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Town seeking input on Vacant Unit Rebate and Vacant/Excess Land Tax Reduction programs

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2017 03:00 PM

The Town of St. Marys currently provides tax relief to property owners in the industrial and commercial property class under the Vacant Unit Rebate and Vacant/Excess Land Tax Reduction Programs. Starting in 2017, the Province is allowing municipal governments the flexibility to revise these programs to best suit local needs or eliminate the programs altogether.

Under the Vacant Unit Rebate Program a property owner may apply to receive 30% (commercial properties) and 35% (industrial properties) of...

Doug Griffiths to deliver “13 Ways to Kill Your Community” discussion

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2017 01:15 PM

Tickets still available for May 16 presentation in Mitchell 

On Tuesday, May 16, Doug Griffiths, President of 13Ways, will lead an interactive talk entitled "13 Ways to Kill Your Community.” Griffiths will explain how attitude is the biggest factor – and roadblock – to building a successful community.  Using his vast experience talking with municipal and community leaders from across North America, Doug combines frightening examples and humorous stories to help find answers to questions...

Glass Street extension maintenance underway after heavy rainfall

Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2017 04:15 PM

The Glass Street extension in the Town of St. Marys is currently undergoing maintenance. The street was graded on Monday, May 8 following several days of heavy rainfall.

Additional drainage remediation works are scheduled for later this week. Glass Street will be resurfaced when conditions allow. 

Additional Information

Jed Kelly | Director of Public Works
519-284-2340, ext. 244 |

Design finalized for new Cadzow Park playground

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2017 11:45 AM

Work scheduled to begin first week of May

After surveying the public, gathering feedback from elementary school students and receiving Council approval, Town of St. Marys staff have finalized the design for the future Cadzow Park playground.

The forest-themed structure proposed by Playworld – known as Option 1 during the public consultation period - emerged as the preferred design. The design features an accessible saucer swing, climbers, interactive sensory areas, slides and more.

Some additional features,...

St. Marys Fire Department to host annual charity breakfast

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2017 09:15 AM

Fire permits will also be available to purchase at the event

The Town of St. Marys Fire Department annual breakfast is back! Each year the firefighters volunteer their time to cook breakfast for the community in order to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy, local sports and other local charities. In previous years, the Fire Department has seen over a thousand citizens attend.

This year’s event will take place on May 7 at the Fire Hall, 172 James Street North, between
8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. The cost...