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

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for November 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

November 2013 Council Meeting Dates

November 4 at 4:30 PM (Special)

November 13 and 27 at 7:00 PM

The public is welcome to attend.

 

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NOTICES

Town Hall Closure

The Town Hall will be closed for Remembrance Day on Monday, November 11. Staff will be available at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, November 12.

 

REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONIES

 

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” (George Canning)

 

Ingleside/Long Sault Ceremony Schedule – Sunday, November 10

A parade will commence at 10:00 AM east of the church on Fran Laflamme Drive followed by a ceremony at the Lost Villages Cenotaph. As soon as possible following the service, the second ceremony will take place at the Ingleside Cenotaph. The parade will form at the Ingleside Fire Hall prior to the ceremony.

The legion in Long Sault will then hold an open house with a lunch being served.

 

Newington Ceremony Schedule – Monday, November 11

Ceremonies will commence in Berwick at 11:00 AM at the Cenotaph followed by 1:00 PM at the Cenotaph in Avonmore and at 1:30 PM at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Newington. We invite you to the Finch Legion which will be open after the Hillcrest ceremonies.

The Veterans and Legion members welcome your presence

and thank you for your support

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

LEAF AND YARD WASTE DAYS

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

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.

 

FINANCE

2013 Property Taxes

The final tax installment was due September 30 and is now past due.  Penalty of 1.25% is applicable to all accounts with an outstanding balance and will continue to be added on the first day of each month until the balance is paid in full.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

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INSIDE THE HOUSE

  • Have the furnace, fireplace and chimney inspected.

  • Make sure warm-air outlets and cold-air returns are clear of carpets, furniture and debris.

  • When time to change your clocks, change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

OUTSIDE THE HOUSE

  • Ensure furnace vents are not blocked from the outside by any objects or other obstructions.

  • Store fuel (i.e. gasoline in approved containers, propane tanks) outside.  Keep them away from direct sunlight and other heat sources.

 

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

South Stormont Volunteer of the Year Award – Nominate a volunteer today!

Nominations for the 2013 Fran Laflamme Volunteer of the Year Award are now being accepted by the Volunteer Appreciation Committee.  Nomination forms are available at the Long Sault Arena and Town Hall.

South Stormont Sports Hall of Fame 

The Hall of Fame is hosting their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, November 13 in the John Cleary Room at the Long Sault Arena at 7:00 PM  Those interested in joining the committee or helping organize future induction ceremonies are asked to attend this meeting.  For more information or to view the list of past inductees please visit the official website at www.southstormont.ca/halloffame

Heather Saaltink Memorial Run

The Cornwall Multisport Club is now accepting registrations for this annual memorial run which will raise funds for the local “Arrive Alive” program. The event takes place on November 2 in the village of Long Sault. For information on participating or volunteering please visit www.cornwallmultisportclub.com.

Long Sault Arena – Regular Public Skating Schedule

Cost is $2.00/adult and $1.00/child

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

Wednesday 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

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

Sunday 3:25 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. (Beginners only)

AROUND TOWN

Rothwell Osnabruck School Council in Ingleside is inviting crafters, artisans and trades to participate in our

7th Annual Ingleside Craft & Trade Show

TO BE HELD ON

Friday, November 29 from 4:00-8:00 PM and Saturday, November 30 from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

at Rothwell Osnabruck School

For more information and table rental please contact Edie at emcwhirter@sympatico.ca

Break the Silence……Use your Voice

Support the prevention of child abuse during the month of October.

Child abuse is a community problem and finding solutions depends on involvement among people throughout the community. Effective child abuse prevention programs succeed because of partnerships created among social service agencies, schools, religious and civic organizations, law enforcement agencies and the business community.  Let’s become more aware of the negative effects of child abuse and its prevention within our community!

 

Local Government Week in the Township of South Stormont is October 20 to 26, 2013!

The best costumes are light coloured or bright and reflective. Keep costumes short to avoid tripping and falling. Minimize the risk of contact with candles or other ignition sources by avoiding baggy pants, loose frills or billowing skirts. Teach children to STOP, DROP and ROLL should their clothing catch fire.

 

Always carry a flashlight with you as you accompany your children.

 

Battery-powered candles, lights or glow sticks are safe to use to light up your carved pumpkins and other decorations. Avoid using real candles as they can start a fire.

 

(Office of the Fire Marshal)

 

Remembering…….

The Battle of Hoople Creek  November 10, 1813

A commemorative event will take place November 10 at the western edge of Dickinson Island near the causeway.

Schedule

1:30 PM: Commemoration begins.  There will be music, speeches, a moment of silence and a short re-enactment of the battle.

3:00-4:30 PM: Commemorative Tea at the South Stormont Community Hall, tickets are $15.00 per person.

For more information about this historical tribute, please email Carol Goddard at carol.goddard@sympatico.ca

As a municipality we are committed to reducing our waste, conserving resources and educating the community about sustainable living. We recognize the generation of solid waste and the needless waste of resources as global environment problems endeavor to take the lead in our community toward environmental sustainability. That is why October 21 to 27, 2013 has been proclaimed “Waste Reduction Week” in the Township of South Stormont!

The Buzz on E-Biz…..

With speaker Bernard Charlebois, 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

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