St. John's News

November 01, 2017 - The City of St. John’s conducted extensive public engagement from April to June 2017 on the implementation of automated garbage collection, seeking feedback on bin size, funding models, implementation concerns and recycling habits. A synopsis of what was heard is now available at engagestjohns.ca. “Council is very pleased with the level of engagement on this topic and is grateful for the public’s participation in...
October 30, 2017 - The City of St. John’s grants and subsidies program provides financial and other resources to non-profit groups, organizations and individuals whose application supports the City’s strategic directions. Funding is available in the following categories: Capital grants Artists and art organizations Community groups and organizations Special events and festivals Sporting groups and organizations Each...
pumpkins in the park
October 19, 2017 - The City of St. John’s invites you to participate in the first ever Pumpkin Walk at Bannerman Park on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring your carved pumpkin to Bannerman Park and help us to light up The Loop with a huge Jack o’Lantern display. Everyone bringing a pumpkin or wearing a costume will be entered to win a great prize during this free family event. Light source will be provided for the pumpkins. The...
October 19, 2017 - On Monday, City Council will vote on a Standing Committee Review Report which has, as one of its recommendations, a pilot project to change current standing committees to a Committee of the Whole structure. “Transparency in our decision making process is extremely important to me,” said Mayor Danny Breen.  “This pilot project will help improve governance at City Hall through enhanced councillor participation,...
October 16, 2017 - In mid-June, City Council announced that the City’s Internal Auditor would be investigating Mile One’s accounting processes from January 2012 to December 2016 in relation to an unexplained cash shortage exceeding $100,000. Today, Mayor Danny Breen shared an interim update on the progress of the investigation. “In March management at Mile One noted a discrepancy between the cash counts in food & beverage areas...
Thanksgiving Day Holiday table arrangement
October 05, 2017 - Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 9 all City offices and facilities will be closed. Please note the following: Parking meter regulations will not be enforced. Access St. John’s front counter service will be closed, however the Access St. John’s call centre is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or online.  There is no waste collection on...
central fire station
October 03, 2017 - Fire Prevention Week is October 8 to 14, this year the theme is ‘Every Second Counts – Plan 2 Ways Out’. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to plan ahead and have an escape plan for your home. During this year’s safety campaign, firefighters and safety advocates will be promoting the importance of...
Yard Waste Garbage and Recycling at Curb
September 28, 2017 - Beginning in October, leaves placed at the curb for pick up must be in paper yard waste bags. From Monday, Oct. 2 to Friday, Dec. 1, leaves in paper yard waste bags will be collected on the same day as garbage pick-up in each area and do not count toward the 10 garbage bag limit.   Leaves in plastic bags will not be collected and will be left at the curbside. Given the economic and environmental costs of landfilling...
September 27, 2017 - The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) wishes to remind all citizens once again that they will be holding a parade in recognition of Fire Prevention Week, October 8 to 14. This parade heralds the annual kick off of Fire Prevention Week and provides the general public with the opportunity to view the many vehicles of the various essential services serving the citizens of our jurisdiction. The parade will commence...
Election 2017
September 27, 2017 - The Municipal Election results have been officiated by the City Clerk’s Office. The number of votes for each candidate are outlined below and the successful candidates are highlighted in bold. Congratulations to all individuals who put their name forward. The new City Council will be sworn into office on October 10, 2017 at 3 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

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