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Posted On Monday, July 13, 2020

** The council summary below 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.
Council makes significant investment  in Albert McCormick Community Centre – Central Plaza
Thanks to a $2.2 million investment in Albert McCormick Community Centre (AMCC), local residents will soon have access to top notch facilities and amenities.
“This new Neighbourhood...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 07, 2020

The City of Waterloo will temporarily close Princess Street, located between King and Dorset streets, on July 9 to motorized vehicles to create a people-friendly space and enable on-street dining served by local businesses. 
The two-month closure is supported by the Uptown BIA. It is also aligned with the city’s Active Transportation focus. Picnic tables will be added. 
“When businesses saw what was happening on Willis Way, they quickly reached out...

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Posted On Monday, July 06, 2020

Effective July 1, 2020, City of Waterloo gradually reinstated permit parking fees and parking enforcement. 
In April 2020, City of Waterloo Council approved a financial relief package to support local businesses and residents dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This package included among other things, waiving the monthly parking permit fees for municipal parking lots for the months of April, May and June 2020. 
As the province moves through stage 2 of the pandemic...

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Posted On Thursday, July 02, 2020

The City of Waterloo will temporarily close part of Willis Way, from the Rainbow crosswalk to Caroline Street, to motorized vehicles and enable a people-friendly space. 
The two-month closure, which will begin July 8, is supported by the Uptown BIA. It is also aligned with the city’s Active Transportation focus. Picnic tables will be added for passive use for people and for anyone who may purchase take out at one of the many great Uptown eateries. 
“With...

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Posted On Monday, June 29, 2020

(Waterloo, Ont. – June 29, 2020)  Janet Hoffman has been described as a “freelance volunteer.” She is not limited by organization or role, but contributes where help is needed. Her contributions are holistic and collaborative: she recognizes what is required and sets about with others to make it happen.
Janet is an active member of both Creekside Church and the Waterloo Mennonite Brethren Church, and through those faith groups, she has been able to...

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