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The demolition process of the old Filtex factory

Published on July 26, 2019

An information session on the demolition of the old Filtex factory took place on Monday, July 15. If you would like to watch the entire session, click on this link. (Available in French only.)

You can also take a look at a summary of the information session by clicking here.

Information on the Filtex demolition will be updated regularly throughout the process.

Filtex building demolition: Public information meeting

Published on July 11, 2019

As the Filtex building demolition will begin on August 5th , 2019, the Town of Sutton will hold a public information meeting for its citizens. This meeting will be held in the Municipal Council room on Monday, July 15th, 2019, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm.

The General Contractor will be present at this meeting to answer questions about the work schedule, demolition work plan, the disposal and reuse of building materials, circulation on the roads and any other questions citizens may have regarding the demolition of the former Filtex building.

Everyone is welcome!

Presentation of the financial results for 2018

Published on June 28, 2019

The 2018 financial statements were tabled at the Town’s Council meeting of 3 June 2019. The Mayor will present a summary of key facts from the 2018 financial reports at the public meeting of the council on 2 July 2019 at 7.30 pm. The external auditor will also be present.

The presentation of the Summary of the financial results to 31 December 2018 is available here.

Financial statements 2018

Published on June 20, 2019

Every year, the Town of Sutton prepares a financial report on its fiscal year, which runs from January 1 to December 31. It is tabled at a public meeting of the council as soon as the audit work has been completed.  

The financial report must comply with the standards of the ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation (MAMH) governing the presentation of municipal financial statements. The report presents financial details pertaining to the municipality’s operations, including the following:

  • assets
  • liabilities
  • revenues
  • operating expenses
  • expenditures and revenues related to capital acquisitions.

The 2018 financial statements were tabled at the Town’s Council meeting of 3 June 2019. The Mayor will present the highlights of the 2018 financial reports at the public meeting of the council on July 2, 2019 at 7.30 pm.

You can consult

Summary of the financial information 2018 (In French only)

Financial statements 2018 (In French only)

Upcoming meeting for districts 1 and 5

Published on June 3, 2019

The next meetings for the citizens of districts 1 and 5 are as follos:

District 1 with Councillor Daniel Martin – Sunday, June 16 from 9:30pm to 11:00pm, Sutton Town Hall in the Glen Sutton meeting room.

District 5 with councillor Lynda Graham – Wednesday, July 10 (replaces June 9) from 7.00pm to 8:30pm, Sutton Town Hall in the Glen Sutton meeting room.

A message from the Mayor – Understanding our past, planning for the future

Published on April 4, 2019

Did you know that, prior to the arrival of Yarntex/Filtex in 1955, the area bound by Pine, Principale, du Dépôt and the train station, was full of businesses and lodgings and was considered the liveliest neighbourhood in the village?

The evolution of our built heritage in the former railway square, the history of the textile industry on the site and the testimony of many former workers, are all contained in a fascinating report produced by Héritage Sutton.

The research project was financed by the Town of Sutton and the Brome-Missisquoi Pacte rural 2018. The objective is to provide information about the neighbourhood’s past that will help when we come together to reflect on its future. You can find this fascinating report by clicking here (in French only) or a copy can be consulted at the Town Hall during usual business hours.

I will provide updates to citizens regarding the demolition of the buildings as soon as new information becomes available.

Michel Lafrance, Mayor of Sutton

Enhancing our landscapes – participatory mapping activity

Published on March 27, 2019

The MRC has mandated Mille lieux to proceed with the characterization of the Brome-Missisquoi Regional County’s landscapes.  More specifically, the project will

  • Undertake the characterization of landscape dynamics over the Brome-Missisquoi territory;
  • Identify the main territorial dynamics and issues;
  • Develop recommendations and concrete intervention actions to ensure the preservation and the enhancement of Brome-Missisquoi’s landscapes.

This would then make it possible for the MRC to ensure the conservation and the enhancement of the landscapes by using the Regional Development Plan, by implementing cultural and tourism projects that locals will become involved with.

It is essential that citizens and those involved with the territory value our landscapes.

Activity : participatory mapping : TOWN OF SUTTON

It would very useful if each citizen completed the map now available at the Cantine, located at 32 North Principale Street.  Using the supplied pencil, you share with others the names of places which are not necessarily known by everyone and which have not been documented on official or tourism maps.

Objectives of this activity :

  • To highlight the importance of these places which are not officially known by citizens;
  • To discover new areas of belonging;
  • To locate landscapes that the population value;
  • To highlight informal names that the citizens use.

The activity ends April 15th, 2019

For further information regarding the overall project and activities underway, click on the following web site: https://mrcbm.qc.ca/fr/cult_paysages.php

 

 
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