Blood Donor Clinic - Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

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Blood Donor Clinic - June 27 2017 WEBSITE

 

Municipality Unveils 2019 IPM Executive Committee

At its regular meeting on June 20th, the Municipality of West Nipissing's Council unveiled the 9-member Executive Committee for the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo, to be held in Verner.

Executive Committee

Members (left to right): Tom Lambert, George McGaffin, Neil Fox, Jean Beauchemin, Daniel Michel, Jovette Morin-Gaudette, Joanne Savage and Daniel Olivier. Absent from the picture is Brian Vaillancourt.

Municipality Seeking Volunteers for Beautification of Communities

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Beautification Volunteers BILINGUAL RGB WEBSITE

Canada Day Festivites

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Canada 150 BILINGUAL RGB WEBSITE revised

Public Notice - Amendment to Cemetery By-Law

PUBLIC NOTICE

AMENDMENT TO CEMETERY BY-LAW

Cache Bay Cemetery
Field Cemetery
Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation Cemetery
Sunnyridge Cemetery
Verner Cemetery

 

The Municipality of West Nipissing has submitted amendment No. 2017-38, being an amendment to By-Law No. 2012-37, being a By-law to Administer, Manage, Regulate and Control Cemeteries in the Municipality of West Nipissing to the Registrar of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO), pursuant to the provisions of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002.

Any party wishing to obtain information about the amendment or to obtain a copy, may contact Joanne Rancourt, Assistant Clerk - Rural at 705-753-6917 or Melanie Ducharme, Municipal Clerk/Planner at 705-753-6926.

The by-laws and amendments may be reviewed directly from the municipal website by clicking on the links below:

or at one of the following municipal offices located at:

Municipal Office (Satelite Office)
11790 Highway 64, Verner, Ontario, P0H 2M0
OR
Municipal Office (Main Office)
101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, P2B 1T1.

This by-law amendment is subject to the approval of the Registrar of the BAO. Enquiries to the BAO may be made by calling 647-483-2645 or 1-844-493-6356.

The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing
101-225 Holditch Street
Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, P2B 1T1
Tel.: 705-753-2250
Fax: 705-753-3950

 

RV Dumping Stations Open for the Season

The RV dumping stations in Field, Sturgeon Falls and Verner are now open for the season.

Field RV Dumping Station*

Location: Field Outdoor Rink and Field Golden Age Club area, Jarbeau Street, Field, Ontario

*The dumping station is open, however please note that the water source to rince any spillage is currently unavailable. The Municipality is looking at rectifying this issue. 


Sturgeon Falls RV Dumping Station

Location: Intersection of Coursol Road and John Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario


Verner RV Dumping Station

Location: Along Gingras Avenue, south side of the Verner Arena, Verner, Ontario

 


 

Dumping Station WEBSITE

2017 Summer Day Camp - Registration Now Open!

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Summer Day Camp 2017 BILINGUAL WEBSITE

 

Municipality Monitoring Water Levels in the Area

 

Municipality Monitoring Water Levels in the Area

West Nipissing emergency services and the Public Works Department have been actively monitoring water levels in the area. Personnel will continue to monitor water levels and the Municipality will advise the public if the situation changes. Please keep an eye out on the municipal website at www.westnipissingouest.ca and on municipal Facebook and Twitter pages for updates on the matter.

 

Stay Clear, Stay Safe (Water Safety around Dams and Hydroelectric Stations)

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watersafetyposter WEST NIPISSING POWER GENERATION ENG WEBSITE

Employment Opportunities - Refer to Administrative Page

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ... Refer to the Administrative Office page, under the < Employment Opportunities > tab

Smoking By-Law and Smoke-Free Municipal Properties

The Municipality of West Nipissing wishes to advise all residents of the recent enactment of By-Law 2016/102, as amended, to regulate smoking in public places and workplaces in the Municipality.

Changes include the designation of certain municipal properties as being smoke-free, to the exception of designated smoking areas. These municipal properties are as follows:

  • Municipal Office (Main Office in Sturgeon Falls)
    Entirety of property at 225 Holditch Street

  • West Nipissing Community and Recreation Centre
    Entirety of property at 219 O'Hara Street & 210 Clark Street

  • Verner Arena
    Entirety of property at 80 Principale Street East

To view the Smoking By-Law and amendments, please click on one of the links below:

The By-Law shall be strictly enforced as of January 1st, 2017.

