Committee of the Whole Highlights – January 22, 2024

Committee of the Whole Highlights – January 22, 2024

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of public meetings. For the official record, please refer to the adopted minutes, which are posted once approved at the next month’s Regular Council Meeting.

Projects & Community Focus:

  • Upgrading Dorchester Lift Station: We’re improving our sewage system with new funding, ensuring better community services.
  • Fixing Well No. 1: The well pump is getting an essential overhaul to maintain our water supply. A temporary fix is in place until the new pump is ready.
  • Boosting Community Grants: Discussing increased funding for local groups and projects, continuing our support for community development.
  • New Bridge Safety By-Law: Implementing a rule to keep our bridges safe for pedestrians.
  • Updated Flag Display Policy: We’ve revised how and where flags are displayed in our community for a uniform approach.
  • Refining Purchasing Rules: Changes are being made to improve how the municipality handles purchasing and contracts.

Mayor’s Roundtable on Housing:

  • The mayor is leading a new initiative to identify and spotlight housing issues in our community, aiming to bring these concerns to the attention of appropriate parties.

Next Meeting: Join us for the next meeting on February 13, 2024 in council chambers, or watch it live online at

To stream our Committee of the Whole meeting from January 22, 2024 – click here!