NGMC Helmet Policy: Council approved a North Grenville Municipal Centre (NGMC) helmet policy. The policy applies to all ice sport participants at the NGMC and requires those 12 years and under to wear a CSA approved helmet. The complete policy is here to download. The Municipality operates a skate and helmet lending library that is available during all public skating hours – full details are here.
Budget 2018: Council gave final approval to the 2018 Municipal budget. The budget allocates over $26 million to fund projects as diverse as road re-construction, a new play structure, a satellite fire station and continued improvements to the trails system. Of the $26 million included in the budget, approximately $13.5 million will be raised from Municipal taxes which represents a 2% tax rate increase in keeping with the Council-approved Long-Term Financial Plan. The full budget is available here.
Municipal Holiday Closures: There are some changes to Municipal holiday schedules:
- Municipal Administration Offices - closed December 25 through January 1
- Public Library - closed December 25, 26 & 30 and January 1
- Waste Transfer Station – closed Tuesday, December 26
- Garbage/Recycling Collection – delayed by a day for the week beginning December 25 and January 1
Upcoming Meetings: Council on Monday, January 8; Committee of the Whole on Monday, December 18. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Centre located at 285 County Rd 44, Kemptville. For more information contact Clerk Cahl Pominville at or at 613-258-9569 ext. 110.