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Residents Information for Residents

Terrace Bay is a beautiful small town situated at the Top of Lake Superior in Ontario, Canada. The Township was created as a result of its proud forestry history and is home to approximately 1,800 residents, with another 1,200 people in nearby Schreiber. All of the amenities of a larger urban area are available, usually within walking distance – Interactive Map.

Organizations and Services

For a comprehensive listing of organizations and services located in Terrace Bay please visit 211North.ca

RESIDENT NEWS

Regular Council Meeting 2023/02/06

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Surplus Goods for Sale

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The Township of Terrace Bay is offering the following equipment/items for sale:

1 – iPad Pro (9.7 inch) Model: MLMN2CL/A running iOS 16.3 Min. Bid is $150.00

The equipment is being sold on an “As Is, Where Is” basis.  Arrangements for viewing can be made by contacting the Municipal Office at (807) 825-3315 ext. 7108.

Email or Sealed Bids marked "Surplus Goods for Sale" will be accepted at:

Township of Terrace Bay
c/o Dan Mulligan
Treasurer/Deputy-Clerk
P.O. Box 40, Terrace Bay, ON   P0T 2W0
Email:  treasurer@terracebay.ca
Closure of Bids:   Friday, February 17, 2023 at 4:00pm

 Highest or any bid not necessarily accepted

Residents Survey – Natural Gas Service

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Lakeshore Natural Gas Inc, with support from the Town of Marathon and Township of Terrace Bay, has asked Forum Research to conduct a survey to help evaluate the feasibility of bringing natural gas to homes and businesses similar to yours. This online survey will run until at least February 6, with the intention of gauging your interest in connecting to natural gas, should it become available in your community.

We are only able to accept one survey response from each property. Survey respondents must be 18 years or older and the person most responsible for making energy decisions for your property. Your survey responses will be held in confidence and only shared with Lakeshore Natural Gas Inc. in aggregate for reporting and decision-making purposes.

Although we thank all respondents for completing the survey, completing the survey does not guarantee that your property will be served by natural gas as part of this project. In addition, please know that completing the survey is not an application for natural gas service.

If you have any questions about the survey, please reach out to us at stephanie@lakeshorenaturalqas.com

To access the survey, please click here: Lakeshore Natural Gas (forumresearch.com)

2023 Budget – Public Info Session

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RESIDENTS - please join us for the 2023 Budget - Public Info Session on Wednesday, January 25 from 6pm to 8pm - Activity Room, TB Community Centre! We encourage all residents to join us and offer their input at this public info session.

Volunteer Firefighters Needed!

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The Township of Terrace Bay Fire & Emergency Services Team is now recruiting for volunteer firefighters!
If you are over the age of 18, live in Terrace Bay and want to be a part of an amazing team doing amazing things for your community please apply.
Training nights are 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month with alternate training nights on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays(in the fall). DZ license is a huge asset. Training will Commence after date of hire.
Apply Today! Applications are available at the TB Community Centre Office. For more information email fire@terracebay.ca

Council Meeting – January 16, 2023

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Agenda Link               Zoom Link

Council Meeting – January 3, 2023

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The next Council Meeting will be Tuesday, January 3 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:
Agenda Link               Zoom Link 

Police Services Board – Provincial Appointed Board Member

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The Township of Terrace Bay Police Services Board is looking for 1 -  Provincial Appointed Board Member to serve on the board.

The Police Services Board oversee how policing is provided in your local community. They contribute to their community’s safety and well-being by working with local citizens and organizations to ensure their community receives the appropriate policing it needs. A municipality’s policing is overseen by a board where the community chooses one of the following:

  • to establish a municipal police force
  • to establish a joint police force with other municipalities
  • to contract with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to receive policing services

For more Information on this board position and how to apply:

How to Apply
Vacant Position Available - 1

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact the Terrace Bay Municipal Office at 825-3315 ext.7103

Winter Emergency Preparedness

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Are you prepared in the event of a winter emergency?

Click on the image to open the document.

