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Covid-19 - Update #70

MUNICIPAL UPDATES

Carleton Place Welcomes a New Recycling Contractor

The Town of Carleton Place Public Works Department would like to inform residents that effective June 1st, 2020 Emterra Environmental will be providing recycling collection and processing services on behalf of the Town.  Initially, residents will not see any changes at the curb, however, the Town will begin the transition to a dual stream process with alternating collection of paper products and other recyclable materials each week starting August of 2020.  Residents will be receiving a new yellow bin from Emterra along with promotional information including a calendar to help with the transition.   Residents can still use their blue bins for recycling each week.  Residents are also encouraged to download the free Carleton Place Waste Solutions App for all your waste collection information.

 

Employment Opportunity – Property and Project Manager

The Town of Carleton Place is seeking a Property and Project Manager. A detailed job description for this position can be accessed on the Town's website.

Interested applicants are invited to submit an application in confidence by 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2020 quoting “Property and Project Manager”. Please visit our Employment Opportunities page for more information.

 

Tennis Courts Now Open

The municipal tennis courts are now open for play. To obtain a tennis membership, please call the Recreation & Culture Department at 613-257-1690 to arrange for a curbside pickup. The cost of a membership is $120.00 for a family/couple (max 6 people), $67.00 for an adult, $57.00 for a junior (5-17) and $62.00 for a senior.

In accordance with current safety measures, we ask that you adhere to the following guidelines to protect yourself and your fellow patrons:

  • Stay home if you’re sick. -A maximum of five (5) patrons in the Tennis Courts at any time, as per Provincial Regulations.
  • Maintain a safe physical distance of 6ft/2m at all times.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose & mouth.
  • Avoid touching surfaces as much as possible.

 

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT UPDATES

Today, the Ontario government is taking additional immediate action at high-risk long-term care homes, following the disturbing allegations outlined by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

To further protect seniors and staff in long-term care homes, the Ontario government announced today that it is extending the mandate of the Incident Management System Long-Term Care Table.

 

OTHER UPDATES

Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

The stress, uncertainty and anxiety associated with the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to increased substance use amongst vulnerable populations.  The Health Unit encourages people who use substances to continue to engage with harm reduction services for single use equipment, naloxone and further access to services and referrals. Harm reduction supplies, including Naloxone kits, will continue to be offered throughout Leeds, Grenville and Lanark during the COVID–19 pandemic. Please visit the Health Unit website for more information.