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Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The City recently made a management decision – supported by the senior leadership team – that City resources will no longer be used in the creation and promotion of a calendar by the St. Catharines Fire Combat Team for charity if the firefighters are partially undressed.
“The City would like to emphasize this decision is not about charity, it’s about respect and dignity in the workplace and workplace culture,” said Deputy Chief Administrative...
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Posted Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Feb. 11, 2019 — With millions of dollars pouring into water infrastructure investments St. Catharines residents can continue to have confidence in the delivery of safe, affordable drinking water for years to come.
On Monday night, following a public meeting on proposed rates, City Council approved the 2020 Water and Wastewater Budget, earmarking roughly $9.3 million in investments for the City’s water and wastewater infrastructure. The 2020 investments represent...
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Posted Monday, February 10, 2020

The City of St. Catharines is going paperless, offering residents the opportunity to receive their property tax and water bills in an environmentally friendly, simple and secure way.
The City has launched a water and tax e-bill portal, providing residents with access to their water and tax bill information anytime, anywhere, with just a few clicks. Residents will have the opportunity to receive their bills digitally instead of through the mail, and will also be able to access...
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Posted Monday, February 10, 2020

Big Blue Blocks Feb. 10, 2019 — The City of St. Catharines is preparing to serve up a smorgasbord of free fun for young and old alike on Family Day.
From skating at Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre to an exploration of history at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre there will be no shortage of ways for families to come together and enjoy some quality time on Feb. 17.
Skating Join Mayor Walter Sendzik and City Council members from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....
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Posted Friday, February 07, 2020

The year’s first round of property tax bills are in the mail.
With interim property tax bills making their way to addresses across the city, residents should be advised their first property tax payment of 2020 is due Friday, Feb. 28. Payments must be made by 4:30 p.m. on the due date to avoid being subject to a late payment charge. This applies even if a bill has not been received in the mail. Penalty charges of 1.25 per cent will be added on the first business day of...
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