Melanie Ducharme
Municipal Clerk/Planner
The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing
101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, P2B 1T1
Tel.: 705-753-2250 ext. 6926
Fax: 705-753-3950
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Goulard Park Redevelopment Project Presentation

At its combined meeting held on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016, the Municpality of West Nipissing's Council was presented with the conceptual plans for the Goulard Park redevelopment (a project that the Municipal Council has endorsed).

Community consultations are being planned and the Municipality of West Nipissing will be seeking public input in order to finalize the conceptual plans. Details with regards to the community consultations will be shared as soon as they become available.

To view the presentation for the Goulard Park Redevelopment Project, please click on the link* below:

Goulard Park Redevelopment Project - Presentation (Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016)

Goulard Park Redev. WEBSITE

*Please note that the presentation is only available in PDF format.

Show us YOUR West Nipissing!

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Share it with us Bilingual WEBSITE

Vacancies - Boards and Committees 2014-2018

The Municipality of West Nipissing invites applications from interested individuals wishing to serve the community by becoming members on various boards and committees as listed below:

  • West Nipissing Property Standards Committee (2 vacancies)
  • West Nipissing Heritage Committee (1 vacancy)
  • West Nipissing Youth Action Advisory Committee (2 vacancies)
  • Additional information or copies of Terms of Reference relating to the various committees and the roles and responsibilities of their members may be obtained by communicating with the undersigned.

    Interested individuals may submit their letters of interest including a completed "Volunteer Profile Application Form" to the undersigned by regular mail or by e-mail as soon as possible, indicating which committee or committees are of interest.

    forms-iconVolunteer Profile Application Form

    Melanie Ducharme
    Municipal Clerk/Planner
    225 Holditch Street, Suite 101, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, P2B 1T1
    Tel.: 705-753-2250
    Fax: 705-753-3950
    E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

    Global Accessibility Awareness Day (May 18th)

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    Global Accessibility Awareness Day ENG WEBSITE

    Spring Clean Up 2017 - Field and Grant Townships (Seniors, Needy Persons and Persons without Vehicles)

    SPRING CLEAN UP 2017

    Field and Grant Townships
    Seniors, Needy Persons and Persons without Vehicles

    • AREA 1
      Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 - 8 a.m. 
      Crystal Falls and Grant Township (Highway 64 up to the Val des Arbres Subdivision)

    • AREA 2
      Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 - 8 a.m.
      Val des Arbres Subdivision

    • AREA 3
      Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 - 1 p.m.
      Remainder of the Village of Field

    • AREA 4
      Thursday, May 25th, 2017 - 8 a.m.
      Clear Lake

    NOTE #1
    Items not picked up by the Public Works Department because of ineligibility by Monday, May 29th, 2017 will have to be removed from the roadway or charges will be laid under the Property Standards By-law.

    NOTE #2
    Please remember to sort your materials prior to collection (this will be strictly enforced). Seperate collection will occur for metals, clean wood waste and general refuse. Please ensure these materials are easily accessible for collection crews.

    NOTE #3
    Hazardous waste, tires, electronic waste (TVs and computers), refrigerators or freezers will not be picked up.

    West Nipissing Environmental Services
    The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing
    101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, P2B 1T1
    Tel.: 705-753-2250
    Fax: 705-753-3950

     

    Flood Watch (MNRF North Bay District)

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    Consult the Flood Forecasting and Warning Program here: https://www.ontario.ca/law-and-safety/flood-forecasting-and-warning-program

    Flood Watch Bulletin May 4 2017 Page 1 WEBSITE
    Flood Watch Bulletin May 4 2017 Page 2 WEBSITE
    Flood Watch Bulletin May 4 2017 Page 3 WEBSITE

    All Sports Fields Closed Due to Inclement Weather Conditions

     

    Due to inclement weather conditions, all sports fields in the Municipality of West Nipissing are closed until further notice.

