Telephone: 613-534-8889 or 1-800-265-3915
Address: 2 Mille Roches Road, PO Box 84, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0
Email Address: email@example.com
Regular business hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Latest news and information: visit www.southstormont.ca.
Parks and Recreation Department (Long Sault Arena)
Address: 60 Mille Roches Road, Long Sault, ON K0C 1P0
Mayor Bryan McGillis 613-937-3116 firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart 613-984-2543 email@example.com
Councillor Cindy Woods 613-537-2977 firstname.lastname@example.org
Councillor Barry Brownlee 613-537-9753
Councillor Richard Waldroff 613-537-8226 email@example.com
Council and staff of the
Township of South Stormont
extend, to you and your family, warm Christmas greetings and a healthy, prosperous and peaceful New Year!
“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” Roy L. Smith
2013 Council Meeting Dates
Special Council – January 2 at 11:30 AM
Regular meetings commence at 7:00 PM, unless otherwise scheduled
Wednesday, January 16 and 30, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Wednesday, March 13 and 27, 2013
Wednesday, April 10 and 24, 2013
Wednesday, May 8 and 22, 2013
Wednesday, June 12 and 26, 2013
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Wednesday, September 11 and 25, 2013
Wednesday, October 9 and 23, 2013
Wednesday, November 13 and 27, 2013
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Further, that special meetings including budget, specific matters and closed sessions as required, are generally scheduled on the first Monday of the month. Agendas for special meetings will be posted, with proper notification, as they are arranged.
Are you looking for an experienced Wedding Officiant to make your wedding ceremony the best? If so, look no further. The Township of South Stormont offers civil marriage ceremonies officiated by Denise Labelle-Gelinas, Retired City Clerk and Marriage Commissioner.
Your wedding should be a customized ceremony, reflecting who you are as individuals and as a couple. To do this, Denise will meet with you in order to get to know you and understand you and what makes your bond so special.
Town Hall Closure
The Township office will be closed from December 24 at 12:00 noon and will re-open January 2, 2013 at 8:30 AM.
HOLIDAY WASTE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULE
There will be no change to the landfill site hours of Friday and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM during the Christmas holiday.
Recycling and Garbage Pick Up
Due to the holiday season, both the GARBAGE AND RECYCLING collection WILL take place ONE DAY LATER as follows:
|December 25 will be collected December 26
|December 26 will be collected December 27
|December 27 will be collected December 28
|December 28 will be collected December 29
|January 1 will be collected January 2
|January 2 will be collected January 3
|January 3 will be collected January 4
|January 4 will be collected January 5
EVER WONDERED WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR RECYCLING
AFTER YOU BRING IT TO THE CURB?
All recyclables from the Township of South Stormont are processed at the City of Cornwall’s recycling plant. At the plant, the items are separated and sorted into categories and then sold to secondary markets, where they will be transformed into new consumer goods such as clothing and construction materials. It is estimated that only 6% of materials received at the recycling plant are returned to the landfill.
Christmas Tree Collection
Christmas trees will be collected the weeks of January 8-11 and January 15-18, 2013. (Trees may not necessarily be collected on your regular collection day).
Please remember to remove all tinsel, decorations and plastic bags prior to collection and ensure your tree does not become stuck or frozen in snow banks.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
The Hazardous Waste Site is now closed for the year and will re-open for disposal in the New Year; dates will be forthcoming. In the interim, depending on the type of hazardous waste, there are different stewards/retailers in the area that accept waste. Home Depot will take back paint, batteries, CFI light bulbs; Habitat for Humanity will take batteries and e-waste, as well, Big Brother Big Sisters will take e-waste.
Please check website www.dowhatyoucan.ca or MaketheDrop.ca for other locations.
**Please note that the Township landfill site also accepts e-waste**
“Making a list, checking it twice….”
