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Call for applications for Sutton’s Urban Planning and sustainable development advisory committee (CCUDD)

VOLUNTEER CITIZEN MEMBERS AT CCUDD

Recognized for providing an enviable living environment for its citizens as well as the many vacationers who stay there, thanks to orientations articulated around the principles of sustainable development and landscape protection, the Town of Sutton calls to all of its interested citizens to fill one (1) vacancy on its Urban Planning Committee and Sustainable Development (CCUDD).

Members are appointed by Council resolution. The duration of the volunteer mandate of each citizen-member is two (2) years, with the possibility of being renewed.

THE CCUDD

The CCUDD is composed of 7 members: 2 councillors and 5 citizens. It is called upon to study and make recommendations to the Town Council on site planning and architectural integration programs (PIIA), minor derogations to urban planning by-laws, conditional uses, specific construction, alteration or occupancy proposal for an immovable (PPCMOI), comprehensive development plans (PAE) and any other requests related to land use planning. The CCUDD usually meets once a month in the evening.

THE APPLICATIONS

Citizens interested in applying must reside in Sutton and send a letter of motivation, in which they outline their interests, relevant experiences, skills, expertise or training in urban planning, architecture, construction, property development, landscape architecture, design, engineering, environmental science, economic and social development, heritage or agriculture that can sustain the deliberations of the committee.

Those interested are invited to submit their application before October 16, 2020, 4:30 PM at the following:

France Brazeau

Secretary to Urbanism and Land-Use Planning : 450 538-2290 : 450 538-0930

Or by mail at:

Town of Sutton
a/s Mrs France Brazeau
11, rue Principale Sud
Sutton (Québec)
J0E 2K0

For any additional information, please contact the Urban Planning Advisor at the following:

Valérie Beauchamp

Urban Planning Advisor : 450 538-2290 : 450 538-0930

Call for applications for First Responders Volunteers

Sutton First Responders Department is looking for volunteers to  provide the community with medical emergency care. Thanks to our training, we ensure a rapid response according to established protocols, stabilizing, monitoring and preparing for the ambulances services.

Send your CV to [email protected] or call 450 522‑2319.  Applications are accepted until September 28, 2020. Class starting on October 4, 2020.

Weekend traffic

Given the increased traffic on autumn weekends, the Town of Sutton, in collaboration with the SQ and the MTQ, is taking temporary measures to try to improve the situation and reduce traffic jams. Thus, new directives and temporary signs will appear in the next days on Principale Street (route 139), Maple Street, Academy Street and Pleasant Street.

We thank you for your collaboration.

Pilot project with Hydro-Quebec

The inlfux of requests and the enthusiasm of local artists regarding the beautification project of certain Hydro-Quebec electrical boxes were incredible. Thank you to all the artists who have already expressed their interest!

We invite artists who are interested, but who have not contacted us yet, to do so before September 30th. The selection process will begin shortly and will be completed in early October.

To participate and for more information, you can contact Karine B. Fortin, project manager of museology, at the following email address: [email protected]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Reminder regarding the rental of the Town Hall community rooms

To ensure the safety of our employees and our citizens, subject to exceptions, it is impossible to come to the Town Hall due to the prevention measures against the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

This restriction therefore prevents the rental of rooms in the Town Hall for any community or leisure activity. This restriction is in effect until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding.

Public notice is given to those interested in an application for a minor exemption – Du Ruisseau road

Convocation to the register of qualified voters – Loan By-Law number 303

You can find hereinafter the Public Notice and the Loan By-Law 303:

Also, you can find herein a handout (frequently asked questions) on the proposed loan by-laws that may answer many of your questions:

Because no register is needed, you can find the By-Law 304 on this web page (in French only): https://sutton.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/R%C3%A8glement-304-Emprunt-Pavage-Mountain-projet.pdf

 

Rail safety

Every year, more than 2,100 North Americans are killed or seriously injured in railway crossing and trespassing incidents. Almost all of these incidents are preventable – but that starts with knowing how to act safely around tracks and trains. Operation Lifesaver (OL), a national not-for-profit dedicated to rail safety, has developed some easy-to-follow tips that will help protect you and your family and friends. You can find more rail safety tips and resources at operationlifesaver.ca and by following OL on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Reminder – Large garbage collection by sector – starting September 28 to October 1st, 2020

There will be a large garbage collection by sectors starting September 28 to October 1st , 2020 (see 2020 collection schedule and list of sectors).

Please note that the following materials will not be picked up:

  • construction materials (gypsum, asphalt shingles, mineral wool, wood, linoleum, tiles, melamine, glass, etc.);
  • electronics, electrical devices, computer devices (television, toaster, microwave oven, computer, keyboard, printer, etc.);
  • tires and auto parts;
  • aggregates (brick, concrete, asphalt, rock etc.);
  • hazardous waste (paint, oil, batteries, propane tank, etc.);
  • autumn leaves;
  • household garbage.

Please place your items by the side of the road the day before the collect or before 7 a.m. the day of the collect.  Everything will be picked up during that day. Any items put on the side of the road after the date of the collection or after 7 a.m. the day of the collect in your sector will not be picked up.

You can also bring your large objects at Cowansville’s regional ecocenter open 6 days a week. For more information visit the MRC website : https://mrcbm.qc.ca/en/eco_accueil.php.

Thank you for your cooperation and help us keep your town clean! 

RESIDUAL MATERIAL MANAGEMENT – A COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY!

Drinking water compliant

Please be advised that following the precautionary boiling of water advisory, the water is now good to drink. Planned work at Dyer boosting station lasted less than two hours and the network hasn’t been depressurized neither the quality affected. Less than 50 houses were concerned by the notice. For these reasons, the advisory can be lifted without subsequent bacteriological testing.

It is no longer necessary to boil the water before consumption.

Mass Alert 311 CITAM

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