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May 17, 2021 - Today, City Council voted unanimously in favour of adopting the City's Corporate Climate Plan.   This plan approximates the City corporation's share of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, aims to embed energy and GHG discussions in the budgeting process, establishes a cross-departmental team, sets the stage for implementation, as well as a reporting mechanism, and commits the City to achieve GHG reduction targets: 40%...
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May 17, 2021 - Today, Danny Breen, Mayor of the City of St. John’s, and David Diamond, President and CEO of Eastern Health, signed a Memorandum of Understanding towards developing a Healthy City Strategy and kicked off a four-week public engagement process to help inform the final draft of the strategy. The Healthy City Strategy is a collaboration between the City of St. John’s, Eastern Health and key stakeholders. It aligns existing plans...
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May 14, 2021 - The City of St. John’s has partnered with several arts organizations - Eastern Edge Art Gallery, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, Lawnya Vawnya, and Riddle Fence - to fund and coordinate a new mural project, unveiled today, at the Avalon Mall in St. John’s. The artwork is a tribute to frontline and essential workers in recognition of their important work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “I am delighted...
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May 13, 2021 - The City of St. John’s is planning improvements to the Kilbride Community Centre and playground area. Improvements include new swings, landscaping, additional community gardens, and a new basketball net. As the current skatepark adjacent to the baseball field is underutilized, a proposal is being considered to re-locate skate park equipment and replace it with family-friendly and interactive games such as Four Square, Hopscotch,...
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May 10, 2021 - Today at the Regular Meeting, City Council approved a proposal from the Avalon Mountain Bike Association (AMBA) to construct a pump track on the grounds of Quidi Vidi Park. Council committed $60,000 to the largely community-led initiative which will cost between $150,000 and $175,000 to construct. The track will be funded through community contributions and a significant sponsorship of $100,000 from Canary Cycles. “We are...

Public Advisory

May 18, 2021 to October 31, 2021
Kenmount Road (between Pippy Place and the Team Gushue Highway Overpass)

Kenmount Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, between Pippy Place and the Team Gushue Highway Overpass, continuing until October 31, 2021. This is required for construction work to...

May 17, 2021 to June 28, 2021
Topsail Road (Outerbridge Street to City Limits)

To facilitate construction work for the Streets Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are...

May 17, 2021 to May 21, 2021
Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following arterial and collector streets from May 17-21 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs.  Work could...

May 11, 2021 to May 06, 2022
Water Street (between Prince Street and Buchanan Street)

Pedestrians are advised that the sidewalk on Water Street betwee Prince Street and Buchanan Street will be slosed to facilitate the construction of the Jag Hotel expansion.  A pedestrian route has...

May 11, 2021 to May 06, 2022
Buchanan Street

Motorists are advised that Buchanan Street will be closed to facilitate the construction of the Jag Hotel expansion.  There will be no access from Water...

Public Notices

June 07, 2021
Application
A virtual Public Hearing will take place regarding the Envision St. John’s Municipal Plan and Development Regulations, 2021
 
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May 27, 2021
Application
Residents and property owners in the Battery neighbourhood are invited to a public meeting to talk about the planning and heritage policies and regulations...
May 25, 2021
Application
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by The Rock Steakhouse Bar & Grill for an Outdoor Eating Area at 7 Navigator Avenue
 
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May 25, 2021
Application
A Discretionary Use application has been submitted by Newfoundland Power Inc for a Substation and Equipment at 424 Airport Heights Drive.
 
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May 25, 2021
Application
A Discretionary Use Application has been submitted by Manna Bakery Ltd. at 342 Freshwater Road.
 
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The...