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Call for applications for Sutton’s Urban Planning Comitte and sustainable development (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 two (2) vacancies 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 Planning Advisory Committee 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 (SPAIP), Minor Derogations to Urban Planning By-Laws, Conditional Uses, Specific Construction, Alteration or Occupancy Proposal for an Immovable (SCAOPI), Comprehensive Development Plans 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 30 January 2020, 4:30 PM at the following email:

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:

Marie-Ève Vincent

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

Weather watch

The Town of Sutton is wishing to inform you that a weather watch is in effect. Rest assure that the municipality has taken the necessary steps to prevent a disaster and that all our crews are on standby. We encourage you to avoid approaching streams that are flooded. For a follow-up or more information, do not hesitate to follow us on our Facebook page and our website. For any emergency, contact 9-1-1.

Invitation from the Sûreté du Québec to attend a prevention expo

We are sending you an invitation from the Sûreté du Québec to attend the first edition of the Lac-Brome Prevention Expo which will be held as part of Crime Prevention Week.

Several partners from different organizations will be gathered to allow you to discuss the many actions taken in your community in terms of prevention.

Date:

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Time:

9 am to 12 noon

Location:

Brome Lake Community Center located at 270 Victoria Street, Lac-Brome.

Key players in the community will be on hand to inform you of their achievements and how to cope adequately with a multitude of situations.

The Prevention Expo is a free activity, open to all.

Halloween 2019 – Message from Sureté du Québec (in French only)

To read the press release (in French only) from Sureté du Québec, kindly click here.

District 5 citizens meeting

The next District 5 citizens meeting, with councillor Lynda Graham, will take place on Sunday 3 November from 3pm to 4:30pm at Sutton Town Hall, in the Glen Sutton room, on the second floor (accessible by lift or stairs). 

Resignation of Diane Duchesne, municipal councillor of district 2

At the public meeting of the municipal council held on October 7, 2019, the Mayor submitted a notice of resignation from Mrs. Diane Duchesne, municipal councillor of district 2 of the Town of Sutton. The vacancy in this position took effect on September 19, the date of submitting her letter of resignation.

In accordance with the Municipal Elections and Referendums Act, a by-election will be held to fill the position of municipal councillor of district 2.

The returning officer for this by-election will be assumed by Mr. Louis Pilon, assistant clerk of the Town of Sutton, who will announce the polling date shortly. Mrs Chantal Marien will assist him in her role as election clerk.

 

Problem encountered in the distribution of the recording of the meeting of the municipal council of October 7, 2019

Technical issues that occurred during the video capture of the council’s monthly public meeting on October 7 prevent us from showing the recording on YouTube as usual.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Filtex : weekly update – October 7 to 11, 2019

  • Concrete crushing at the Mont-Écho municipal site ended Wednesday, October 9th;

  • In total, the concrete removed from the Filtex site took 5 days to crush for future re-use;

  • The Phase II Environmental Site Assessment took place Wednesday and Thursday, October 9th & 10th;

  • Topsoil will be laid down on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, October 15th & 16th.

  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]

 

Fire prevention week (in French only)

Ten tips to prevent fires

Filtex : weekly update – September 30 to October 4, 2019

  • Small debris removed from the site by hand;

  • Site levelled by bulldozer;

  • Ten more loads of concrete sent to the Mont-Echo municipal site to be crushed for future re-use;

  • Crushing of concrete at the Mont-Écho site started Tuesday 1 October and should be completed at the start of next week.

  • For questions or comments concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]