Municipal Affairs - 2010

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

January

January 13
Municipal Capital Works Investment of $400,000 to Improve Water Services for Crow Head

January 22
Funding Announced for Engineering Design Initiatives in Support of Municipal Infrastructure Projects

January 25
Municipal Capital Works Investment of $120,300 to Upgrade Sewer Infrastructure for the Town of Fleur de Lys

January 27
Municipal Capital Works Funding of $469,371 to Support Improvements to Municipal Infrastructure

January 28
Regional Waste Management System Moving Forward for Burin Peninsula

February

February 2
Board Members Elected

February 5
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Encourages Young Women Toward Political Engagement

February 11

New Provincial Government Program to Help Create Age-Friendly Communities

February 18
Funding of $86,130 to Support Waste Management Initiatives in Deer Lake

March

March 9
Minister Highlights Safety Following Prolonged Power Loss

March 11
Town of Cupids to Receive $1.5 Million for Municipal Improvements

March 12
Daylight Saving Time to Begin March 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Address 30th Anniversary of Regional Fire Department

March 29
Strengthening the Economy for a Prosperous Future: $1 Billion Slated for Infrastructure Spending in Budget 2010

April

April 7
Town of Ferryland to Receive $120,000 for Emergency Repairs

April 8
Media Advisory: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Commemorates The End of an Era
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Irish Loop Municipal Symposium

April 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of New Regional Fire Department

April 16
Co-operation Gives Way to Bay de Grave Regional Fire Service

April 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Give Keynote Address at Professional Municipal Administrators Convention

April 29

Media Advisory: Minister to Address Municipal Symposium
 


May

May 5
Ministerial Statement - Minister Highlights Emergency Preparedness

May 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Spring Conference of the International Emergency Management Group

May 18
International Emergency Management Group Meeting in St. John’s

May 19
Ministerial Statement - Municipal Awareness Day Opportunity to Recognize Municipal Leaders

May 26
New Members Appointed to Eastern and Western Regional Waste Management Committees
Ministerial Statement - Interest Mounts for Fire and Emergency Services Training School
 


June

June 7
Ministerial Statement - Towns of Appleton and Glenwood Recognized with Watershed Award

June 23
Government Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Employment Program

June 25
Minister to Address the Province’s Association of Fire Services

June 29
Annexation of Little Catalina and Trinity Bay North Nearing Completion
Firefighter Fit Testing Initiative Receives Funding

June 30
Minister to Represent Province at Beaumont-Hamel Pilgrimage
Funding Announced for Burin Peninsula Waste Management Initiatives


July

July 8
Towns Granted Approval to Proceed with Municipal Engineering Design Work

July 15
Community Capacity Building: A Priority for Ministers of Local Government

July 23

Provincial Government Provides $4.1 Million in Support of Little Catalina and Trinity Bay North Governance Structure

July 27
Minister Urges Vigilance in Hurricane Season Preparations

July 30
Funding Announced for Bonavista Regional Waste Management Committee


August

August 6
Media Advisory: Federal and Provincial Ministers to Tour Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant

August 9
Ministers Tour Bay Bulls Big Pond Water Treatment Plant
Provincial Government Makes Significant Investment in Firefighting Vehicles

August 18
Communities to Benefit from $10 Million Investment in Municipal Infrastructure


September

September 7
Assistance Available for Workers Affected by Closure of Gaultois Fish Plant

September 9
Minister Encourages Participation in Fire and Emergency Services Training School

September 20
Public Advisory: Communities and Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Impending Storm

September 22
Media Advisory: Premier Williams and Minister Hedderson Touring Affected Areas of Province Impacted by Hurricane Igor
Public Advisory: Information for People Affected By Hurricane Igor

September 24

Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Update Following Hurricane Igor
Media Advisory: New Time for News Conference to Provide Update Following Hurricane Igor
Minister Provides Overview of Impacts of Hurricane Igor

September 25
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Provide Update on Hurricane Igor Response

September 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Outline Progress in Response to Hurricane Igor

September 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Update on Response to Hurricane Igor

