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Niagara submits joint request for COVID-19 financial relief to the provincial and federal government

Posted on May 26, 2020 12:08 PM

From Niagara Region Niagara’s 12 municipalities, in close partnership with the Region, have formally submitted a request to the Province of Ontario and Government of Canada for financial relief for the costs incurred from the COVID-19 crisis. 
The region has projected the gross costs related to COVID-19 will be nearly $50 million by the end of June. While some costs have been accommodated through the current budget and a number of strategic mitigation efforts, there is still a significant...

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Gypsy Moth spray program road closures

Posted on May 25, 2020 01:57 PM

The following road sections will be impacted through the Gypsy Moth Spray this Wednesday. Timing is still not confirmed, but likely between 5:30-8:30 a.m.

This will likely be more of a soft closure. The Town will hold up traffic for a very short period of time only when the helicopter is in the area. Emergency Services will not be impacted.

The Town will position a truck with a barricade at the locations provided by Zimmer Air Services (plus a couple extra spots along the route) . 

The street...

Gypsy Moth Spray - May 27, 2020

Posted on May 24, 2020 01:22 PM

The first application of the Gypsy Moth aerial spray program is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, beginning at 5:30 a.m.

The spray is completed with a twin-engine helicopter; residents can expect high audible levels as the helicopter completes its path.

Weather is the primary factor in the day and time of the spray. If the weather is not cooperative, the spray will not occur and the Town will update its website (www.pelham.ca/gypsy-moth) and social media pages. 

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First Gypsy Moth spray scheduled for May 27

Posted on May 24, 2020 01:02 PM

The first application of the Gypsy Moth aerial spray program is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27. The time of the spray has not yet been determined, though it is usually at first light, and is likely to occur between 5:30-8:30 a.m.

The spray is completed with a twin-engine helicopter; residents can expect high audible levels as the helicopter completes its path.

Weather is the primary factor in the day and time of the spray. If the weather is not cooperative, the spray will not occur and the Town...

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COVID-19 financial impact forecast

Posted on May 22, 2020 12:47 PM

As a result of COVID-19, Pelham is forecasting a tax levy operating deficit of approximately $408,666 to the end of June, 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 physical distancing measures and economic shut-down impacts have already been significant.

Since March 18, 2020, the federal government...

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