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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 2:00pm
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Council will release to the public the City’s new strategic plan at Committee of the Whole. ‘Our City, Our Future’ sets a vision for the next three years.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:30pm
Due to St. Patrick’s Day holiday all City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, March 18. Garbage and recycling collection is unaffected by the holiday.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:30am
As part of the ongoing review of public transit, the Transportation Commission asked has received preliminary recommendations to address rising costs and issues with the GoBus system.
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:45pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind you that as you change your clocks this weekend, change the batteries in your smoke detectors and CO alarms.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Engagement on the 2019 capital projects took place from February 12 to 26. Feedback from the engagement is now available as a 'What We Heard' document on engagestjohns.ca.
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 3:00pm
After a period of extensive writing and review, the Envision St. John’s Development Regulations are complete and will be presented at Council today for adoption-in-principle.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:45am
The second phase of a five-year construction project to rehabilitate water and sewer infrastructure on Water Street will begin in early April. Two drop-in information sessions are scheduled.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:15pm
The City of St. John’s congratulates the winners of the 2018 Athletes of the Year, announced at a reception held at St. John’s City Hall this evening.
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:15pm
Congratulations to each of the award recipients for their commitment to protecting our identity through smart heritage development.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to remind all residents of what measures to take before, during and after a storm. The following safety tips will help keep you and your family safe.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:30pm
City of St. John’s and Destination St. John’s take a regional approach to future tourism growth.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Today, St. John’s City Council launched an engagement process for the capital budget for 2019. The proposed plan includes nearly $20 million for capital projects.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 2:15pm
...asking the community to “Block the Pockets” in our fire trucks on Sunday, February 10 in support of the Community Food Sharing Association.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:30am
Climate remains subdued into 2019...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 10:45am
In response to the recent fire at the Community Food Sharing Association warehouse, residents are encouraged to help the food bank by donating non-perishable food items during community events.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 9:45am
Celebrate winter with a variety of indoor and outdoor activities taking place Feb. 14 to 18. ChillFest has something for everyone and all activities are offered free of charge.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:30pm
Engagement sessions on the Public Transit Review planned for Thursday, Jan 24. and Friday, Jan. 25. have been postponed; however, sessions on the Bike Master Plan will proceed as scheduled.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:00pm
Residents are encouraged to participate in the next round of public engagement on two important strategies: Bike St. John’s Master Plan and Public Transit Review. Sessions run Jan 23 to 26.
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 12:45pm
Citizens are encouraged to nominate a Heritage Building or other building in the City’s Heritage Areas that is deserving of this recognition; property owners can nominate their own property.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 12:30pm
During the upcoming holidays all City offices and facilities are closed. Please note some exceptions and changes to the waste collection schedule.
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Candles may be pretty to look at, however they are a cause of home fires. SJRFD would like to remind all citizens of steps you can take to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 5:45pm
Today, the City of St. John’s released the details of Budget 2019, the first year in a three-year budget plan for 2019-2021. Revenues and expenditures are balanced at $304,677,022.
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 5:45pm
Due to the volume of snow occurring early this year, the City is implementing the on-street parking ban outside downtown, and the early morning parking ban in the downtown.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:15am
As part of the 2019 operating budget for the City of St. John’s, City Council will vote on the operating grant provided to the St. John’s Transportation Commission.

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