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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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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Don’t Forget to Choose Your Peel Waste Carts!

As you may already know, beginning the week of January 4, 2016, the Region of Peel will be changing to a cart-based, bi-weekly waste collection program. The following changes will occur to your waste collection under this new program: • Garbage and organics will be picked up one week • Recycling and organics will be …

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2015 City and Region Budgets

This year, residents will see a 2.2 per cent increase on their total tax bill.  This means an increase of $92 on a home assessed at $479,000 or $19.30 per $100,000 of assessment.  The 2015 City budget includes a $694.8 million operating budget, which is used to deliver services like transit, parks, forestry, recreation, roads …

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Mississauga Steelheads’ War of the Wards!

If you and your family enjoy action-packed sports, look no further than your Mississauga Steelheads! Catching a Steelheads game is a great way for you and your family to see some future NHL stars play some great hockey! If you and your family would like to catch some great Steelheads hockey, check out the 2015 …

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