Posts Tagged ‘city of sarnia’

Sarnia looking for public input as it gets down to the wire on possible harbour divestiture

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It’s beginning to look like a trend—and a positive one as far as involving the citizenry is concerned. The city of Sarnia is once again actively looking for public input before major decisions are made, this time through an open house that seeks opinion on the possibility of transferring ownership of the now-federal harbour. The […]

Mike Bradley marks his quarter century, reflecting on changes seen


By MIKE BRADLEY Mayor, City of Sarnia This column, with apologies to Astronaut Chris Hadfield, was going to be called A Mayor’s Guide to Life on Earth to mark the anniversary of serving 25 years as Mayor on December 2nd. Recognized quickly that that title was defining myself (again) by the Office, not as a […]

3rd annual Sports and Recreation Summit is on the calendar for mid-November

The City of Sarnia Parks and Recreation Department in association with Lambton College and Tourism Sarnia-Lambton is hosting the 3rd Annual Sports and Recreation Summit on November 16, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. – noon at the Lambton Inn Conference Centre, 1485 London Line, Sarnia. The Sports and Recreation Summit is open to all involved in […]

Sarnia’s Canada Day celebrations will rock Canatara Park

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What earlier in the year might have been a “centralization” of Canada Day activities at Centennial Park now seems a distant thought. As it is, the temporary closure of Centennial now makes Canatara Park even more strategic as far as great gatherings like Canada Day go. So here’s what’s in store for Canada’s birthday on […]

Meeting today could shed light on future of Centennial Park activities this summer

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City representatives plan on meeting with the Ministry of the Environment and the county’s Medical Officer of Health following test results that showed asbestos and lead contamination in soil at Centennial Park, testing that has prompted the city to lose the park at least temporarily. Today’s meeting (Friday) is expected to produce a “going forward” […]

City extends fenced area in Centennial Park after report citing high levels of lead

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The city of Sarnia is taking what it calls “precautionary measures” after results of environmental testing on soil in Centennial Park revealed high levels of lead in the soil. City manager Lloyd Fennell says the city is increasing existing fenced areas to include the beach. A day after the latest announcement, dated May 1, the […]

Smiling might not help but turning on lights this Friday night will as Chris Hadfield snaps pic of Sarnia-Lambton

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  On Friday, February 8, 2013, Sarnia native son Chris Hadfield will be overhead in space and is looking to take photographs of Sarnia from his somewhat unique vantage point. "This is a wonderful opportunity for Sarnia to be recognized nationally and internationally," writes Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley.  The photos from space are scheduled to […]

Sport & Recreation Summit to explore funding possibilities for the area

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  Once again the City of Sarnia, Lambton College and Tourism Sarnia Lambton are hosting a Sport & Recreation Summit on November 17 at 8:30 a.m. at the Lambton College INN Conference Centre, 1485 London Line, Sarnia. Representatives from all sports and recreation organizations are invited to attend. This year’s Sport Summit topics will include […]

Input session planned by company writing transportation blueprint for Sarnia

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The firm hired to develop a Transportation Master Plan and Public Transit Master Plan for the city of Sarnia will be hosting a public information session on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Sarnia Arena. The session, which will run from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., is intended to gather public input, according to Don Drackley, the […]

Enbridge test water treatment deal could net Sarnia more than $1m

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  An agreement to handle pre-treated hydrostatic test water that the operator of a high-pressure petroleum pipeline made earlier this year with the city of Sarnia will bring in at least $1 million and as much as $1.3 million, depending on the volume of water Enbridge Pipelines Inc. delivers to the municipal treatment plant. Under […]