Railway City Mayor's Update – Episode 15

Welcome to our weekly series, The Railway City Mayor's Update with Joe Preston – Mayor ST.Thomas Ontario.Some of the things we covered were the new year round shelter pilot project that city council is working on with Inn Out Of The Cold St.Thomas-Elgin and other community groups, the Alzheimer Society: Elgin-St.Thomas fundraising BBQ, and Element5 Co. bringing 60 new jobs to St. Thomas with their new facility on Dennis Road.For all the details and events, click through to the article:

Posted by Establish Media on Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Railway City Mayor’s Update, Episode 15.

Topics Covered:

– City Hall will be closed on the holiday Monday.

– Your Neighbourhood Needle Network.

– The Nameless Group.

– Scooter Accessibility Tour with the Mayor tomorrow.

– Element5 Wood Co. – 60 new jobs coming to new business on Dennis Road.

– #ProjectOnRoute is now #ProjectMapleLeaf, which works to identify and bring awareness to human trafficking. They organized events at Onroute Highway Service Centres on July 30th along the 400 series highways.

– Music in the Park every Sunday night at the Pinafore Park bandshell. Food for the foodbank is the only admission. Music for everyone.

– A year round shelter pilot project is in the works for St. Thomas. Inn Out of the Cold and other groups have come together with City Council to plan how St. Thomas can have a year round shelter.

– The mayor met with Elgin County’s Warden McPhail to talk about how the city and the county can work together.

– St. Thomas has a great customer service program. If you have a problem with the city, such as a pothole or another matter that is causing you concern that you want addressed as quickly as possible, please contact the customer service department through the city website or their phone line.

– Wellington and Highview roundabout construction has now started.

– The Alzheimer’s fundraising BBQ that is happening at Valleyview Home on Aug 9 from 10:45am-1:30pm.