Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for July 2012

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for July 2012

NEWS       EVENTS


TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH STORMONT

Township Bulletin for July 2012


Contact Information


Town Hall

Telephone: 613-534-8889 or 1-800-265-3915

Fax: 613-534-2280

Address: 2 Mille Roches Road, PO Box 84, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0

Email Address: info@southstormont.ca


Regular business hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Latest news and information:   visit www.southstormont.ca.


Parks and Recreation Department (Long Sault Arena)

Telephone: 613-534-2419

Address: 60 Mille Roches Road, Long Sault, ON   K0C 1P0

Email: marketing@southstormont.ca


Council

Mayor Bryan McGillis 613-937-3116 mayor@southstormont.ca


Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart 613-984-2543       tammy.farms@xplornet.com


Councillor Cindy Woods 613-537-2977 cindy_woods@xplornet.com


Councillor Barry Brownlee 613-537-9753


Councillor Richard Waldroff 613-537-8226        rwaldroff@bell.net


July and August 2012 Council Meeting Dates

July 30 at 4:30 p.m.

August 13 – Cancelled

August 15 at 7:00 p.m.


NOTICES

BURN BAN IN EFFECT

Due to the very dry conditions, a Burn Ban is in effect in the Township of South Stormont until further notice.

TOWN HALL CLOSURE

Due to the Civic Holiday the Town Hall will be closed Monday, August 6. Staff will be available at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7.  Enjoy a relaxing summer weekend!


THERE WILL BE NO CHANGE TO YOUR GARBAGE AND RECYCLING DUE TO THE CIVIC HOLIDAY.

 

 Recycling Now Single Stream – “No More Sorting”

 Effective April 1, 2012 single stream recycling began! What does that mean? It means that you can put your fibre, glass and cans in the same box regardless of whether it is the blue or black box. Items such as egg cartons, milk containers, rolls, brochures, tetra pak and frozen juice containers can all go into the same box with glass and cans.

 

 Please keep your cardboard separate and bundled for ease of handling at the truck.

 RECYCLING COLLECTION CONTINUES TO BE BI-WEEKLY.

Accepts Electronic Waste (E-Waste)

E-Waste will now be accepted at the Landfill Site.  Accepted materials include computers, keyboards, monitors, televisions and more.


Practice Water Conservation – Reduce Water Use By 10%

Voluntary water conservation makes it simple to save:


  1. Repair all leaks around the home.
  2. If you must water your lawn, early morning or late evening watering reduces evaporation.
  3. Use a pail of soapy water to wash your car and rinse it off quickly with a hose.
  4. Water plants with water collected in a rain barrel.
  5. If you must run the tap, save the excess water for watering plants.

BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT

By-law No. 2012-013 being a By-law to regulate parking in the Township of South Stormont is now in effect. Ratepayers are reminded of the parking restrictions on any locations where signs are posted, including the Long Sault and Ingleside Plazas’, fire routes and school zones.  In addition, tickets will be issued in unposted areas for blocking laneways and sidewalks, parking in front of fire hydrants and handicapped parking spots.  Fines range from $25.00 to $300.00; tickets will be issued.  Thank you for your cooperation in observing parking restrictions.


FINANCE


Property Tax Bills

The June installment of the final property tax bill was due June 29 and is now past due; penalties have been applied to overdue amounts.  As a friendly reminder, the final installment is due September 28.


FIRE & RESCUE DEPARTMENT


STAND BY YOUR PAN! Cooking fires can start in a flash!

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Did you know that cooking is the number one cause of home fires in Ontario? Many of these fires start because pots and pans are left unattended on the stove. So next time you cook, your fire department encourages you to STAND BY YOUR PAN.

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If you must leave the kitchen when you’re cooking, turn off the stove and remove the pot from the burner especially if you are using oil or high temperatures.

RECREATION BILLBOARD

BUS TRIP – War Museum and Shopping Trip

The Summer Events team has planned a bus trip to the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa for August 14.  The bus will be leaving the Long Sault Arena at 8:45 a.m. and will visit the museum until lunch hour. The afternoon will be spent at the St. Laurent Shopping Mall before returning to the Arena at 5:00 p.m. Cost for the trip is $25/person or $15/veteran.  To register please call 613-534-2419.

Seaway Train Show

This model train show is taking place at the Long Sault Arena on July 21 and 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost is $5.00/adult and $3.00/child under the age of 12.  For more information please call Rudy at 613-936-6873.

1st Annual South Stormont Golf Classic

This community fundraising tournament will take place on Saturday, September 8 at the Upper Canada Golf & Country Club.  Entry fee includes 18 holes, power cart, dinner, and prizes.  Those interested in registering a foursome or sponsoring a hole are asked to contact Jeremy Gowsell at 613-534-8867 or jgowsell@yahoo.com.  Deadline to register is August 20.

South Stormont Minor Hockey Association

All registration and tryout fees for the 2012-2013 hockey season are payable to the registrar on or before August 1, 2012.  Complete registration packages are available at the Long Sault Arena during business hours or can be downloaded from the official website at www.southstormont.goalline.ca.  For more information please contact Registrar, Linda Rutley at 613-933-4014 or dlrutley@xplornet.com. The Association will not be accepting any fees during the tryout season; a late fee will also apply to all players that are registered after August 1, 2012.

Public Swimming at the St. Andrews West Pool (shared parking with the St. Andrews Fire hall)

Monday to Saturday – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sunday – 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost is $2.00 per person

For more information on lessons contact the pool at 613-933-5049.

Public Swimming at the Long Sault Wading Pool (shared parking with the Long Sault Ball Diamond)

Tuesday and Wednesday – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost is $1.00 per person.

AROUND TOWN

A Community Social Network – Check out www.longsault.ca

Support your local webpage and post pictures, add blogs, write comments, stay current and get your local news, weather, sports and current events. New content and silent sponsors will always be welcome!  Include your event, business, organization, team or hobby group.  This website will thrive with your participation.  It will take a while to get it on a Google search so enter longsault.ca into your browser.

 

LONG SAULT FARMERS  MARKET at the LONG SAULT PLAZA,

Fridays 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thai Food To Go, Coffey’s Coffee, Avonmore Berry Farm, Swiss Farmer Bakery, Ingleside Tomatoes, Down to Earth, Flour Child, Sheldanna Farms, Clarkburn Vegetables, Brenda’s Veggies and Rubicon Farms

Your home grown market bringing farm fresh products right to the village!

Attention all parents and kids!

Join the Township for another fun filled summer with great bus trips and park programs. Visit our website at www.southstormont.ca click on Parks & Recreation then  Summer Events Calendar and let your summer adventure begin!

Hats off to all individuals involved with providing such an outstanding display of fireworks on Canada Day along the shoreline of the St. Lawrence in Long Sault!  A BRILLIANT EVENING.

It’s the 6th Annual Ingleside Firefighter Challenge!

Hosted by the Ingleside Firefighter’s Association

This popular annual event will take place on Saturday, July 21 in front of the Ingleside Shopping Plaza starting at 11:00 a.m. until late afternoon. The Ingleside Firefighter’s Association invites the entire community to come out and support our local firefighters as they compete against other volunteer fire departments from Eastern Ontario.  There will also be children’s activities, live entertainment, a community BBQ and a refreshment tent.

COME OUT AND SUPPORT THIS COMMUNITY EVENT!

 RELAY FOR LIFE   Another Huge Success at Farran Park in Ingleside!

 Thank you!  At the time of printing the total raised was $113,668 with more to come in.  Thank you to all participants and volunteers!

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