For more information please see the links below:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/be-prepared-emergency

https://www.ontario.ca/page/emergency-preparedness

Council Meeting – December 19, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, December 19 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:
Agenda Link                 Zoom Link 

2022 Holiday Guide

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Check out the Holiday Guide for a listing of public skating, family skating, shinny hockey and more!  holiday guide 2022

Christmas Skating Party

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Join us tomorrow!  Christmas Skating Party is Friday, December 16th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Terrace Bay Arena! $2 Person! Special Visit from Santa! Free Cookies & Hot Chocolate! Canned Good Donations to the Christmas Help Campaign. Bring the Family out for a night of skating and celebrating!

Call for Local Committee and Board Members

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Council is seeking volunteers for positions on all Committees and Boards during their new four-year term commencing January 2023.

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:

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Snow Piling Rules

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In accordance with Bylaw No. 29-2014, a Bylaw to Prohibit the Dumping and Depositing of Refuse, Section 2, “No person shall throw, place, dump, deposit or permit or cause to be thrown, placed, dumped or deposited any refuse on any highway within the Township”.

We ask that you please ensure that there is no snow deposited on Municipal roadways, sidewalks and parking lots during your cleanup.

This Bylaw will be enforced.

Regular Council Meeting Dec. 5, 2022 6:30pm

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, December 5 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Terrace Bay Public Library Board Vacancy

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The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay is accepting applications for board members for the Terrace Bay Public Library Board 2023-2026 term.

Qualifications
Besides an abiding passion for libraries, the applicant must be:
• at least (18) eighteen years old.
• a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada).
• a resident of the Township of Terrace Bay; and the applicant must NOT be employed by the board or by the municipality.
Commitments:
• To participate as part of the Board and fulfil the goals and mission as set out in Library’s most recent Strategic Plan.
• The Board member represents a community perspective and is expected to represent the library in the community.
• This is a volunteer position.
• Minimum of seven (7) meetings per year (held monthly)

Please address letters and requests no later than Wednesday December 14, 2022, to:
Mayor and Council
Re: Terrace Bay Public Library Board Vacancy
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue
Terrace Bay, ON
P0T 2W0
cao@terracebay.ca

Council Swearing In Ceremony & Council Meeting – November 21, 2022

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The Township of Terrace Bay invites residents to witness the signing of the Oath & Declaration of Elected Office of our Council on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 6:00pm – Terrace Bay Community Centre – Conference Room.

Agenda Link

The next Council Meeting will be Monday, November 21, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Winter Overnight Parking In Effect!

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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 am  to 7:00 am, between November 15th and April 15th
of each calendar year. 
This By-law will be enforced

Notice of Declaration of Surplus Municipal Land and Sale: 16 Elizabeth Avenue

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In accordance with By-laws 33-2007, 35-2008 and 30-2013 notice is herby provided of surplus municipal property (Roll# 5854 0000 0308 1000 000), legally described as PLAN M143 LOT 421; and municipally addressed as 16 Elizabeth Avenue; and owned by the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay is to be sold via by-law at the Regular Council Meeting to be held on November 21st, 2022.

Notice of Declaration of Surplus Municipal Land and Sale: 16 Elizabeth

FREE SAND – Terrace Bay Residents

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**Free Sand - Terrace Bay Residents**
In an effort to help reduce the risk of slips and falls this season, the Township of Terrace Bay has set out a designated pile of sand for residents to take - Free!  We ask that any resident helping themselves to the pile of sand only come grab about a bucket at a time. This way, your neighbours have an opportunity to scoop some up too!  Located in the Tourist Information Parking Lot

Arena Closure – November 11 to 15

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The Terrace Bay Arena will be CLOSED from November 11 to 15 for Olympia repairs.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Remembrance Day Ceremony

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On Remembrance Day, Canadians pause to honour the men and women who have served and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict, and peace.  Please join us for the REMEMBRANCE DAY Ceremony on Friday, November 11 @ 10:45am - Terrace Bay Cenotaph.
After the ceremony, everyone is welcome to join us for refreshments in the TB Activity Room, provided by par le club francophone du lac Supérieur

Snow Removal Assistance Program 2022/23

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SNOW REMOVAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2022/23

REGISTRATION DATES:
Wednesday, October 26 – 10am to 5pm AND Thursday, October 27 - 10am to Noon
Terrace Bay Community Centre - Conference Room

For the upcoming winter season, the municipality will be offering snow removal services to eligible individuals, couples, or families. To be eligible for the program, a household must meet one of the following requirements:    Current Documents must be provided.

