Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 09:30 AM
Council Highlights for April 24, 2023:
- Province Announces Plans for Urban Provincial Park in UxbridgeMembers of Council attended a Provincial announcement on Earth Day at which the Province pledged to create an urban provincial park in the Township of Uxbridge. The Province committed up to 1,315 acres of Provincial land to the park and is looking for public and private partners to add additional conservation lands to the park. The park is a concept and public consultation will take place to help...
Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 09:12 AM
Council Highlights for April 17, 2023:
- Durham Region Passes 2023/2024 BudgetDurham Region has passed its 2023/2024 Business Plans and Budget. Committee received a report that specifies expenses and revenue in major categories as well as the prescribed tax rates.
- Renovations Planned for Goodwood Ball Diamond in Harold Bell ParkCommittee approved a staff recommendation to award the tender for the Goodwood Ball diamond. The project will install a new backstop fence with an overhang, repair the infield,...
Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2023 10:19 AM
Durham Region Health Department has started West Nile virus surveillance and control activities for the season.
West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne disease that is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected by feeding on the blood of birds that carry the virus. The disease is not passed from person to person or from bird to person. Since 2001, West Nile virus has been found in birds, mosquitoes, horses and humans in Ontario. In 2022, Durham Region had...
Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2023 09:11 AM
The Regional Municipality of Durham has released the recommended final draft Regional Official Plan (ROP) and scheduled a special meeting of Durham Regional Council to consider adoption of the recommended ROP. The new ROP is the culmination of work completed through Envision Durham, the Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) of Durham’s existing ROP. Materials to be considered at this special meeting, including the recommended final draft ROP, are available today at durham.ca/EnvisionDurham.