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Town Appoints Director of Emergency Services/Fire Chief

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016 04:00 PM

ST. MARYS, ON – On Tuesday April 12, 2016 St. Marys Town Council officially appointed the Town’s new Director of Emergency Services/Fire Chief. Mayor Strathdee and the Council of the Town of St Marys are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Anderson to this position.

Anderson will be joining the Town from the civilian fire department located at Canadian Forces Base Borden where he is currently in the role of Deputy Fire Chief. He comes with 35 years’ experience in the fire services...

Town Hall fire siren temporary disconnection

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016 04:00 PM

Town Hall fire siren temporary disconnection
The Fire Siren will be disconnected due to close proximity to workers completing the Bell Tower project.  All Fire Services will operate as usual. The siren will be reconnected when the project is near completion. 
Contact: Director, Building and Development: 519-284-2340 x 215

Town Hall Front Stairs will be closed

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016 04:00 PM

Disruption
Town Hall Front Stairs (i.e. Queen St. Meeting Entrance) will be closed

Date of Disruption
Beginning the week of June 6 and ending October 2016

Location
Town Hall

Duration of Disruption
5 to 6 months

Additional Information
For safety reasons during the Town Hall Bell Tower Construction Project, patrons attending special meetings or Council sessions should use the elevator entrance from Memorial Park or the Church Street steps (normally the "staff only" entrance).
With the exception of...

Town Hall public washrooms closed

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016 04:00 PM

Disruption
Town Hall public washrooms will be closed

Date of Disruption
Beginning the week of June 6 and ending October 2016

Location
Town Hall public washrooms

Duration of Disruption
5 to 6 months

Additional Information
The washrooms will be closed for public safety during the Town Hall Bell Tower construction project.

Contact Information
Grant Brouwer, Director of Development (CBO)
T: 519-284-2340 x 215
gbrouwer@town.stmarys.on.ca

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Town notified of tentative agreement between VIA Rail and UNIFOR

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016 04:00 PM

On Friday, June 10, the Town of St. Marys was notified by VIA Rail Canada of a potential strike by UNIFOR, the union that represents 1,800 of 2,500 of VIA’s employees who work in stations, telephone sales offices, maintenance centres and administrative offices. 

Yesterday, VIA announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the union and that all trains and services will continue to operate as normal, without interruption.

Additional information can be found in VIA’s official press release