After a new Council is elected, the Town updates its strategic plan. The purpose is so Council and provide a roadmap and ranking of priorities for Niagara-on-the-Lake over the next four years. You can provide your input on the 2022-2026 Council Strategic Plan Survey by completing an online survey by Thursday, June 1, 2023.
The proposal by developer Benny Marotta for intense subdivision development on the land behind the Rand Estate on John Street increases the potential for flooding of One Mile Creek as it winds through Old Town in Niagara on the Lake. Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) made two presentations to raise concerns about the plans for water management in a five-hour Town Council Public Meeting on July 14.
The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) will start July 5 with forest and stream rehabilitation at the Two Mile Creek Conservation Area in Niagara-on-the-Lake that is accessed at the end of Butler Street and from the Garrison Village neighbourhood. The work will remove dead ash trees and creek debris, plant new native trees to provide ecosystem diversity and ensure trail user safety.