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Indoor turf facility project remains in preliminary stages

Indoor turf facility project remains in preliminary stages

About 30 people attended open house seeking public feedback and input on proposed design, location and potential uses.
Raises approved for next mayor and city council

Raises approved for next mayor and city council

Increases to go into effect beginning on Dec. 1 when the next mayor and council are sworn into office with second bump coming on Jan. 1, 2019 to offset cancellation of federal tax exemption
Bonobo's gets go-ahead to continue dine-in service

Bonobo's gets go-ahead to continue dine-in service

Council to allow specialty vegan and vegetarian eatery to have restaurant added as permitted use, with requirement to implement eight angled parking spaces along Ray Boulevard.
LPH lands protected as council adopts official plan

LPH lands protected as council adopts official plan

Council overrules administration recommendation and changes designation to wooded portion of former Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital lands that could limit development.
City to hold public meeting on proposed Chapples indoor turf facility

City to hold public meeting on proposed Chapples indoor turf facility

Public information session to be held at the Italian Cultural Centre on April 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Application for temporary overdose prevention site submitted to province

Application for temporary overdose prevention site submitted to province

Thunder Bay Drug Strategy recommending city back application by NorWest Community Health Centres and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care for six-month site and send letter of support to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Next mayor, council could get raises

Next mayor, council could get raises

Thunder Bay city council on Monday to decide on increasing mayor's salary to $93,300 and each councillor's pay to $30,672 beginning on Jan. 1, 2019.
City seeks Smart Cities prize to proceed with river safety project

City seeks Smart Cities prize to proceed with river safety project

Application to $10 million fund includes enhanced LED lighting, Smart Poles, public safety command centre and upgraded Eye on the Street.
Council signs off on millions in infrastructure work

Council signs off on millions in infrastructure work

Contracts cover road reconstruction and watermain replacement along sections of Edward Street and Court Street, road repaving and watermain
Election candidates will be able to run in any ward

Election candidates will be able to run in any ward

Provincial legislative changes overrule city's ability to institute residency requirements for ward candidates, potentially opening door for councillors to represent areas without living or owning property there.