Construction Update - October 29 2020
Public Works Construction Update - The days are definitely getting cooler and shorter but it also marks the end of a robust construction season for the Town of Carleton Place.
The Public Works office together with all our contractors would like to express our gratitude to the residents of Carleton Place for your cooperation, patience, and understanding throughout what was a very busy construction season with work being completed on Costello Drive, Patterson Cres., High Street, and Bridge Street this year.
Carleton Place Public Works Department has already begun working on projects for
October 29, 2020
2021 Draft Water & Sewer Budget
2021 – Draft Water and Sewer Budget - Staff will present the draft 2021 Water and Sewer budget to the public for comment at the November 10th, 2020 Committee of the Whole meeting. The draft includes a recommendation for a 1.95% increase to water and sewer rates. This will result in a total charge of $953.44 per year for a residential property with one or two people; an increase of $1.52 per month over 2020 rates. The justification for the increase is primarily centered around an increase in the cost to undertake construction projects locally. Increased costs have had a significant impact on
October 29, 2020
Building Permit Fees - Notice of Public Meeting
Public Meeting Notice – Building Permit Fees - The Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place is proposing a change to the Building Permit Fee Schedule. This change will alter the way Building Permits Fees are formulated. The primary reasons for the proposed changes are to increase efficiencies within the Department for permit processing, to utilize flat fees for simplified issuance of permits and identification of permit costs for the public. As per Section 7(1)(c) in the Building Code Act, a public meeting will be held to discuss the proposed fee adjustments and provide a rationale for
October 28, 2020
Council Meeting Highlights - October 27 2020
Council supported a one (1) year extension of the Draft Approval for the Taber Street Subdivision which was scheduled to lapse on December 11th, 2020. A new owner is acquiring the property and has indicated they intend to initiate development as soon as the land sale concludes. Council instructed staff to inform the County of Lanark of the support for the one (1) extension.
Under the federal-provincial Safe Restart Agreement, the Ontario government is providing up to $4 billion in emergency assistance so that municipalities are supported as they respond to COVID-19. Funding is being
October 27, 2020