Regional Council approves 2023 Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budget
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 02:57 PM
Whitby, Ontario– Durham Regional Council has approved the 2023 Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budget.
The 2023 Property Tax Supported Business Plans and Budget totals $1.9 billion in gross expenditures, requiring a 2023 tax levy of approximately $817.4 million. This represents a proposed net property tax increase of 5.2 per cent, or approximately $153 for the average residential home with an assessed value of $483,100.
The Region is investing in critical frontline core service areas;...
Durham Region recognizes Transgender Day of Visibility
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 09:48 AM
Whitby, Ontario –The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham; and the Mayors of the Town of Ajax, Township of Brock, Municipality of Clarington, City of Oshawa, City of Pickering, Township of Scugog, Township of Uxbridge and Town of Whitby:
“March 31 is Transgender Day of Visibility, a day dedicated to recognizing the many achievements of transgender, Two-Spirit and non-binary people; and to...
Region of Durham commits $7.45 million towards the development of affordable housing
Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023 09:45 AM
Whitby, Ontario–The Regional Municipality of Durham will provide $7.45 million to support the development of two affordable housing projects through the Region’s new At Home Incentive Program.
Riverbank Homes Limited will receive $5.5 million to build 75 units in the City of Oshawa and Kindred Works will receive $1.95 million to build 13 units in the City of Pickering.
Riverbank Homes proposes one- and two-bedroom units within a six-storey building at 109 Colborne Street West in Oshawa. The...
Bowmanville Water Distribution System Cleaning
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 02:49 PM
The Region of Durham has contracted IQ Environmental to clean the watermains in select parts of Bowmanville as part of our regular water supply system maintenance program.
The cleaning program will be performed between May 1 and June 23, 2023.
The contractor will notify residents with a hand-delivered notice, 24 to 48 hours prior to the start of the cleaning operation on their street. The work will be carried out in an efficient manner with the least possible inconvenience to residents. Affected...
Vote today for Durham Region for Smart Cities Transportation Infrastructure Award
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 09:57 AM
Durham Region has been named a finalist by the International Data Corporation (IDC) for the 2023 IDC Smart Cities North America Award in Transportation Infrastructure for its End-to-End Digital Transformation in Road Maintenance Using CityROVER AI Smart Cameras and Digital Work Management.
Help Durham Region achieve this award by voting on IDC’s website under section 14 for Transportation Infrastructure:bit.ly/3JKtpvn.
The project uses innovative technology in its road maintenance operations...