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Brome Fair

Brome-Missisquoi MRC Fire Departments and the UPA (Union des producteurs agricoles) will jointly operate a kiosk at Brome Fair!

On-site prevention and fire safety questions will be answered for both agricultural and residential buildings.

The UPA representative will cover agricultural safety requirements.

Members of the fire departments will answer questions more specifically related to fire.

Mascots and surprises for children will also be part of the event!

See you on August 30th from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm!

 

Filtex : weekly update – August 19 to 23, 2019

  • The contractor, B.Frégeau & Fils, Inc., continued to selectively sort any metal in addition to any remaining material containing asbestos.
  • All material containing asbestos was removed from the site by the afternoon of Thursday, 22 August.
  • The demolished material containing asbestos along with other demolition debris was transported to the subsurface solid waste containment site operated by the RIGMRBM near Cowansville.
  • On Friday, 23 August the contractor began to dismantle building number 5, one of the structures next to the railway line.
  • For questions or complaints concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]
  • You can consult the summary of the key facts regarding the demolition process of the former Filtex factory, published 26 July, by clicking here.

Filtex : weekly update – August 12 to 16, 2019

  • The work is progressing in line with the schedule. This week the demolition phase and removal of materials began.
  • Instillation of the fine debris, anti-dispersion fence was completed around the section of the buildings that had previously collapsed.
  • Some artefacts from the Filtex buildings were removed and saved for Heritage Sutton
  • According to the site supervisor from HDS Environnement Inc. and the inspector from the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST), the work is taking place exactly as required.
  • Earlier this week the drinking water in some residences on Pine Street became cloudy for a few days. This was due to the use of water from the nearby hydrant to settle dust. There was no risk to health.
  • Representatives from the Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQR) visited the site to see the progress of the work and to mow the grass beside the railway tracks. There was a problem with the Pine Street rail crossing warning system that was not related to the demolition work; the CMQR company solved the problem.
  • For questions or complaints concerning the Filtex demolition please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]
  • You can consult the summary of the key facts regarding the demolition process of the former Filtex factory, published 26 July, by clicking here.

Filtex : weekly update – August 5 to 9, 2019

  • The removal of asbestos from building # 1 on Pine Street has been completed. The work was performed on August 5 and 6 .
  • The asbestos removed has been deposited in an appropriate container inside the fenced perimeter of the site.
  • Friday, August 9, the contractor B. Frégeau & Fils inc. began moving the heavy equipment onto the site (excavator, mobile elevating work platform etc.).
  • The installation of the high, fine debris, anti-dispersion fence is in progress.
  • The demolition and disposal of materials phase will start the week of August 12.
  • For any questions please contact the Public Works Secretary, Jessica Savard, by phone at 450 538-2290 or by email to [email protected]
  • You can consult the summary of the key facts regarding the demolition process of the former Filtex factory, published July 26, by clicking here.

 

Continuing the fight against illegal production of cannabis – Press release from Sureté du Québec

The Press release (in French only) is available here.

 

The demolition process of the old Filtex factory

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.

Reopening of bridge No. 3 in the United States between Vallée Missisquoi road and route VT-105A

Vermont’s Transportation Agency informs us that the bridge No. 3 in the United States between Vallée Missisquoi road in Sutton, Quebec and  Route VT-105A in Richford, Vermont is now open to traffic via Vallée Missisquoi road.

Filtex building demolition: Public information meeting

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!

Mayor’s report regarding the financial report and the auditor’s report for the year 2018

The Mayor’s report regarding the financial report and the report of the independent auditor for 2018 is available here.

Presentation of the financial results for 2018

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.