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Posted On Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Please be advised that the full winter parking restrictions have been modified to the following :
No person shall park a vehicle or permit a vehicle to remain parked on any highway or municipal parking lot between the hours of 1:00 am of one day and 7:00 am of the same day between March 1 st  and March 31 st ,   when Environment Canada forecasts a snowfall of 5 cm or more, as per By-Law #175-15.

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Posted On Tuesday, 27 February, 2024

CORNWALL, ON  – Feb. 27, 2024 – The City of Cornwall is requesting urgent financial support from the federal and provincial governments to deal with the significant increase in pressures related to recent asylum claimant arrivals to the City. This includes long-term planning for housing needs.
Private requests conveyed to the federal government in November and to the province in December have yet to produce action. Meantime, newcomers continue to arrive,...

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Posted On Friday, 16 February, 2024

City of Cornwall awarded $7,500 by Tree Canada’s Community Tree Grants, with the financial assistance of the LCBO.
This grant was developed to encourage and support community tree planting projects that create long-lasting benefits where people live, work, or play.
“We continue to thank our community-minded businesses who partner with the City of Cornwall in educating and protecting our residents on the changes within our climate,” said Todd Lalonde,...

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Posted On Friday, 16 February, 2024

Monday, February 19 is Family Day and as such, changes to the services offered by the City will occur.
Municipal offices will be closed for the day.
Garbage and recycling  collection will be delayed by a day. So, if your collection is typically on a Monday, it will be on Tuesday this week, and so on and so forth. The landfill will also be closed on February 19. You can find the 2024 waste calendar by visiting www.Cornwall.ca/waste.
Cornwall Transit  will...

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Posted On Friday, 16 February, 2024

Please take notice that, under authority of Bylaw no. 069-1989 and amendments, reduced load limits are in effect from February 21, 2024 to May 3, 2024 on the following streets in the city of Cornwall;
Weather conditions will be monitored and the date that reduced loads are removed may change. Please monitor the city’s website for updates.
1. South Branch Road from Pitt Street to Boundary Road.                              
2....

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Posted On Friday, 09 February, 2024

Grant Writing 101 ENLocal stakeholders will have a chance to learn about funding opportunities and gain valuable tips for writing grants during the Community Funding 101 workshop on Wednesday, February 21st at the Cornwall Civic Complex.
The evening session – which is free to attend – will give attendees a chance to hear about more than 15 different funding programs that are available in the areas of tourism, community programming, capital, business and more. Attendees will also learn...

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Posted On Friday, 02 February, 2024

City of Cornwall Council approved its 2024 budget on Wednesday, January 31, and with it, a 4.21 % increase to the tax base.
The average Cornwall residential property assessed at $176,700 will see an increase of $119.06 annually.
“The final increase for this year was above our targeted goal, and we ended up at 4.21%” , said Cornwall Mayor Justin Towndale. “Now while this number is higher than many of us would have liked, we do have a lot of external...

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Posted On Tuesday, 30 January, 2024

The City of Cornwall concluded its public engagement process following its Monday, January 29 Town Hall meeting.
A total of 25 delegations addressed City Council during the meeting. Issues raised included homelessness, the arts, local non-profit organizations as well as environmental-related initiatives and sidewalks.
Results from the City of Cornwall’s Resident Café event, held on October 29, 2023 at the Cornwall Civic Complex, showed that residents believed...

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Posted On Tuesday, 09 January, 2024

Snow fall warning The City of Cornwall is hard at work planning for the forecasted winter storm that is supposed to affect the area later today. Did you know that our Municipal Works department currently has 10 Plow Trucks and 3 Loaders with plows to cover 300 kilometres of roads?   What's more, the City of Cornwall also maintains over 200 kilometers of sidewalks! Currently, sidewalks on busier roads are being salted ahead of the forecasted storm. Here are some important steps to follow...
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Posted On Wednesday, 20 December, 2023

City of Cornwall council and staff would like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! City facilities and services will be impacted over the holidays.
Municipal offices will be closed from Friday, December 22 at noon until Tuesday, January 2 at 8:30 a.m. Municipal Works can always be reached at 613-932-5354.
There will be no waste collection on Monday, December 25 and on Monday, January 1 st . As such, waste collection will be pushed by one day for the...

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