Posted on Friday, February 08, 2013 03:00 AM
Members of the Strathroy Business Improvement Area (BIA) hosted their annual general meeting on Wednesday, February 6 at the Strathroy & Area Senior’s Centre to look back at the improvement projects completed in 2012, and chart a course for future investment in the downtown core.
About 30 business owners were in attendance as the BIA Board of Management reviewed their annual budget and the various downtown programs delivered in partnership with the Municipality, and received feedback from the...
Posted on Monday, January 28, 2013 10:45 AM
The Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc hosted representatives of Alberta’s oil sands industry on Thursday, January 24. The event was an opportunity to connect local manufacturing suppliers from Strathroy and region with members of Alberta’s oil sands industry who are seeking to tap into Ontario’s manufacturing expertise. The meeting was organized in partnership with MP Bev Shipley’s office, In Situ Oil Sands Alliance, and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters.
After a brief introduction to the Alberta...
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 02:45 AM
Water and sewer rates for 2013 have been approved by Strathroy-Caradoc Council.
The basic water rate will increase by five percent this year, while the sewer rate increase will be four percent over 2012. For heavy water and sewer users, the increase will be slightly more. The new rates are in line with the principle of full cost recovery, which means that the rehabilitation and eventual replacement of water and sewer infrastructure will be paid entirely from the rates charged to users rather than...
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 12:45 PM
A proposal to build an outdoor swimming pool facility in Strathroy has been accepted by Strathroy-Caradoc Council.
Council unanimously approved accepting the proposal of Acapulco Pools of Kitchener to do the work at its meeting on January 21. The project will go ahead this year, with construction starting this spring and a tentative completion date planned for the end of October.
The pool facility will be located beside the West Middlesex Memorial Centre at the corner of Metcalfe St. W. and Park St....
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013 01:15 AM
Strathroy-Caradoc Mayor Joanne Vanderheyden was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at a ceremony at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto this past Thursday, January 17.
Mayor Vanderheyden was nominated for the medal in recognition for her years of service in political office. As the first female mayor of the Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc and the first female warden for Middlesex County, Vanderheyden was also recognized for her efforts in breaking down barriers for women in her field.