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Event 22 March 26th 2.30pm update

We have received 12cms of snow with another 15-20cms expected by midnight. Driving conditions continue to worsen around HRM with snow and blowing snow causing whiteouts conditions and reduced visibility. Municipal Operations plow trucks are maintaining 3 hour cycle times on the P1 roads however, motorists should be aware of changing conditions and high snow banks at intersections. Loaders and graders have been dispatched to start cut throughs on the local and residential streets to – read more –

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Event 22 March 26th 12.30pm update

Driving conditions continue to worsen around HRM with snow and blowing snow causing whiteouts conditions and reduced visibility. Municipal Operations plow trucks are maintaining passable roads on the main arterials , however motorists should be aware of changing conditions. Loaders and graders have been dispatched to start cut throughs on the local and residential streets to allow for access. Full clearing of these streets will begin later this evening once snow and winds subside. Operators – read more –

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Event 22 Update from HRM – storm’s a coming!

From staff: Forecast has snow beginning at 6am and potentially changing to rain at 3pm with total amounts 35-40 cms. Strongs winds will also be present. Municipal Operations will begin at midnight with salt management strategies , presalting P1 roads and Direct Liquid application on P2 roads.Conditions will deteriorate through the day. Residents should be aware morning commute may take longer than normal. Intense periods of snow and strong winds may create visibility issues and white – read more –

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Update #13 – Participatory Budget information meeting, community grants, St Patrick’s Day, more…

Is it spring yet? I hope you are all keeping warm and dry as we all wait for some sustained sun and warmth! A reminder – tomorrow, 6pm at Spencer House is the information meeting for groups looking to apply for capital funding. Find out how to submit for consideration, and more about eligibility for this program. Applicants must be a not for profit community group or organization – or be partnered with one, and meet the – read more –

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Participatory Budgeting Returns – Councillors Invite Public Participation

Councillors Jennifer Watts and Waye Mason are inviting the community’s input on how to spend each district’s 2014-2015 capital budget of $94,000. The process, which is called Participatory Budgeting, was initiated in Halifax Regional Municipality last year by Councillor Mason. He held two public sessions in summer of 2014 – the first was an open exchange of ideas on how to spend the money and a vote was held at the second. The selected projects – read more –