The recruitment process for the initial round of committees has been extended, with additional committees added. The Town of Gananoque is seeking the assistance from the general public by requesting volunteers to apply to sit on the Council appointed Committees. Council is also considering a possible Community Sustainability Committee that would encompass several other areas of interest such as Environmental and Accessibility, etc.
Deadline to submit an application: January 28, 2015 12:00 Noon EST.
- Planning Advisory Committee/Committee of Adjustment (5)
- Police Services Board (1)
- Community Grants Committee (3)
- Cataraqui Conservation Authority Committee (1) (no terms of reference - visit their site at http://crca.ca for additional information)
- Economic Development Advisory Committee
- Municipal Heritage Committee
- Parks , Recreation and Sculptures Advisory Committee
- Trees and Trails Advisory Committee
To be eligible to participate as a committee member, applicants must be an elector within the Town of Gananoque, a Canadian citizen, at least 18 years of age, and not employed by the Municipality or a local board. Youth applicants will be considered for all committees. Any applicant that has already submitted an application for a particular Committee need not submit a second unless applying for a different Committee.
Please use the attached application form and submit your application in confidence via mail, in person, fax, or email, marked as Confidential, to the: Clerks Department; Town of Gananoque, PO Box 100, 30 King St E., Gananoque, ON K7G 2T6; Fax number 613-382-8587; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 Dog Tags
2015 Dog Tags are available at Town Hall and Pet Valu on December 15, 2015. All dog owners are required to obtain a Dog Tag for each dog they own or keep on their property. If you are a landlord, please pass this information to them. Tags are $15.00 until February 28, 2015 and go up to $25.00 March 1, 2015
GANANOQUE RIVER & ST LAWRENCE RIVER
Gananoque, ON – Gananoque residents and visitors are being reminded that the ice is not thick or strong enough for people to be on the St. Lawrence River and
Gananoque River. Ice conditions are not 100 percent and there are many factors determining the strength of ice. Cold temperatures, open water, under ice currents, water levels, high winds all contribute to unstable and unpredictable ice conditions.
“Please stay off the waterways,” stated Mayor Erika Demchuk. “It is unsafe to skate or play on or near frozen open water. We want everyone to stay safe.”
Parents, teachers, caregivers and friends are being asked to remind children the dangers of playing on frozen water can be.
If someone does fall through the ice contact 9-1-1 immediately for rescue personnel.
For those that have recycling on thursdays this weeks pick up will be on the 24th and next week on the 31st . Garabge pick up will be on the 26th and the 2nd .
PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTRE COMMENT SHEET
Please submit comments tonight or send by email or mail no later than Tuesday December 23, 2014 to:
Manager of Community Development, Town of Gananoque
30 King Street East, Box 100
Phone: (613) 382-2149 ext. 1126
Effective Friday December 12, 2014 - Water Street will be closed from Mill Street to Main Street until the end of March 2015 to accommodate the construction of pumping station 3.