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  1. OPEN HOUSE DATE: NOVEMBER 13, 2012 at 6:30 p.m., in Committee Room 1, Third Floor, City Hall, 50 Church Street. The Planning Services Department is hosting an Open House with respect to a proposed City Wide zoning by-law amendment to the provisions/restrictions relating to recreation vehicles including travel trailers, camper trailers, pick-up campers, motor homes, boat trailers, boats, recreational trailers and utility trailers in residential areas. The City wants your comments on this application before a staff recommendation is finalized and a decision is made by Council. Copy and paste this link to your browser to find the notice on the City of St. Catharines web site. http://www.stcathari...VMymgeQuAleQuAl Click on the "attachment" notice to view the advertisement with a map that was posted in the Standard. You will notice there are no details regarding any possible changes. When this was brought to my attention, I visited the Planning and Development Services department at City Hall. I spoke with Britney Williamson in an effort to obtain some detail on what was in the works. She explained that currently the by-law is not consistent across the city or the Niagara Region, and that the city wanted to move towards a singular by-law for all residential areas. In the newspaper ad you will notice the city map is divided into 11 zones. Number 8, which is Glenridge, has a by-law amendment that does not allow any recreational vehicles to be parked in residential areas. The remaining zones have no restrictions. Britney pointed out that other towns in the Niagara Region limit recreational vehicles in residential areas to an overall length of 23 feet and that was their current target for all of St. Catharines. As example, if you have an 18 to 19 foot boat with an outboard motor, your overall length ...... that's from your coupler to the prop ..... will just fall under the proposed maximum length permitted. Larger boats , motor homes, etc. would not be permitted. I do not believe that the "Old Glenridge" area will readily give up their restriction. So it remains with all concerned to attend the open house on November 13th and protect your right to reasonable use of your property. A call to your Councillor and/or the Mayor would also be prudent. The Mayor of St. Catharines is Brian McMullan. St. Catharines wards and councillors are: Ward 1 Merritton: Jeff Burch and Jennifer Stevens Ward 2 St. Andrew's: Matthew Harris and Joseph Kushner Ward 3 St. George's: Peter Secord and Greg Washuta Ward 4 St. Patrick's: Mathew Siscoe and Mark Elliott Ward 5 Grantham: Dawn Dodge and Bill Phillips Ward 6 Port Dalhousie: Len Stack and Bruce Williamson This link will take you to a map of the city wards. http://www.stcathari......pdf#Ward Map If you have any questions regarding the by-law or the open house, you can contact Britney Williamson at 905-688-5601, ext. 1704. Please share this information with like minded individuals. I hope to see many of you at the open house at City Hall on November 13th.
  2. We missed your volunteering to help this year Smerch. Too many people still feeding the geese, and it looks like the mild weather will encorage multiple batches of off spring this year. With the number of people using the "city walkway" you would think the city would have it cleaned daily. A nice little seasonal job for a student.
  3. A shore fisherman has left his tackle bag behind in Port Dalhousie. You can retrieve your property if you can correctly identify it in an email to me.
  4. $10.00 Pot winner was Bin Nae with a 10lbs 2oz Brown trout (female) winning $280.00 $20.00 Pot winner was Jamie Ashfeild with a 8lbs 12oz Brown winning $380.00 John D Amico took 3rd with the second biggest fish weighing 7lbs 2oz winning a SCG&F hat Tony Lucciola caught the most weight in fish with 4 fish caught total weighing 22lbs, won a SCG&F hat Al Butcher caught a 7lbs Brown trout seconds before finish horn wins a SCG&F hat CLICK ON PHOTO for SLIDE SHOW
  5. Please note that Steve has extended the derby to 1:00pm.
  6. Steve is learning computer skills and will be posting results and pics shortly. The anglers participating in the 50/50 draw raised $65.00 towards the Annual Kid's Day fishing fund. Thank you to ALL!
  7. I agree Bill, but for now there is a loop hole that products can be identified by the distributor. Most blatant examples are processed groceries, especially private label. Checking out the declarations on many food products you will find they simply declare "packaged for" and hope the consumer will not investigate further. As long as consumers continue to make price a dominate factor in making a choice, quality product will continue to rise in cost as volumes drop. In many instances we are our own worst enemy. If we did not buy the cheap crap, the retailers would not inventory it. A vicious circle when trying to raise a family, or live healthy in retirement, when your income restricts many of those choices. There is a lot more to the situation and this is but one aspect of our current dilemma. I take warning in all of your plumbing challenges, and just for a second, I wonder if I could convince the wife to adapt to an old fashion "two holer" that would certainly qualify for a "green" grant and cut our water usage. Like I said, just for a second ..... Good luck with your plumbing friend.
  8. My Energizers were purchased in the spring of 2006 and have seen 5 years of service. Until I have to replace them and have a different experience, my opinion of them remains positive. Interestingly these Energizer batteries are distributed by Johnson Controls under license and do not have a country of origin on either label.
  9. I reinforce the negative comments on Nautilus batteries. I'm not familiar with Interstate, but having tried a few brands, Energizer batteries from Walmart have been the best from my years of experience on the water. Energizers are also made to be used as a cranking battery. An annual rotation of your trolling battery with your cranking battery will extend their life.
  10. Marion Daniels has just canceled due to health and will reschedule, probably for the April meeting. She send her regrets as many were anxious to get updates on the state of our fisheries. We have a full agenda nonetheless and it will be a good time to come out of hibernation and catch up on the club activities for 2011. General meeting commences at 7:30
  11. Doug Gauthier, president of the St. Catharines Game and Fish Association, passed away Monday morning. In keeping with prior arrangements, there will not be any visitation and Doug will be cremated. At 11:00am Friday February 11th there will be a celebration of Doug's life at the Faith Lutheran Church, 31 Agar Street, St. Catharines PH: 905-934-2434 Doug and Shirley Gauthier 148 Linwell Road, St. Catharines L2N 1R7
  12. Joe Montgomery's Annual Ice Fishing Show NEW VENUE GUEST SPEAKER WIL WEGMAN Here are some links to information on the guest speaker: About Wil Wegman: http://www.wilwegman.com/profile-of-wil-wegman.html An ice fishing article by Wil Wegman: http://www.tourismbarrie.com/Libraries/PDF..._2009.sflb.ashx
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