Yard Waste Collection Is Back 

Please be advised that the Region of Peel has now resumed yard waste collection. Material from your lawn, yard, or garden is collected as yard waste. These items are a sample of acceptable yard waste: tree trimmings, branches grass clippings brush, hedge trimmings leaves hay bales corn stalks Halloween pumpkins (candle removed) household and garden …

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Mighty Oak Park Redevelopment 

I am very pleased to report that the redevelopment of Mighty Oak Park, which is located at the intersection of Douguy Blvd and Britannia Rd W, will be completed this summer. Mighty Oak Park received its name from the large oak tree that grew at this park and was recently removed due to disease.  As …

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2019 – 2022 Business Plan and 2019 Budget

As I advised in my January 2019 E-Newsletter, Budget Committee, which is composed of Mayor and Council, met last month to discuss and vote on the 2019 – 2022 Business Plan and 2019 Budget . Council has approved the 2019 – 2022 Business Plan and 2019 Budget . This year, the impact of the budget is an $83.08 increase …

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Region of Peel Council Approves 2019 Budget 

Regional Council has approved the 2019 Operating and Capital Budget. The impact of the 2019 Budget is a Regional net tax levy increase of 2.7 per cent. This represents a 1.1 per cent property tax increase from the Regional budget.  This Regional budget will contribute an annual increase to the average residential property and small business …

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City Requests Long-Term, Sustainable Funding from 2019 Federal and Provincial Budgets 

Mississauga City Council, through a resolution adopted at Council, is urging the governments of Canada and Ontario to provide ongoing support for the City’s top priorities and initiatives in their respective 2019 budgets. Specifically, Mississauga is looking for: strategic transit investments sustainable infrastructure funding legislative change and support to help increase affordable housing investment in …

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City of Mississauga Recognized for its Leadership on Energy Conservation and Innovation 

The City of Mississauga has been recognized with multiple energy awards for 2018 for its energy conservation and innovative efforts. These are distinct provincial awards for programs that were implemented by the City’s Energy Management team. The City received the following energy awards: Energy in Action Innovation Award: Best Municipality/University/School/Hospital Customer (1 MW+) within the …

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Mississauga Library Receives Generous Donation for Homeless Outreach Initiative 

The Mississauga Library received a generous donation from the P. and L. Odette Charitable Foundation for $390,000 in support of its homelessness initiative the Open Window Hub. The pilot project helps homeless, at-risk individuals and vulnerable youth and adults in Mississauga. The program connects them with resources, outreach programs and better access to services to help raise their …

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You’re Invited- Family Skate at VJCC

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your friends and family during the Family Day long weekend, bring everyone over to the Vic Johnston CC for a FREE and fun Family Skate with Councillor George Carlson, MP Gagan Sikand, and MPP Nina Tangri! The details of this Family Skate are as follows: FREE …

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2019 Snow Clearing Operations

Winter is now upon us, and we can certainly feel the colder temperatures in the air! When the snow falls this winter, City crews and snow plows will be available to help clear roads, on-street bike lanes, sidewalks and other City infrastructure. The City is responsible for clearing: 5,600 lane kilometres of roads and on-street …

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Winter On-Street Parking

This winter season please kindly remember to keep roads free of vehicles when it snows. Parked vehicles reduce the City’s ability to efficiently clear roads for emergency vehicles and transit to travel. On-Street Parking Restriction An on-street parking restriction is in effect year round between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m for snow clearing operations. Parked or stopped vehicles in contravention of …

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