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Angelica Babiera

Angelica Babiera is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter covering Wellington County. The LJI is funded by the Government of Canada

Recent Work by Angelica

Future of county administration centre won't be discussed until after municipal elections

Future of county administration centre won't be discussed until after municipal elections

'Having our Wellington County administration building in Guelph makes about as much sense as Guelph having its administration building in Fergus'
County council passed 2022 budget with a 2% tax increase

County council passed 2022 budget with a 2% tax increase

County council passed the 2022 budget with an operating budget of $247.3 million and a capital budget of $56.5 million
Council approves county roads improvement master plan

Council approves county roads improvement master plan

The RMAP report also issued community safety zones around areas in Wellington County dealing with speeding and traffic concerns
Erin bridge and culvert inspection report identifies $9.7 million in work over 10 years

Erin bridge and culvert inspection report identifies $9.7 million in work over 10 years

Preliminary recommendations find five bridge replacements and 10 structure rehabilitation within five years, which totals up to $6.9 million worth of work
Drayton received Ontario Trillium Foundation funding of $235K for baseball field upgrades

Drayton received Ontario Trillium Foundation funding of $235K for baseball field upgrades

Renovations will begin on March 7, and will approximately end before the 2022 baseball season
Downtown Drayton is in the process of getting a new Bell Mobility tower

Downtown Drayton is in the process of getting a new Bell Mobility tower

'We’ve been negotiating, but the agreement is still with the lawyers for review,' said township CAO
G-W Women in Crisis receive funding to support survivors of human trafficking in rural areas

G-W Women in Crisis receive funding to support survivors of human trafficking in rural areas

Province invested $3.6 million in local rural frontline support agencies across Ontario for survivors of human trafficking and sexual violence
Council awards multi-year contract for dust control and gravel crushing services

Council awards multi-year contract for dust control and gravel crushing services

Council awarded the multi-year contract for dust control services to Da-Lee Dust Control and Pollard Distribution, and awarded B&B Crushing for the gravel crushing services
Less talk, more action when it comes to battling housing issue, says Centre Wellington mayor

Less talk, more action when it comes to battling housing issue, says Centre Wellington mayor

The province's rural housing roundtable included discussions around ways to build the right mix of housing, share best practices and appointed housing affordability taskforce
Wellington North council set to award multi-year contract for dust control and gravel crushing services

Wellington North council set to award multi-year contract for dust control and gravel crushing services

At Monday's meeting, council will decide which company will receive the multi-year contract