The June 23rd Brenner newsletter is presented in two forms: a link to the full version and a highlights only form displayed below.
Original newsletter, click —> FULL NEWSLETTER
below, the highlights version of Brenner’s eNEWSLETTER
[This is a summary of the newsletter. Any omissions/errors are mine. Richard Szpin]
DURHAM REGION vs CITY OF PICKERING
- consists of 8 member Municipalities: Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Brock, Scugog, and Uxbridge
- provides shared services to each of the 8 member Municipalities through the Regional Tax Base
- represented by a Regional Chair and a Regional Council, elected in their Municipalities
- Regional Councillors represent the entire Region, but when at their host Municipality function as City Councillors
- Ontario government is reviewing Regional Governments to increase efficiencies.
Ontario government will not be abolishing Regional Government.
- Watch for more updates.
- Pickering residents can take part in these biking activities and enter into prize draws.
- For more information, click à durham.ca/BikeMonth
FRENCHMAN’S BAY WEST Waterfront UPDATE
- Rest stations: updated for year-round accessibility;
- Spectator Seating Area: under construction;
- Boat Dock: under construction;
- Low Profile Lighting: pending delivery, installation scheduled
- Pickering FARMERS’ MARKET
reopened for the season
Tuesday, 9 am – 2 pm
Chestnut Hill Recreation Complex
- Recognition and celebration of Ward 1 leaders
A number of Pickering residents have been awarded and recognized for their service to the community.
Community Town Hall
- July 12, 7pm – Frenchman’s Bay West Park (details in newsletter)
Capital and Operations BUDGET
- Budget summaries available on line at BUDGET
- Nuisance By-law: details available at NUISANCE
Regional Council updates:
- Regional Public Works: REPORT
- Regional council meetings are open to the public
- Regional council agendas are posted at MEETING INFO
- Regional council services briefing notes available at Briefing Notes
My Durham 311
- an online self-service phone service for residents to request a service or report an issue to the Region
- the service permits residents to submit and track requests regarding many Regional services: waste and recycling, water and sewer, traffic inquiries
- accessible 24/7 at myDurham311.ca
- more details in the full newsletter