Posted on Thursday, August 03, 2023 12:47 PM
The Fall 2023 City Guide is now available online. Check your mailboxes this week for your copy. In this issue:
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023 02:00 PM
Each summer since 2014, the City of St. John’s hires a litter crew to clean the streets and areas of the city where litter tends to concentrate.
The 2023 crew are 75% through their contract and in that time have used 238 clear garbage bags to pick up more than two tonnes of litter from roadsides in St. John’s. This is approximately 20kg (44lbs) of litter picked up every day by each crew member!
This year, for the first time since 2014, the summer litter crew also visited several of the City’s summer...
Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2023 10:44 AM
If you have rats around your house, it doesn’t mean your property is dirty but it likely means that you are providing a food source for them and have spaces they can use for shelter.
Remove food sources
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023 12:08 PM
The City of St. John’s strategic plan, Our City Our Future, provides strategic direction for a ten-year period, 2019-2029. The Plan is continuously evolving, dependent on the economy, resources, public needs and engagement, assessments, and budget. As projects are completed, new initiatives are added annually.
At the beginning of 2023, 39 new initiatives were approved by Council and added to the strategic plan. Thirty-two of these goals, ambitiously have an anticipated completion date by end of...
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023 04:33 PM
Why is the City erecting a security fence on the George Street stage?
Council, staff and stakeholders are very concerned about the potential safety risks for individuals sleeping rough on the George Street stage, but this is not the only reason why Council voted to erect a security fence.
In recent years, the stage on George Street has been subjected to a number of unsafe acts, from unauthorized access - including sheltering in the electrical room - to infrastructure damage and vandalism. These...