Seasonal Reminder: Do Not Push Snow Across Roadways

TO ALL KERNS TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS

During the current winter season, please be advised that 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 so to do from the Ministry or the road authority responsible for the maintenance of the road. R.S.O. 1980, c. 198, s. 157.»

Putting snow or ice on the roadways (including pushing snow across the road) could be very dangerous for anyone traveling on our township roads, therefore, it extremely important that the above law be respected. If you have any questions, please call the township garage at 705-647-6322.  We wish to thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Property Taxes Due

2024 Interim Property Taxes are due March 15 2024.  Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) payments are now accepted from several major financial institutions.  Cash or Cheques, in CAD funds only, are also 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.

User Fee By-Law 2023-12

Fire Permits

The Township of Kerns offers fire permits free of charge. Small campfires in fire pit do NOT require a permit. Any uncontained burning requires a permit.  Please fill out the application and return it to the Municipal office (email – admin@kerns.ca or  in person at 903303 Hanbury Road). Please plan ahead to allow sufficient time for the application to be approved.

1. Fire Permit application – Kerns

Library

As per resolution 2022-006, passed at the January 4 2022 Kerns Township Council meeting, Kerns Township will reimburse Kerns Twp Residents $60.00 to cover some of the cost for purchasing a Library card for the City of Temiskaming Shores Library.  As per Council, this will include all cards purchased at any time in the year 2022 and going forward, but is subject to change from time to time as per Council Resolution.

Residents of Kerns township have library privileges at the Township of Armstrong/Earlton Library free of charge.

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!