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DEADLINE FOR COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS EXTENDED

NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

INVITATION TO APPLY TO VARIOUS MUNICIPAL COMMITTEES

Qualified Citizens of Welland are invited to apply for appointments to various Municipal Committees.

Applications and information is available at the Office of the City Clerk or below by clicking on the Committee Name.

Your application should describe what assets you feel you can bring to the Committee.

Unless otherwise indicated, you must be an eligible elector in the City of Welland in order to sit on such Committee (eligible elector means:  you are a resident in the City of Welland or the owner or tenant of land, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; a Canadian citizen; and at least 18 years old).

The term of these appointments expire on November 30, 2018.

COMMITTEE

NO. OF CITIZEN APPOINTMENTS

Accessibility Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • 2 members representing different types of disabilities both visible and invisible such as persons with physical (visual, speech, hearing, deaf, brain injury, use of a wheelchair); cognitive (intellectual impairments); perceptual (learning disability); and mental health disabilities
  • 1 member-at-large

3

Arts and Culture Advisory Committee


1

Market Square Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • 2 vendors from Welland Farmers’ Market
  • 1 member-at-large

*Please note: eligible electors from outside of Welland may be considered.

3

Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (please indicate on your application which of the following target groups you are applying to represent):

  • Welland resident/ratepayer
  • non-resident/non-ratepayer (where interested non-resident/non-ratepayer applications are received for vacancies on the SCAC and those applicants are active in the Welland community as a whole and the Welland Community Wellness Complex, a maximum of two non-resident/non-ratepayer applicants will be considered in the absence of resident/ratepayer applications)

*Please note: eligible electors from outside of Welland may be considered.

2

Town & Gown Committee (please indicate on your application that you are applying for the following target group):

  • landlord representative from an approved student housing facility in the City of Welland

1

Welland Community Wellness Complex (WCWC) Advisory Committee
Please note: applicant must be an active WCWC passholder in good standing

3

All applications must be on the prescribed form and should include a brief resume.

Deadline for submissions of Committee applications has been extended.
Applications must be received in the Office of the City Clerk
on or before 4:30 p.m., Monday, February 22, 2016.

Tara Stephens, Acting City Clerk

 

 

ARE YOU SELLING YOUR PROPERTY?

Call  City of Welland staff to arrange for a meter inspection at 905-735-1700 ext #3000 prior to the closing date.   Please register a minimum of 48 hours in advance for the inspection.

A few facts to keep in mind are :  

  • Inspections are conducted Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm
  • Property owner or representative must be present for inspection
  • Cost of the Meter Inspection is $50.00, payable by the vendor upon closing
  • If the meter is found to be tampered, the vendor will be responsible for the following charges:
    • $500.00 tampering fee for residential properties
    • $1,000.00 tampering fee for commercial properties
    • $5,000.00 tampering fee for industrial properties
    • plus cost of the meter replacement

 

 

 

 

 

DID YOU KNOW
RE:  CONSTRUCTION/PERMITS

  1. There are Laws governing the size, location and construction of:
    • decks, porches
    • sheds
    • main buildings and alterations
    • small accessory buildings
    • sewer and water laterals.
  2. A Permit is required by Law prior to constructing, altering or demolishing any of the above-noted structures.
     
  3. Constructing or altering a structure without a Permit can result in numerous problems including:
    • complaints from neighbours
    • not conforming with the Building Codes
    • difficulty selling the property
    • putting yourself at liability should an injury occur to someone (visiting your property) as a result of a structure not conforming to the Building Code
    • extra cost in having to reconstruct the structure according to the Zoning By-law and Building Code
    • insurance protection nullification
    • extra Permit fees
    • possible demolition of structure. 
  4. Permits for plumbing and demolition can usually be obtained within a few business days, provided the necessary information is submitted.

Before you begin your project, please call the City of Welland, Integrated Services - Building Division at 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or 2257 or visit us at 60 East Main Street, 2nd Floor or visit our building webpages for more information.

DO IT RIGHT!
GET A PERMIT!