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2016 NEWS STORIES & UPDATES
 
June 30 - Curbside Recycling Day Reminder
Thursday, June 30th is the next Curbside Recycling Day!  Mark your calendars!
 
Thursday, July 28
Thursday, August 25
Thursday, September 29
Thursday, October 27
 
June 3 - Hays Lake Dam notice from OPG
Over the next several days there will be an increase of water released from Hays Lake Dam. This will result in higher than normal water flows along the Aguasabon River. The public is advised to exercise extreme caution when at locations from the Aguasabon Gorge to the Terrace Bay Marina. Please use extreme caution.
Stay clear, Stay safe
 
May 30 - Zoning By-law Public Meeting Notice
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay will hold a public meeting in order to consider a Zoning By-law amendment pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(13) of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, as amended. The Public Meeting will be held on Monday, June 20th, 2016 in the Municipal Office, 1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay. The public meeting will be held at 6:00 pm.  Public Notice
 
May 20 - Curbside Recycling Day a Success
-  Congrats to the residents on Poplar Crescent that had the highest participation at 28.6%, GOOD JOB!
-  Congrats to the residents on MacDonald Avenue that was second with participation of 23.1%, GOOD JOB!
-  Next curbside recycling pick-up day will be June 30th 
 
May 19 - Relay for Life in Terrace Bay
The Relay for Life will be held in Terrace Bay on Friday, June 10, 2016 from 6:00pm to midnight at the Lake Superior High School Field.  AV Terrace Bay and the Township of Terrace Bay are working together to organize this event for the Canadian Cancer Society.  The Walk funds vital support services and Canada's most promising cancer research.
 
Register individually, as a survivor, or as a team at the TB Community Centre Office or online at www.relayforlife.ca
 
May 14 to 21 - Spring Clean-up Week
Use of the landfill site will be free of charge from May 14 to May 21, 2016 inclusive for residents of the Township of Terrace Bay. Public Works will do townsite pick-up from residential properties as per the schedule listed below Monday, May 16 to Thursday, May 19, 2016 inclusive with no exceptions.  Download Notice
 
SCHEDULE OF PICK UPS:

Monday, May 16, 2016  - Northside - (Hudson, Pine, Poplar, Birch, Laurier, Selkirk & Radisson)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - Southside - (Kenogami, McDonald, Lakeview, Superior, Elizabeth, Fort Garry, Princess & Strathcona)

Note: Regular Municipal Garbage Collection (**No Charge**)

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - Terrace Heights Subdivision - (Terrace Heights, Terrace Court, Timber Grove, Timber Grove Court, East Grove, East Grove Court, Cavanaugh, Parkway & SouthridgeThursday, May 19, 2016 ** Curbside Recycling Pick Up – All Program Rules will apply (see website). If program Rules are not followed, materials WILL NOT be collected**

 
May 6 - NEW Landfill Hours of Operation
Residents are advised that New Changes to the Landfill Hours of Operation will commence effective Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

New Landfill Hours of Operation will be as follows:

Summer Hours
June 1st – October 15th
Winter Hours
October 16th – May 31st

Monday

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday

Closed

Closed

Wednesday

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday

Closed

Closed

Friday

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday

2:00 p.m. – 6 :00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday

2:00 p.m. – 6 :00 p.m.

Closed

The Landfill will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays (summer).
The Landfill will be closed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays (winter).
 
May 10 - REGISTRATION DAY for Relay for Life
Register for Relay for Life on Tuesday, May 10 from 10am to 3pm at the Simcoe Plaza Canopy (located between Costa's and CIBC)  or register online at www.relayforlife.ca   Relay for Life is coming to Terrace Bay on Friday, June 10 from 6pm to midnight at the LSHS field.  Who will you Relay for?
 
April 4 - McCausland Hospital Physiotherapy & Foot Care Appointments
Effective April 1 - All clients reporting for physiotherapy and foot care appointments must register with Health Card at the Administration Front Desk.
 
