Town of Caledon Annual Report

Here is the link to the Annual Report on the Town website:

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Positions Available!

The Town of Caledon is currently seeking one (1) community-minded resident to serve on the Accessibility Advisory Committee; and one (1) community-minded resident to serve on the Seniors’ Task Force, for the remaining 2014-2018 term of Council.

 Should you know of anyone interested in applying for either of these opportunities, Application Forms can be obtained from the Town’s website at www.caledon.ca/committees , picked up at Town Hall (6311 Old Church Road, Caledon  ON) or by contacting 905.584.2272 ext. 2366.

 Interested individuals must submit the required Application Form for either of these opportunities to the Town’s Legislative Services Section by e-mail to legislative.services@caledon.ca, or deliver it in person or by mail to Town Hall, Attn: Legislative Services – Committee Recruitment, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon, ON L7C 1J6 by Friday, May 26, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

 Please note that appointments to the Accessibility Advisory Committee and the Seniors’ Task Force are decided by Council and all applicants will be notified regarding Council’s decision.

EASTER LONG WEEKEND SEAT BELT INITIATIVE

FROM/DE: CALEDON DATE: April 13, 2017

EASTER LONG WEEKEND SEAT BELT INITIATIVE

(Caledon, ON) – From Friday, April 14th to Monday, April 17th members of the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be participating in a Provincial Traffic Safety Initiative focusing on seat belts.

Road users should expect to see a greater volume of traffic in the Caledon area over the upcoming Easter long weekend. This makes it a particularly important weekend for all drivers and passengers to be properly restrained within a vehicle, regardless of how short the trip is. Drivers are responsible for ensuring all passengers under 16 years of age are using a seatbelt or child safety seat properly.

The following seat belt related charges can be found under the Highway Traffic Act:

* s.106(1) Drive with seat belt [removed\inoperative\modified] $240

* s.106(2) Driver- fail to properly wear seat belt $240 (2 points)

* s.106(3)(a) Passenger- fail to occupy position with seat belt $240

* s.106(3)(b) Passenger- fail to properly wear seat belt $240

* s.106(4)(a) Drive while passenger under 16 fails to…

(i) … occupy position with seat belt $240 (2 points)

(ii) … properly wear seat belt $240 (2 points)

* s.106(4)(b) Drive while child passenger not properly secured $240

Over the long weekend, Caledon OPP officers will also be looking for other types of aggressive driving behaviour including: Distracted Driving, Drinking and Driving, Speeding, in addition to seat belt compliance.

The Caledon OPP would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter. Let’s work together this long weekend to make our roadways the safest in Canada.

Members of the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities.

Contact: Provincial Constable Tamara Schubert