4th Annual Village Litter Blitz!

Just a reminder to join Councillor Carlson, MP Brad Butt, MPP Bob Delaney, and Streetsville service groups (B.I.A., Cadets, Rotary, Lions Club, Scouts, and others) to help clean up litter in and around downtown Streetsville.  Last year’s event was a great success, with over 150 community volunteers cleaning up over 2 tonnes of garbage and …

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Ward 11 “Safety for Seniors” Seminar

Just a reminder, in case you haven’t already registered or shared this information with seniors you know, that MP Brad Butt and I will be hosting a great safety seminar for seniors in downtown Streetsville that will be facilitated by the Peel Regional Police.  The crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have designed a …

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Read the latest Ward 11 Councillor’s Report Newsletter!

Catch up on the latest Ward 11 news by reading my latest Councillor’s Report Newsletter!  Click on the image below to read my Councillor’s Report Newsletter…  

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Provincial Budget Submission

As you may know, the Ontario Government is in the process of preparing the 2015 Ontario budget.  The City’s main source of funding comes from property tax dollars, and the City only receives 32 cents of every property tax dollar.  The remaining amount is divided up between the Region of Peel (45 cents) and the …

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Read Councillor Carlson’s latest Village Times Article!

The Streetsville Village Times is a community-based bi-monthly newspaper that is delivered to households and businesses in Streetsville. It is a great community newspaper that will keep you informed about what’s happening in and around our “Village in the City.” In each issue of the Village Times, be sure to watch for my community article …

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Read the latest Ward 11 E-Newsletter!

Catch up on the latest Ward 11 news by reading this month’s E-Newsletter!  Click on the image below to read the E-Newsletter…

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Pet Owners: Have Your Say on the Future of Pet Licensing

Mississauga Animal Services is looking for valuable input from dog and cat owners to help shape the future of pet licensing in the City. If you have one or more pets, we hope you will take a few minutes of your time to complete the pet licensing survey. Licensed pets are reunited with their families …

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ActiveAssist Recreation Fee Assistance Program Expanded

I am very pleased to report that Mississauga’s “ActiveAssist” Fee Assistance Program has been expanded to allow 2,500 more low-income households to register and participate. “ActiveAssist” provides eligible low-income households a fee credit of $275 per person per year. The credit can be applied to activities such as swimming, skating, fitness and summer camps.  Participants …

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2015 Designated Heritage Property Grant Program is Open

  If you own a designated heritage property in Mississauga, you are eligible to apply for grant funding to help with the repair, restoration, and conservation costs associated with your property. Matching grants from $500 to $5,000 are available for general conservation and from $500 to $10,000 for the repair or restoration of structural elements. …

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New Standards for Leash Free Zones in Mississauga

City Council recently approved changes to Mississauga’s Leash-Free Zones to keep them safe for users. Anyone walking more than four dogs at one time, up to a limit of eight dogs, in one of Mississauga’s Leash-Free Zones will need to apply for a permit from the City of Mississauga. This permit must be visible while …

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