  • 65 years of age or older and provide proof that you are financially unable to make arrangements (i.e. HST rebate or Trillium), or
  • Physically handicapped and provide proof that you are financially unable to make arrangements (i.e. disability pension) or
  • To have the fee waived, a senior who is 65 years or over must provide evidence at the time of application that they are receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement.

*There must be NO person living at the address above who is physically capable of removing snow from the driveway or driveway entrance.

If you are not able to attend, please contact Jennifer at 825-3315 ext. 7103 during regular business hours to make alternate arrangements.

Council Meeting – October 17, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, October 17 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

WinterFest 2023

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Organizations/Businesses/Groups - WinterFest 2023 - February 24-26.  The Terrace Bay WINTERFEST Committee would like to extend an invitation to any group, organization or individual that would like to plan an event during our WINTERFEST 2023.
If you would like to submit an event, please provide us with the details of your event and contact information for a representative of your group. Please contact Michelle Malashewski at the TB Community Centre Office at 825-3315 ext. 7102 or email: recreation@terracebay.ca
We look forward to working with you to help make this a successful WINTERFEST Celebration!

Program Instructors Wanted!

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The Terrace Bay Recreation Dept. is looking for New Instructors to teach upcoming programs.  Have you ever considered sharing your passion or talent with others? We would love to hear your idea!  Contact Michelle at the TB Community Centre Office at 825-3315 ext.7102

Municipal Election 2022

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ADVANCE POLLS - Saturday, October 15 from Noon to 8:00pm - Conference Room - TB Community Centre.  *Remember to bring your ID
ELECTION DAY -  Monday, October 24 from 10:00am to 8:00pm - Michael King Hall - TB Cultural Centre.  *Remember to bring your ID
Proxy applications may be filed during regular office hours (10:00am - 5:00pm, M-F) between August 19 and October 24. or during the Advanced Poll (October.15) from 12:00pm and 5:00pm.  Notice of Election Information

Council Meeting – October 3, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, October 3 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Are you on the Voter’s List?

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Check to see if you Are you on the Voter's List?  To be eligible to vote in the 2022 Municipal Election, you must be:

Qualifications:
(2) A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality if, on voting day, he or she,
(a) resides in the local municipality or is the owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant;
(b) is a Canadian citizen;
(c) is at least 18 years old; and
(d) is not prohibited from voting under subsection (3) or otherwise by law. 2002, c. 17, Sched. D, s. 5 (2); 2005, c. 5, s. 46 (1).

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Council Meeting – September 19, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, September 19, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Council Meeting – September 6, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Minor Soccer – September 12 to October 20

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The TB Recreation Dept. is pleased to announce the fall MINOR SOCCER program starting September 12 to October 20!  Open to students currently attending school from JK to Grade 8!  Register by Wednesday, September 7 at the TB Community Centre Office.  Download Soccer Registration Form 2022

Temporary Road Closure – Cartier Drive

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NOTICE TO RESIDENTS  - CARTIER DRIVE – ROAD CLOSURE (Extended)
Cartier Drive from the MacDonald Ave Intersection to the Kenogami Road Intersection will be closed Tuesday August 23rd to Thursday August 25, 2022.
Please avoid this area and use alternate routes.  Apologies for the inconvenience, we thank you for your co-operation.

Council Meeting – Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at noon in the Terrace Bay Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

RESIDENTS NOTICE – Boat Docks & Launch Access CLOSED August 19 & 20

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NOTICE - NO BOAT DOCKS & LAUNCH ACCESS - Friday, August 19 & Saturday, August 20 - Due to the 75th Beach Party Celebration!
LIMITED - BEACH PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE
Parking Attendants will be on site to assist and direct you to parking spaces! DO NOT PARK UNLESS ASSIGNED!
Limited parking available on east end of Beach and Golf Course Parking Lot only!

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Terrace Bay Memorial Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

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Please join us for the Terrace Bay MEMORIAL PLAQUE UNVEILING Ceremony on Friday, August 19 at 3:00pm - Terrace Bay Cenotaph.
The new memorial plaque is a permanent dedication to Terrace Bay residents who have served in the Canadian Military in the protection of the rights and freedoms of our country.

