Municipal Affairs - 2009

January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 14
Towns to Receive New Fire Response Vehicles
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Road Builders/Heavy Civil Association

January 16
Funding Announced for Waste Site Consolidation in Lewisporte Area
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Swearing-in Ceremony for New Municipal Council

January 19
Roddickton / Bide Arm Council Sworn-In

January 28
Funding Announced for Engineering Design Phase of Municipal Capital Works Program
Municipalities Benefit from Less Red Tape


February

February 4
Development of the Northeast Avalon Regional Plan Now Underway

February 5
Consultant to Study Feasibility of Annexing Fox Cove-Mortier to Burin

February 16
Ministers Congratulate Winterton on Incinerator Closure

Media Advisory: Ministers to Travel to Labrador West for Series of Meetings

February 17
Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Make Major Infrastructure Announcement

Ministers Commence Meetings in Labrador West

February 19
Funding Announced for Water and Sewer Upgrades in Burin

February 20
Funding Announced for Wabush Recreation Centre

February 23
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Official Launch of Central Regional Service Board

February 24
Ministers Congratulate Central Regional Service Board on Official Launch


March

March 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate at Learn Not to Burn Presentation

March 6
Daylight Saving Time to Begin March 8

March 9
MMSB Announces Funding for Waste Management Initiatives

March 10
Provincial Government Continues Strong Working Relationship with Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services


March 11
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Grand Opening and Dedication of the Jack Byrne Arena

March 12
Chair Named to Corner Brook-Humber Valley Regional Planning Advisory Authority
Media Advisory: Joint Funding Announcement to Take Place in Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove
Grand Opening and Dedication of Jack Byrne Arena
Media Advisory: Funding Announcement in Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove Postponed

March 26
A Green Investment: Budget 2009 Invests in the Environment

March 31
Ministers Express Condolences on the Passing of Melvin Lambe, Director of Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services
Ministerial Statement - Government Continues to Invest in Regional Co-operation


April

April 3
MMSB Provides Funding for Waste Management Initiatives in the Greater Avalon

April 9
New Framework Simplifies Gas Tax Process
 

April 14
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Youth Centre for Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove

April 16
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Extension of Water and Sewer Services in St. Lawrence

April 17
Fire and Emergency Services–Newfoundland and Labrador to Participate in World Amateur Radio Day 2009

April 21
Municipalities to Receive Provincial Government Funding to Attend Annual Municipal Symposium


April 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Municipal Administrators' Annual General Convention

April 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Red Cross Atlantic Canadian Disaster Management Conference

April 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Mayors and Councillors at Municipal Symposium


May

May 4
Residents Encouraged to Get Prepared
Request for Proposals Issued on Recreation Infrastructure Needs for the Northeast Avalon

May 13
Media Advisory: Announcement Scheduled

May 14
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest in Rural Infrastructure

May 20
Ministerial Statement - Province Recognizes Importance of Local Governance through Municipal Awareness Day

May 25
Minister Encourages Participation in Local Governance

May 27
Ministers Congratulate Winners of Girl Guide Awards


June

June 9
Minister Clarifies Selection Process for Western Regional Landfill Site

June 10
Municipal Leaders to Weigh In on Climate Change Adaptation

June 15
New Members Appointed to Greater Avalon and Western Regional Waste Management Committees

June 16
Government Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Employment Program

June 18
Media Advisory: Minister to View Landslide Damage in Trout River

June 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Campaign Encouraging Participation in Upcoming Municipal Election
Northern Peninsula Regional Service Authority Granted New Operational Responsibilities

June 25
MakeYourMarkNL Campaign Encourages Participation in Municipal Council

June 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Lay Wreath at Memorial Day Ceremonies
Minister to Represent Province at Beaumont-Hamel Ceremony


July

July 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services Annual Convention

July 6
Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Host Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Local Government

July 7
Provincial Volunteer Fire Services to Benefit from $152,000 in Funding

July 9
Media Advisory: Provincial and Territorial Ministers Available to Media
Community and Municipal Sustainability a Priority for Ministers of Local Government

July 13
Support for Road Improvements in Gambo
Support for Water Treatment Upgrades in Lumsden
Support for Water and Sewer Improvements in Southern Harbour
Support for Water and Sewer Improvements in Bonavista
Support for Sewage Treatment Upgrades in Port Blandford