September 28
Media Advisory: Minister Hedderson Views Hurricane Igor Recovery Efforts on the Burin Peninsula

September 29
Public Advisory: Safety Advice for Residents Returning Home
Media Advisory: Minister Views Progress in Igor Recovery Efforts on the Bonavista Peninsula
Public Advisory: Residents Encouraged to Ensure Mould Abatement in Igor Affected Homes

September 30

Media Advisory: Minister to Discuss Developments Following Hurricane Igor
Information Sessions on Disaster Assistance Program Set to Start
 


October

October 1
Media Advisory: Ministers to Outline Provincial Government Response to Hurricane Igor
Ministers Outline Provincial Government’s Response to Impacts of Igor
Media Advisory: Media Access to Information Sessions on the Bonavista and Burin Peninsulas

October 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Mark End of Canadian Forces Operations Following Hurricane Igor

October 8
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Convention
Fire and Emergency Services Training School Rescheduled

October 15

Minister Outlines Continued Progress Following Hurricane Igor

October 21
Employment Projects Available for Port Union Fish Plant Workers

October 22
Provincial Government Advances Hurricane Igor Claims Process


November

November 5
Residents Reminded to Turn Clocks Back

November 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Tour Mock Fire Fighting Driver Operator Course

November 12
Additional Funding Approved to Support Community Enhancement Employment Program
Bay of Islands Fire Departments Receive Equipment Funding
Request for Proposals Issued for 911/E-911 Feasibility Study

November 15
Labrador Communities to Benefit from Fire Protection Equipment Funding
More than $17,000 in Funding for Fire Protection Equipment in Ferryland and Fermeuse

November 16
Fire Departments in Trinity – Bay de Verde Receive Equipment Funding

November 17
Fire Protection Equipment Funding Supports Trinity North Volunteers
Cape St. Francis Benefits from Fire Equipment Funding
Ministers Provide Update on Hurricane Igor Recovery Process

November 18
Provincial Government Provides Funding for Fire Protection Equipment in Bonavista North
Harbour Main Fire Department Benefits from Equipment Funding

November 19
Fire and Emergency Services Training School Set to Begin
More than $80,000 in Funding for Fire Protection Equipment in St. Barbe

November 22
Fire Departments in Grand Bank Receive Over $42,000 in Equipment Funding
Fire Protection Equipment Funding Supports Humber Valley Volunteers

November 23
Media Advisory: Minister to View Fire Hazardous Materials Course
Placentia-St. Mary’s Fire Departments Receive Over $42,000 in Funding

November 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Participants of Fire and Emergency Services Training School
Embree Fire Department Receives Over $30,000 in Funding

November 25
Fire Equipment Funding Destined for Terra Nova

November 29
Funding Announced for Engineering Design Initiatives in Support of Municipal Infrastructure Projects
Baine Harbour Fire Department Receives Over $23,000 in Funding

November 30
Fire Protection Equipment Funding Supports Northern Peninsula Volunteers


December

December 1
More than $41,000 in Funding for Fire Protection Equipment in Southwestern Newfoundland

December 2
Families Encouraged to Be Fire Safe This Holiday Season
Fire Protection Equipment Funding Supports Baie Verte-Springdale Volunteers
Provincial Government Provides Funding for Fire Protection Equipment in Bellevue

December 3
Media Advisory: Opening of New Recycling Facility at Robin Hood Bay

December 6
New Robin Hood Bay Recycling Facility Supports Eastern Region in Waste Diversion Efforts (Version française)

December 7
Robert’s Arm Fire Department Receives Equipment Funding
Equipment Funding Supports Isles of Notre Dame Volunteers

December 9
Media Advisory: Signing of Memorandum of Understanding in Support of New Municipal Governance Structure

December 10
Provincial Government Provides $5 Million in Support of Amalgamation of Fogo Island

December 15
Minister Reminds Residents to Exercise Safety Over the Winter Months

December 16
Ministerial Statement – First Responders Benefit from Provincial Training Initiatives

December 17
Public Advisory: Rainfall Anticipated to Continue for Parts of the Province

December 22
Public Advisory: Intense Weather System Prompts Safety Reminder for Residents


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