News

Temporary closure of the John-Sleeth Center

The John-Sleeth Center is closed until further notice due to damages caused by the strong winds on Friday, November 1st.

The Volunteer Center is temporarily relocated to the sports chalet at the Goyette-Hill Park. The organizations concerned have been informed.

Weather watch – closed roads

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 3:30 pm

Closed roads

The Town of Sutton informs you that the following roads are partially or totally closed and will stay closed until further notice:

– Parmenter Road (in front of number 800);
-Mont Echo Road (in front of number 670);
-Dufur;
-Cushion Road;
-Burnett.

Following the upcoming weather conditions, other streets could be partially or completely closed depending on flooding or the fall of some trees. Additional damage may occur. We encourage you to avoid approaching streams that are flooded and to securely fix or store your objects subject to fly away (carport, garbage can, etc.). Rest assure that the Town is currently executing its Emergency Measures Plan and that all our teams are deployed and on the look-out. The Town is also in contact with the government authorities, the Sûreté du Québec and Hydro-Québec.

9-1-1 waiting period

9-1-1 is receiving a lot of calls right now. Please use 9-1-1 only for safety-related calls (traffic congestion and subsidence, electrical wires, life at risk). For any material damage, please contact your insurer. Thank you for your collaboration.

Power failures

Hydro-Québec informs us that the power failures will last at least 24 hours.

John-Sleeth Center

The John-Sleeth Center is closed until further notice due to wind damage. The organizations have been notified.

Culverts

The Town reminds you to ensure that your culvert or culvert pipe are clear and not block. In addition, any construction or repair of your culvert or culvert pipe must be permitted to ensure compliance with the proposed work and to ensure proper widths.

Collection of organic materials

Given the circumstances, the Town informs you that the collection of organic materials may not take place on your street. Exceptionally, the collection will take place on the next scheduled date.

Follow up

For a follow-up or more information, do not hesitate to follow us on our Facebook page and our website. City Hall will remain open up to 9:00 pm for information. For any emergency, contact 9-1-1.

Notice of Work on Parmenter road

Please note that because of a collapsed culvert on Parmenter road, Town of Sutton must undertake urgent repair work. For that reason, Parmenter road is currently closed from civic number 800.

Signage will be put in place to advice users of the detour.

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.

Closure of the Brome-Missisquoi Ecocentres for the winter

If you wish to take advantage of the services of one of the six Brome-Missisquoi ecocentres, you will have to do so before the end of November as these will close for the winter period, starting in December.

The service will resume in April 2020.

For information relating to the sites, schedules and accepted items, please visit www.bmvert.ca

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

We invite all the little monsters, witches, princesses and superheroes of the municipality to visit us on October 31 from 16:30. Make a stop at the fire station, at 15 South Principale Street to pick your candy! In collaboration with the fire department and the first responders, we will also serve a small beverage to warm you up.  Bring your reusable cups and glasses!

Happy Halloween!

 

 
 

 

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.