March 9 - March Break Events
The Terrace Bay Recreation Department, Library & Ski Hill will be hosting a variety of March Break events starting Monday, March 14 to 18.  Download Schedule
 
March 8 - Notice of Decision and Passing of a Zoning By-law
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay passed By-law 10-2016 on the 7th day of March, 2016 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. 13.  Notice
 
March 3 - Statement of No Salaries to Disclose
To view the Statement of No Employee Salaries to Disclose for the Township of Terrace Bay for the calendar year 2015, Download Statement
 
March 3 - Statistical Report of Township of Terrace Bay for the Reporting Year 2015 under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
To view the Township of Terrace Bay’s annual statistical report under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for 2015, Download Report
 
February 2 - Pre-Budget Consultation Survey Results presentation to Council on Feb. 1, 2016 - LINK

January 20 - NOTICE OF AN OPEN HOUSE AND PUBLIC MEETING - New Zoning By-law
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay will hold an open house and public meeting in order to consider a new Zoning By-law pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(13) of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, as amended. The Open House and Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 in the Municipal Office, 1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay. The Open House will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm followed by the public meeting starting at 6:00 pm.  Meeting Notice
  
January 11 - Nipigon Bridge Update 9:01am by OPP Communications NWR
UPDATE: ROAD CLOSURE: Nipigon River Bridge is currently OPEN to a single lane. Traffic control is in place, still expect delays. 
 
January 7 - Township of Terrace Bay Surplus Equipment/Items For Sale
The Township of Terrace Bay is offering various Surplus Equipment/Items For Sale until Noon, Wednesday, January 20th, 2016.  The equipment is being sold "As Is, Where Is" basis.  Arrangements can be made to view items by contacting the Municipal Office at 807-825-3315 ext. 221.  Download List of Surplus Items
 
January 6 - 2016 Budget Input Survey closes January 16, 2016
The 2016 Township Budget process cycle has begun. Council is reaching out to residents and business owners for feedback on the 2016 Budget. The Township is seeking input from the public on where Township spending priorities should be for 2016 and beyond. The Online Survey was launched on November 30, 2015 via the website and social media. Please visit for more information. The survey will remain open until January 16, 2016. Hard copies will be available at the Municipal Office after the launch for those that do not have access to the web. Take the Online Survey
 
2015 News Stories & Updates
 
December 16 - Christmas Lights Contest Winners
Congratulations to our Christmas Lights Contest Winners!  Thank you to all the residents who participated in lighting up our town this holiday season!  Here is our TOP TEN List!
 
1st Place - 100 Lakeview Drive - Baxter Family
2nd Place - 83 Terrace Heights - Sirois Family
3rd Place - 61 Terrace Heights - Waite/Bolan Family
Honourable Mentions:
24 Parkway Place - Jen Jeffery
4 Terrace Ct - Prager Family
8 Timbergrove Ct - Martin/Berthelot Family
34 Superior Ave - Wendy Weaver
69 Terrace Heights - Cornect Family
10 Eastgrove - Woods
27 Parkway Place - Pat Merkley
BEST STREET - Eastgrove Ct.
 
 
December 20 - Light up the Night - Terrace Bay Cemetery
Join us at the Terrace Bay Cemetery for "Light up the Night" on Sunday, December 20 at 6pm.  Bring your own candles, solar lights, flowers, wreaths, etc. to place at the site of your loved ones.
 
December 14 - Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule
Tuesday, December 22 - Garbage Collection Day
Tuesday, December 29 - Garbage Collection Day
Landfill Site will be CLOSED on December 25, 26 & January 1
and will CLOSE at 4:00pm on December 24 & 31

Tipping Fees will be waived on December 28, 30 & 31, 2015 during normal hours of operation for household garbage only.  Note:  Remember wrapping paper is not recyclable and should go into the garbage.

December 14 - Winter Parking Restrictions
This is a friendly reminder that in accordance with By-Law No. 95-18, The Uniform Traffic By-law, Section 22, Winter Overnight Parking, Subsection 22.1, no person shall park or stand a vehicle on a street or highway effective from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., between November 15th and April 15th of each calendar year. Please note that this By-law will be enforced.
 
December 8 - Notice of Adoption of Official Plan
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay adopted an Official Plan by By-law No.35-2015 on December 7, 2015, under Section 17 (22) of the Planning Act, RSO 1990.
 
T HE OFFICIAL PLAN establishes policies and principles for development and applies land use designations to all lands within the Municipality. The Plan sets out Council’s long-term policies to guide future growth and development within the Municipality over the next 20 years. 

OFFICIAL PLAN: Any person or public body is entitled to receive notice of the decision of the approval authority (Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing) if a written request to be notified of the decision is made to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Municipal Services Office North (Thunder Bay), Suite 223, 45 James Street South, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 6S7.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION related to the Official Plan is available to the public for inspection during regular office hours at the municipal office (see address below).

Dated at the Township Terrace Bay this 8th day of December, 2015.

Jon Hall, Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk
Township of Terrace Bay
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue
Terrace Bay, ON P0T 2W0
Phone: 807-825-3315, Ext. 232
Fax: 807-825-9576
Email: cao@terracebay.ca
 
 
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