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Weather forecast for Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A freezing rain warning has ended across Chatham-Kent. However, a special weather statement remains in place. More details, here.

Today – Rain ending late this afternoon then cloudy. Wind becoming south 40 km/h gusting to 60 this morning. High 6.

Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming west 20 after midnight. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 10 overnight.

Budget open house in Wallaceburg tonight

Community open house sessions about the 2019 Chatham-Kent budget will be held on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 23, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Blenheim High School Cafeteria, 163 Chatham St. S., Blenheim
Wallaceburg Municipal Office, 786 Dufferin Ave., Wallaceburg

Thursday, January 24, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Active Lifestyle Centre, 20 Merritt Avenue, Chatham

Chatham-Kent staff presented the draft budget document to Chatham-Kent Council on Wednesday evening, January 16.

Faced with some uncertainties, especially in regards to pending provincial funding through the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund, administration presented a budget with a tax increase ranging from 1.7% to 2.03%.

The draft budget includes a 1% increase in annual infrastructure funding, including an additional $550,000 for bridges.

‘Coffee with a Cop’ this morning

Just a reminder that members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service will be at McDonald’s on St. Clair Street in Chatham this morning between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

“No agenda or speeches, just a chance to have a casual conversation with a police officer over a cup of coffee,” police officials say.

Each guest that comes in to chat with us will receive one free small coffee courtesy of McDonald’s.

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