The town is doing its part to reduce power consumption on March 28.
What are you doing? A picnic dinner perhaps? A star-gazing walk?
Family games night by flashlight? Tweet us or post on our Facebook
page to let us know how you plan to reduce power for an hour. Earth Hour
Oakville’s Budget Committee has recommended a 2.79 per cent increase to the town portion of the tax bill, for an
overall tax increase of 1.7 per cent. Find out more about how your tax dollars fund over 60 wide ranging programs
and services, and keep our roads and facilities in a state of good repair.
Help us say thank you to those who contribute to the life and spirit
of our town by nominating them for a Community Spirit Award!
Let’s celebrate these outstanding people, share their stories and
recognize their dedication to making Oakville more livable.
Deadline for nominations is April 13, 2015. Award infoNomination form
Preventative maintenance and pruning near hydro lines begins this winter in neighbourhoods
in east Oakville.
Regular pruning reduces the risk of power outages or hazardous situations caused by trees
touching or falling on power lines, and makes them more resilient to extreme weather events
such as ice storms. Details
Planning and Development Council meeting — April 13, 2015 7 p.m
The discussions on the Downtown Transportation and Streetscape Study will continue
at the next Planning and Development Council meeting on April 13, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Three staff reports will be presented to Council that influence the Downtown Plan:
Downtown Transportation and Streetscape Study final report, Update on the
Downtown Cultural Hub Study, Garage Feasibility Study Downtown Plan
No skating or walking on stormwater management ponds
As the temperature outside rises and falls, residents are reminded that for your
safety recreational use of Stormwater Management Ponds is prohibited. Skating
or walking on the ponds is prohibited.
Conservation Halton is also reminding residents of the dangers that exist near streams,
rivers, ponds and lakes around this time of year and urge people to keep family
and pets away from the edge of all waterways. Conservation Halton