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Conditions on Lake Scugog

With winter weather upon us and the lake freezing, ice fishing and other winter activities on the lake will soon begin.

The Township of Scugog Fire Department would like to take this time to remind all residents and visitors to Lake Scugog to be aware of ice conditions as well as weather conditions and to adjust plans for being on the lake as appropriate.

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Tanker Shuttle Accreditation – Station 1, Port Perry

The Township of Scugog Fire Department is pleased to announce that Basic Tanker Shuttle Accreditation has been obtained for Station 1, located at 30 Crandell Street, Port Perry. Please click here to read a letter from the Fire Chief in this regard or click here to view the certificate. If you are a homeowner and your residence is located within 8 km of this address, you may qualify for a discount for your home insurance. Check with your insurance provider. If you have any questions about this Accreditation, contact Deputy Chief Rob Gonnermann at 905-985-2384 or rgonnermann@scugog.ca

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Cartwright High School – Notice of Intention to Designate as a Property of Cultural Heritage Value

Cartwright High School - Notice of Intention to designate as a property of cultural heritage value or interest under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act

The Council of the Township of Scugog has indicated its intent to designate Cartwright High School, 14220 Old Scugog Road, Blackstock, Ontario, as a property of cultural heritage value or interest under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act (the Act).
A statement explaining the cultural heritage value or interest of Cartwright High School and a description of the property's heritage attributes is available through the Township's website or by contacting the Clerk's Department.

As per the Act, notice of objection to the designation can be received by the undersigned until January 3, 2015. Upon receipt of an objection, the matter shall be referred to the Conservation Review Board for a hearing and report.  If no objection is received within the designated period, Council may consider and pass a By-law designating Cartwright High School under Part IV of the Act.

This notice is being served in accordance with Section 29 of the Act.

 

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Township of Scugog Municipal Office Holiday Schedule

The Municipal Office (181 Perry St., Port Perry) will be open until 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 and will then close for the Holiday Season re-opening at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 2nd, 2015.

Please note that the Region of Durham Health Department will be open on December 29th, 30th and until 12 pm on December 31st.  Access to Health Department will be via the public entrance located at the back of the building (east side) during the Holiday closure at the Municipal Office.

Payments may be dropped off using the mailslot in the front door of the Municipal Office when the office is closed.

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Scheduled Service Disruption – December 19th

There will be a scheduled service disruption at the Township of Scugog Municipal Office Friday, December 19th, 2014.  The disruption will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

These disruptions include:

  • Municipal Office (181 Perry St., Port Perry) closure to allow all Municipal staff to attend a Christmas Lunch together.

The following alternative services are available:

Municipal Office will re-open at 1:00 pm.

On behalf of the Township of Scugog, we would like to thank you for your patience in this matter.

For questions or additional information please contact:

Ian Roger, Chief Administrative Officer
905-985-7346 ext. 116
lfitton@scugog.ca
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No Burning During Holidays

The Township of Scugog Fire Department is requesting that no burning take place December 24, 25, 26, or 31. Thank you for your cooperation.

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2015 Burn Permits

2015 Burn Permits will be sold beginning December 15, 2014 at Fire Administration, 30 Crandell Street, Port Perry during office hours. Burn permits cost $25.00. For more information regarding burning within the Township of Scugog, please click here.

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Notice – Road Occupancy Permit Fee Increase

In accordance the Township of Scugog By-law 36-05 being a by-law to
regulate the temporary closure or occupancy on highways under the jurisdiction
of and within the Township of Scugog:

"WHEREAS, the Municipal Act S.O.2001, as amended, provides that the
council of the Corporation of Township of Scugog may pass a By-law to regulate
the temporary closure or occupancy on highways and that a fee for such Permit
to close or temporarily occupy a highway may be levied in order to maintain
Health and Safety to ensure safe and proper passage around any closure and to
prevent a Nuisance by any person occupying a highway in a manner to cause
damage to the highway or prevent persons from using the highway.”

All applications for a Road Occupancy Permit submitted to the Township
of Scugog for road occupancy on or after January 1, 2015 shall be accompanied
by the appropriate fee in accordance with the Township of Scugog Fees and
Charges By-law 54-14 (as amended).

As of January 1, 2015 the fee for occupying a road in accordance with By-law
36-05 is $200.00 (HST Exempt) per permit.

All applicants including utilities and their agents must submit
the fee along with their application.

For more information, please contact the Public Works & Parks Department
at 905-985-7346 extension 112.

 

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Are You Interested in Serving Your Community?

Applications for Committee Appointments

The Township of Scugog is presently seeking members of the public to fill vacancies on local boards and committees for the new Council term.    Opportunities are available by referencing http://www.scugog.ca/Appointments-Boards.142.php

Deadlines for submissions is December 23, 2014.

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Scugog Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Please join us as we welcome the 2014 Inductees Carol Jackson, Clair Cornish, Murray Parliament and the 1972-73 OMHA Beare Motors Bantam "C" Champions to the Scugog Sports Hall of Fame.
All Welcome, No Admission Fee
When: Thursday November 13th
Where: Scugog Community Recreation Center
Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Ceremony beginning 7:30pm

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