Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 05:15 PM
St. Catharines City Council continues its efforts to support residents and businesses as they wrestle with the financial pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a special meeting on Friday, March 27, Council approved a series of measures aimed at supporting residents and businesses with the costs of municipal taxes and services. The approved measures, which include some previously announced, are as follows:
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 02:00 PM
As the City, residents and businesses continue to pull together to curb the spread of COVID-19, further measures are being enacted to limit any possible transmission of the virus.
Effective immediately City playground equipment will be closed to the public. The City had already posted signage on equipment warning that playgrounds are not sanitized and pose a transmission risk. Playground equipment will be taped off by the end of day, March 27, and signs will be updated to note the closure. Temporary...
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 10:00 AM
With residents across St. Catharines stepping up to do their part in fighting the spread of COVID-19 by staying home, the City is reminding everyone to only flush human waste and toilet paper.
As a result of the influx of individuals staying home the City’s Municipal Works department has already begun to see a spike of non-flushable items, like disinfecting wipes, making their way into the sewer system. This trend could cause blockages and other service disruptions at a time when the system is critically...
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 09:45 AM
St. Catharines City Council will hold a special meeting this Friday, utilizing an online videoconferencing system, ensuring the meeting remains available for the public to watch.
To help slow the spread of COVID-19, and protect public health and well-being, the City will temporarily hold Council meetings through electronic participation, starting with the special meeting Friday, March 27, at 2 p.m. All City facilities, including City Hall, remain closed to the public. New Provincial legislation allows...
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:45 AM
The City of St. Catharines continues to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously, and following the advice of provincial and federal leaders continues to make changes to services and programming to help protect health and well-being of the community.
Recent programming changes include:Postponements
St. Catharines Arts Awards: The City has postponed its 2020 Arts Awards. Organizers are working on rescheduling the event, and will announce more details as they become available at stcatharines.ca/artsawards.