Posts Tagged ‘city of sarnia’

City wants vehicles with expired plates off its property

City of Sarnia Council will be asked to approve an amendment to its parking by-law to include vehicles that have expired license plates from parking on city roads or property. A set $30 fine woud apply if the Council approves the measure and the Ministry of the Attorney General okays it.

Rooming house zoning appeal is dismissed by OMB

An appeal made to the Ontario Municipal Board following the turning down of a re-zoning request last June was dismissed by the Chair of the hearing when arguments were made Wednesday, says Sarnia's City Clerk and Solicitor Brian Knott. The OMB appeal, made by proponent Madhu Baker, who is a sales representative for Royal LePage [...]

Sport & Recreation Summit to discuss economic impact of sport in area

The City of Sarnia in association with Lambton College and Tourism Sarnia/Lambton is hosting a Sport & Recreation Summit on December 10, 2011 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Lambton Inn, 1485 London Line, Sarnia. All people involved in sports and recreation organization are invited to attend. Topics such as the economic impact of sport [...]

Chamber calls for a Strategic Approach to City Budget

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce congratulates City Council on its leadership in service delivery discussions, attention to fiscal management and control. As well as the diligent review of the current budget and capital budget each year lowering expense to or slightly below the rate of inflation. “We applaud the City’s efforts on the budget [...]

River City Vineyard appealing city’s refusal on rezoning to OMB

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River City Vineyard church is appealing a Sarnia City Council refusal to rezone the property it owns at Mitton St. N. and Essex for the purpose of a men's shelter. The decision to appeal effectively means that the shelter will remain open to those seeking shelter other than that provided (but with some restrictions, says [...]

Lochiel Kiwanis Centre to upgrade thanks in part to Trillium and matching funds

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The Sarnia Kiwanis Foundation has received $75,000 in grant funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The money will go towards the installation of energy efficient lighting, upgrade washrooms and reconfigure upper level floor space in the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre to make it more accessible and welcoming to community users, including the city’s growing newcomer [...]

City of Sarnia now has its own tartan

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Thanks to at least in part to Tom Rankin, who is Pipe Major of the Sarnia Legionnaires Pipe Band, the city of Sarnis now has an "official" tartan, certified as such by the Scottish Register of Tartans under authority of the U.K. Scottish Register of Tartans Act of 2008. And there's at least a loose [...]

City’s latest cut from slots at Hiawatha is nearly $400,000

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Provincial revenue from slot machines at Sarnia's Hiawatha Horse Park is up fractionally from the same period last year. For the period between July and September 2011, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation says the city's cut was $396,027; up just over $1,300 from the same period last year.   The slots have now garnered [...]

City staff recommend denying permanent status for River City Vineyard’s homeless shelter

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A rezoning application from Sarnia's River City Vineyard church to make permanent a temporary men's homeless shelter is unlikely to get a warm reception from city council if the city's director of planning and building has his way. Kim Bresee, in a report to Mayor Mike Bradley and members of council, said evidence from a [...]

Liz Kenny to head city’s centennial celebrations

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Liz Kenny has a new job, albeit a volunteer position. She has been appointed to the position of Centennial Celebration Chair today. (Friday, September 9)   Kenny, who has vast experience with Bluewater Health Foundation and one of its forerunners, St. Joseph's Foundation, Lambton College and the Northgate Business Improvement Association, will begin her job [...]