Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has once again maintained its Triple A credit rating with Moody’s Investors Service of New York (Moody’s). This identifies the Region as one of only eight Canadian municipalities to have been awarded the Triple A rating by this agency.
“This Triple A rating provides Durham Region with an exemplary reputation in the investment community,” said Roger Anderson, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer. “Our organization is a leader in fiscal...
Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Regional Council today approved the 2017 Regional Business Plans and Budgets for property-tax-supported purposes, during its meeting at Regional Headquarters. The 2017 Business Plans and Budgets, totalling approximately $1.14 billion, will continue to provide for essential services and investment in needed capital infrastructure to the Region’s approximately 658,000 residents.
“This budget provides funding for high-quality programs and services; responds to key program...
Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise the public that after assessing the condition of boiler #2—which is currently undergoing repairs to a damaged water tube—as a precautionary step, Covanta the operator of the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has decided to take boiler #1 offline as well to assess its condition. Covanta began a controlled shut down process on boiler #1, late on Sunday evening; it went off line early Monday morning.
"The facility operator,...
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise the public that scheduled annual maintenance, at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) has been moved up to accommodate the ongoing unplanned outage of boiler #2.
Routine annual maintenance on boiler #2 was originally scheduled for March. Given the outage of boiler #2, the two-week scheduled maintenance for this unit will begin immediately. This rescheduling should allow for greater scheduling efficiency and not impact...
Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise the public that boiler #2 at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) will be off-line for unscheduled maintenance to repair a damaged water tube within the boiler. The facility operator, Covanta, has shut-down the affected boiler until a repair can be completed. Boiler #1 continues to operate and the facility continues to accept waste.
Boiler # 2 was removed from service late in the evening of Jan. 27. It is anticipated the...