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East Fonthill Secondary Plan Approved

Posted on February 04, 2014 09:30 AM

The Town of Pelham is pleased to announce that the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has officially approved the East Fonthill Secondary Plan. News of the approval was presented to Council during Committee of the Whole on Monday, February 3, 2014.

“The approval of this Plan will ensure East Fonthill will be walkable, cyclable, fully integrated to Downtown Fonthill and existing neighbourhoods so we can maintain our small-town feel,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn. “Now orderly development can officially commence...

Arena Facility Provision Strategy – Status Report

Posted on January 16, 2014 09:30 AM

In 2013, the Town of Pelham retained LeisurePlan International Inc. to determine the demand for indoor ice time and indoor ice facilities in the Town for the next ten years, and dependent upon the future facility requirement, to prepare a business plan for future municipal indoor ice service provision. Research was conducted to guide and support Council’s discussions and decisions concerning the future provision of arena facilities in the Town, as well as their design, the financial implications...

Multi-Purpose Community Centre Provision Strategy - Status Report

Posted on January 16, 2014 09:30 AM

The Town of Pelham is currently conducting an Indoor Multi-Purpose Community Centre Strategy to determine the requirement for an indoor facility comprised of the following components:

  • an indoor pool
  • a fitness facility
  • a gymnasium facility
  • an indoor walking track
  • meeting space and multi-purpose community rooms to accommodate community leisure programs and activities
  • office/administration space for the municipal Recreation, Culture and Wellness department

Phase 1 of the Strategy has been completed and...

Fire Safety Tips for the Winter

Posted on January 06, 2014 09:30 AM

Pelham Fire Services is reminding residents to please be extra vigilant as you try to keep your home warm during the current frigid temperatures. Extreme wind chills are expected in our area from minus 35 to minus 40 Celsius overnight tonight and into Tuesday morning.

“People need to be careful while heating their homes," Pelham Fire Chief Bob Lymburner said. "Heating equipment is involved in 1 in every 7 reported home fires and 1 in every 6 home fire deaths."

Because the risk of house fires increases...

Official Lighting of Pelham's Arches

Posted on December 05, 2013 09:45 AM

Residents, businesses, visitors, community groups and holiday enthusiasts are cordially invited to Pelham's Official Arches Lighting Ceremony on Friday December 6th at sunset (approximately 4:45 p.m.) in downtown Fonthill.

Community members will accompany Mayor Dave Augustyn as he publicly “flips the switch” to the newly installed lights illuminating the arches in downtown Fonthill. The lighting ceremony is part of the Town’s first ever “Under the Arches” Outdoor Christmas Market running from 4:00...

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