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Township of Huron - Kinloss
Point Clark - Ripley - Lucknow

www.huronkinloss.com

Huron-Kinloss HK Connects


FINAL INSTALLMENT

 

NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS

FINAL INSTALLMENT

2017 FINAL PROPERTY TAX LEVY

The final installment of the 2017 final property tax levy is due on

Friday December 1, 2017. Taxes may be paid through pre-authorized payment, telephone/internet banking, mailed to or at the Municipal Office, 21 Queen St., Ripley, between 8:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.  For your convenience, Interac as well as post dated cheques are accepted at the office and an after-hours drop box is located at the front of the office.

Taxes not paid by the due date are subject to interest charges of 1.25% per month.

Please ensure your payment is received in the office by the due date. When making payment through telephone/internet banking & teller/ABM payments please allow two (2) business days for payment to be received in the municipal office.

FAILURE TO RECEIVE A TAX BILL DOES NOT RELIEVE THE TAXPAYER OF THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR PAYMENT, NOR THE LIABILITY OF PENALTY CHARGES FOR LATE PAYMENT.

Any ratepayer who has not received a tax notice is advised to contact the

Township of Huron-Kinloss Municipal Office at (519) 395-3735 as soon as possible.



PUBLIC NOTICE

 Joint Special Meeting of Council

PUBLIC NOTICE

 Joint Special Meeting of Council

The Township of Huron- Kinloss Council will hold a Joint

Special Meeting with the Huron-Kinloss Nuclear Waste Community Advisory Committee. Huron-Kinloss and the NWMO are beginning detailed discussions to explore what it would mean if the project were implemented in the community.  The meeting is planned to develop guiding values and principles to set the groundwork for these more detailed conversations.  

November 7th, 2017

Commencing at 7:00 p.m. at

The Township of Huron-Kinloss Council Chambers

21 Queen Street, Ripley

The regularly scheduled Nuclear Waste Community Advisory Committee meeting will commence at 8:00 p.m. following the Joint Special Meeting.

Dated this 20th day of October, 2017

Sonya Watson, Clerk



No Parking on Streets

The Township of Huron-Kinloss requests the cooperation of the ratepayers regarding the parking of cars and other vehicles, and the depositing of snow on municipal roads during the period in which snow clearing operations are necessary.

Parking is not permitted on any street within the Township of Huron-Kinloss between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., from November 1st to April 30th

Violators may have their vehicles towed.

Neither the Township, nor the “Snow Plow Operators”, will be held financially responsible for any damages to a homeowner’s property deemed to be on Township road allowance when performing their daily maintenance operations. This includes, but is not limited to, damages involving fences, mailboxes, blue boxes, entranceways, and entrance signage. 

Please ensure that recycling and garbage are placed in a location so as not to interfere with snow plow operations.

There is no practical way to plow the roads without depositing snow into driveways. Equipment breakdowns and/or delays are inevitable.

Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.



Coupon Country

Bruce, Grey and Huron counties small businesses and consumers now have a new free resource to promote and post online deals and to shop local businesses. Use Coupon Country today to promote your business or to find your next local online deal! 

The goal of the program is to educate residents about all the amazing businesses, products and services we have right in our own backyard. All the while supporting small businesses that are the backbone of our communities.



Leaf Pick Up

Leaf Pick Up wll take place on the following dates:

Village of Lucknow – November 6th, 2017

Village of Ripley & Lakeshore Area – November 7th, 2017

  • Leaves are to be bagged and brought to the curb by 7:00 a.m.
  • Each street will only be done once.
  • The collection is restricted to leaves only.
  • Bags must not weigh more than 25 lbs (11 kg).
  • Leaves are accepted free-of-charge at the Huron Landfill Site year-round (2087 Concession 6 E)


Carbon Monoxide Safety

How to prevent the build-up of carbon monoxide in your home:

