Due to the weather, the Carleton Place Town Hall will close to the public today, April 5th, 2023, at 12 noon. Even though the facility will be closed to the public, all departments are open for business. Please contact staff by phone or email - www.carletonplace.ca/contactus - The Town Hall will reopen tomorrow, April 6th, barring any significant complications from today’s storm.
Payments Owing to the Town - For any payments owing to the Town, options include online or telephone banking, mailing a cheque to the Town Hall or dropping off a payment in the mail slot at the Police Station located at 15 Coleman Street. We encourage residents to use these means of payment if at all possible. Town Hall does offer payment via credit card, however, there is a 3% service charge on the value of the payment to recover costs. Please call 613-257-6200 to use this service.
Significant freezing rain has already started to fall in our area. Environment Canada is continuing to warn of potential ice storm conditions with a prolonged period of freezing rain extending into this afternoon which could lead to significant ice build-up in some areas. Power outages and tree damage are possible.
• Make sure your flashlights have working batteries
• Only run generators outdoors and away from windows
• If you see downed power lines, stay away from them and call Hydro One at 1-800-434-1235
• Don’t open your fridge or freezer unless necessary
• Do not leave burning candles unattended
• Do not use barbeques indoors
If the Town experiences an emergency, such as a power outage, information and updates will be shared via the Town’s website (www.carletonplace.ca), e-newsletter CP Scoop (www.carletonplace.ca/cpscoop), on the Lake 88.1 radio station, on social media, and on notice boards at the Pool (359 Bridge Street) and at the Arena (75 Neelin Street).
The Town’s Emergency Management Control Group will continue to monitor the weather and will provide updates as required.