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Thunder Bay District Health Unit – Phone Survey

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is launching a phone survey this month. One of the key goals of the Rapid Risk Factor Surveillance System is to get a better sense of the health needs of people in small northwestern Ontario communities, such as Marathon, Terrace Bay or Greenstone, as compared to those in Thunder Bay.   Here is a link to the full article

Public Information Session – 2019 Budget Discussions

The Township of Terrace Bay is inviting all members of the community to join in our casual, open house discussions on the following dates:

Thursday, January 17 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Friday, January 18 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room

Come on down and share your thoughts, express your ideas and learn more about what the Township is doing in 2019.  Refreshments will be provided.

Volunteers needed for Committees & Boards of Council

Council is seeking volunteers for positions on all Committees and Boards during their new four year term commencing January, 2019.  If you have a specific interest and would like to share new input, ideas and suggestions, we hope you will consider one of the following positions at Committee of Council Vacancies 2019

All current Committee and Board Members are encouraged to submit letters expressing continued interest.  Please address letters and requests no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 25, 2019 to:

Mayor and Council
Re:  Committee and Board Positions
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay, ON   P0T 2W0

Questions about Retail Cannabis in Terrace Bay?

Questions, concerns or opinions about allowing retail Cannabis sales in Terrace Bay?
Please contact your Mayor and Councillors to share your feedback

Further information on retail cannabis and municipalities.

New Terrace Bay Council

The New Terrace Bay Council was officially sworn in to elected office on December 3, 2018 at the Terrace Bay Community Centre.  Pictured left to right are Councillor Paul Malashewski, Councillor Bert Johnson, Mayor Jody Davis, Councillor Rick St.Louis and Councillor Mike Moore.

Holiday Garbage Schedule

Holiday Garbage Collection Days:  REVISED

Tuesday, December 18
Thursday, December 27
Wednesday, January 2

Curbside Recycling Day is Friday, December 28

Reminder - christmas wrapping paper is not recyclable and should be put into your regular garbage.

Landfill Site Hours - December 24 & 31 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Landfill Site will be Closed on December 25, 26 and January 1

All Tipping Fees will be waived on December 28, 29 & 31, 2018 during normal hours of operation for household garbage only

Terrace Bay Council Swearing-In Ceremony

The Township of Terrace Bay invites residents  to witness the signing of the Oath & Declaration of Elected Office of our Council on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 5:45pm - Terrace Bay Community Centre - Conference Room.  Refreshments will be served.

Notice of Decision and Passing of a Zoning Bylaw Amendment

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay passed By-law 42-2018 on the 19th day of November 2018 under Sections 34 and 39 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. 13.  Read More

Release re: CIBC Announced Closure 2019

Resident News / November 15, 2018

As many residents are now aware, CIBC has announced that it will be closing the local Terrace Bay Branch as of August 15, 2019 at 5pm.  The Township received official confirmation via letter to Mayor Davis on Nov. 13, 2019.  According to the letter, the branch (including banking records and accounts) will be relocated to the Thunder Bay Banking Centre at 1038 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay.  It is our understanding that the Terrace Bay closure includes removal of the ATM machines.

The letter also states that while the decision to close is finalized, CIBC will be hosting a Community Information Meeting on March 28, 2019, from 7pm to 9pm at the Michael King Hall at 13 Selkirk Ave., Terrace Bay.  The purpose of this meeting is provide an open forum at which clients and the community can meet with representatives of CIBC to exchange views and concerns, and discuss any proposals on how the impact of the Banking Centre’s relocation might be reduced.

The loss of this service is very significant and will negatively affect businesses and residents alike in Terrace Bay, as well as the surrounding region.  Mayor Jody Davis has contacted Thunder Bay—Superior North Member of Parliament, Patty Hajdu and Thunder Bay—Superior North Member of Provincial Parliament, Michael Gravelle to seek their assistance and support, in addition to other local and regional leaders (Northern Ontario Municipal Association & the Thunder Bay District Municipal League).

Click here to view the complaint-handling process for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), as described on the FCAC’s website.

What else can be done?

Anyone can contact the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), which has the authority to ask CIBC to hold a formal meeting between the bank, representatives of the FCAC and interested parties in the vicinity of the Banking Centre, in order to exchange views about the closure of the Banking Centre. The FCAC may require the bank to hold such a meeting if the bank has not consulted the community in the area affected by the closure well enough to ascertain the views of interested persons in the community with regard to the closure, or an individual or community representative from the area affected by the closure has submitted a written request for the meeting to the FCAC, and that request is not frivolous or vexatious. For more information you can contact the FCAC at 1-866-461-FCAC (3222) or Visit www.fcac-acfc.gc.ca

 

 

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted

We have met the Ontario Drinking Water Protection Regulation and therefore, the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for the residents of Terrace Heights (87,85,83,81,79,77,69,52) and all of Southridge Crescent has been lifted effective Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 2:30pm.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Stan Spadoni, Treasurer/Deputy Clerk at 825-3315 ext.227 or cell 229-7186.