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Snow Removal Assistance Program 2021/22

The municipality will be offering snow removal services to eligible individuals, couples, or families.  To be eligible for the program, a household must meet one of the following requirements: Current Documents must be provided

  1. 65 years of age or older and provide proof that you are financially unable to make arrangements (i.e., HST rebate or Trillium), or
  2. Physically handicapped and provide proof that you are financially unable to make arrangements (i.e., disability pension).
  3. To have the fee waived, a senior who is 65 years or over must provide evidence at the time of application that they are receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement.

There must be NO person living at the address who is physically capable of removing snow to be eligible for this program

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS FOLLOWS:
Tuesday, October 26 – 10:00 am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, October 27 - 10:00am to 12:00 Noon
ACTIVITY ROOM/OLD LIBRARY - Terrace Bay Community Centre

If you are not able to attend on the above dates, please contact Jennifer at 825-3315, ext. 229 during regular business hours to make alternate arrangements

Terrace Bay Beach “Name the Fish” Contest

Terrace Bay Beach "Name the Fish" Contest!  Our fish donation box needs a name for the plaque that will be installed on it!  Please submit your name idea by email to: recreation@terracebay.ca   Don't forget to include your name & phone number with your name idea!  Winning submission will receive a Terrace Bay Hoodie!  Deadline to submit is November 1, 2021

Council Meeting – Monday, October 18

The next Council Meeting will be Monday, October 18, 2021 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person (proof of vaccination required) or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:
Reminder: All persons entering the Terrace Bay Community Centre are required to provide PROOF OF VACCINATION at the TB Community Centre Office, self screen, wear a mask & hand sanitize before entering the building.

FoodCycler Draw Registration

ON-SITE FOOD WASTE DIVERSION PILOT PROGRAM 2021

Join the Township of Terrace Bay in tackling food waste by piloting FoodCycler™ technology in your home!

WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE?

Did you know that up to 50% of household waste is composed of food waste? By helping your municipality address food waste, you are supporting your community’s environmental initiatives, while reducing your carbon footprint.

90% REDUCTION IN FOOD WASTE
95% REDUCTION
IN GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM FOOD WASTE

The purpose of the FoodCycler™ Pilot Program is to measure the viability of on-site food waste processing technology as a method of waste diversion. By reducing food waste at home, you can support your municipality in their environmental goals, reduce your household's carbon footprint and extend the life of your community's local landfill.

WHY FOODCYCLER™?

FoodCycle Science's FoodCycler is:
ENERGY EFFICIENT ODOURLESS EASY TO USE
Only $3-$4 in energy costs every month!
Carbon filter accessories filter all odours!
Just press Start!

PROJECT TIMELINE: 12 WEEKS

START NOV 1, 2021 12 WEEKS END JAN 23, 2022
Purchase your unit and filters at the municipal office:
• Unit price: $169.50
• Replacement filters: $25.00
(all prices include HST)
Divert your food waste using the FoodCycler™ for a period of 12 weeks. Track the amount of waste you divert with a tracking sheet (to be provided to you by the municipality).

 

 

Fill out a closing survey (to be provided by the municipality) about your experience using the FoodCycler™. Once complete, the FoodCycler™ is yours to keep!
Replacement filters available to purchase through your municipality & www.vitamix.com.

HOW DO I RESERVE MY SPOT?

There are only 36 spots available! It was decided that a draw will be used to randomly assign the spots. To enter the draw for your chance to participate in the on-site food waste diversion pilot program just fill out and the registration form! Must be a Terrace Bay resident.
Support your community by testing this innovative technology in your home!

REGISTER HERE

Registration Deadline: October 26th 2021
Draw Date: October 28th 2021
Pilot Start Date: November 1st 2021

MUNICIPAL CONTACT

Stacy Moffat
Special Projects Coordinator
E: spc@terracebay.ca
P: 807 825 3315 ex 239

Council Meeting – October 4, 2021

The next Council Meeting will be Monday, October 4, 2021 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person (proof of vaccination required) or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:
Reminder: All persons entering the Terrace Bay Community Centre are required to provide PROOF OF VACCINATION at the TB Community Centre Office, self screen, wear a mask & hand sanitize before entering the building.

Boat & Kayak Docks Removal for the Season

The Boat and Kayak Docks at the Terrace Bay Beach will be removed for the season on Wednesday, October 6th.

Residents Notice – Hydrant Flushing & Valve Exercising

The Ontario Clean Water Agency will be conducting Hydrant Flushing and Valve Exercising with the Municipal Drinking Water System from September 29 to October 5, 2021 . Residents may experience discoloured water during this maintenance activity. If this happens, residents are to run their water taps until clear. The Municipality apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. If you require more information contact the Municipal Office at 825-3315.

Rail Safety Week

Every year, more than 2,100 North Americans are killed or seriously injured in railway crossing and trespassing incidents. Almost all of these incidents are preventable – but that starts with knowing how to act safely around tracks and trains. Operation Lifesaver (OL), a national not-for-profit dedicated to rail safety, has developed some easy-to-follow tips that will help protect you and your family and friends. You can find more rail safety tips and resources at operationlifesaver.ca and by following OL on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Council Meeting – September 20, 2021

The next Council Meeting will be Monday, September 20, 2021 at 6:30pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room. The public is invited to attend these meetings in person or online through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom Links below to attend the virtual meeting:
Reminder: All persons entering the Terrace Bay Community Centre are required to self screen, wear a mask & hand sanitize before entering the building

Terrace Bay Community Centre Office CLOSED today – Noon to 1:00pm

The Terrace Bay Community Centre Office will be CLOSED today - September 17th from noon to 1pm. We will be having a staff luncheon celebrating Dean Main's Retirement and his 35 years of service to our community! If you see Dean, wish him well in his new journey of retirement!