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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 1:15pm
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 - 6:00pm
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 - 6:30pm
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 - 4:15pm
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 - 5:30pm
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 - 4:00pm
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 - 7:30pm
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 - 9:15pm
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 - 9:15pm
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 - 2:45pm
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.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:45pm
As part of the 2019 operating budget for the City of St. John’s, City Council will vote on the operating grant provided to St. John’s Sports and Entertainment (SJSEL) of $2.9 million.
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 12:15pm
Today, the City will begin installation of Timed Free Parking Zones. The time limit in each zone will be either two hours or four hours. All new signage will be posted during the coming weeks.
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 2:45pm
Beginning November 26, 2018, owners of both residential and commercial properties can access their 2019 assessed values online. Assessments are also being mailed to property owners.
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
To address housing needs, this strategy has the vision of looking internally while working in-step with partners, stakeholders and residents to create & maintain safe, suitable, and affordable housing
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:45pm
To encourage parking turnover in areas where there are missing or broken parking meters the City is introducing a temporary solution of ‘Timed Free Parking Zones’.
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:30pm
The City, and St. John’s Sports and Entertainment have signed a lease agreement with the owners of the St. John’s Edge of the National Basketball League of Canada and the Newfoundland Growlers...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:30pm
The shortlist prototypes of the bike rack design contest are on display and open to online voting by the public until Friday, Nov. 30.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 3:45pm
The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day, a day to celebrate the rights of children everywhere, with a week of free events from Sunday, Nov. 18 to Saturday, Nov. 24.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:30pm
The swimming pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre is closed until December 9.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
The City of St. John’s released the findings of its public engagement process for Budget 2019-2021 today. Over 1,000 pieces of feedback have been reviewed and compiled into 15 key theme categories.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
Due to the Remembrance Day holiday on Sunday, Nov. 11, City offices will be closed in observance of the holiday on Monday, Nov. 12. Waste and Recycling will not be picked up on Monday.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
In response to a significant number of broken and missing parking meters throughout the City, Council are exploring alternatives to on-street metered parking.
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 4:15pm
From Monday, Nov. 19 to Friday, Nov. 23 the City is holding the fifth annual food drive to collect non-perishable food items in support of the Community Food Sharing Association.
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
The City of St. John’s is planning for the next phase of the Water Street infrastructure project, set to continue in spring 2019. A drop in information session is on Nov. 16.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
On Monday, a decision note regarding snow clearing and parking restrictions on sections of Water Street and Duckworth Street will be discussed at Council meeting.

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