PUBLIC NOTICES

Meeting Notice – Greenbank Airways Agreement

Council will consider the Greenbank Airways Agreement and Site Alteration Permit at a special meeting scheduled for 8:45pm on Monday, March 30, 2015 at the Scugog Community Recreation Centre, 1655 Reach Street. 

A copy of the staff report and draft Greenbank Airways Agreement will be available with the published agenda for this meeting and posted to the website by end of day Friday.

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School Crossing Guard Recognition

School Crossing Guard Recognition

School crossing guards play an important role in the lives of children who walk or bicycle to school by helping them safely cross the street at key locations. They remind drivers of the presence of pedestrians and can lead to more parents feeling comfortable about their children walking or bicycling to school. Crossing guards also are role models helping children develop the necessary skills to cross streets safely at all times.

The Mayor and Council will recognize the dedicated service of the Township of Scugog's nine regular crossing guards at the Council meeting of March 30, 2015.

Please use caution when approaching a school crossing to ensure the safety of Scugog's students.

 

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2015 Capital & Operating Budget and Business Plans

The 2015 Operating & Capital Budget for the Township of Scugog will be presented at the next Council meeting on Monday, March 30, 2015.

The draft 2015 Budget Summary may be viewed here.

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Notice of Public Meeting to consider the increase of Building Permit and Planning Fees

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Scugog will hold a Public Meeting on March 30th, 2015, at 7:00PM in the Council Chambers located at the Municipal Office at 181 Perry Street, Port Perry.
For More information regarding this Notice please click on the link below.
Public Notice  

To view the corresponding Building and Planning fees report prepared by Hemson, please click the link below.
Building and Planning Fees Report

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INTERIM TAX BILLING

The 2015 Interim property tax bills have been mailed.

Taxes are due and payable on:

February 27, 2015

April 27, 2015

If you have not received your bill please contact the tax office at (905) 985-7346 ext. 102 or 106.

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Public Information Centre – Environmental Assessment Study for Seagrave and Scugog Line 8 Bridge

The Township of Scugog is undertaking two Municipal Class Environmental Assessments. They include:
The Seagrave Bridge (Bridge 6) over the Nonquon River, on River Street in the Village of Seagrave, 0.95 km north of Regional Road 2. The existing bridge was constructed in 1920 and is a single span structural steel pony truss with a laminated timber deck and an asphalt wearing surface. The bridge is in poor condition and is currently posted with a load limit. The bridge was closed recently due to the bearing seat deterioration and which was temporarily repaired allowing the bridge to reopen. Also the handrail does not meet current bridge code requirements;

Bridge 9 over the Nonquon River, on Scugog Line 8, 1.7 km east of Highway 7/12. The existing bridge was constructed in 1940 and is a three span (3.7 m+\-; 3.7 m+\-; 3.1 m+\-) structural steel girder bridge with a timber deck and asphalt wearing surface. The bridge is in poor condition and is currently closed to traffic. Also the handrail does not meet current bridge code requirements.

These projects are being initiated in accordance with the latest edition of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Manual. The Municipal Class EA applies to municipal infrastructure projects including roads, bridges, water and wastewater projects. The Project is designated as a Schedule 'B' undertaking under the Environmental Assessment Act. The scope of the study will assess options for the removal, rehabilitation, replacement or reconstruction to current standards of the bridge and recommend a preferred option.
Public and agency consultation is an important component of the Environmental Assessment process. Public and agency input are invited for incorporation into the planning and design of the project.

A Public Information Centre is being held to provide information as to the alternative solutions and to receive input and comments from interested persons.
PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTRE
Date:                      Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time:                      7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:             The Scugog Recreation Centre
Meeting Rooms 2 and 3
1655 Reach Street
Port Perry, Ontario

The Public Information Centre will consist of a drop-in type format with displays showing the alternative solutions. Staff from the Municipality and the project lead consultant will be on hand to answer any questions
Subject to comments received and the receipt of necessary approvals, the Township of Scugog intends to proceed with the planning, design, and construction of these projects.