     

    Flood Watch (MNRF North Bay District)

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    Consult the Flood Forecasting and Warning Program here: https://www.ontario.ca/law-and-safety/flood-forecasting-and-warning-program

    Flood Watch Flood Outlook Bulletin April 28 2017 Page 1
    Flood Watch Flood Outlook Bulletin April 28 2017 Page 2

    Flood Watch Flood Outlook Bulletin April 28 2017 Page 3

    Employment Opportunity - Community Development Officer (contract position)

     

    THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF WEST NIPISSING

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
    (6 MONTH CONTRACT WITH POSSIBLE EXTENSION)

    The Municipality of West Nipissing has an opening for a Community Development Officer as part of the Community Services Department.  The responsibilities associated to this position will include interacting with clients, stakeholders and community partners; work closely with community groups/local businesses and engaging in community partnerships; assisting with the day to day operations of municipal facilities such as the Sturgeon River House Museum, the West Nipissing Information Centre, etc.; assist with the planning and coordination of municipal and community events and programs. 

    Qualifications / Requirements:                     

    • Minimum 2 year post-secondary diploma/degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience;
    • Demonstrated writing and oral communications skills in both official languages;
    • Exceptional computer literacy and proficiency in computer programs such as; Microsoft Office suite of products including Outlook;
    • Ease and confidence in speaking with key stakeholders and community partners;
    • Detail oriented and well organized with superior multi-tasking skills;
    • Ability to work within a team as well as taking initiative and working with minimal supervision;
    • A valid class “G” driver’s license.

    To view the job description, please click on the link provided below:

    To Apply:

    Please forward a detailed resume and cover letter quoting the relevant posting no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

    Resumes and cover letters can be dropped off in a sealed envelope at:
    The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing
    Attention: Stephan Poulin, Director of Economic Development and Community Services
    101-225, Holditch Street
    Sturgeon Falls, ON  P2B 1T1

    or resumes and cover letters can be sent electronically to:
    Stephan Poulin, Director of Economic Development and Community Services
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

    Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment.

     

    Request for Interest - 2019 IPM Executive Committee

    REQUEST FOR INTEREST

    2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo - Executive Committee

    The Municipality of West Nipissing is seeking interested individuals to fill nine (9) volunteer positions as part of the Executive Committee for the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo.

    Dynamic individuals with a keen interest in agriculture and event planning are required for the planning and implementation of the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo to be held in West Nipissing.

    The positions include:

    • Chair (1 position)
    • Plowing (1 position)
    • Tented City (1 position)
    • RV Park (1 position)
    • Special Features (1 position)
    • Related Events (1 position)
    • Marketing (1 position)
    • Adminsitration (2 positions)

    For more information on general terms of reference for each position, please click on the link provided below:

    Interested individuals are asked to submit their interest by e-mail or by submitting a letter, clearly indiating the preferred volunteer position and providing a background of relatable experiences.

    Please submit interest to the attention of the undersigned before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

    Stephan Poulin
    Director of Economic Development and Community Services
    The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing
    101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, P2B 1T1
    Tel.: 705-753-6902
    Fax: 705-753-3950
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

    Water Main Flushing (Updates) - Cache Bay, Sturgeon Falls and Verner

    The water mains in Cache Bay, Sturgeon Falls and Verner will be flushed, starting on Monday, April 24th, 2017. This takes about three (3) to five (5) weeks to complete. Please check for signs in your area, listen to the local radio station (Moose FM 99.3), or check back on this page for updates of WHEN and WHERE flushing will take place.

    UPDATE - WEDNESDAY, MAY 17TH, 2017

    All water mains flushing is complete in Sturgeon Falls and Verner. Weather permitting, flushing will be on Thursday, May 18th in Cache Bay, and will resume on Tuesday, May 23rd if required.

     

     

    National Volunteer Week - April 23rd to 29th, 2017

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    National Volunteer Week FR and ENG 2017 WEBSITE

    West Nipissing Cycle for Charity

    WN Cycle for Charity

    For more information or to register: www.westnipissingcycleforcharity.com

    FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/westnipissing.cycleforcharity.7 

    Come and join us on a fun bike ride!
    Venez nous joindre pour une randonnée en vélo !

    Sunday, June 4th, 2017 / le dimanche 4 juin 2017

    Registration 8:30 a.m. / inscription 8h30 

    Bike run starts at 10:00 a.m. / départ 10 h 

    Caisse populaire, Sturgeon Falls

    This is a fully supported bike ride by Cycle Works (on site bike mechanics).