The holidays are a busy and joyous time. However, the extra combustibles such as a Christmas tree, ornaments, decorations, wrapping paper, plus additional heat sources like lights, extension cords, candles and extra visitors going in and out of your home calls for more safety precautions.
- Check real trees for dryness daily. Place trees a safe distance away from stoves, radiators, heating vents, fireplaces and any other heat source that might dry the tree.
- Plan an escape route.
- Be mindful of open flames and make fire safety a priority in the kitchen.
Check lighting, smoke alarms and do not overload electrical circuits or extension cords.
Be extra cautious with candles.
Winter Parking Requirements
Snow is on its way… please park your vehicle in your driveway, well off the road, until street and sidewalk cleaning operations are complete. This allows our crews to do their job and make the streets and sidewalks safe for everyone. (Vehicles interfering with snow removal or blocking sidewalks may be ticketed at a cost of $40.00).
WINTER MAINTEANCE INFORMATION
Winter weather is coming! Your assistance during the winter season will help the Township of South Stormont Public Works Department provide efficient and effective winter maintenance.
Trucks with flashing blue lights are performing winter maintenance. Please give them room to work and, pass with caution as visibility may be compromised with blowing snow.
The Highway Traffic Act states that no person shall park or stand a vehicle on a roadway to interfere with the movement of traffic or the clearing of snow from the roadway. Please be mindful of snow removal equipment.
Park your vehicle in your driveway, well off the road, until street and sidewalk cleaning operations are complete. This allows our crews to do their job and make the streets and sidewalks safe for everyone.
Residents may find it less frustrating to wait until the plow trucks have completed their street before cleaning the end of their driveway. Plow units are designed to discharge snow to the side of the road and are not capable of skipping driveway areas.
Snow from the end of the driveway should be shoveled to the right, facing the street. This will reduce the amount of snow being placed into the driveway during the next plowing.
Residents hiring contractors to plow their driveways should remind the contractor that the Highway Traffic Act prohibits pushing or placing snow back into or across the street. Doing so not only creates hazards for drivers, but also makes it difficult to keep the streets clean.
Current policy states that the Public Works Department will only replace a mailbox if the post, or box has a direct hit from the Township’s snowplow. Avoid installing mailboxes where they can be damaged by plowing operations. Canada Post can provide guidelines concerning the proper distances from road surfaces.
Residents should clear snow from the mailbox area after each plowing. Snow that remains in front of mailboxes will get compacted by post office vehicles and make subsequent plowing less effective.
If garbage and / or recycling pickup day coincide with plowing activities, make sure your trash can and recycling bins are behind the curb or in the driveway so the plow will not hit them.
Don’t allow children to build snow forts and tunnels in the snow banks adjacent to the curb, or to play near the curbs.
Please be aware that there are many factors affecting the timeline for winter maintenance service; these include:
type of precipitation (i.e. freezing rain, wet snow or “just plain” snow), and/or
the time of day the precipitation occurs.
The average completion time for each plow route is six (6) hours. Cleanup times will vary depending upon the above noted factors.
All concerns or requests relative to snow removal should be directed to the Town Hall at 613-534-8889, not individual vehicle or equipment operators.
Long Sault Arena – FREE Holiday Public Skating Courtesy of Tim Horton’s
Tim Horton’s and the Township of South Stormont are proud to offer the following holiday public skating times:
– December 23 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
– December 27 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
– December 29 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
– January 2 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
– January 3 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
2012 Volunteer of the Year Nominations
Nominations for the 2012 Fran Laflamme Volunteer of the Year Award are now being accepted. Forms are available at the Long Sault Arena, Municipal Office, and can also be downloaded at www.southstormont.ca. For more information on submitting a nomination, please contact Kevin at 613-534-2419. Deadline for submissions is February 1, 2013.
A heartfelt “thank You” for all the kind gestures of good will is extended to all those individuals whether it be organizing or contributing for their time, generosity and donations towards the Food and Toy Drives in the Township.