St. John's News

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December 10, 2012 - The City of St. John’s will continue to promote a new fiscal relationship with the provincial government as outlined in its 2011 position paper: Towards a Balanced Provincial-Municipal Fiscal Relationship and Municipal Sustainability. The position paper focused on three key areas. Intergovernmental Relations Provincial Government as a User of Municipal Services Long-term Sustainable Support to...
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot at the Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility
December 03, 2012 - The City of St. John’s is pleased to announce an increase in service at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot at the Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility. The HHW Depot will be open each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the remainder of this year and beginning January 2013, the HHW Depot will be open two days a week year-round on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. “The increased...
December 03, 2012 - The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Seniors presented a report with recommendations and suggestions on how to make St. John’s a more age friendly City to Council on Dec. 3. The report stems from a survey held in conjunction with Memorial University. “One of the key reasons why I advocated for the establishment of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Seniors in 2008 when it was formed was so we could look at the...
December 01, 2012 - Water levels in the reservoirs on the Regional Water System have returned to normal levels as the system had time to replenish as water demand drops significantly overnight. “We would like to thank residents, businesses and our regional and emergency partners for their support throughout this incident at Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant,” says Mayor Dennis O’Keefe. “We were very fortunate that...
November 30, 2012 - The City of St. John's Property Assessment Search Application now has the 2013 property values available for property owners to search. The application is very simple to use: Select the year you would like to search. For current assessments choose 2012 and for your assessment for the 2013 fiscal year choose 2013. Input your street address (if you do not include a civic number the search will return with the...
November 29, 2012 - Overnight, the City of St. John’s successfully restored power at Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant and the high lift pumps at the facility are now operational. Although water has been restored from the treatment plant it is still important that residents limit water usage as it will take time for reservoirs to replenish. The Regional Water Committee would like to thank residents in advance for their cooperation...
November 29, 2012 - The pump which supplies water to the Kilbride area of St. John’s has been restarted and water has been restored to residents in this area. Residents of Kilbride are reminded that if they experience discoloured water to please not run their tap as water rationing is still in place throughout St. John’s. The City of St. John’s continues to work on repairs to the Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant which ceased...
November 29, 2012 - The pump which supplies water to the Kilbride area of St. John’s has failed and residents in this area will experience no water pressure, as the City of St. John’s continues to work on repairs to the Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant which ceased operations this afternoon after a fire in an electrical room. Residents of Kilbride are reminded that if they experience discoloured water to please not run their tap as...
November 29, 2012 - As a result of the incident earlier today involving a fire in an electrical room at Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant, residents must use water in emergency situations only as the plant is not able to produce water at this time. Major commercial water users are being contacted to discontinue their operations until such time as water has been fully restored.   Discretionary uses of water, such as dishes, laundry, bathing...
November 28, 2012 - As a result of the incident earlier today involving a fire in an electrical room at Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant, residents must use water in emergency situations only as the plant is not able to produce water at this time. Major commercial water users are being contacted to discontinue their operations until such time as water has been fully restored. Discretionary uses of water, such as dishes, laundry, bathing are...

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