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.
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 01:45 PM
As City facilities remain closed to the public, and residents continue to do their part in the ongoing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, registration for spring programs is postponed indefinitely.
Online resident registration was originally set to begin March 24, and in person registrations set to start on March 25. The City has decided to postpone these dates, as Community, Recreation and Culture staff move to reschedule programming in light of ongoing facility closures.
“We take great pride...
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 12:30 PM
The City of St. Catharines is introducing a payment grace period to support residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City has also suspended payment for parking on street, and in municipal lots.
The grace period for payment – which runs until June 30 – means late fees and interest penalties will not be applied to water and tax payments, as well as accounts receivables. Water bills continue to be issued across the City as scheduled.
The City has also suspended all water disconnections...
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 02:45 PM
The City of St. Catharines is inviting residents to make a splash in the future of aquatics facilities and programming by adding their voice to the development of an Aquatics Facilities Strategy.
“We really pride ourselves on being the City where everybody can play, be it taking swimming lessons, aquatic fitness classes or just hopping in a City pool to cool off on a hot summers day,” said Manager, Programs and Culture Services Lori Mambella, adding, “we’ve already been successful in delivering an...