Town of Ajax
Your E-News for September 3, 2010
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Get out and vote Ajax
The Labelle Blog
Doors Open Ajax
Run Ajax 2010
Entrepreneurs Wanted
Fall 2010 Recreation Program Registration
Public Art Competition
Ajax Municipal Election
Ajax Municipal Election
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Upcoming Council & Committee Meetings
September 13 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
Community Affairs & Planning 
September 20 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
General Government Committee
September 9 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
Featured Events
Ajax Farmer's Market at Vandermeer Nursery,
Every Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m.
until the end of October
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
September 18, 2010
Millers Creek Community Park and Greenbelt
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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
Public Notice

Road closure on Salem Road from Rossland Road to CPR Bridge in Ajax

The road closure will be in effect from Monday, August 30, 2010 until Saturday, October 30, 2010.
For current updates, please visit - Construction Projects.
Get out and vote Ajax! - October 25, 2010
Vote It Matters! 
Ajax wants you to vote!
Visit the Town's 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.
The Labelle Blog - Ajax Municipal Election 2010
Blair LabelleI'm Blair Labelle, the Deputy Returning Officer for the Town of Ajax. I'll be blogging regularly from now until election day about election news and important things you need to know before you cast your ballot.

This weeks topics:
Doors Open Ajax - September 18, 2010

Doors Open Ajax
Be a tourist in your own town!
On September 18, discover, first hand, hidden heritage treasures, historical sites, unique architecture and places rarely open to the public.
Doors Open is a community initiative providing an opportunity to showcase and promote our rich heritage, to glimpse inside unique and historical buildings, and to explore the local culture of 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

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! 
 Don't delay - classes are filling up! We offer a variety of programs for all ages. Space is limited. Most classes start the week of September 19.
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
Ajax Residents Guide  - Learn about the Town of Ajax and the many services it provides.
Ajax Today - Summer 2010 edition available for download.
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