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Notice of Reduction in Service – Office Closure

The Province of Ontario has enacted orders to limit the potential transference of the Covid-19 virus in the community.

Effective 4:30 pm January 13, 2021 the Enniskillen office will be closed to the public.

Staff will remain available from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm to respond to municipal inquiries by telephone 519-882-2490 and email.

Public works staff will continue to operate and maintain the municipal roads, water, waste depot and sewage systems.

Public Works After Hours: 519-339-8128

 When contact is necessary with municipal staff -please respect the need for social distancing to protect yourselves and municipal staff.

Future Council meeting dates may be affected by the current events. Notice of changes in meeting dates will be posted on the municipal web site.

www.enniskillen.ca

Duncan McTavish

Clerk

Update for 2021 Water Customers

Continue to monitor your water consumption patterns and be aware of the potential for leaks.  Outside leaks can go undetected for long periods of time and a running toilet may consume several cubic meters of water.  This can result in a large water bill.  Township policy does not provide reductions to water bills due to leaks.  The property owner is responsible for all water that is calculated by the water meter.

Please ensure that your water pipes and meter are protected from freezingThe property owner is responsible for all parts of the system on private property which is beyond the curb stop/shut off valve.

New Water Rates effective January 15, 2021

$1.88 per cubic meter

$45.50 Administration fee per billing

0.30 cents per cubic meter for hydro for customers in the LaSalle pump station area

$118.00 sewer charge per billing for customers in Oil City

Water Bills due dates in 2020:  February 26, June 30 and October 29, 2021.

Notices for Water Meter Repairs

Notices are mailed after each reading cycle to customers requiring repairs or replacement of a water meter or remote.  If you received a notice or receive a notice in the future, please contact the municipal office at 519-882-2490 to make arrangements for the specified repair or replacement.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

 

Enniskillen Education Scholarship Fund

Please be advised that the Enniskillen Education Scholarship Fund is to be submitted no later than January 30, annually.

For information regarding the application process as well as the application follow this link:  Enniskillen Education Scholarship Fund Application

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the municipal office at 519-882-2490.

 

Playground Equipment at Gorman and Marthaville Park August 11, 2020

The Township of Enniskillen will re-open Gorman Park and Marthaville Park playground equipment on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

Patrons are asked to continue practicing physical distancing when interacting with others outside of their social circle.

Bring your own hand sanitizer to clean your hands frequently, and do not visit the playground if you are not feeling well.

Washroom facilities will not be available at the parks.

Declaration of Emergency March 18 2020

Please follow the following regarding a Declaration of Emergency for the Township of Enniskillen:  Emergency Declaration Twp of Enniskillen

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the municipal office.

Thank you.

Duncan McTavish, Clerk

Township of Enniskillen

519-882-2490

Lambton Public Health regarding COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak level of risk for residents of Lambton County remains low.

Information regarding COVID-19 may change over time.  Updates to the Lambton Health Unit will update new information as it becomes available at: www.lambtonpublichealth.ca

For the most up to date information see the Ontario Ministry of Health website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Lambton Public Health continues to actively monitor this developing situation, in collaboration with national and provincial health agencies, as well as local stakeholders, including hospitals and community agencies.

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My Community Notification Network (MyCNN) alert system

My Community Notification Network or MyCNN

My Community Notification Network is a local alerting system that contacts subscribers using multiple communications methods of their choice, such as telephones, cell phones, emails and texts.  As a subscriber, you can choose to receive notifications about events that affect your home, workplace, school and more.

Subscribers will receive alerts for tornado warnings, drinking water emergencies, shelter-in-place advisories and evacuation advisories.  As the system develops, subscribers will have the option to choose to receive notifications for other events such as road closures and municipal service disruptions.

There is no cost to subscribe – the CAER organization is funding the system and has made it available to all municipalities in Lambton County to use for local public alerting.  Alert messages will be sent by municipal, County or emergency officials.

Subscriber information is not managed by the CAER organization – information you provide will not be shared by municipal officials.  You can deactivate your account at any time by removing your contact information from your profile.

In order to receive MyCNN notifications, you will need to visit the CAER website and create an account.  Please note that all types of notifications may not be available for all municipalities.

To visit the CAER website, go to:  https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736721815#/login

If you have any further questions, or need assistance, contact:  Penny Phillips, CEMC, Township of Enniskillen at 519-882-2490