Enter your keyword

City Council

Province moves forward on double – direct role for the City of St. Catharines

Province moves forward on double – direct role for the City of St. Catharines

The St. Catharines plan to change the way it elects councillors to serve double-duty as city and regional councillors is moving to the next step in the process after approval by the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. On June 2 the ministry filed a provincial regulation to permit the Regional Municipality of Niagara […]

2016 Budget Highlights

2016 Budget Highlights

Budgets are important planning tools for organizations to set the course for future investment and stability. Like our new strategic plan, the city budget helps Council to plan and prioritize to make sure that the City of St. Catharines continues to provide the municipal services and facilities that make our city an attractive city to live, […]

Horizon Utilities Merger is Signed

Today St. Catharines joined with Barrie, Markham, Vaughan, Mississauga and Hamilton to proceed with the merger of Hydro One Brampton with PowerStream Inc., Enersource and Horizon Utilities Corporation. St. Catharines City Council has approved this merger because they care about lowering costs for customers and increasing returns for our city. Today was a historic moment […]

Lakeside Park Picnic Pavillion

There has been a lot of talk in the community about the picnic pavillion in Lakeside Park. Fencing has been installed because the picnic pavillion has been deemed unsafe by the City’s Chief Building Officer. Several weeks ago Council received a report from Planning and Building Services, Planning Services (http://bit.ly/1nBod05) that looked at how as […]

Mayor Sendzik joins Compact of Mayors working together to address climate change

The City of St. Catharines has joined a global initiative to address climate change through the Compact of Mayors. At its meeting on Nov. 30, City Council endorsed a motion for Mayor Sendzik to join the Compact of Mayors and pledged the City’s intent to be a part of the global solution to address climate […]

Pride flag showing our City and Council’s support of the LGBTQ community.

We raised the Pride flag this evening as a symbol of our City and Council’s support of the LGBTQ community. We are continuing to build on previous Council’s leadership role that ensured the inclusion of the LGBTQ community. I am proud to support Councillor Britton’s leadership role in bringing the motion regarding our City’s Code […]