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Highlights of December 11 Council Meeting

Below are some highlights from the regular Municipality of North Grenville Council Meeting held on Monday, December 11, 2017:

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.