Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 11:12 AM
July 7, 2020 - Effective immediately, all open air fires that require a burn permit, as defined in By-law 5-2006, are prohibited anywhere in the City of Stratford. This does not include backyard recreational fire pits.
This fire ban is being imposed due to the extreme dryness of all vegetation in the City of Stratford and surrounding areas. Provincial forest and wild-land fire indicators are all at extreme levels. This ban will remain in effect until further notice.
Farmers operating within the city...
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2020 08:56 AM
Canada Day Messages
On the occasion of Canada's 153rd birthday, here are video greetings and Canada Day messages from The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, as well as Perth-Wellington MP John Nater, MPP Randy Pettapiece and Stratford Mayor Dan Mathieson.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Canada Day Message for Stratford
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 04:02 PM
STRATFORD - The City of Stratford has received additional funding from the Province of Ontario toward the enhanced cleaning of Stratford Transit buses.
The provincial government is providing $15 million to municipalities across the province to support enhanced cleaning of their public transit systems and to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
The City of Stratford is eligible to receive an allocation of up to $19,267 to assist with the costs associated with enhanced cleaning.
“I would like...
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 01:12 PM
Effective July 5, 2020, Stratford Transit will move to an on-demand service on Sundays, which will replace the existing fixed-schedule Sunday service. On-demand will allow transit to meet the current needs of customers while routing vehicles only to requested stops. Customers will be able to schedule a ride based on their own timeframes and desired stops.
The hours of operation for Sunday On-Demand will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Reservations are now being accepted, and can be made in the following...
Posted on Tuesday, June 09, 2020 11:06 AM
With temperatures expected to climb above 30C again this week, the City of Stratford has re-opened the cooling centre in the lobby of the Community Hall at the Rotary Complex, 353 McCarthy Road West.
The air-conditioned facility will be open until 9 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 9) and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
There are washrooms on site, and water is available.
The City is following provincial guidelines and direction from local health professionals to help protect against the spread of COVID-19...