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Active Projects

Capital Upgrades to the Vollmer Complex

The Town of LaSalle received a $398,200 Ontario Builds grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to replace the ice rink refrigeration system, replacement of 12 rooftop HVAC units, and partial roof rehabilitation at the Vollmer Centre. The project is currently underway and will extend the useful life of the Town’s recreational facility.

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Howard/Bouffard Master Drainage Study

The Town of LaSalle has retained Dillon Consulting Limited to prepare a comprehensive solution to address stormwater overflow into the Howard and Bouffard Planning Area during major storm events. The study is being completed following the requirements of the Municipal Class
Environmental Assessment process for a Master Plan. It is intended that the recommended solution along with suitable stormwater management measures for the developable lands will eliminate the flooding caused by the overflow within the planning area and will allow development to proceed. This study was paused in July 2020, and has been re-started in July 2022.

LaSalle Detroit River Storm Sewer Outfalls Stormwater Master Plan and Class Environmental Assessment Study

The Town of LaSalle has retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. to complete the preparation of a Stormwater Master Plan (SWMP) reviewing all of the drainage system with a direct connection/discharge point into the Detroit River and the associated Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study. The main objective of the SWMP is to identify opportunities for potential infrastructure enhancements and improvements to protect public and private property from the effects of stormwater flooding while preserving the natural environment.

A drop-in Public Information Centre (PIC) #2 was held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. PIC #2 will focus on the improvements to the Stage 1 catchment area of Front Road between Turkey Creek and Gary Avenue. The information available at the PIC will include an overview of the study, alternative solutions, evaluation criteria and next steps. Comments on PIC #2 materials were accepted from June 29 to July 29, 2022. Information about this project is being shared on PlaceSpeak. Visit the project page to let us know that you think.

LaSalle Waterfront Project

The LaSalle Waterfront Project will enhance the waterfront’s potential to develop a cultural hub and point of destination for LaSalle residents of all ages and abilities, as well as visitors to the area. It is a connected, multi-amenity environment. The individual components will offer a mix of uses for both indoor and outdoor programming, and offer a wide range of venue sizes for even greater programming and use potential. Most importantly, when assembled together on this site, the activity hub will act as a symbol of community pride.

Malden Road Environmental Assessment Update 2019

The Town of LaSalle and the County of Essex have embarked on updating the 2009 Environmental Assessment (EA) for Malden Road from the north Town limits southerly to Meaghan Drive.  This EA update will look at changes that occurred over the years since 2009 and make recommendations to accommodate existing and future traffic demands. 

Tennis Courts at the Vollmer Complex

The Town of LaSalle received a $315,000 Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program grant to construct four tennis courts between Diotte Street and the Vollmer Centre. The project includes construction of 4 tennis courts, overhead lighting, fencing and a trail connection to Laurier Parkway.

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Watermain Replacement

The Town of LaSalle received a $4,000,000 Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program grant to replace the watermain along Reaume Road from Malden Road to Milford Avenue, and on Bouffard Road from Malden Road to Matchette Road. The work will involve replacing the existing 2,803 metres of watermain on Reaume Road and 1,416 meters on Bouffard Road with new and wider local water pipes, reattaching the side street interconnections, and installing 22 new fire hydrants and 39 gate valves. This project is scheduled to take place in 2023.

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Completed Projects