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Strategic Priority

Invest in core infrastructure to connect and serve our growing community

Strategic Actions

  • Enhance the Town’s core infrastructure network including roads, sidewalks, water, sewer, and broadband
  • Create infrastructure to support healthy and active lifestyles and connect residents with nature 
  • Effectively manage new and existing assets to deliver exceptional services to residents while ensuring a sustainable community
  • Focus on improving availability and quality of telecommunications servicing 
  • Revitalization and rejuvenation of key downtown areas to provide a sense of place for the community

Current Projects​

This portion of the website will be updated throughout the Term with relevant projects and plans.

2019

Community Parks, Recreation & Culture

Community Infrastructure & Environmental Services

Development Services

  • Completed review and update of Town’s Building By-Law
  • Revised Phase 1 of the Civic Precinct Plan presented to Council and various Committee this spring
  • Currently working on enhancements to internal software to enhance resident experience  through online submissions

Emergency Community Safety Services

  • Corporate Emergency Management Training
    Company Officer development
  • Aerial apparatus delivered
  • Emergency Plan and By-law Update (Annual Compliance update)
  • 2019 Emergency Management Compliance on track   
  • Tanker Shuttle Accreditation Planning
  • Traffic/parking by-law update ongoing
  • Received Firehouse Sub Grant Public Safety Foundation to support and enhance programs
  • Paid on-Call Recruit training
  • Aerial Apparatus Delivered

Corporate Services

  • 2018 year-end audit and financial statements completed with enhanced resident-focused documents
  • Development Charge By-law Update complete (Bill 108 changes to DC legislation, review and sensitivity analysis underway)
  • User Fee By-Law update underway with completion expected in 2019
  • Staff are working on reviewing internal processes and system to move towards a more self-serve, user friendly process in billing and customer service
  • Strategic recruitment of Economic Development Manager
  • Review and revamp program to prioritize job creation and non-residential investment in EG
  • Continue to work with YorkNet to expand fibre connectivity of Town facilities

Legal and Clerks

  • Proposed agreement reached regarding appeal on Zoning By-law