2 years ago

City Council Notes: Fire Dept. O/T concerning

City preparing for winter plowing season. Treasurer concerned with Fire Department overti...

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2 years ago

Rec Department updates pending improvements

Jason Walsh, Director of Community Wellness and Recreation offered City Council some updat...

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2 years ago

Illuminate speed signs coming to King Street

Monthly Police and Animal Control Reports: Police make drug presentation at schools in Ju...

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2 years ago

Surplus funds means more street repairs

An additional $650,000 in road work will be done this season in the City due to surpluses...

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2 years ago

EXCLUSIVE: list of 15 sites considered for multiplex location

Through a Right to Information Request, Miramichi Online has obtained the a list of the 15...

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2 years ago

City named in lawsuit: judge awards $6000 when Gov not prepared

The City of Miramichi is named in a $1.7 million lawsuit that contends it acted improperly...

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2 years ago

Council Notes: agreement extended for one year with Green Cove Cooper...

Several items from a recent council meeting including the extension of a developers agreem...

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2 years ago

City finances show positive trends

City finances show positive trends in debt and spending. Multiplex borrowing to result in...

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2 years ago

Newcastle to get Allie Howe mural

The mural project on Wellington Street that gripped the community in 2017 will have an enc...

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2 years ago

City may consider one-way on part of University Ave

By-Law amended to allow for restaurant drive-thru on University. City may consider one-wa...

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3 years ago

Council raises traffic concerns for proposed Tims drive-thru

The GMRSC presented a proposed by-law change that would pave the way for a new Tim Hortons...

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3 years ago

8 Council Notes: Police get new contract

Police get new collective agreement at $2.5 M cost over 7 years. Local fields to get repa...

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3 years ago

Airport: losses in 2017 do not effect sustainability

Decrease in charters and unexpected expenses lead to losses in 2017. Airport says despite...

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3 years ago

Speculative hotel used to sell multiplex project

City says they have been approached by hotel operstors interested in developing near a mul...

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3 years ago

Policy guides neighbourhood matching fund

Councillor Chad Duplessie envisioned this type of community initiative even before he was...

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3 years ago

Land acquisition required for intersection work

Plans for improved intersection at Newcastle Blvd and King George Highway show remedies fo...

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3 years ago

Council Notes: new developments with SNB, developers and marina

City appoints 4 people to marina board. City enters in agreement with SNB to receive wate...

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3 years ago

Zipline operator approved for 2018

City Council approves contract with company to operate zipline on City behalf. Council li...

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3 years ago

$21,000: Councillors defend conference expenditure

As one councillor asks to have a report from each councillor who plans to attend an upcomi...

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3 years ago

Water study could focus on Chatham head and Tainteville

A study has been commissioned to look at water quality and feasibility of expanding water...

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3 years ago

Drive Thru planned for University Avenue Tims

Council will be considering a bylaw amendment to allow a Tim Hortons at the corner of Univ...

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3 years ago

City adopts policy to guide financial incentives for developers

Changes that came in January with the enactment of the new Local Governance Act allows mun...

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3 years ago

City Council notes: various issues from last council meeting

Council hires 4 part-time firefighters, decision not unanimous. New building lot plans for...

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3 years ago

City adopts policy to limit staff involvement in event preparation

Setting up tables and emptying garbage cans may be the role of event organizers int he fut...

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3 years ago

Is your street being paved this summer?

Many factors go into the yearly decision which streets to pave. This year the pending clo...

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3 years ago

New Transit Manager answers Council questions

New manager of Miramichi Transit says he plans on increasing ridership by 10% this year, a...

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3 years ago

Multiplex site selection criteria revealed in funding application

The criteria used to rank competing sites for a proposed multiplex is part of the funding...

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3 years ago

LBA offered as temporary Payroll parking solution

110 parking spots at LBA will be offered to Payroll employees on conditions. City hoping...

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3 years ago

Council proposed bylaw for parking area near payroll

Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home seeks to create a 105 space commercial parking lot near entr...

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3 years ago

Raise for volunteer firemen long overdue

For the past 40 years, volunteer firefighters have been getting $10 an hour to attend trai...

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