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News & Updates

HRM’s Community Grants Program now accepting applications

HRM is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Community Grants Program. The deadline for applying is March 31, 2013. Application forms and program guidebooks are available online at www.halifax.ca/grants, by calling 311 or from one of HRM’s Citizen Contact Centres. The HRM Community Grants Program is a centralized program that provides annual cash grants to registered non-profit organizations and charities –more–

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Snow Storm Information (updated)

Residents are urged to stay informed by following regular news outlets, visiting the Halifax Snow Event website, and following @hfxgov on twitter. If you see something that requires municipal response, please call 311, rather than call, email, or tweet me or the council office!  We just turn around and call 311 on your behalf, slowing down response.  Always call 311 –more–

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Centre Plan, HRM By Design Phase 3

  The Centre Plan is underway. This is the third phase of the HRMbyDesign process, which has already re-written the rules around development in downtown and Spring Garden areas. The Centre Plan will result in the creation of a similar style of modern planning guidelines to downtown, but will cover all of the peninsula and Dartmouth inside the circumferential highway. The Centre –more–

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Budget 2013/14 – Get Involved!

Mayor Savage and the new council are well into budget deliberations for the upcoming fiscal year. It is important that residents are aware of the budget and the impact these discussions will have on things like our residential and commercial tax rates, parks, recreation, transit, transportation and libraries. Information about the budget discussions will be posted regularly on this website. –more–