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Pelham’s Water and Wastewater Fees Lowest in Region

Posted on March 09, 2016 09:45 AM

For a third year in a row, the Town of Pelham froze water and wastewater rates for residents. The Town’s careful management of the water system (including meter replacements, infrastructure upgrades and continued system audits) helps offset the Region’s 3.2% water and 1.8% wastewater rate increases.

Town of Pelham water bills are issued every two months in January, March, May, July, September and November, and at $161 per billing cycle (for the average residential use of 50 cubic meters) Pelham has...

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Fenwick Streetscape Improvements Win Award

Posted on March 03, 2016 10:27 AM

At a special ceremony on March 2, 2016, the Town of Pelham received a 2015 Niagara Community Design Award in Urban Design and Architecture for the Fenwick Streetscape Improvements.

Pelham achieved top honours for Public Realm Improvement, which recognizes excellence in design of the spaces between places, and represents a significant improvement to the public realm that effectively integrates with the surrounding buildings, is accessible, and contributes to the beautification and use of the area.

“We...

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Pelham Names Summersides Boulevard after Decorated WWII Veteran – Encourages Other Developers to Follow Suit

Posted on February 02, 2016 02:45 PM

On Monday, February 1, 2016, Pelham Council set precedent by naming a key street in the East Fonthill development “Summersides Boulevard,” after Jim Summersides, a World War II veteran of the elite, joint Canadian-American “First Special Service Force.”

“Council is pleased to award this honour to Jim Summersides, a local hero and respected veteran,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn. “We hope that all developers in Pelham will follow suit and name streets in honour of other local veterans.”

Council approved...

Media Advisory - Naming of Summersides Blvd in East Fonthill

Posted on January 29, 2016 05:45 PM

WHO: Mayor Dave Augustyn & Members of Town Council and WWII Veteran Jim Summersides

WHAT: Photo Opportunity

WHEN: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Pelham Town Hall, Council Chambers (20 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill)

WHY: To commemorate the naming of "Street A" (from Station Street to Rice Road in the East Fonthill development) in honour of World War II veteran Jim Summersides and his exemplary service to Canada and the Royal Canadian Legion.

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Dave Augustyn, Mayor...

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Barn Fire Safety

Posted on January 25, 2016 12:30 PM

Several devastating barn fires have occurred in Canada during the past two weeks, resulting in a massive loss of animal life and millions of dollars’ worth of property damage. Two separate fires claimed the lives of 56 horses, another killed around 500 goats and 30 cattle, while yet another killed approximately 2,000 pigs.

NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) is introducing a new barn fire safety checklist as a resource to prevent more tragedies.

Some tips included in the checklist:

  • Make sure electrical...

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