Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 04:03 PM
Like municipalities across the globe, the City of Stratford continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the significant challenges it has created in delivering programs and services to the community.
The City has made some adjustments to its complement of part-time employees, paused the hiring for vacant positions throughout the corporation, including casual and seasonal workers, and accepted some voluntary layoffs and unpaid leaves of absence. Other adjustments have been made to the 2020...
Posted on Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:21 AM
The Romeo Street landfill site will be open weekdays for garbage drop-off during regular hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.
For the safety of our employees and residents visiting the site, payment for garbage dropoff will be contactless, by credit or debit only. Cash will not be accepted. There will also be measures in place to ensure safe social distancing, and a limit on the number of people entering at one time. The recycling depot, e-waste drop-off and textiles...
Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 04:36 PM
Stratford – For many people, the COVID-19 pandemic has created feelings of stress, anxiety, uncertainty and fear, and the City of Stratford would like to highlight some of the mental health supports available to our community.
The City of Stratford Social Services Department works in partnership with Family Services Perth-Huron to make a variety of counselling services available to its clients, including support for mental health and wellness. Information about those services is available at http://familyservicesperth-huron.ca/
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 04:35 PM
The City of Stratford would like to acknowledge a generous donation of potentially life-saving equipment to help local first responders and front-line workers in the battle against COVID-19.
Several thousand surgical face masks, KN-95 respirator masks and safety glasses arrived in Stratford earlier this week, and will be shared by the Stratford Police Service, the Stratford Fire Department, and other organizations in Stratford and Perth County in need of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 09:30 AM
To reinforce the serious nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential threat it poses to the community, Mayor Dan Mathieson has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Stratford.
“This declaration recognizes that the health, safety and welfare of Stratford residents is our top priority,” said Mayor Mathieson, “and we want to ensure that we can dedicate all available resources to protecting ourselves against this virus.”
The declaration of a State of Emergency is available to municipalities...