Service and Information Update – OFFICE WILL RE-OPEN ON AUGUST 4 2020

Upon recommendations from the province of Ontario, and the Public Health Authorities, the Township of Harley`s Community Hall is now open.  Those who rent the Hall are responsible for ensuring their event follows all public health regulations and recommendations. 

The following recreational amenities are now open: playgrounds, sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, off-leash dog parks, beaches, skateboard and BMX parks, picnic areas, outdoor community gardens, park shelters, outdoor exercise equipment, condo parks and gardens, and other outdoor recreational amenities

Municipal Office:

Staff have continued to work in the municipal office to uphold municipal governance, and as of Tuesday, August 4, 2020 the office will be open to the general public. Please contact the municipal office by telephone at (705)-647-5439 for any inquiries or requests.

Our drop box, located to the right of the main entrance, remains available for all payments. Please mark your payment with a name and contact number.

Public Works:

The Roads Department is continuing to operate and maintain levels of service as before.  All visitors/vendors must follow the current health and safety guidelines and all rules and regulations pertaining to the coronavirus pandemic.  

Municipal Landfill Site:

The Municipal Landfill Site will continue to operate within normal hours. However, the Landfill Site Attendant will no longer physically punch residents’ dump cards or collect tipping fees. Instead, the Landfill Site Attendant will maintain their own record of all waste deposited at the site which will then be punched on each residents’ corresponding dump card at a later date. Waste that is subject to tipping fees will be documented and receipts/invoices will be mailed to residents.-no cash will be collected at the Municipal Landfill Site.

Before attending the landfill site, please ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do you have a fever, new onset of cough, or difficulty breathing?
  • Have you or anyone in your family travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days?
  • Have you been in contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with, or is under investigation for the COVID-19 virus?

If you meet the above criteria, in order to protect our other residents and employees, please do not visit the Municipal Landfill Site. Please follow the directions of the local public health authorities (Timiskaming Health Unit @ 705-647-4305)

Property Taxes Due

2020 Interim Property Taxes Due are due March 16 2020.  Payments of Cash or Cheque, in CAD funds only, are accepted and can be mailed or dropped off.  The Municipal Office is located at 903303 Hanbury Rd New Liskeard ON and open from 8am-4pm. A drop box is also located at the Municipal Office for your convenience.

Do Not Bag Recycling

When bringing recyclables to the landfill site, residents are reminded to NOT bag them. The only exeption to this is paper shredding which can be bagged in a clear plastic bag. Thank you for your attention to this matter and thank you for recycling.

LANDFILL SITE – CARD PROGRAM 2020

Notice to all Residents!! Your Free Yellow Dump Cards for 2020 will be available for pick-up at the Hudson Outreach Library, as of November 9, 2019.
Library hours are Wednesday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Recycling Materials

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All recyclable material brought into the recycling containers at the landfill site have to be discarded LOOSELY in the containers.  Please DO NOT put your recyclable material in garbage bags!

The only exemption is for shredded paper which has to be in CLEAR plastic bags.

If the materials are not discarded properly, extra charges are billed to the townships, therefore reflecting additional expenses.

 

Thank you!

Kerns Community Hall

Rental fee for the Kerns Community Hall has been revised for all organizations using the hall for meetings.  Every organization or club will pay $50.00 per day on weekdays and $100.00 per day on weekends or holidays.

This comes into effect starting February 1st, 2018!

Arrangements for payment can be made through the municipal office during regular office hours.

Winter Hours

Landfill

The landfill site is now operating under Summer hours from April 1-October 31. The hours are:

Monday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hudson Outreach Library

The Hudson Outreach Library is now operating under winter hours from November 1st to March 31st. The hours are:

Wednesday - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit their website at www.hudsonlibrary.ca.

Snow Removal

Please keep in mind, under the Highway Traffic Act, Chap. H.8.181 cites the following "no person shall deposit snow or ice on a roadway without permission in writing to do so from the Ministry or the road authority responsible for the maintenance of the road. R.S.O 1980, c.198, s.157". In simple words: do not push snow across the road; it is illegal!