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Posted On Wednesday, February 01, 2023

You know them: caring, involved seniors who have spent their year going out of their way to help others. They have given their time and energy to make a difference in our community, year after year. And now we want to know them too!
Nominations are now open for Waterloo’s 2023 Senior of the Year award. Residents are encouraged to take a few moments to tell us about a special resident over the age of 65 who has made significant contribution to the community as a volunteer. 
Seniors...

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Posted On Monday, January 30, 2023

The City of Waterloo conducted its second municipal services satisfaction assessment this past fall, as the start of the 2023-2026 strategic planning process, and the results are excellent – 93 per cent of residents state the quality of life in Waterloo is good and 92 per cent of residents are satisfied with Waterloo as a place to live. In addition, 85 per cent of residents polled say they receive good value for the taxes they pay, and 79 per cent of residents say they are...
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Posted On Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The City of Waterloo has declared a snow event and a street parking ban is in effect as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, January 25. 
Residents must remove cars from streets by midnight tonight or risk being ticketed and towed. The parking ban will remain in effect for at least 24 hours. Information will be posted before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 26 if the city decides to extend the snow event and parking ban for another 24 hours. Removing cars from streets will ensure safe...

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Posted On Monday, January 23, 2023

** The council summary provides a snapshot of the major items presented at today's council meeting. Please refer to the minutes for an official record of the meeting.
Expanded after hours call centre
Council has directed staff to continue its work to expand after hours call centre service to the community. Staff will be implementing some recommendations within approved budgets.
Staff will return in a few months with plans on what the expanded services will include,...

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Posted On Thursday, January 19, 2023

The City of Waterloo is reviewing fire service requirements to meet the changing needs for public safety as our city grows and develops. Staff from Waterloo Fire Rescue are working with a consultant on an updated Fire Master Plan, which will guide the growth of fire protection services over the next 10 years. The updated plan will provide a strategic framework to help Council meet the community’s changing needs for public education, fire prevention and fire suppression services.
The...

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