Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for October 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for October 2013 – Check Them Out on Facebook Now Too!

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TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH STORMONT

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

Council

Mayor Bryan McGillis 613-937-3116 bmcgillis@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

Regular business hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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

South Stormont Town Council 2012

Council Meetings

October 9 and 23 at 7:00 PM

The public is welcome to attend.

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NOTICES

Thanksgiving

Town Hall Closure

The Town Hall will be closed for Thanksgiving Day on Monday, October 14. Staff will be available at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, October 15.

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy~

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

DOOR –TO- DOOR SALES PEOPLE

The Township provides licenses for door-to-door sales people, however, this does not mean the township endorses or recommends the products or services being offered.

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LANDFILL PASS CHANGE

Pursuant to By-law No. 2013-051, being a By-law to provide and regulate a Waste Management System, effective October 1, 2013, the 2011-2014 landfill pass will now represent TWO LOADS per year instead of TWO FREE DAYS.

 

LEAF AND YARD WASTE DAYS

      FOR built up areas, IN approved compostable paper bags is scheduled for:

            Monday, October 7 and 21

        Monday, November 4 and 25

Please see the 2013 Waste Management Calendar for further details.

Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program

 

Hydrant flushing will be carried out from September 30 to November 1, 2013

in the hamlets of

Ingleside, Long Sault and St. Andrews West

  • During the flushing operation, poor water pressure and/or RED water may result.

  • This situation is temporary and may last up to two hours.

  • The coloured water is not hazardous.

  • If coloured water is detected, the public is requested to open their COLD water taps in order to clear the system.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE

Open House

South Stormont’s Economic Development Strategic Plan is the guiding document for future economic development in the Township. Since reaching out to residents in June at the community consultations, our Draft Plan update is completed and ready for your review.

We invite all residents of South Stormont to review the Economic Development Strategic Plan on our website or at the open house on Wednesday September 25 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the South Stormont Community Hall, 2 Mille Roches Road, Long Sault with presentation and consideration for Council during the regular meeting.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Liscomb at 613-534-8889 ext. 211 or stephanie@southstormont.ca

water tapDo you draw your residential water from a private well?

 

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) offers FREE water testing to households that draw their drinking water from a private well. Pick up a water sample bottle from the EOHU to have your well water tested for coliform bacteria and E-coli:

 

  • every 4 months (3 times a year);

  • if you suspect a waterborne illness; or

  • if you notice a change in colour, odour or taste.

For more information, visit www.eohu.ca or call 613-933-1375 and ask for Health Line.

FINANCE

Property Taxes Reminder Notice

A friendly reminder that the final installment for 2013 property taxes is September 30.    For your convenience, please be advised of the following methods of payment available:

 

  • In person at the Town Hall, cash, cheque, etc.

  • Mail cheque or money order to P.O. Box 84, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0.

  • After hours, access the drop off box beside the front entrance of the Town Hall.

  • Telephone/internet banking.

  • At ABMs (automated bank machines) and at most financial     institutions.

Please ensure that your method of payment allows sufficient time for processing; payments must be received at the office by the due date. For your information a penalty of 1.25% is added to all outstanding tax accounts the day after the payment due date and continues to be added on the first day of each month until the account is paid in full.  Thank you for your cooperation. Should you have any questions, please contact the Township office.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

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RECREATION BILLBOARD

Parks and Recreation Department (Long Sault Arena)

Telephone: 613-534-2419

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

Email: kevin@southstormont.ca

LONG SAULT ARENA

Weekly Public Skating Schedule:

Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Thursdays 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

Sundays 2:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Sundays 3:25 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. (Beginners Only)

 

AROUND TOWN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Buzz on E-Biz…..

With speaker Bernard Charblebois, leading E-Biz seminars in the Eastern Ontario region for the past 4 years.

 

Nov 14/13 – Basic Social Media – This is an introductory session for those who have not been using E-Biz.
Feb 13/14 – On-Line Advertising – This session will focus on using online display advertising techniques to advertise your business.

For further information, please contact Candy Pollard, Business Consultant, Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre, Direct Line 613-933-0074 or www.businessenterprisecentre.ca

RAIN OR SHINE

Join us for Nature & Wildlife Day on Sunday, October 6 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary.  For more information, please visit www.friendsofthesanctuary.org.

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Located west of Cornwall on County Rd. 2 between Upper Canada Village and Ingleside, take Hwy 401 exit 770 at Ingleside and follow the signs. $6.00 cash per person, children 12 years and under are free proceeds from this event go to the Friends of the Sanctuary.

SSCClogoSouth Stormont Chamber of Commerce

The South Stormont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the election of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors at their Annual General Meeting held August 20, 2013.  The Executive Committee is as follows:

Donna Primeau, Showcase:  President

Kim Stewart, Stokefire: 1st Vice President

Dave Duprau, Coldwell Banker: 2nd Vice President

Connie Charlebois, Connie Charlebois Bookkeeping Services:  Treasurer

Carol Delorme, Farran Footwear:  Secretary

For more information, please contact Donna Primeau at 613-534-8488 or info@sscc.on.ca

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