OCWA – Fall Hydrant Flushing – North Stormont – September 15 – October 31, 2020

Ontario Clean Water Agency will be commencing with the Fall Hydrant flushing for North Stormont, September 15 – October 31, 2020.

Residents may notice a discolouration of the water at their homes during this period and for a short time thereafter. If you notice a discolouration of your tap water, please run the water until it is clear. This discolouration is not hazardous to your health. It is typical of a normal operating water distribution system.

Please call us if you have any questions or comments on how the Ontario Clean Water Agency can better serve you.

Thank you for your patience

OCWA – Hydrant Flushing for Moose Creek – North Stormont – August 4 – 14, 2020

Ontario Clean Water Agency will be commencing with the hydrant flushing for Moose Creek – North Stormont, August 4 – 14, 2020.

Residents may notice a discoloration of the water at their homes during this period and for a short time thereafter. If you notice a discoloration of your tap water, please run the water until it is clear. This discoloration is not hazardous to your health. It is typical of a normal operating water distribution system.

Please call us if you have any questions or comments on how the Ontario Clean Water Agency can better serve you.

Thank you for your patience.

REMINDER: PROPERTY TAX DUE DATES DEFERRED TO AUGUST 26th AND OCTOBER 28th

As an act of public support during COVID-19, Council approved the 2020 Tax Rate By-Law which included a month’s deferral of this year’s property tax due dates, applicable to each installment of the final billing.

Therefore, property tax bills will be mailed out next week (week of July 20th), with the first installment due August 26th and the second installment due October 28th.

Thank you,

Finance Department

Invoice Listing Q&A from June 9th Council Meeting:

Invoice Listing Q&A from June 9th Council Meeting:

1. On page 21: 10042986 Canada Incorporated for $11,788.73 – Please explain what this is for and who the company is?

This is for planning services provided by Re: Public Urbanism

2. On page 23: Company named “Brandt” for a total invoice of $1,947.35 – Please explain what this is for? Is this for parts or is this also labour?

Parts (compressor and rings) for excavator

3. On page 23: Canada Life for $1,000.00 – What is this for?

To transfer claim history to new benefit provider. Will be reimbursed $500

4. On page 25 & 26: There is a group of cheques and they total $2,041.36 – Who are the 8 cheques written to? It only states “other”?

Trapper for municipal drains

5. On page 28: Cunningham Swan payment – total of $5,085.54 – Where does that expense show in our budget? Is it under “Legal Fees” or “Consultants”?

Under Legal Fees 1-4-1050-8200

6. On page 30: Emond Harnden – total $239.56 – Where does that expense show in our budget? Is it under “Legal Fees” or “Consultants”?

Under Legal Fees 1-4-1050-8200

7. On page 31: “Other” – total $896.00 – What is this for and who are the cheques written to?

Confidential information

8. On page 33: Great West Life for $13,770.00 – Is this the last payment to Great West Life or will there be more? And on that payment, I am requesting a copy of the Great West Life Contract and a copy of the new insurance company so that I can review and compare the two benefit packages.

Total expense was $16,396.99 with a $2,626.25 covid-19 credit = $13,770 last payment to Great West Life. Copies of benefit packages will be provided.

9. On page 33: Halfpenny Insurance $1,674.08 – What is this for?

Facility User Policy

10. On page 34: HR Downloads – total $3,727.00 – Was this amount budgeted? Where on the budget does this appear? Where is this company from?

Employee HR Training software budgeted under Admin Software/Purchased Data, from London Ontario

11. On page 38: Lockhart Facilitation – total $12,102. I understand this is for the Strategic Plan. Council allocated how much exactly to this? I believe it was $7,800 that Council put a motion through to move it from the modernization reserve, correct?Where has the balance of the money come from to pay the $12,102? If this is coming out of any reserve, a Motion of Council is required. A Motion of Council does not state to pay that amount. Further, are we expecting additional expenses from this company?

September report and verbal discussion allocated $8,400 – $8,500 as per CAO. Motion will be presented in detail to Council July 14th. No additional expenses are expected.

12. On page 39: Michelin North America Canada Inc., – total $1,073.05 – Is this strictly for parts for the recycling truck? Or what is this expense for?

Tires only for recycling truck

Spring Hydrant Flushing for Crysler, Finch & Moose Creek

Ontario Clean Water Agency will be commencing with the spring hydrant flushing for North Stormont, May 1 – May 31, 2020.

Residents may notice a discolouration of the water at their homes during this period and for a short time thereafter. If you notice a discolouration of your tap water, please run the water until it is clear. This discolouration is not hazardous to your health. It is typical of a normal operating water distribution system.

Please call us if you have any questions or comments on how the Ontario Clean Water Agency can better serve you.

Thank you for your patience,

Township of North Stormont