Town of Ajax
Your E-News for June 11, 2010
Featured Articles
This is OUR Ajax - June 12
Ajax in Bloom - Nominations now open
Ajax Trailfest 2010 - June 26
Free Family Fitness Thursdays - June to August
World Cup Pedometer Challenge - June 11 to Augst 31
Ajax Municipal Election
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Upcoming Council & Committee Meetings
June 14 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
Community Affairs & Planning 
June 21 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
General Government Committee
June 24 at 2 p.m.
River Plate Room
Meetings are held at Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Ave. S.
Minutes and Agendas are available on the Town's Web site
Public Meetings
Zoning By-law Amendment Application Z1/10
Siteplan Application SP8/10 - Supreme Auto Group
July 5 at 7 p.m.
Ajax Town Hall, Council Chambers
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Featured Events
Durham Region Accessibility Expo
June 17, Durham College / UOIT Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre

Ajax Canada Day Celebrations
July 1, Rotary Park, 177 Lake Driveway W., Ajax
Ajax in the News
Ajax Home Week celebrates 40th anniversary
Organizers reach out to the future with youth involvement

Ajax company on Profit Magazine's top 100 fastest growing companies
Search Engine People makes the list for second year running
Pickering urban plan called an ecological threat
Ajax Mayor Steve Parish speaks out against Durham Region's plan to develop northeast Pickering
Ajax rec department gets HIGH FIVE for kids' programs
Award recognizes Town for implementing principles of healthy child development in recreation programs
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This is OUR Ajax - June 12
This is OUR Ajax
Visit the McLean Community Centre on June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and see what Ajax has to offer.

This is OUR Ajax activities will include a sports zone, kids zone, inflatable rides and live entertainment, featuring Markus from Treehouse T.V.!

Ajax in Bloom - Now accepting nominations

Ajax in Bloom 2010 - nominations now open

Each spring, residents, business and school representatives are invited to nominate what they believe will become the best gardens in Town.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a neighbour by visiting, until June 30.
Ajax Trailfest 2010 - June 26
Ajax Trailfest 2010
Ajax Trailfest 2010
Cyclists and walkers are invited to participate in the second annual Ajax Trailfest. There are three ways to participate: 12 km Family Ride, 35 km Ride with the Mayor and a Waterfront Trail Walk.

Participants will receive a free BBQ lunch, reflective sports pack and 2010 Ajax Trail map.

For specific start times, route info and to register, visit
Free Family Fitness Thursdays - June - August
Free Family Fitness ThursdaysBy getting out and being active with your family, you're teaching them to live a healthy lifestyle.

Get involved in free fitness programs designed for the entire family to enjoy. Programs run from June to August at Ajax Town Hall, Heritage Square from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
World Cup Pedometer Challenge - June 11 to Augst 31
Ajax is Walking - Pedeometer Challenge

Join in the fun and make your walking steps count towards Ajax's virtual trek of South Africa's nine host cities for the FIFA World Cup. Challenge your family, friends or coworkers! All steps logged
will go towards the necessary distance of 3,965,000 steps.

Click here for additional info.
Interior naming rights - St. Francis Centre for Community, Arts & Culture
Centre for Community, Arts & CultureThe Town of Ajax is currently seeking interested businesses, organizations or individuals for the interior naming rights of St. Francis Centre for Community, Arts & Culture.
Interested parties are requested to submit an Expression of Interest to:
Robert Gruber, Manager, Community & Cultural Development at
905-619-2529, ext., 7241 or

Submission Deadline:  Friday, June 25, 2010
2010 Town of Ajax final tax bills have been mailed 
First Installment Due: Friday, June 25, 2010
Second Installment Due: Friday, September 24, 2010
If you did not receive your tax bill, please call the Tax Section
at 905-683-2718 or email
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