Town of Ajax
Your E-News for August 20, 2010
Featured Articles
Get out and vote Ajax
Doors Open Ajax
Run Ajax 2010
Ajax Municipal Election
Ajax Municipal Election
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Upcoming Council & Committee Meetings
Summer recess
July 9 - September 7
Community Affairs & Planning 
Summer recess
July 9 - September 7
General Government Committee
Summer recess
July 9 - September 7  

Meetings are held at Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Ave. S.
Minutes and Agendas are available on the Town's Web site
Featured Events
Ajax Farmer's Market at Vandermeer Nursery,
Every Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m.
until the end of October
Bike East Ajax
August 28, 2010 - start & stop at Ajax Town Hall
Pass the Book Children's Program: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
August 31, 2010 - Ajax Library, Main Branch
Ajax in the News
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2010 commercial/industrial and multi-residential tax bills have been mailed
First Installment due: Friday, August 27, 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
2010 final tax bills have been mailed 
First Installment was 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
Ajax Residents Guide  - Learn about the Town of Ajax and the many services it provides.
Ajax Today - Summer 2010 edition available for download.
Get out and vote Ajax! - October 25, 2010
Vote It Matters! 
Ajax wants you to vote!
Visit the Town's newly launched election website for all the information you need to cast your vote, including a list of candidates, ward boundaries and advance polling information. Also, be sure to check out our get out the vote campaign video featuring - Sum 41, Farley Flex, Glenn Healy, Keith Godding, Ian Sirota, Ken Shaw, Nigel Wilson and Rabindranath Maharaj.
Employment Opportunities - Ajax Municipal Election
The Town of Ajax is currently recruiting election officials to work on Election Day, Monday, October 25. For additional information, visit or contact Sarah Moore at 905-619-2529, ext. 3347 or
Summer in the Square - July 7 - September 1
Summer in the Square!Wednesdays are the best day of the week in Ajax. The Town's annual "Summer in the Square" series runs until September 1. Taking place every Wednesday at Town Hall's Heritage Square, the free evening performances will delight audiences of all ages. Be sure to join us on Wednesday, August 25 for Music in the Square - A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett.
Doors Open Ajax - Volunteers Wanted 

Doors Open Ajax
Do you have an interest in the rich history and heritage of Ajax? Would you like to participate in the Town's first-ever Doors Open Event? The Town is seeking volunteers to greet and inform visitors at each participating site during Doors Open Ajax on Saturday, September 18. To apply or for more information visit

Doors Open is a community initiative providing an opportunity to showcase and promote our past, to glimpse inside our unique and historical buildings and to explore the local architecture and culture of Ajax.

Run Ajax Waterfront Half-Marathon & 5K
Run Ajax 2010Don't miss the 3rd Annual Run Ajax Waterfront Half Marathon & 5K taking place on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Rotary Park. Enjoy the charm and scenery of Ajax's beautiful waterfront trail. Sign-up before September 1, 2010 and save $10 on registration fees.
Entrepreneurs Wanted
business developmentBe sure you are connected to the Ajax Business Network. If you operate a business in Ajax and you are not sure if you are in our directory, we want to hear from you! Contact the Business Development Team today!
Fall 2010 Recreation Program Registration
The Fall Community Recreation & Parks Guide is here! 
 Walk-In registration for all programs begins on Thursday, August 26 at 9 a.m.
For information regarding internet and touch-tone registration dates, check out the what's new section of
St. Andrews Community Garden - Volunteer Wanted
St. Andrews Community GardenThe Growing Together Ajax Committee is seeking a volunteer Coordinator to oversee the planning, planting, maintenance and harvest of the 5,000 square foot St. Andrews Community Garden. The Coordinator will work with plot owners to ensure their plot is producing fresh, edible vegetables. Anyone interested should contact Jennifer Dempsey at 289-200-7472 or
Public Art Competition - Open Call for Proposals
Public Art CompetitionThe Town of Ajax is holding a competition to select individual artists or creative teams to conceive, build and install site-specific works of public art at a number of locations throughout the Town. Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 1, 2010.  For a complete competition package, including site locations, guidelines, and requirements, please visit or contact Robert Gruber, Manager of Community & Cultural Development at 905-619-2529, ext. 7241 or
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