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Starting date in Sutton of the collection of organic materials in 2019

Published on October 16, 2018

The Town is preparing for the collection of organic materials that will begin soon. You have already received your brown bin. The Town anticipates that the starting date of the collection of organic materials in brown bins will be during the month of January 2019. Details in this regard will be made available during the month of November 2018. Watch for public notices and social media  as well as other communication tools of the Town.

Upcoming meetings for districts 5 and 2

Published on October 15, 2018

The next citizens’ meeting of the year for districts 5 and 2 are as follows:

District 5 with Councillor Lynda Graham – Sunday, October 21st from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sutton Town Hall

District 2 with Councillor Diane Duchesne – Sunday, October 28th from 10 a.m. to noon, Sutton Town Hall

Water works – service interruption and precautionary boil water advisory – October 16, 2018

Published on October 10, 2018

Town of Sutton must proceed with some water works in sector 60 to 79 Mountain, Billings and Tournesol due to old pumping station, Tuesday 16 October 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., if there is constraint the works will be Wednesday October 17th. There will be a temporary interruption of service. Therefore, if necessary, please make sure that you have a supply of water.

Following the interruption, drinking water in your sector will be considered unsafe to drink for at least 96 hours or until further notice.

Do not use tap water unless you have brought your water to a rolling boil for at least one minute, or use bottled water. For more information, contact us at 450-538-2290.

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Previously boiled water, and boiled for at least one minute, must be used for the following purposes until further notice:

  • When drinking and preparing beverages;
  • When preparing infant formulas and baby food;
  • When washing and preparing foods that are eaten raw (fruits, vegetables, etc.);
  • When cooking food that does not require a long cooking time (canned soups, desserts, etc.)
  • When making ice cubes;
  • When brushing your teeth or rinsing you mouth.

Throw out ice cubes (do not forget the refrigerators’ water containers), drinks and foods prepared after the date and time mentioned above.

You may use unboiled tap water for:

  • Washing dishes in hot water and drying them well;
  • Washing clothes and taking a showing or a bath. When it comes to younger children, make sure that they do not swallow bath water or wash them with a washcloth.

Schools, companies, commercial establishments and institutions which are serviced: please notify your clientele that the water is unsafe for drinking. Close water fountains and post information in locations where water remains available. Furthermore, you should consult the following document:

http://www.mapaq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/Restauration/Qualitedesaliments/securitealiments/Pages/avisebullition.aspx

 

Reminder – large garbage collection – Friday, October 19

Published on October 10, 2018

There will be a large garbage collection in all the sectors on Friday October 19, 2018.

Please note that construction materials and electronics will not be picked up.

You have to put your large items on the side of the road at the latest on October 18, if you do not want to miss the collection.

You can also bring your large objects at the ecocenter on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 9 am to 12 pm and the 4th Saturday of the month from 8 am to 4 pm. Thank you for your cooperation and help us keep your town clean! 

RESIDUAL MATERIAL MANAGEMENT – A COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY!

Come visit the Sutton and Brome Lake Fire Stations!

Published on October 5, 2018

Looking for a nice family activity? The Sutton and Brome Lake fire stations have open house days! 

This Saturday, October 6th at Sutton 

Saturday, October 20 at Brome Lake

Sutton’s fire station will be open to all this Saturday.

Come meet your firefighters at a family event! This Saturday, October 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the residents of Brome Lake and Sutton are invited to visit the Sutton fire station (11 Principale Street South) as part of an open house activity.

It will also be an opportunity to do something special by contributing to a fundraising campaign for the Fondation des pompiers du Québec pour les grands brûlés.

The activity will take place rain or shine.

You can’t get there on Saturday? No problem at all! You can catch up by visiting the Brome Lake fire station (27 Mont-Écho Road) on Saturday, October 20 from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm!

 

Contract Job – Museology Technician

Published on October 4, 2018

The Culture Department is seeking a Museology Technician to help initiate the actions under the Municipal Public Art Policy.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare an inventory and photograph the municipality’s cultural property (indoors and outdoors), including some of the History Museum’s artifacts, and set up a database in Filemaker Pro;
  • Prepare a new display in the curio cabinet in the Town Hall reception area and finish hanging the works from the permanent collection;
  • Develop solutions and suggest tools for properly protecting cultural assets; this may include advising the Town regarding the maintenance, restoration and storage of works, and management of the collection database.

The technician will work with the Cultural Development Officer and, as needed, History Museum volunteers. However, much of the time the technician will be working without supervision and will be the only museology expert working on a daily basis.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of training in Museology Techniques;
  • Proficient in Filemaker Pro software;
  • Excellent organizational and priority management skills and ability to assess the time required to carry out the tasks in the mandate;
  • Self-starter;
  • Creativity in the methods suggested to showcase the works given a limited budget;
  • Proficient in written French.

Conditions

Contract for a minimum of 315 hours to December 21, at an hourly rate of $17. Allowance of up to $50/week in addition to wages to help defray travel and accommodation expenses.

Support may be offered to find accommodation during the contract period.

Please email your resume to Claudine Filion-Dufresne, Cultural Development Officer, at [email protected] by October 10, 2018.

 
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