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Community Services Updates

Home Alone Safety Course

The Community Services Department is offering a Home Alone Safety Course on October 26th 2018. The course is open to kids age 9-12. The Home Alone Safety Course teaches children internet safety, arriving home safely, basic first aid, and more. This is a great introductory course for kids that will be spending more time at home on their own. 

For more information and details about the course please contact Jessica at recreation@huronkinloss.com or 519-395-2909.

 

Goat Yoga

Do you love yoga? Do you love goats? If you do, this program is for you!! Giddy Up N' Go Ponies is hosting two goat yoga classes at the Ripley Huron Community Centre this September. The September 11th class is full but there is still space in the September 18th class. 

To register contact Stephanie Morrison at giddyupandgoponies@gmail.com or 519-477-2515.

 

Fitness Instructors Wanted

The Community Services Department is looking for certified fitness professionals to teach fitness classes at the Ripley Huron Community Centre. We are open to offering a variety of classes during the day and in the evenings. For more information about class types, certifications required or general position inquiries, please contact Jessica at recreation@huronkinloss.com or 519-395-2909. 

 

Ripley Huron Skating Club Registration 

Registration for the 2018-2019 skating season is being held Saturday September 15th from 11AM-1PM at the Ripley Huron Community Centre. The Ripley Huron Skating Club offers learn to skate, can skate and star skate programs. To contact members of the Ripley Huron Skating Club executive please email ripleyhuronskatingclub@gmail.com.

 

 



Public Works Updates

Kinloss Landfill Updates

The Kinloss Landfill will be closed until further notice due to staffing issues. Residents and property owners in Huron-Kinloss may bring items to the Huron Landfill site at 2087 Concession 6 E. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please note the Huron Landfill site hours are Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10AM-4PM. The landfill site is only to be used by Huron-Kinloss residents and property owners. 

 

Construction on Ripley St. 

Kurtis Smith Excavating is be installing new watermain and sidewalk, and reconstructing Ripley Street in the community of Ripley. The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of October.



Property Standards By-Law

 

homeAs of August 2018, the new property standards by-law is in effect. The new By-law can be found on the Huron-Kinloss website

Questions regarding the Property Standards By-Law or any other by-laws can be directed to the By-Law Enforcement Officer at 519-395-3735. 



Win this Space

Have you ever dreamed of owning your business? Has the thought of becoming an entrepreneur crossed your mind more than a few times? We understand that making the leap to become an entrepreneur can be scary and challenging. Win this Space was developed as one of the tools available to support an entrepreneur opening a business in downtown Lucknow or Ripley.

With an exciting prize package that includes many things a business needs to get started, a move-in ready commercial space and the opportunity for local and County level support for entrepreneurs and their business; there is no better time to bring your business concept to life.

The application process is easy, fill out the online form and upload a 1-3 minute video that describes your business concept and why you think it will be successful in downtown Lucknow or Ripley. That's all you need to do for step one of the contest. Applications are due between September 17th and October 26th 2018.

Once the applications have been reviewed by the judging panel, 5 finalists will be chosen to continue with the contest. All applicants will be notified if they are moving on or not.

The 5 finalists will work with Bruce County's Business to Bruce team to complete their business plan and to attend a few business seminars related to financial projections and specific business plan components.

In order to move on to the final step of the Win this Space program, finalists must submit their completed business plans (including a detailed budget) by December 17th 2018.

The Judging panel will review the submitted business plans. On January 23rd, all finalists will be invited to do a 10 minute presentation of their business plans to the judging panel followed by a 10-15 minute question and answer period.

After all the finalists have presented their plans, the Judging panel will discuss the plans and choose the winner. The Judging panel will announce the winner of the prize package on January 23rd 2018. All finalists will be required to return to Ripley for the announcement.



2018 Fall Fairs

This year marks the 155th Ripley and Lucknow Fall Fairs

Lucknow Fall Fair

The Lucknow Fall Fair is being held on September 14th-16th 2018. The fair's theme this year is Tractors, Tunes and Tailgates! The schedule of events includes exhibits, tug-o-war, hockey tournament, family fun zone, ambassador competition and more! For a full list of events visit the Lucknow Agricultural Society website.

 

Ripley Fall Fair

The Ripley Fall Fair is being held September 28th and 29th 2018. The theme for this years fair is Barns, Bales, Buttons & Blooms. There is lots going on at the fall fair this year including; tractor pull, parade, log-sawing, nail-driving and bale rolling events, meet a mega-machine, and the midway. For a full list of events please visit the Ripley Agricultural Society website

Sheep Show Fall Fair

Fall Fair Midway

 

 

 

 

 

 



Bruce Botanical Food Gardens Harvest Dinner

Tickets are now on sale for the Bruce Botanical Food Garden's Harvest Dinner. Come and celebrate this years harvest by enjoying a meal prepared by FIG Studio Kitchen & the Ripley Lions Club. The evening includes wine tasting from Hoity Toity Wine Cellar, and beer tasting from Grey Matter Brewing Co. as well as a cash bar. 

The dinner is taking place at the Ripley Huron Community Centre on Thursday September 13th, 2018 from 4:30PM-7PM.

Tickets are available at the Municipal Office; 21 Queen St. Ripley, or at Sleeper's Bed Gallery in Kincardine. 

 



2018 Municipal Election

October 22nd 2018

Candidates 

Mayor: Brian MACEACHERN Mayor: Mitch TWOLAN 

Deputy Mayor: Perry ELLIOTT
Deputy Mayor: Don MURRAY 
 
Councillor: Lillian ABBOTT - Acclaimed  
Councillor: Jeff ELLIOTT - Acclaimed
Councillor: James HANNA - Acclaimed
Councillor: Edward MCGUGAN - Acclaimed
Councillor: Carl SLOETJES - Acclaimed 
 

Electors can choose to vote either by telephone or Internet. Persons on the Voter’s List will receive a Voter Information Package in the mail the first week of October. Eligible Voters will then access the system using the Voter Credentials contained in the letter and their Year of birth to place a vote electronically from a home computer, telephone or smart phone starting: October 15th, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. through to October 22nd, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. 

During the Voting Period, a Voter Help Centre will be located at the Municipal Office. Eligible electors who require voting assistance may vote electronically at the Municipal Office during the Voting Period. Internet access will also be provided free of charge at the Lucknow and Ripley libraries during regular business hours throughout the Voting Period. 

Election Officials will be available to assist at the Municipal Office: 

Monday, October 15th to Friday, October 19th, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday, October 20th, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday, October 21st, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 22nd, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Voting Day 

The Voters List is available at the Municipal Office and the Lucknow and Ripley Libraries. It is your responsibility to ensure your name is on the Voters List by contacting the Municipal Office. If your information has recently changed please visit the Municipal Office in Ripley to complete a Revision Form. The Revision Period continues until October 22nd, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Visit the Township of Huron-Kinloss website www.huronkinloss.com for more information or call the Voter Help Line at 1-833-395-5150.




2018Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street, PO Box 130
Ripley, Ontario N0G 2R0
519-395-3735
info@huronkinloss.com

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