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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Soos pushes for Niagara “state of emergency”

Social distress includes addiction, mental health, homelessness When Steven Soos ran as a candidate for the open Ward 1 Pelham Town Council seat in last...

Pelham Council says no to trail crossings

Easy win for motion tabled by John Wink Pelham Councillor John Wink presented a motion to Pelham Town council on Monday evening, which served as...

Santa drops $1.3 million down Pelham’s chimney

The Town of Pelham will receive just shy of $1.3 million dollars—$1,298,000— from the Province of Ontario's COVID relief for municipalities phase two funding....

PELHAM COUNCIL | Tensions flare over airport; Kore returns, berates Mayor

Like the noisy afterburners on the discontinued Concorde jet, tensions burned hot over the status of Pelham’s airport at Town Council’s Dec. 14 meeting....

SIDEBAR | The Case of the Invisible Councillor

In the new reality of meeting via Zoom, the video-conferencing software now universally employed to connect remote users to various gatherings—including municipal council meetings—the...

ANALYSIS | Council Dogmatics may cost us cash

While Pelham Town Council Zoom meetings do not exactly make for riveting television, viewers watching closely last Monday evening, Dec. 7, would have seen...

2021 capital budget deferred as motion over water bills sinks

Pelham council voted to defer a final decision on the 2021 capital budget at its Dec. 7 meeting, in hopes that Santa Claus—in the...

ANALYSIS | Just what is “proxy voting”?

Expert sees no rationale to introduce scheme in Pelham—or anywhere else Although they were made aware back in August that the Ford government had introduced...

PELHAM COUNCIL | Attempt by Hildebrandt, Haun, to initiate change in voting procedure fails

During their regular Nov. 16 meeting, a faction of Pelham Town Council regarded by some observers to be sympathizers of Councillor Ron Kore, whose...

Council hears Hurricane Road rezoning proposal

Request to build an additional four homes on single-home lot Pelham Council voted to receive a rezoning proposal during a Nov. 9 Public Meeting under...