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Monday, January 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
In accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, Jan. 19 to 26, are the days on which nomination of candidates for Ward 4 Councillor for the Feb.23 municipal byelection will take place.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 9:00am
Upon closer examination of The City of St. John’s Municipal Taxation Act and in consultation with the City Solicitor, City Manager Neil Martin has directed staff to reinstate the .5 mil reduction.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 5:15am
On January 4, Councillor Jonathan Galgay, Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Administration, will table a motion in Council to reinstate the arts grants to previous budget levels.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 7:45am
Join us for our annual fireworks display at Quidi Vidi Lake on Thursday, Dec. 31 to celebrate the arrival of 2016.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 3:30am
Due to the upcoming holidays all City offices and facilities will be closed from noon Thursday, Dec.24, reopening on Tuesday, Dec. 29 and on noon Thursday, Dec.31 to Friday, Jan. 1. Note exceptions.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 8:45am
City staff have begun the ice making process at The Loop in Bannerman Park; however, it is not suitable for skating at this time. Skating on The Loop before it is ready delays the opening.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 4:30pm
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2016-18, its second three-year plan.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
On Monday, Dec 7 during City Council meeting it was announced that the by-election for the vacant Ward 4 Council seat will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
Mayor O’Keefe and members of Council join representatives from the local arts community to celebrate the City’s Art Procurement Program with the launch of a new art exhibit on display at City Hall.
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 1:30pm
Residential and commercial property assessments are currently being mailed to property owners.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
On Saturday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m., the City of St. John’s celebrates the lighting of Bowring Park at the duck pond to ring in the holiday season.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
The City Manager has announce the appointment senior executive positions effective Tuesday, Dec.1, 2015.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 3:00pm
The City of St. John’s together with the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation is hosting a Seniors Housing Forum on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Foran/Greene Room, City Hall.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
The City has extended the food drive by one week for residents who may have forgotten to put out their donations, or were inadvertently missed.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 12:30pm
Today, the St. John’s Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) together with Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries (NLPL) announced the results of the Welcome Project.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 11:30am
The City of St. John’s is undertaking a new transportation study in the Torbay Road/Stavanger Drive area. The study is a follow up to the Torbay Road North Commercial Area Traffic Impact Study, 2007.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 11:30am
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Wednesday, Nov. 11, all City offices and facilities including Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 11:00am
Today, the City of St. John’s officially unveiled the colourful mural on Scanlan’s Lane in downtown St. John’s, between Water Street and Duckworth Street...
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
Today the City of St. John’s ratified new terms of reference for six advisory committees, two experts panels and two working groups.
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:45am
As of Sunday, Nov. 1 the vehicle impound fee in the City of St. John’s has increased to a $200 towing charge, a $50 administration charge and a $25 daily impound fee.
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 5:00pm
Today, the City of St. John’s announced that it will postpone the start of the water street infrastructure replacement project to spring 2017.
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 2:30pm
The 13th annual Ocean Week is taking place in St. John’s from October 25 to 31 with a free public lecture at the Marine Institute on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 3:15pm
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 25 the City of St. John’s invites residents to attend a special celebration at Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Thank you to City residents who participated in the 2014 leaf mulching and curbside collection program. The City is once again encouraging environmentally-friendly uses for fallen leaves.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 1:45pm
Today the City of St. John’s released ‘What We Heard’ during the three-month budget consultation process. The document reflects key themes and priority areas identified by residents and other stakehol