Terrace Bay Jr. NBA Program

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Youth Basketball is coming to Terrace Bay!

The Jr. NBA program coordinated through Basketball Canada is a national basketball program for youth 5-12 designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love of the game of basketball.

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Regular Council August 2, 2022 – 6:30pm

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The next Council Meeting will be tonight - Tuesday, August 2 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Old Library. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Notice of Declaration of Surplus Municipal Land and Sale

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In accordance with By-laws 33-2007, 35-2008 and 30-2013 notice is herby provided that a portion of the land (Roll# 5854 0000 0300 2200 000), legally described as PLAN M143 PT LOT 568 RP;55R12617 PART 1 and owned by the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay is to be declared surplus and sold via by-law at the Regular Council Meeting to be held on August 2, 2022. Notice of Surplus and Sale of Municipal Land

Special Council Meeting – July 20, 2022

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There will be a Special Council Meeting today - Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 4:00pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Council Meeting – Monday, July 18, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be tonight - Monday, July 18, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Council Meeting Monday, July 4, 2022 @ 630pm

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, July 4, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Swim Pool will be CLOSED today – June 27th

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The Terrace Bay Swim Pool will be CLOSED today due to the Swim Pool Temperature not meeting the temperature levels to open safely.  Stay Tuned.....we will post here when it is safe to open!

Council Meeting June 20, 2022

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The next Council Meeting will be Monday, June 20, 2022 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Special Council Meeting – June 15, 2022

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The next Special Council Meeting will be Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 2:00pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:

Canada Day Celebrations

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NEW THIS YEAR! Canada Day Celebrations at the Terrace Bay Beach - July 1, 2022
Join us this year as we celebrate Canada's Birthday at the Terrace Bay Beach starting at 4:00pm to Dark for a fun filled Beach Party!
Our Beach Party includes Canada Day Ceremony, Games, Beer Gardens & Food Vendors, Dance Party at the Beach with DJ Derek Boucher and ends the day with a Canada Day Fireworks Display!

Regular Council Meeting – June 6, 2022 @630pm

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Zoom Link for tonight's Council meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83520698613

2022 Candidate Information Session

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Anyone interested in running or is already running for office in the 2022 Municipal & School Board Elections is encouraged to attend this session hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MMA):
CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSION
Tuesday June 21, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Terrace Bay Community Center – Activity Room
1 Selkirk Ave., Terrace Bay
There is no charge for the session, but you are required to pre-register by Friday June 17, 2022

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Surplus Goods For Sale

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The Municipality of Terrace Bay is offering the following equipment/items for sale:

2022 Surplus Advertisement with Photos

1 – Wall Mirror 1 – Metal Brochure Cabinet
12 – Barbells with Weights (25lbs, 35lbs…135lbs) 2 – Barbell Racks
12 – Assorted Weights (69lbs total) 1 – Seated Bench
1 – Vision Fitness Treadmill 1 – Room Divider
2 – Stand up Desks 1 – 22” TV (cart not for sale)
1 –  27” TV (cart not for sale) 1 – Wood Cabinet (49”x14”x53”)
1 – Steel Desk (60”x30”x30”) 1 – Computer Desk (unassembled)
1 – CoreChair Office Chair 1 – Terrace Bay Directional Signage
2 – Terrace Bay Aerial Photos

 

The equipment is being sold on an “As Is, Where Is” basis.  Arrangements for viewing can be made by contacting the Terrace Bay Community Centre Office at (807) 825-3315 ext. 7105.

Email or Sealed Bids marked "Surplus Goods for Sale" will be accepted at:

Township of Terrace Bay

c/o Dan Mulligan

Treasurer/Deputy-Clerk

P.O. Box 40, Terrace Bay, ON   P0T 2W0

Email:  treasurer@terracebay.ca

 Deadline to Bid:   Friday, June 10, 2022 at 4:00pm

 Highest or any bid not necessarily accepted

2022 Municipal Elections Candidate INFO Session

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CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSION

Tuesday June 21, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Terrace Bay Community Center – Activity Room
1 Selkirk Ave., Terrace Bay

There is no charge for the session, but you are required to pre-register by Friday June 17, 2022.

Poster: Candidate Info Session Terrace Bay / Schreiber 2022