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Return of baby gym 2019

The baby gym will be back on September 7, 2019 and will continue until December 21, 2019. The activity offered every Saturday from 10 :30 am to 12 :30 pm at the gymnasium of the Sutton School, offers children aged 0 to 5, accompanied by an adult, the opportunity to play in a safe space. An animator is on site to offer games that increase children global motor skill, psychomotricity and spatio-temporal skill. Free play for children and their parents is also promoted. Note that if the weather is nice activities can be held, outside, in the school playground.

The activity is free and no registration is required.

For more information contact :

Jérémy Haman
Coordinator of the recreation and community life service of the Town of Sutton
450-538-2290
[email protected]

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!

 

Notice of work on Scenic road from August 26 to August 30, 2019

The Town of Sutton wishes to inform citizens that work will be carried out by the Ministère des Transports on Scenic Road.

Hindrance:

Road closed to traffic at all times

Start:

August 26, 2019

Finish:

August 30, 2019

Direction:

West and East

Location:

In Sutton on Scenic road, between Judd and Waterhouse roads
Works area is located 45 metres east of 2021 Scenic road (450 meters east of Judd road)

Detour:

R-139,R-215, R-104 and R-243 (approximately 80 km)

Identification of work:

Culvert replacement

In order to ensure the public safety of residents affected by the detour, Sutton’s public service has put in place an automatic call protocol in order to ensure adequate safety in the area in question.

Thanks to the various public safety services for your assistance (Potton Fire Department, CAUCA 9-1-1 dispatch Center, Ambulance Service, Police Service, Canadian Customs and US Customs)! 

Could be altered or canceled due to operational constraints or weather conditions.

Consult Québec 511 or call 5-1-1 for updates or if you have questions about the work in question.

For the safety of road users and workers, compliance with the signs in place is essential.

 

Precautionary boil water advisory – September 4, 2019

According to the regulations of the Ministère des Affaires Municipales et de l’Habitation (MAMH), the Toen of Sutton must replace flowmeters at the drinking water production plant (town sector) and this work will be done on September 4, 2019. Therefore, we are issuing a precautionary boil water notice which will take effect on September 4 at 10 pmfor the following sector:

SECTORS:   all residents serviced by the aqueduct system in the Town’s sector

Drinking water in your sector will be considered unsafe to drink until further notice.

We suggest that you follow this precautionary boil water notice on our website www.sutton.ca and on our Facebook page starting on September 5, 2019.

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 the Public Works service 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

 

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.

The Goyette-Hill park pool temporarily closed

Dear citizens,

Please note that the pool is temporarily closed, today, August 21st, 2019 until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding!

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.

Extended schedule at the municipal swimming pool after August 18, 2019

Here is the new municipal swimming pool schedule in effect after August 18, 2019.

Village sector – cleaning of the aqueduct system

Town of Sutton will be cleaning out the aqueduct system in the Village sector between August 15th to August 30 th, 2019 This operation can cause the water to look temporarily cloudy (not clear), or turn yellowish. If this is the case, before using it let the cold water run in your bathtub or sink until the water becomes clear again.

We apologize for any potential inconvenience.

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.