The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
The Fire Prevention Division has three mandates.
The best way to reduce fire loss is through public education. The St.Thomas Fire Prevention Division uses the following programs to better educate the public and reduce fire loss.
Older and Wiser safety program for seniors
- TAPP-C Arson prevention program
Fire Extinguisher Training
Residential Home inspection program
The St.Thomas Fire Prevention division has a responsibility to enforce the requirements of the Ontario Fire Code, The Fire Protection and Prevention Act and relevant sections of the Ontario Building Code to ensure a minimum level of Life Safety is maintained in the various occupancies of the city. Inspections are done on a regular, request or complaint basis.
Fire Cause Determination
The Fire Prevention Division is mandated to investigate all fires to determine the origin and cause.
Chief Fire Prevention Officer William Todd
Fire Prevention Officer Brian Leverton
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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