Terrace Bay News

Seniors Appreciation Night

The Township of Terrace Bay Mayor & Council invite all Terrace Bay Residents 60 yrs and older to their Annual Seniors Appreciation Night on Wednesday, June 27 at the M.King Hall.  Doors open at 5:30pm.  Buffet Dinner at 6:00pm followed by CASINO AND BINGO GAMES.

Free Handi-transit available contact McCausland Hospital.  Please confirm attendance to Municipal Office 825-3315 by FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Notice to Residents – Bear Trap

Notice to Residents! Please be advised that a BEAR TRAP has been placed in the Superior/Strathcona/Lakeview area. Please stay clear of the trap to ensure all residents safety! Thanks for your cooperation.

Ontario Renovates Program 2018

The Ontario Renovates Program aims to assist low to moderate income home owners in remote areas to repair their homes and bring them up to acceptable standards while improving the energy efficiency of residences. This program also offers a grant/contribution without an affordability period, portion designed to increase accessibility through modifications and adaptation.

The Ontario Renovates Program is once again accepting applications.  Application can be accessed on our website.   Funding is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, for communities with a population of 2,500 or less, Infinity Property Services also operates an Ontario Renovates Program and currently has funding available. Their application form can be downloaded from their website.

Landfill Site Summer Hours of Operation

Summer Hours at the Landfill Site are now in affect from June 1 to October 15.
Open 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Closed on Tuesdays & Thursdays and Statutory/Civic Holidays.

Residents Notice – Hays Lake Dam Increase

Residents are advised the flow at the Hays Lake Dam will be increased today, Mon June 4, 2018, from the current 50m3/s to 64m3/s.  Please exercise caution.  Stay Clear, Stay Safe!

WATER OUTAGE on MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018

Please note that the Municipality is undergoing upgrades to the water system in the following areas:
AFFECTED RESIDENTS OF KENOGAMI ROAD
(House Numbers Even 2 - 44) (House Numbers Odd 1 – 33)
ALL OF MACDONALD AVENUE
NORWOOD MOTEL AND RED DOG INN
Residents in these areas can expect a Water Outage between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (approximately).

We advise affected residents to please shut off main water valve and turn off hot water tanks to avoid any damage during this outage.   Once water service is restored, if residents experience discolouration of the water, please run a cold water tap until the water runs clear. Please contact the Municipal Office for further information if required. We apologize for any inconvenience.

NOTICE ROAD CLOSURE / RESTRICTED ACCESS

Residents are advised that the proposed Reconstruction of Radisson and Kenogami Road in the Township of Terrace Bay Ontario will commence on May 28, 2018.

During this time these roads may be periodically closed and/or access reduced irregularily.  These interruptions in service are necessary in order to facilitate upgrades to our infrastructure.

This Project involves upgrading storm sewers, the storm outfall (58m), watermains, sanitary sewers, water and wastewater service connections, fire hydrants, curbing and sidewalks as well as road base and resurfacing along approximately 170 m of Kenogami Road south of Highway 17.  Work on Radisson Ave (approx. 350 m north of Highway 17) will only consist of storm sewer replacement, as well as road base and resurfacing.

We ask that the public respect the erected barriers and signage.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

For matters pertaining to the construction activities onsite, please address any questions you may have to Mr. Marc Pilon, P.Eng at (705) 971-1895, or marc.pilon@wsp.com .

Residents that are affected by this road closure have been notified.

Residents Notice – Hays Lake Dam Outflow Increase

RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED to exercise caution due to significant rainfall overnight, there will be a Hays Lake Dam spill flow change expected today around 08:00am
• Significant increase to around 100cms from 16cms. If spill increases to 121.8cms flooding may occur.  Stay Clear, Stay Safe!

Fire Ban Restriction Update

The Fire Burn Ban has been lifted. Residents are reminded that a fire burn permit is required in the Township of Terrace Bay, and if you haven’t purchased yours yet feel free to stop by the Municipal Office to purchase a 2018 permit.

Notice to Residents – FIRE BURN BAN is in effect!

FIRE BURN BAN IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT - lifted as of May 29, 2018
The Township of Terrace Bay will not be issuing any fire permits until after the fire ban has been lifted. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Municipal Office at 807-825-3315.  Thanks for your cooperation. Have a great and safe Victoria Day Weekend!