1 Municipal Centre Drive, Fort Erie, ON, L2A 2S6



ATTENTION ALL MOTORISTS: In an effort to keep the streets free of vehicles during the winter months for snowplowing and sanding operations, residents are reminded that no overnight parking is permitted. Traffic By-law No. 2000-89, Section 205 provides that "No person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked" on any street in Town "between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. between November 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013." The Town's By-law Enforcement Officers will be exercising vigilant enforcement of By-law No. 2000-89. Your vehicle will be issued a parking ticket and could be towed, , if found in violation of the by-law. Enquiries may be directed to the Town's By-law Enforcement Officers by calling (905) 871-1600, Extension 2216 (Geoff Stephenson) or Extension 2215 (Matt Richardson).


The Corporation is now accepting applications for summer student employment opportunities in parks/cemeteries; facilities; roads; horticulture; museums and engineering. Work schedules may include weekends and holidays. Some positions require a valid, Class G drivers' license. Further details are available at Go to "Town Hall", scroll down and click on "Employment Opportunities". Returning students MUST apply. Application forms are available on-line and at Town Hall. The deadline for receiving applications is 5:00 p.m. FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2013. The Town of Fort Erie is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available to candidates upon request.


HOUSEKEEPING ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT FENCE REGULATIONS The development community and members of the public are invited to attend an Open House regarding the proposed amendment to the Fence Regulations in the Town of Fort Erie on: Thursday, February 21st, 2013, 5:00 - 6:00 PM Atrium, Fort Erie Town Hall, 1 Municipal Centre Drive, Fort Erie, Ontario The Town of Fort Erie has initiated a housekeeping amendment to the Town's Zoning By-law to incorporate provisions for the regulation of fences. By-law 150-08, as amended, currently regulates fences in the Town of Fort Erie. At its meeting of January 14th, 2013, Town Council directed staff to undertake the necessary amendments to the Comprehensive Zoning By-law 129-90 to enable variances to fence regulations to be granted by the Committee of Adjustment. The purpose of this amendment is to incorporate the regulations and provisions of By-law 150-08, as amended, into Comprehensive Zoning By-law 129-90 which would allow the Committee of Adjustment to grant variances to the regulations for fences. The objective is to provide a standardized, fair and defensible process for granting variances to the regulations governing fences in the Town of Fort Erie. The objective of the informal public meeting is to gather the views and opinions of the public prior to Town Council considering the amendment. A future Public meeting will be held with Council at their meeting of March 4th, 2013. Town staff will be available to address any of your questions, comments, or concerns. For more information, please contact Matt Kernahan, MCIP, RPP, Senior Development Planner at: 905-871-1600 extension 2507 or Thursday, February 14, 2013 * Fort Erie Times 25


FOR THE 2013-2018 MULTI-YEAR ACCESSIBILITY PLAN The 2013-2018 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan outlines the Town of Fort Erie's strategy to prevent and remove barriers and meet its requirements under the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. This plan highlights the achievements of the Town's Accessibility Advisory Committee (A.A.C.) and the steps being put in place to help make Ontario fully accessible by 2025. In order to obtain public feedback on the Plan, the Town of Fort Erie is hosting two public consultations as well as making the Plan available on the Town's web-site and in hard copy at Town Hall. If you are a person with a disability, a caregiver, a family member, a friend or would just like to participate, please mark your calendar for: DATE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013 TIME: PLACE: TOWN HALL ATRIUM, 1 MUNICIPAL CENTRE DRIVE, FORT ERIE Transit representatives will also be available and showcase a new accessible bus. If you require any accommodations in order to attend and participate, please let us know in advance so that arrangements can be made by contacting Bev Bradnam at 905-871-1600 ext. 2201 or by e-mail at:





2013 INTERIM TAXES FOR ALL PROPERTY CLASSES FIRST INSTALLMENT DUE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013 For further information regarding payment of taxes, please refer to the back of your tax bill. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Monday through Friday Monthly payment plans by pre-authorized bank withdrawal are available for accounts with past due taxes and current year taxes. For information contact:Town of Fort Erie at 905-871-1600 Gillian Corney, Manager of Revenue & Collections




WATER CUSTOMERS As part of a water billing system upgrade, customers will be receiving a new and improved water bill effective with the January 2013 billing. This bill will be mailed on or about February 15, 2013 with a due date of March 5, 2013. The new bill will include additional account and meter reading information such as: Please call 905-871-1600 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. if you have any questions.

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The Corporation of the Town of Fort Erie is inviting submissions from interested bidders to provide any and all labour, materials and equipment necessary to complete: BOILER REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT AT FORT ERIE TOWN HALL Sealed submission clearly addressed to Carolyn Kett, Town Clerk will be received by the Customer Service UNIT (CSU) at 1 Municipal Centre Drive, Fort Erie ON until 2:00 p.m. local time on: FEBRUARY 28, 2013 Specific project details and requirements are provided within the bid documents. All Town of Fort Erie's formal competitive bid opportunities are posted on the Town's Landing Page HYPERLINK "" If a hard copy is required, please contact Bart Menage HYPERLINK "mailto:" bmenage@ or at 905-871-1600 ext. 2303., to make suitable arrangements. The lowest of any tender not necessarily accepted. Infrastructure Services Facilities Maintenance

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