Draft Fire Master Plan & Community Risk Assessment available for comment
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2020 07:00 AM
March 18, 2020
The Special Meeting of Council previously scheduled for Tuesday, March 24 has been cancelled in response to COVID-19. The meeting will be rescheduled and delegation details will be shared at that time. Paper versions of the feedback form will be available at Service Oshawa upon the reopening of City Hall to the public.
At this time, the Oshawa community can still provide comment on the draft Fire Master Plan and Community Risk Assessment by completing a feedback form online on...
Location of Rainbow Crosswalk available for public input
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 11:45 AM
The City of Oshawa is looking for feedback from the community on the location of a Rainbow Crosswalk in Oshawa.
Thethree locationsbeing considered for the Rainbow Crosswalk are:
- Option A – main entrance to City Hall: the pedestrian crosswalk that is adjacent to the main entrance to City Hall and The Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery.
- Option B – Downtown Oshawa: the pedestrian crosswalk located at the intersection of William Street and Mary Street on the east side of Mary Street on William Street and...
Durham Region Notice: Community Safety and Well-Being Plan public survey
Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 06:00 AM
Durham Region is developing a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (CSWP), as required by the new legislative amendments to the Police Services Act. This will be undertaken in a collaborative manner with Durham Regional Police Service, a steering committee, community partners and members of the public.
To assist in the development of our CSWP, the Region wants to know the main issues people who live or work in Durham are facing. Residents can provide their feedback through a survey on durham.ca/CSWP for...
Spring forward: change your smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm batteries
Posted on Wednesday, March 04, 2020 11:45 AM
Oshawa Fire Services reminds community members to replace the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks and spring forward this weekend.
Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8 when clocks are set ahead one hour and is an important reminder for everyone to try to make a difference in preventing household fires.
Working smoke alarms save lives. For as little as $20, the cost of a smoke/carbon monoxide alarm is one of the best investments...
Winter waste reminders
Posted on Wednesday, March 04, 2020 06:45 AM
The City of Oshawa reminds community members that snowbanks, icy conditions and winter weather can make it difficult for waste collection operators to see and safely reach your garbage, green bin and recycling.
Please keep these reminders in mind when placing waste at the curb:
- Choose and maintain a collection area that is visible and at ground level.
- Do not place collectables on top of snow banks or on the road.
- Keep a path from the road to your collectibles clear of snow and ice.
- Ensure green bins...