Mayor’s Update Live with Mayor Joe Preston, Sept 22, 2020

Thanks to Joe Preston – Mayor ST.Thomas Ontario for making time each week to chat!

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Today’s Agenda:

  • Why is Hepburn Parkette being clear cut?
  • What is the maximum rent increase amount in the city?
  • Are the municipal water fees in the city more expensive this year vs last year?
  • What is changing regarding the facility usage at the JTCC?

Council Notes:

  • Started process for widening Fairview next year.
  • $5000 put towards architectural concept for the St. Thomas Animal Shelter.
  • Passed spending on building the new transit hub.
  • Update on Cannabis Company at 150 Burwell about opening a retail outlet.

Shout out to Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Thomas-Elgin for the Big Ball Drop event and thanks for the win! It will be going towards Grayden and Jess’s Honeymoon! Don’t forget the Steelway Bob’s Walk for Kids is coming up on Oct 17th!

Congrats to all the homebuilders that won at the enerQuality Awards this afternoon, and a big shout out to Doug Tarry Homes of The St. Thomas & Elgin Home Builders’ Association for capturing so many of them!

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