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Council-in-Budget Committee Meeting November 15th

The Municipal Corporation of the Town of Fort ErieCouncil-in-Budget Committee Meeting Agenda Wednesday, November 15, 2023, in Council Chambers, starting at 6:00 p.m. To view the Capital Budget documents once posted click here.

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The Town of Fort Erie calls on Niagara Region to keep the 2023 budget increase at or below inflation

Last budget year, the Region of Niagara approved significant increases to the budget, including a 7.58 percent increase to its operating budget, an 8.5 percent increase to the water and wastewater budget, and a 5.5 percent increase for wastewater management. “I was proud to second the motion by my colleague Councillor George McDermott and it…

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Crystal Beach 5k Run October 7th 2023

The Crystal Beach 5k race is on October 7th and this year will be the 19th Annual 5K run/walk. The race will begin at begin and end at Sneakers on Erie Rd in Crystal Beach. The 5K race begins at 11 a.m., with the 1K Kids Run starting at 10:15 a.m. All registrants will receive a participation medal and a CB5K t-shirt registration and additional…

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Truth and Reconciliation Walk 2023

The Truth and Reconciliation Walk is on Friday, September 29, 2023 The 3rd Annual Truth and Reconciliation Walk from Mather Arch to the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre will take place on Friday. It is anticipated that there will be approximately 400-500 participants. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is Saturday, September 30, 2023.…

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Notice of Public Meeting for the proposed Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendments relating to the Town of Fort Erie Short Term Rental land-use study.

NOTICE OF COMPLETE PUBLIC MEETING- Town of Fort Erie Initiated Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments for Short-Term Rentals DATE: Monday, September 11, 2023TIME: 6:00 PMLOCATION: This will be a hybrid meeting. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person in Council Chambers, Town Hall, 1 Municipal Centre Drive, or virtually via Zoom.…

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The Town of Fort Erie Council Unveiled its Draft 2023-2026 Corporate Strategic Plan (CSP)

On July 24, 2023, the Town of Fort Erie Council unveiled it’s draft 2023-2026 Corporate Strategic Plan (CSP) that identifies priorities that will lead the municipality over the next four years. Draft Corporate Strategic Plan – https://bit.ly/3KzQMYj We encourage the public to provide feedback on the draft Plan through an online survey from July 26…

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Council Approves the Closure of Shekston Road Triangle

At the council meeting of July 10th the closure of the traveled section of Sherkston Road (Point Abino Road, north of Michener Road), Bertie Street (also known as Ridge Road North – Triangle), and Bowen Road (at Ott Road – Triangle) were approved to be closed. The town staff recommendation to the council was that: Council…

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Council Approves Proposed Draft Plan of Condominium & Zoning By-Law Amendment 272 Ridge Road South with Amendments

At tonight’s Council meeting council considered the Proposed Draft Plan of Condominium and Zoning By-law Amendment – Canadian Condominium – 272 Ridge Road South – Wendy McGaeghan and Patrick McGaeghan – Owners – Culture Developments Inc. / 5038257 Ontario Inc. (Craig Devries) – Agent. This proposed draft plan of subdivision was approved with two amendments…

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2nd Annual Fort Erie Pride Celebration

Today, I was pleased to participate in the 2nd annual Fort Erie Pride celebrations at Fort Erie Town Hall. Events started at 12noon and ended with a concert happening all day with concert (Simply Hip) starting at 8:30pm at the Fort Erie Leasureplex. Be you! Be Proud! This is why I am proud to call…

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Proposed Draft Plan of Condominium & Zoning By-Law Amendment 272 Ridge Road South

On Monday June 26th 2023 Council will be considering the Proposed Draft Plan of Condominium and Zoning By-law Amendment – Canadian Condominium – 272 Ridge Road South – Wendy McGaeghan and Patrick McGaeghan – Owners – Culture Developments Inc. / 5038257 Ontario Inc. (Craig Devries) – Agent To read the full report please visit https://pub-forterie.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=256…