Durham Region maintains Triple A credit rating from Moody’s
Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 08:54 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham has maintained its Triple A credit rating with Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s). The Region is currently one of only eight Canadian municipalities to have been awarded the Triple A rating by Moody’s.
According to Moody’s, Durham Region has a strong credit rating due to its conservative fiscal management which includes low debt levels, economic diversity and a positive operating profile. The accreditation also recognizes the Region’s...
Durham Region wins the OPWA Project of the Year Award for the Micro-home Supportive Housing Project
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 11:29 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region has won the Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) 2022 Project of the Year Award in the Structures, less than $2 million category for the Micro-home Supportive Housing Project.
In July 2020, The Regional Municipality of Durham (Region) Council voted to expedite the development of supportive housing to help address the needs of the Region’s unsheltered residents. These needs were heightened because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as unsheltered residents lost access to...
Durham Region and Township of Scugog wins 2023 Excellence in Municipal Systems Award
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 09:51 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham and Township of Scugog were recently named a recipient of the 2023 Excellence in Municipal Systems Award by the Municipal Information Systems Association (Ontario), for the myDurham 311 and myScugogConnected Customer Relationship Management Solutions project.
This award recognizes the partnership between Durham Region and Township of Scugog as having successfully implemented an omnichannel experience providing customers with a consistent...
Applications open for Durham Region’s Accessibility Advisory Committee
Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 01:45 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) is seeking two new members, a professional from the stakeholder community and a person with a disability, who are passionate about creating an inclusive and accessible region.
The mandate of the AAC, which is a committee of council, is to act in an advisory role to Regional Council through the Finance & Administration Committee on the preparation, implementation and review of its annual accessibility plan and other...
Lane restrictions on Sandford Road in the Township of Uxbridge
Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 10:21 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Sandford Road in the Township of Uxbridge.
When: June 6 to 29, 2023. Unfavourable weather conditions may impact the work schedule.
Where: Lane restrictions will be in place daily on Sandford Road (Regional Road 11), from 200 metres west of Concession Road 5 to Concession Road 7, in the Township of Uxbridge.
Why: The lane restrictions will be in place for the installation of paved shoulders.