Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 08:52 AM
Decades of memories will be on full display as the City of St. Catharines says goodbye to the Garden City Arena complex.
With the downtown facility set to be decommissioned ahead of the opening of the new Canada Games Park, the City is preparing a proper send off for the facility that has welcomed amateur skaters, lacrosse players and pro athletes since 1938. The event, Goodbye Garden City Arena, on May 14 will be a chance for residents to enjoy the facility one last time, share memories of their...
Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 03:11 PM
It will be a homecoming as Erin O’Hoski takes the reigns of Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at the City of St. Catharines.
O’Hoski formerly served as corporate planning officer for the City from 2007 to 2013, as part of a 20 year career in municipal leadership. She brings with her a long-standing track record of political and community engagement, with a consensus-driven approach to developing and implementing policy to drive strategic priorities. Beyond her past role with the City, O’Hoski...
Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 11:37 AM
The City is moving forward with a new by-law to better manage land use on boulevards and un-opened road allowances across the community.
The City has not previously defined permitted uses on City-owned boulevard areas between the edge of roads and property lines. Similarly, better tools are required to enable the City to intervene on un-opened road allowances when un-approved works in these areas create neighbour disputes, liability concerns and safety issues.
In the instance of boulevards, built...
Posted on Monday, April 18, 2022 02:40 PM
Volunteers and good neighbours walked the red carpet in a celebration of good deeds and generosity as the City of St. Catharines marked National Volunteer Week with its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards.
Several awards were presented at a small in-person event on April 13, as the City once again hosted its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards. Recipients were greeted by Community, Recreation and Culture Services staff, City Councillors and Mayor Walter Sendzik.
Enzo DeDivitiis was named co-recipient...
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 01:54 PM
Please note, we are currently in the process of finalizing the online application system for resident beach parking permits. At this time applications are not yet open. Meters at beach lots will be bagged and paid parking will not be in effect until the application system launches. We appreciate any patience.
In an effort to ensure sustainable financial support for operations and improvements to City beaches, City Council has approved a 2022 Beaches Strategy that will offer St. Catharines residents...