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Posted Wednesday, 07 December, 2022

Waterloo Region – Community Services Committee approved the allocation of $3.4 million in funding yesterday to support the development of two new affordable housing projects for Waterloo Region residents.
The projects were selected from an Affordable Housing Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Region in August and will add at least 51 new affordable housing units. The two projects were the highest scoring through the evaluation process, which included criteria...

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Posted Thursday, 01 December, 2022

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo, in cooperation with the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), is undertaking an Environmental Assessment to consider the closure of the ramps connecting Lancaster Street and Highway 85 in Kitchener.
The highway section on southbound Highway 85, where traffic from Bridgeport Road merges on and the traffic exiting to Lancaster Street diverges, is short and creates a weaving section known to have a high number of collisions....

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Posted Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Waterloo Region – The Region of Waterloo is closing King Street North, south of Central Street in Waterloo, to traffic for urgent sanitary sewer repair. The closure is expected to start on or about Thursday, December 1, until the end of day Friday, December 2. The road will reopen to through traffic by end of day Friday.

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Posted Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

The Region, in cooperation with the MTO, is considering closing the Lancaster Street and Highway 85 ramps in Kitchener. The planning of this project is being conducted in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) process.  The public is being asked to provide input at www.engagewr.ca/lancaster-85-ramps from November 29 to December 19, 2022.

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Posted Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

The Region of Waterloo intends to pass a By-law to amend the Fees and Charges By-law as of January 1, 2023, which reduces the children’s services, home child care parent fee rates for children under the age of six.
The by-law will be considered at the Regular Council Meeting, scheduled for:
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
Held in the Council Chamber
2nd Floor, Administration Building
150 Frederick Street, Kitchener
A copy of...

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