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Watermain Break– Omer Avenue @ Fielden Avenue

Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 09:37 AM

City Public Works staff are responding to a watermain break at

-        Omer Avenue, between Fielden Avenue and Oak Street.

Omer Avenue, between Fielden Avenue and Oak Street will also be closed until approximately 5 p.m. as crews work to repair the break.

Residents in these areas may experience a disruption in water service.
Staff will be notifying impacted homeowners and apologize for the inconvenience. Crews are currently on-site, and the emergency repair is...

Erie Street Watermain Project

Erie Street Watermain Construction to begin February 28

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 09:18 AM

The construction of the Erie Street Watermain will commence Monday, February 28, 2022, with an anticipated completion date of July 2022.

Erie Street, beginning at Neff Street, will be reduced to one lane during the construction hours, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stonecast Construction Ltd. will be completing the replacement of the watermain. Service disruption is expected to be minimal but will occur during various stages and connections of the new watermain to the existing network. Residents affected by the disturbances...

City Hall News

City Hall News - March 2022

Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2022 09:30 AM

The March 2022 edition of City Hall News is now available on our website, or you can read it in today's Port Colborne Leader/Niagara This Week. 

This month's edition includes how to subscribe to our News Channel and some recent stories shared; ways to re-connect with recreation; get freezin’ for a reason in our virtual polar plunge; plans are underway for the opening of the Welland Canal; and ways to #PORTicipate with your Public Library and Museum.

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Port Colborne tasks consultant with developing an affordable housing strategy

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 04:15 PM

Port Colborne council has hired a consultant to develop a strategy that will look at improving access to affordable housing for new and existing residents.

The city assembled a team of staff from different departments to review proposals and select the most capable consulting firm. Staff’s recommendation in report 2022-30 to have Tim Welch Consulting complete the work was presented and accepted by council at their meeting last night. 

The action-oriented, ten-year strategy will task the Cambridge-based...

Niagara Region seeking submissions by March 4 for Indigenous Sculptural Art at Regional Headquarters

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 02:26 PM

Niagara is looking to commission an outdoor public art sculpture that celebrates Indigenous history and cultures. The sculpture is to be installed within the newly constructed International Plaza at Niagara Regional Headquarters and has the opportunity for national exposure during the upcoming 2022 Canada Summer Games event this summer.

Niagara Region has issued an Expression of Interest as an invitation to all emerging, mid-career and established Indigenous artists (18 years of age and older) of...