  • Ensure fuel-burning appliances, chimneys and vents are cleaned and inspected by professionals every year before cold weather sets in. Visit COSafety.ca to find a registered contractor near you.
  • Ensure vents for the dryer, furnace, stove, fireplace and other fuel-burning appliances should always be clear of snow and other debris.
  • Gas and charcoal barbeques should only be used outside, away from all doors, windows, vents, and other building openings. Never use barbeques inside garages, even if the garage doors are open.
  • Portable fuel-burning generators should only be used outdoors in well-ventilated areas away from windows, doors, vents and other building openings.
  • Ensure all portable fuel-burning heaters are vented properly, according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Never use the stove or oven to heat your home.
  • Open the flu before using a fireplace for adequate ventilation.
  • Never run a vehicle or other fueled engine or motor inside a garage, even if the garage doors are open.
  • Always remove a vehicle from the garage immediately after starting it.

 

The Hawkins Gignac Act, 2013 proclaims the week beginning on November 1 of each year as Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. No matter which day of the week it is, November 1 always is the start of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week.



Huron-Kinloss Residents invited to Participate in Community Workshop

The Township of Huron-Kinloss would like to invite Huron-Kinloss residents  to participate in the upcoming community information sessions and workshops.

Huron-Kinloss and the NWMO are beginning detailed discussions to explore what it would mean if the Adaptive Phased Management project were implemented in the community.  The workshops are the next steps in  developing guiding values and principles to set the groundwork for these more detailed conversations.  

We invite you to attend one of the following working group sessions;


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - Ripley Huron Community Centre
2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 16, 2017—Lucknow & District Sports Complex
2:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.


Saturday, November 18, 2017— Point Clark Community Centre
10:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m.


The information from all sessions will be collected and summarized detailing the values and principles that have emerged from the community.


Pre-registration is required.
Contact Kelly Lush at 519-395-3735 or klush@huronkinloss.com to register.
Registration deadline is November 10, 2017



Property Tax Bills “Go Paperless"

Effective for 2018, the Township of Huron-Kinloss will offer electronic delivery of property tax bills. By choosing this option, you will no longer receive a paper copy of your bill.

Electronic billing saves administration costs and reduces waste by eliminating the need for paper bills to be printed and mailed to each household in the municipality.

Visit us online at www.huronkinloss.com to learn more and sign up to receive your property tax bills by email starting in January 2018



Huron-Kinloss Construction Projects

Lurgan Beach Area Project

There is a construction project underway in the Lurgan Beach area. If traveling in this area you may experience delays.

Ripley Elevated Tank

Construction of the new elevated tank in Ripley is expected to begin by the end of October. The estimated time frame for this project is one year.

Contact Public Works at 519-395-3735 for any inquiries regarding the projects.

 

 



Police Service Message

 

This message is brought to you by the Township of Huron-Kinloss Police Services Board.

The Police Services Board meet four times a year. The Police Services Board is responsible for the provision of adequate and effective police services in the municipality and determining objectives and priorities for police services in consultation with the detachment commander or his or her designate in the Township of Huron-Kinloss pursuant to the Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990



Lucknow & Ripley Holiday Shopping Pass is Here!



Township of Huron-Kinloss Community Events

November 2017 Community Events

Lucknow United Church Bazaar & Luncheon - Saturday, November 4

Ripley Wolves Trivia Night - Friday, November 10

Remembrance Day Banquet at the Lucknow Legion - Saturday, November 11

Remembrance Day Ceremonies, Lucknow and Ripley Cenotaph - Saturday, November 11

Ripley Legion Wing Night - Saturday, November 11

Ripley & District Junior Horticultural Club " For Our Youth" - Saturday, November 18

Lucknow Legion Breakfast - Sunday, November 19

Lucknow Santa Claus Parade - Friday, November 24

Huron Lakeshore Friendship Group  Christmas dinner for members and guests - Saturday, November 25

Ripley Santa Claus Parade and Christmas Celebration - Sunday, November 26

 




2017Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street, PO Box 130
Ripley, Ontario N0G 2R0
519-395-3735
info@huronkinloss.com

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