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Monday, May 4, 2020 - 2:30pm
During Emergency Preparedness Week, May 3 to 9, it’s important to think about what you can do to be better prepared during an emergency or disaster.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 3:00pm
In line with the provincial plan to begin easing restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, the City of St. John’s will soon be announcing details for reopening municipal parks and the Residential Drop-Off
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
The City of St. John’s will not collect yard waste for the month of May as previously announced, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision will be re-evaluated for the month of June.
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 4:45pm
Document and results of survey now available online...
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 1:30pm
All open fires are banned, however contained fires such as firepits and chimineas are permitted...
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 11:45am
To reduce traffic congestion on Torbay Road the City of St. John’s has begun work on a construction project to extend Hebron Way to Major’s Path.
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 9:15am
For the next two weeks – April 20 to May 1 – the City of St. John’s will collect recycling at the curb.
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 3:30pm
Council has approved a plan to automate traffic signals and is seeking to engage with the public on possible street reconfiguration...
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 11:45am
The City of St. John’s is seeking feedback from residents on how best to continue to do public engagement while being respectful of the restrictions currently in place due to COVID-19.
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 9:45am
Due to the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 10, garbage collection for Area 5 is moved to Monday, April 13. Recycling collection remains suspended until further notice.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:45pm
The Water Street construction project between Ayre’s Cove and Clift’s Baird’s Cove will proceed as scheduled from April to June 2020, with a start date of April 6.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s has extended the deadlines for four of its award programs to May 1, 2020. Nominations for each of these awards may be submitted online.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 9:15am
As of 7:30 a.m. on Friday, April 3, all winter parking restrictions are lifted.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 8:00am
City Council approved membership for a new Environmental and Sustainability Expert Panel. The panel will include a lead staff person appointed by Senior Executive and seven expert residents.
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 3:00pm
The City has discontinued clearing private sewer laterals of owner-occupied homes due to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) concerns related to COVID-19.
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:30pm
Join us for a virtual, city-wide celebration of essential workers on Sunday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 4:00pm
The Residential Drop-Off (RDO) at Robin Hood Bay is closed to the public until further notice. The landfill site will remain open for commercial and municipal customers Monday to Friday.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 11:30am
Today, the City of St. John’s is announcing additional closures and information for residents regarding the impact of COVID-19 on city services. All city parks are now closed to the public.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:45pm
City Council is announcing a number of changes to reduce the tax burden on residents and businesses during these challenging times.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 9:45am
The City of St. John’s wishes to announce that the Council Meeting for Monday, March 23, has been postponed until Monday, March 30, 2020.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 12:45pm
As a public safety measure, playgrounds in the City of St. John’s are closed immediately.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 1:45pm
...City Hall and all public facilities operated by the City of St. John’s will be closed to the public for walk-in service.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:15pm
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of St. John’s is activating its Business Continuity Plan and taking measures to proactively help prevent the spread of the virus.
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
City Lifts 24-Hour Parking Ban Outside the Downtown and Business District
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 4:30pm
Recreation facilities to close until further notice...

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