The Municipality is now accepting applications for the Rideau-Sanders-Prescott 2017 Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Façade, Landscape and Signage Improvement Grant Program. This program provides matching funds, up to $5,000, for eligible property improvement projects within the CIP District.
The deadline for applications to be submitted is May 12, 2017. Don’t miss this great opportunity for funding to support your property improvement projects.
Full program guidelines, details and application forms can be found on the Municipality’s economic development website here.
Information packages (including the application form) can also be picked up at the Municipal Centre (2nd floor reception) during regular business hours.
As you identify your plans for property improvements, also consider the Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation’s Community Retrofit Loan Program for commercial properties and businesses. This program compliments the Municipality's CIP Program. Non-interest bearing loans, amortized up to five years are available to qualifying businesses and commercial property owners. More information is available at www.grenvillecfdc.com/grants/item/4-community-retrofit-program.
The North Grenville Fire Service, in conjunction with the Ontario Fire Marshal and the Eastern Ontario Association of Fire Investigators, is conducting a series of fire investigation training sessions today (April 19) and tomorrow (April 20) at the abandoned structure located at 114 County Road 44 (the former Evergreen Motel).
Flood Warning Downgraded to Flood Watch
With access ways to the waterfront properties on the Long Reach of the Rideau River (Kars to Burritts Rapids) again passable, the Flood Warning, in place for the last week, is now reduced to Flood Watch.
April 10, 2017 - South Nation Conservation (SNC) is downgrading the “Flood Watch” statement issued on April 6th to “Flood Outlook” as the water levels in rivers and streams are receding. The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information regarding the forecasted weather and the potential of flooding throughout the SNC jurisdiction.
As 2017 marks Canada's big 150th birthday, the Canada Day Committee and the team of dedicated volunteers are aiming to make this an extraordinary event to remember for the next 50 years!
Mark your calendars! The Canada 150 celebration on July 1st in Riverside Park is going to be an event to remember! With live music all day, food, fun and fireworks, this year’s celebration will have something for everyone, and the events are being made even more special through the support of local businesses like Jonsson’s Independent – this year’s Canada 150 Presenting Partner.
Hydro One will be conducting forestry operations on the Kemptville Harriet F1, F2, F3 distribution line, the Kemptville King F1, F2, F3, F5 distribution line and on the Kemptville West F1, F2, F3 line in 2017.