Posts Tagged ‘city of sarnia’

Kenwick on the Lake plays host to Wednesday night Summer Music Series

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The City of Sarnia Parks and Recreation Department is bringing the musical sounds of local talent to Bright’s Grove. The Kenwick on the Lake Summer Music Series runs every other Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. until the end of August. The series officially kicked off on July 16 with Rob Dickson and Friends, and will [...]

City agrees to integrate land/building in any deal for Bayside Mall

Sarnia City Council has finally agreed to have any offer to purchase the Bayside Mall, which is currently in receivership, include the land the facility is on. Council met privately (in camera) on Monday during which time it made the decision, which had been urged by the property’s receiver. The argument in favour of an [...]

City has filled Clerk and Deputy Clerk positions

Nancy Wright-Laking will become City Clerk at the City of Sarnia on July 28, 2014.

The City of Sarnia has hired two new employees for key administrative posts–city clerk and deputy city clerk–left vacant by the retirement of incumbents. Clerk Brian Knott (who also served as the city’s legal counsel) retired earlier this month; Deputy Clerk Brad Loosley retired in March. Nancy Wright-Laking, currently chief administrative officer/clerk and economic development [...]

City of Sarnia has new contract with police officers and civilian employees

Police officers and civilian employees of the Sarnia Police Service will get a retroactive pay increase of 1.5% (from Jan. 1, 2014) and increases of 1.5% every six months beginning July 1. The collective agreement, which covers 109 uniform officers and 70 civilian personnel, was announced Tuesday (June 17) by Mayor Mike Bradley, who also [...]

Sarnia to seek public input on official plan, with emphasis on future of Modeland Road

The City of Sarnia is looking for public input on its draft official plan, scheduling a staff-led community consultation meeting for June 18. The two-hour meeting will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the St. Anne’s Elementary School gymnasium. The presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. The City is seeking comment regarding the future [...]

River City Vineyard is appealing court’s decision to force closure of men’s shelter

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River City Vineyard, the Sarnia church that has been ordered to shut down its men’s homeless shelter as a result of a lawsuit filed by the City of Sarnia, is appealing the ruling of a Superior Court judge, citing what it says are errors and a failure to recognize its rights under the Charter of [...]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre

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Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent [...]

Local architect says community ‘deserves more’ from Centennial Park proposal

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By DAVID LAVENDER On Tuesday, April 15 at 6 p.m., the City will entertain public comments on their remediation plan for Centennial Park.  The current proposal offers an acceptable engineering solution that reshapes the “large portion of the Park” that has been fenced during the past year. Parks are for people.  Parks are the counter-balance [...]

River City Vineyard will close shelter but plans to appeal Court ruling

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River City Vineyard, the Mitton Street church that operates a men’s shelter that the Superior Court of Justice has said must close, plans to appeal a March 13 ruling that the City of Sarnia’s zoning by-law banning the facility is valid. At the same time, Rev. George Esser, the pastor, said River City will comply [...]

Deadlocked: Meeting on future of SGH with local reps and Health Minister goes nowhere

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If there was any expectation that a meeting between a delegation of Sarnia leaders and officials and the provincial Minister of Health was going to move the community closer to a demolished Sarnia General Hospital, those hopes were dashed on Thursday. Sticking to her contention that the province doesn’t pay for demolition, Health Minister Deb [...]