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Media Release: Eight new transit buses hit the streets of Charlottetown, Cornwall, and Stratford thanks to government funding (April 29, 2021)
04/29/2021
For immediate release Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, April 29, 2021 — The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island, the City of Charlottetown, and the Towns of Stratford and Cornwall are making investments in public transit that will improve the transit user experience and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future.
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Media Release: Media Release: April 14, 2021 Council Meeting Summary
04/15/2021
For Immediate Release: April 15, 2021 The following items were discussed at the regular monthly meeting of the Stratford Town Council held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
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Media Release: Stratford Approves 2021/22 Budget
03/24/2021
At a special council meeting held today, Stratford Town Council passed resolutions to adopt the 2021/22 Town operating and capital budgets, and the 2021/22 Utility operating and capital budgets. The budget includes the implementation of the second phase of previously announced tax increases from the 2020/21 budget. These increases allow for the balancing of the operational budget with an $800 surplus anticipated. There will be no increase to the Stratford Utility Corporation’s water or sewer rates in the 2021/22 budget year.
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Annual Resident Survey Launches
03/18/2021
The Town of Stratford launches its 10th annual resident survey. The survey deadline is April 16, 2021. All residents are encouraged to provide their feedback to council and staff of the Town of Stratford through the survey.
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Stop Racism
Media Release: Stratford Reiterates Support to Fight Racism
03/18/2021
Leading up to the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Sunday, March 21, the Town of Stratford encourages all residents, and the wider Island community, to show support in the fight against racism by adding the Facebook frame #PEIAgainstRacism to their profile picture.
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Media Release: March 10, 2021 Council Meeting Summary
03/11/2021
For Immediate Release: March 11, 2021 The following items were discussed at the regular monthly meeting of the Stratford Town Council held on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 via Zoom due to the Province of PEI circuit breaker in place at the time.
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Public Consultation: Draft 2021/22 Budget Presented
03/09/2021
At a virtual public meeting held on Monday, March 8, 2021, Councillor Gail MacDonald, Chair of Finance and Technology, presented residents with the draft 2021/22 Town of Stratford budget.
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Public Consultation: Stratford Waterfront Plan
03/02/2021
With the upcoming decommissioning of the Town's Waste Water Treatment Plant, the waterfront land will now be available for public use — this is a very exciting time for our community to plan for and develop this special area into a lasting legacy. This beautiful piece of waterfront at the foot of the Hillsborough Bridge overlooks the Hillsborough River and across to neighbouring Charlottetown, and holds the potential to become a vibrant, welcoming public space and a prominent gateway to the Town of Stratford.
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Media Release: Wastewater Delivery System Nearing Completion (February 24, 2021)
02/24/2021
The Town of Stratford Wastewater Delivery System is almost complete. The Town’s wastewater is now flowing to the Charlottetown Pollution Control Plant and, once adequate time is elapsed to ensure there are no issues, the final decommissioning of the existing lagoons will begin this spring.
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Media Release: Stratford Town Council Meeting Summary (February 2021)
02/16/2021
For Immediate Release: February 12, 2021 The following items were discussed at the regular monthly meeting of the Stratford Town Council held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.
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Public Consultation: Long Term Budget Priorities
01/07/2021
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Residents have one additional week to respond. New deadline is Friday, January 29! Don't miss out on your chance to have a say in the Town's future!
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Media Release: New Legislation to Help Municipalities Combat Climate Change (January 7, 2021)
01/07/2021
It may soon be easier for homeowners and business owners in the municipalities of Stratford and Charlottetown to access financing for energy efficiency retrofits and renewable energy generation, as well as for climate change adaptation, such as flood-proofing and lead water line replacement.
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Residential Tree Planting Program
01/04/2021
Beginning in 2021, the Town of Stratford is piloting a Residential Tree Planting Program to help residents plant one large, good-quality, native species tree in their front yard. The program will accommodate up to 50 interested residents in the first year, who must apply and meet the program criteria.
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Media Release - Stratford Launches Online Tool for Resident Input into Long-Term Budget Planning (December 22, 2020)
12/23/2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2020 The Town of Stratford is looking toward the future and expects the strong growth of the community to continue for many years to come. With growth comes the need for new infrastructure and services to meet growing demand. Residents have, through annual resident surveys, budget consultations and workshops on the Community Campus, identified potential capital and operational spending priorities for the Town out into the future. Town Council is now seeking input from residents on their priorities for future spending, as well as their views on paying additional taxes to hasten the development of infrastructure and services.
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Media Release - Stratford Town Council Meeting Summary (December 2020)
12/10/2020
The following items were discussed at the regular monthly meeting of the Stratford Town Council held on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 via Zoom due to the change to the COVID alert level on PEI.
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COVID-19 UPDATES
COVID-19 Update: Circuit Breaker
12/07/2020
Following the announcement of the Province and Chief Public Health Office (CPHO) of a ‘circuit breaker’ from December 7, 2020 to December 21, 2020, the Town of Stratford Gymnasium and Fitness Centre and the Youth and Seniors Centre at Cotton Park are now closed.
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Media Release - Stratford Community Campus Land (November 26, 2020)
11/26/2020
The Town of Stratford is pleased to announce that we have signed purchase and sale agreements with two property owners to purchase approximately 170 acres of land for the planned Stratford Community Campus. The property is located between the Stratford Business Park and the Bunbury Road as shown on the attached map.
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Face Masks Mandatory
COVID-19 Update: Face masks become mandatory as of Friday, November 20, 2020
11/19/2020
The Province of PEI and the Chief Public Health Office (CPHO) have implemented a precautionary measure to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19. As of Friday, November 20, non-medical masks will be required in all indoor public places, including at the Stratford Town Centre.
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Media Release - Stratford Town Council Meeting Summary (November 13, 2020)
11/13/2020
The following items were discussed at the regular monthly meeting of the Stratford Town Council held on Wednesday, November 12, 2020.
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Media Release - Stratford's Annual Remembrance Day Service To Be Held Virtually (November 2, 2020)
11/02/2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 2, 2020 The Town of Stratford invites Stratford residents, family, friends, and visitors to honour our veterans at the 15th Annual Stratford Remembrance Day Ceremony on Wednesday, November 11th. This year the ceremony will be held virtually on the Town’s Facebook page. “The Town of Stratford is proud to honour our veterans, particularly this year which marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War,” stated Mayor Steve Ogden.
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