If you are interested in receiving further information on any of these projects, please contact the following individuals:

Township of Scugog
Glen Smith
Director Public Works and Parks
181 Perry Street, PO Box 780
Port Perry, ON
L9L 1A7
Phone 905-985-7346 ext. 149
Fax 905-985-9914
email: gsmith@scugog.ca

AECOM Canada Ltd. Dennis Baxter, P. Eng.
Project Manager
300 Water Street
Whitby, ON  L1N 9J2
Phone 905-668-9363
Fax 905-668-0221
email: dennis.baxter@aecom.com

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Notice of Study Commencement – Bridge No. 9 over the Nonquon River

Class Environmental Assessment
The Township of Scugog has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment to establish a preferred plan to address the deterioration of the Bridge No. 9 over the Nonquon River. The bridge is located on Scugog Line 8, 1.70 km east of Highway 7/12. The scope of the study will assess options for the removal, rehabilitation, replacement or reconstruction to current standards of the bridge and recommend a preferred option.
This study is being conducted as a Schedule B project in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process, which is an approved process under the Environmental Assessment Act (September 2007). Upon completion of the Study, a Project File will be prepared for the project and be made available for public review. At this time, it is anticipated that the Project File will be made available for review by the public by January 2015.
Public input and comment are invited, for incorporation into the planning and design of this project, and will be received until 30 days after the completion of the study. Subject to comments received and the receipt of necessary approvals, the Township of Scugog intends to proceed with the planning, design and construction of this project, to be completed in 2015.
If you have any comments, questions or require further information regarding the study or the Class EA process, please contact either of the individuals below:
Ian Roger, P. Eng.
Director of Public Works and Parks & Deputy CAO
Township of Scugog
181 Perry Street, Port Perry, ON L9L 1A7
Telephone: 905-985-7346 ext. 149, Fax: 905-985-9914
Email: iroger@scugog.ca

Rebecca Farrugia, P. Eng.
Transportation Structures
AECOM
300 Water Street, Whitby, ON L1N 9J2
Telephone: 905-668-4021 ext. 2278 Fax: 905-668-0221
Email: rebecca.farrugia@aecom.com
This Notice issued August 11, 2014
To view the notice in a pdf format please click the following link – Notice of Study Commencement Bridge No. 9 over the Nonquon River
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Notice of Study Commencement – Seagrave Bridge over the Nonquon River

Class Environmental Assessment
The Township of Scugog has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment to establish a preferred plan to address the deterioration of the Seagrave Bridge over the Nonquon River.  The bridge is located on River Street in the Village of Seagrave, 0.95 km north of Regional Road 2.  The scope of the study will assess options for the removal, rehabilitation, replacement or reconstruction to current standards of the bridge and recommend a preferred option.
This study is being conducted as a Schedule B project in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process, which is an approved process under the Environmental Assessment Act (September 2007).  Upon completion of the Study, a Project File will be prepared for the project and be made available for public review.  At this time, it is anticipated that the Project File will be made available for review by the public by January 2015.
Public input and comment are invited, for incorporation into the planning and design of this project, and will be received until 30 days after the completion of the study.  Subject to comments received and the receipt of necessary approvals, the Township of Scugog intends to proceed with the planning, design and construction of this project, to be completed in 2015.
If you have any comments, questions or require further information regarding the study or the Class EA process, please contact either of the individuals below:
Ian Roger, P. Eng.
Director of Public Works and Parks & Deputy CAO
Township of Scugog
181 Perry Street, Port Perry, ON  L9L 1A7
Telephone: 905-985-7346 ext. 149, Fax: 905-985-9914
Email: iroger@scugog.ca

Rebecca Farrugia, P. Eng.
Transportation Structures
AECOM
300 Water Street, Whitby, ON  L1N 9J2
Telephone: 905-668-4021 ext. 2278  Fax: 905-668-0221
Email: rebecca.farrugia@aecom.com
This Notice issued August 11, 2014
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Greenbank Airways Commercial Fill Agreement

The Township of Scugog Council approved an extension to the interim site alteration permit to Greenbank Airways until the earlier of March 31, 2015 or four (4) weeks following the issuance of the Ministry of Transportation entrance permit for the site.

The agreement and corresponding appendices follow, click on the links below to view the documents:

Greenbank Haul Route Revision

Please note that during the half load season, the Ministry of Transportation and the Region of Durham has approved a revision to the current haul route, allowing up to 100 trucks per day to travel north on Highway 12 to Highway 47 to access the Greenbank Airways site from the east.

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Fire Organizational and Operational Review Final Draft Report

The Township of Scugog wants to ensure that our fire services are safe, responsible, efficient and sustainable.  In order to do this, we have undertaken a Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

Scugog has retained Dillon Consulting to assist in reviewing our fire services.  The starting point for this process is the Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

Dillon Consulting has completed the final draft report for the Fire Organizational and Operational review and will present to Council on Monday, June 23, 2014.

To view the final draft report click the following link: Fire Organizational and Operational Review Final Draft Report.

The public will have opportunities to provide input into this important process.  The latest information will be available on the Township's website at www.scugog.ca.

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