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Township of Huron - Kinloss
Point Clark - Ripley - Lucknow

www.huronkinloss.com

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Lurgan Beach Watermains and Road Reconstruction Project Open House

The Township will host an Open House for the Lurgan Beach Watermains and Road Reconstruction Project on

Friday September 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

at the Point Clark Huron & District Community Centre , 344 Lake Range Dr.

 Representatives from B.M. Ross and Associates Limited (engineering firm) and Bill & Tom Kempton Construction Ltd. (contractor), as well as municipal staff will be available to answer questions.



Fall Fitness Programs

Ripley-Huron Community Centre Fall Fitness Programs

Fitness

Fall session will run from October 2nd until December 22nd. Registration will open the first week in September.

Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Beginner Bootcamp with Stacey Nixon

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. Spin Class with Dave Cook

Thursday 9:30 a.m. Beginner Bootcamp with Stacey Nixon

Thursday 4:30 p.m. Spin Class with Dave Browne

Friday 9:30 a.m. Spin Class with Julie Robertson-Piel

* Classes can be subject to change due to enrollment and scheduling.

Registration Fees

One class per week $120.00

Two classes per week $204.00

Three classes per week $264.00

Dance

Sangha Dance studio will be offering children's jazz and hip hop classes on Thursday nights beginning October 5th. This 8 week program will introduce students to many variations of hip hop including, stomping, breaking, popping, crumping and street jazz. They will learn a variety of moves to popular hip hop music. The program will introduce dancers to the fundamental techniques and foundations of some styles of hip hop. The class will help dancers develop musicality, coordination, confidence and the ability to pick up choreography. Dancers will also learn some basic technique and combinations of jazz funk that we will tie in together for a mini performance at session end for parents to view.

6:00 p.m. Pre Hip Hop/ Jazz Funk Combo (4-6 years) (30 minutes)

8 week session $96 plus tax

6:30 p.m. Junior/ Intermediate Hip Hop/ Jazz Funk Combo (7-12 years) (45 minutes)

8 week session $104 plus tax

 

Contact Natalie at 519-395-2909 for program information and to register.



Township of Huron-Kinloss Public Open House to discuss Zoning By-Law

Property Owners and Interested Parties are invited to attend a

Public Open House

 to discuss the preparation of the new Township of Huron-Kinloss Zoning By-Law

Under Sections 26 and 34 of the Planning Act

The Township of Huron-Kinloss is conducting a comprehensive review of its zoning by-law to ensure it reflects the Township’s new Official Plan.  Zoning by-laws are legal documents that divide the Township into different land-use zones, specifying permitted uses (e.g. agricultural or residential) and required standards (e.g. building size and location).

A first draft of the zoning by-law was tabled at Council on August 14, 2017 to initiate the public consultation. The public drop-in session is intended to give the public an opportunity to review and ask questions about the first draft of the new zoning by-law.       

Saturday, September 9, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Ripley Huron Community Centre, Auditorium

17 Queen Street, Ripley

Any person may attend the public drop-in session and make written and/or verbal representation either in support of, in opposition to, the above noted proposal.

Comments submitted to pchauvin@mhbcplan.com or swatson@huronkinloss.com prior to October 3, 2017 will be considered in the preparation of the final draft zoning by-law.

If you wish to be notified of any public meeting and/or the adoption of the new zoning by-law, you must make a written request and submit your name and contact information to the email address noted above.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make a written submission prior to approval/refusal of the new zoning by-law, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision to the Ontario Municipal Board, and may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal unless there are reasonable grounds in the opinion of the Board.

For more information and to review the draft zoning by-law please visit the Township’s website 2017 Zoning By-Law Review or attend the Township Office, 21 Queen Street, Ripley 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday).

Pierre Chauvin, Project Planner, MHBC Planning - 519-576-3650 x701

Sonya Watson, Clerk, Township of Huron-Kinloss  - 519-395-3735



Household Hazardous & Special Waste

The County of Bruce Highways Department will host a Household Hazardous & Special Waste event at the Lucknow Public Works garage, 545 Ludgard St, on Saturday September 9th from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  



Bruce Botanical Food Gardens Harvest Dinner

BBFG Garden Harvest Dinner September 14, 2017



A Fire Safety Message from the Ripley-Huron Fire Department

Residential fires account for 73% of all fire-related fatalities in Canada. Accidental fires are preventable and, as an industry, we have taken—and continue to take—precautions to protect public safety. Post-fire inspections often reveal dated or disabled safety devices, like smoke alarms, exposing a hard truth those in the industry already know... the proper maintenance of safety devices is oft overlooked.
 
We all have a role to play in reducing the risk of fire at home and at work, which is why one of my guiding principles is to educate communities on fire safety by partnering with fire service professionals and distributors.

Smoke Alarm Location

The location of the smoke alarm is very important for fire prevention and residential safety. According to code, smoke alarms must be installed in each dwelling unit and in each sleeping area within a dwelling unit (according to NFPA [National Fire Protection Association in the U.S.], one-quarter of all home fires start in the bedroom). Hallways connected to bedrooms must also have an alarm on or near the ceiling. In addition to these specific areas—each storey—including the basement must have an alarm installed.

CO Alarms

On top of residential smoke alarms in the home, carbon monoxide alarms are also an important safety device for homeowners and landlords. In fact, CO poisoning is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in North America. As per the 2010 NBC, it is mandatory for all new homes to have a carbon monoxide detector installed. CO detectors are crucial in identifying a problem. Often referred to as the “silent killer”, CO is extremely dangerous as it has no odour, taste or colour.
 
It is recommended that detectors be installed in hallways and outside sleeping areas. To ensure whole home safety, It is suggested that you place CO alarms on every level. Provincial fire codes determine whether all homes (new and existing) require the device. Ontario requires all new and old homes with fuel-burning appliances, a fireplace or attached garage to be fitted with CO detectors.
 



Be Prepared, Not Scared

As you prepare back to school backpacks remember to check your emergency survival kit. Don’t have a 72-hour kit? Click here to learn how to prepare one.



Township of Huron-Kinloss Community Events

September 2017 Community Events

Lucknow Legion Wing Night - September 2

Lucknow Legion Seniors Dinner - September 6

Ripley Legion Wing Night - September 9

Township of Huron-Kinloss Zoning By-Law Public Meeting - September 9

Lucknow & District Horticultural Society General Meeting - September 12

Bruce Botanical Food Gardens Harvest Dinner - September 14

Lucknow Fall Fair - September 15-17

Lucknow Legion Fall Fair Breakfast - September 16

Ripley & District Junior Horticultural Club " For Our Youth" - September 16

Ripley Huron Skating Club Registration - September 16

Ripley Fall Fair  - September 28-30

 




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

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