Register for the City’s Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program

Residents 65 years and older and people with disabilities can register for the City of Mississauga’s Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program until 9 p.m. on Friday, November 10. A windrow is a pile of snow left at the end of a driveway after a snow plow has cleared a road.

“As we prepare for the winter season, we are asking residents 65 years and over and people with disabilities to register for the program,” said Mickey Frost, Director of Works Operations and Maintenance. “The program provides assistance to eligible applicants by clearing windrows after snow plowing operations are complete.”

Participants in the program will have approximately three metres (ten feet wide) of space cleared in the windrow, enough to allow one car to pass. The service is normally provided within 36 hours after the end of a snow storm. The program runs from November 27, 2017 until March 30, 2018.

The cost of the program is either $200 or free if the applicant meets financial assistance criteria. The program is offered to 300 eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Driveway Windrow Snow Clearing Program applications are available online or at all community centres, the Recreation Customer Service Centre (located at the Mississauga Central Library) and the Mississauga Seniors’ Centre.

DYK We Also Offer a Complete Line of Online Products and Services?

We’re not just a source of local news, information and events…we also offer an extensive line of services to get your business online and to grow your business online!

Whether you’re looking for your first Web site or that shiny new 100% mobile friendly site that you’ve been promising yourself we can help.  We’re proud to use WordPress on all of our sites.  We enjoy the fact that they can be updated and maintained from anywhere using nothing more than a smart phone.  (And they look great on a smart phone too.)

We can install a WordPress site for you from just $499 and once it’s in place we can even maintain and update it for you if necessary.  It probably won’t be though.

We also offer advertising across all four of our Mississauga online properties (portcredit.ca, streetsville.ca, clarkson.ca and mymississauga.ca) as well as our newest addition myoakville.ca.  A variety of options are available and custom campaigns are no problem…just contact us.

Native Advertising is also available across all of our sites.  Let’s talk about how sponsored content may fit in with your marketing plan.

For complete information on all of our products and services please visit engage.mymississauga.ca.

Now’s Your Chance – Share Your Ideas on What Can Community Services Be?

Do you have ideas or suggestions about what Culture, Recreation, Parks & Forestry, Library and Fire & Emergency Services can be in the future?

Help us continue building a city where people want to be. We’re creating long-range plans for the next five to 10 years for Culture, Recreation, Parks & Forestry, Library and Fire & Emergency Services.

Before Friday, July 7, we’re encouraging residents to share their thoughts and ideas for these plans by filling out an online survey. We want to know how we can make these services better for you. For those who complete the entire survey, there is a one in five  chance to win a $100 City of Mississauga Recreation gift card.

Information gathered from community engagement initiatives like the survey will help us make future decisions that reflect community needs, address Council priorities and enhance City services and programs.

For more information about how to provide feedback, visit mississauga.ca/yourfuture.

The Walk to Fight Arthritis

The Walk to Fight Arthritis is happening in over 40 locations on June 4, 2017. The Walk has raised over $8 million to date in the last seven years and is hosted each year to spread awareness and promote understanding about arthritis. The funds raised during the Walk help to fund imperative scientific research and each dollar brings us one step closer to finding a cure.

Address: Lakeside Park, 2268 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga
Route Options: 1km and 5km
Registration Open: 9:00 a.m.
Walk Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Lori Riddell
Phone: 647.461.0743
Email: 
mississaugawalktofightarthritis@arthritis.ca

Website: walktofightarthritis.ca