    The West Nipissing Cycle for Charity  grew out of our passion for cycling and the desire to promote healthy living. The West Nipissing Cycle for Charity is an annual event and all proceeds  go to an active fund raising activity.

    In October of 2016 was held the first West Nipissing Cycle for Charity event. Ninety-six (96) cyclists and sixteen (16) volunteers participated in this event.  

    This year’s proceeds will go to a project called BIKES FOR KIDS. This project, in conjunction with the West Nipissing Commmunity Health Centre, will give bikes to children in need. 

     

    Flood Outlook - North Bay District

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    Water Shed Condition Statement-Flood Outlook April 10 2017 Page 1

    Water Shed Condition Statement-Flood Outlook April 10 2017 Page 2
    Water Shed Condition Statement-Flood Outlook April 10 2017 Page 3

    Spring Clean Up 2017 (Cache Bay, Springer & Sturgeon Falls)

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    Spring Clean Up 2017 ENG

    Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety (North Bay District)

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    Water Shed Condition Statement-Water Safety - April 3 2017 Page 1

    Water Shed Condition Statement-Water Safety - April 3 2017 Page 2
    Water Shed Condition Statement-Water Safety - April 3 2017 Page 3

    Employment Opportunities - Marina Supervisors

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    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    MARINA SUPERVISOR (UP TO 3 POSITIONS)
    SEASONAL, MAY TO OCTOBER 2017 (CONTRACT FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS)

    The Municipality of West Nipissing is seeking to hire up to three (3) Marina Supervisors (seasonal, May to October 2017) for a contract of up to six (6) months. Hours of work are 35 hours per week and include shift work (days, evenings and weekends).

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum Grade 12 diploma. Post-secondary education (business administration or related field) or relevant work experience will be considered an asset.
    • Fluent in both official languages (oral and written).
    • Effective communication skills (both written and oral) considered an asset.
    • Working knowledge of computers, printers and general office equipment.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other commonly used software.
    • Working knowledge of Internet and e-mail (ex.: e-mail, Microsoft outlook, and/or others).
    • Problem solving and decision making capabilities.
    • Standard First Aid, CPR certification will be considered and asset.
    • Sound organization and time management skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
    • Ability to provide great customer service in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Marina and/or retail experience will be considered an asset.
    • Supervisory experience will be considered an asset.

    Duties:

    • Assist the Marina Manager with the day-to-day operations of the facility.
    • Assist the Marina Manager with scheduling and prioritizing the work schedule and work activities for Marina staff.
    • Communicate with boaters and provide slip assignment.
    • Assist the Marina Manager with dock contracts for permanent and visiting boats and amphitheatre bookings.
    • Input computer data using Word, Excel, fuel tracking systems, and any other program required to ensure databases are kept current.
    • Monitor fuel levels and fuel sales and report.
    • Assist in fuelling, pump-outs and docking boats.
    • Assist with the retail operation.
    • Participate in all training.
    • Ensure cleanliness of facility and site.
    • Assist or assume a supervisory role in an Emergency Action Plan for the safety of staff, customers and the general public.
    • Complete periodic inventory counts of retail store.
    • Address and resolve concerns of public and boaters.
    • Assist with events and activities.
    • Follow all policies, procedures and guidelines practices, and Occupational Health and Safety regulations as prescribed by Council of the Municipality of West Nipissing.
    • Supervise marina attendants and report any staffing issues to the Marina Manager.
    • Prepare staff schedules and timekeeping as approved by the Marina Manager.
    • Promote the facility and maintain high standards of professional service and work towards establishing the Marina's reputation for services and customer relations as exemplary.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Marina Manager.

    To Apply:
    Please forward a detailed resume quoting the relevant posting no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7th, 2017.

    Resumes can be dropped off in a sealed envelope at:
    The Corporation of the Municipality of West Nipissing
    Attention: Stephan Poulin, Director of Economic Development and Community Services
    101-225, Holditch Street
    Sturgeon Falls, ON P2B 1T1

    or resumes can be sent electronically to:
    Stephan Poulin, Director of Economic Development and Community Services
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

    We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

    Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment.

     

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