July 14
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Upgrades to Stoneville's Water System
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Improvements to Water Supply in Norris Arm
Government Provides Update on Timelines Associated with Building Canada Fund Commitment Letters

July 15
City of Corner Brook to Benefit from Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Federal and Provincial Governments Support New Water Treatment Plant for Belleoram

Town of St. George's to Benefit from Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Town of Springdale to Benefit from Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Water System Upgrades for Massey Drive
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Water Upgrades in Triton
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Water System Extensions in Robert’s Arm
Consumer Advisory: Voluntary Recall of Kidde Model PI2000 Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

July 16
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Water and Sewer Services for Hawke’s Bay

July 17
Support Services Available for Plant Workers Affected by Closure of Englee Fish Plant
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Water and Sewer Upgrades and Road Resurfacing in Burnt Islands

July 23
Eleven Dump Sites to Close as a Result of $345,400 Government Investment
Province Provides $445,000 to Support Waste Management Pilot Project in Trinity Conception Bay North

July 28
Municipal Capital Works Projects Valued at $500,000 Announced

July 30
Town of Flatrock to Receive $213,400 in Municipal Capital Works Funding


August

August 4
Town of Channel-Port aux Basques to Receive $112,000 in Municipal Capital Works Funding

August 6
Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm to Receive $170,000 in Municipal Capital Works Funding

August 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Launch of Household Hazardous Waste Depot

August 14
Household Hazardous Waste Depot to Open at Robin Hood Bay

August 18
Peterview to Receive New Fire Truck

August 20
Hodge’s Cove to Receive New Fire Truck

August 21
Minister Stresses Importance of Household Emergency Plans

August 23
Public Advisory: Update on Hurricane Bill

Public Advisory: Town of Placentia Declares Local State of Emergency

August 25
Engineering Design Initiative to Improve Tender Process for Municipal Infrastructure Projects

August 28
Pasadena to Participate in Pilot Project in Support of Improvements to Municipal Water Supply Systems

 


September

September 2
New Fire Truck for St. Joseph’s

September 3
Channel-Port aux Basques to Receive $307,000 to Support Improvements to Water System

September 8
Campbellton to Receive $487,000 for Road Upgrades

September 9
Provincial Government to Support Continued Fire Training in Labrador

September 14
Premier Announces Unique Facility for St. Anthony Region With Multimillion-dollar Investment

September 15
Town of Rose Blanche-Harbour Le Cou to Receive New Fire Truck

September 16
Municipal Nomination Results Stronger than Anticipated

September 30
Minister Recognizes Municipal Election Candidates

 


October

October 1
Media Advisory: Labrador Training Initiative Postponed

October 2
Humber Valley to Receive Two New Fire Trucks
Provincial Government Urges Residents to Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned.

October 5
Employment Assistance Available for Fish Harvesters and Fish Plant Workers

October 13
Fire and Emergency Services - Newfoundland and Labrador to Host Fall Training School in Stephenville
New Fire Truck for Ferryland

October 17
Renews-Cappahayden to Upgrade Regina Mundi Complex

October 23
Media Advisory: Stephenville Fire and Emergency Services Training School

October 30
Residents Reminded to Turn Their Clocks Back
Contract Awarded to Guide Development of Corner Brook-Humber Valley Regional Plan
 


November

November 4
Minister Congratulates Participants of Fall Fire and Emergency Services Training School

November 6
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Convention

November 12
New Harbour Waste Disposal Site Closed: Transition to the Regional Waste Site at Robin Hood Bay In Progress

Successful Convention Held for Municipalities in Gander
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Municipal Capital Works Projects

November 13
New Fire Truck for Bay St. George South
St. Georges-Stephenville East to Receive $242,200 in Municipal Capital Works Funding

November 17
Landslide Safety Zones to Continue in Daniel’s Harbour and Trout River

November 24
Fire Truck Funding Approved for Lumsden
Municipal Assessment Agency - Labrador Director Acclaimed

November 27
Federal and Provincial Governments Provide $1.8 Million to Upgrade Water and Sewer Services for Grand Bank and Fortune

November 30
Provincial Government Supports Enhanced Fire Protection in Labrador
 


December


December 4
Provincial Waste Management Continues with Closure of Garden Cove Landfill

December 17
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Sign $124 Million Gas Tax Fund Agreement Extension

December 22
Municipal Assessment Agency - Board Members Elected
 


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