trees located on municipally owned properties such as road allowances, parks and cemeteries.

Through Municipal Operations Report MOR-33/00, the General Committee/Operations Division recommended a number of amendments...

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Former Ward 2 Councillor Gary Accursi passes away

Posted on June 09, 2021 10:49 AM

June 9, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Councillor Gary Accursi.

Accursi, 72, spent the last 47 years in Pelham, helping shape its long-term evolution as a member of Pelham Town Council from 2010-2018. Before joining Council, Accursi volunteered his time on various Town committees and community organizations. These commitments included chairing his church board, chairing Big Brothers of Welland County, serving...

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Rural roadside mowing program begins June 14, 2021

Posted on June 07, 2021 03:14 PM

On Monday, June 14, the Town of Pelham will begin its rural roadside mowing program.

The program addresses the grass that grows along roadsides, mostly in front of agricultural properties and naturalized areas outside of the Urban Boundaries. However, there are a few locations inside the urban boundaries that are also maintained through this program, such as the ditch on Pelham Street.

The service is completed through a contractor, operating with the equipment required to cut the steep slopes of...

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Pelham's Regional Councillor Diana Huson elected to FCM board of directors

Posted on June 07, 2021 10:11 AM

​At their annual general meeting on June 4, 2021, Pelham Regional Councillor Diana Huson was elected to the Board of Directors, Ontario Caucus for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). FCM has been the national voice of municipal government since 1901 and plays an important role in advocating to ensure the needs of municipalities are reflected in federal policies and programs.
Councillor Huson was selected by FCM members from around Ontario and will serve a one-year term. The FCM...

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