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THANKSGIVING DAY HOURS

All City Hall Departments will be closed on Monday, October 13, 2014, for Thanksgiving Day, and will re-open on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at 8:30 a.m.. For a complete list of the Thanksgiving Day hours and service details, please view the linked PDF.

The Recreational Trail on Merritt Island is now open to the public to access and enjoy

The trail between Highway 406 and Woodlawn bridges was closed in 2012 due to the expansion of Highway 406. Please take advantage of this opportunity to get active on Welland’s recreational trails.

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TWO HOUR FREE ON-STREET PARKING

In order to provide easy, accessible on-street parking for customers to come and shop freely in the downtown core during Niagara Region’s rehabilitation work on the East Main Street Bridge, the City of Welland has implemented Two Hour Free Parking at most on-street parking stalls controlled by parking meters. All meters in the downtown core and along King Street, north of Griffith Street, allow for Two Hour Free Parking.

Two Hour Free Parking began April 7, 2014 and will continue until one week following the opening of the Main Street Bridge.

Parking Enforcement Officers will enforce all on street parking meters and vehicles exceeding the Two Hour limit will receive a Parking Infraction Notice.  (Fine of $14.00)

Please note, all Municipal Parking Lots will require payment.

For further information, questions or concerns, please contact the Traffic, Parking and By-law Enforcement Division at 905-735-1700 extension 2250, 2113 or 2212


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Regional Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces By-law Approved

Niagara residents and visitors can now enjoy smoke-free outdoor spaces at Parks, Playgrounds, Sports or playing fields, Splash pads, outdoor pools, Arenas, Festival and events located on municipal and regional property, including properties such as City halls, libraries and recreation centres

Roundabout at Highway 406 and East Main Street

The roundabout at Highway 406 and East Main Street was open to traffic Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.

Drivers are being reminded to drive according to conditions and yield on entry. For more information, including a video and downloadable brochure with roundabout driving tips, please visit our website at: www.ontario.ca/roundabout

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Click here to view a great video on Mayor Barry Sharpe's challenge.


Mayor Barry Sharpe accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge from 105.7 EZ ROCK radio on August 19, 2014. The challenge raises awareness and money for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gerhig’s Disease). Mayor Sharpe completed the challenge, in good spirits, in less than 12 hours of being challenged.

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Skates for Kids Trivia Night

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An information day at the blade production facility for Green Energy Doors Open (GEDO)

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Elder Abuse, Consent and Capacity Breakfast Conference

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P.A. DAY SKATE (fee applies)

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Bringing in the Harvest

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Teen Time - Friday Night Skates

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 Weekly Meetings
Thursday
Oct.2 '14
3:00 PM - Welland Community Wellness Complex Advisory Committee Meeting
LOCATION: Welland Community Wellness Complex, 145 Lincoln Street.

Fire Prevention Week
October 5-11, 2014

Fire Prevention week

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