THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ST. CLAIR
Brander Park Opening
Have a look at a video of the Brander Park opening by clicking here.
Notice of 2016 Capital Budget Meeting
St. Clair Township 2016 Capital Budget presentation and deliberation meeting will be held on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 in the Council Chambers starting at 5:00 p.m. The budget meeting is open to the public and all ratepayers are welcome to attend.
Winter Parking By-Law
The Winter overnight parking by-law is now in effect until April. Motorists are advised that it is against the law to leave vehicles of any kind parked on public streets and roads overnight from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. This allows snow plow crews to do their jobs without having to avoid parked cars. Property owners are also reminded that it is against the law to shovel snow out into public streets. These snow piles create dangerous obstacles that can contribute to needless automobile collisions.
Pheasant / Rabbit Hunting Licenses
Pheasant / rabbit hunting licenses will be on sale Tuesday, October 13th, 2015. Click here for locations and details.
Sodium in Groundwater - Important Notice from Lambton Public Health
Lambton Public Health has been notified by the Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network (PGMN) that groundwater samples tested from monitoring wells in the Township of St. Clair contain higher than normal levels of sodium and are above the acceptable limits set by the Ontario Drinking Water Standards. PGMN wells are used for monitoring purposes only and not for drinking water. Municipal water systems are not part of this program.
Higher than normal sodium levels in PGMN wells may indicate that sodium levels in the local groundwater are also above acceptable levels. Therefore, Lambton Public Health is encouraging homeowners living in the Township of St. Clair who use private wells for drinking water, to test their wells for sodium.
Attention Township Residents with New P.O. Boxes
If you haven't already, please provide the Township office with your P.O. Box, so your bills are delivered in a timely manner. The Water Department can be contacted at 519-867-2993 (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the Tax Department at 519-867-2024 (email@example.com)
Pennies for Pavement Program
To help support the St. Clair River Trail, just drop off your spare change at the following locations: Shaykin Bait Variety or the Canada Post office in Port Lambton or the Pic-N-Pay in Sombra Village. Every penny will be matched 2:1 by St. Clair Township Council. Invest your pennies in the good health of your community.
Bricks, blocks & benches are available, through donations. Those interested can contact:
Laura Peaslee - 519-862-2442 for the north end of the Trail
Janis Paulley - 519-892-3223 for the south end of the Trail
visit the website at: stclairrivertrail.com
St. Clair Township Accessibility Committee
The Township of St. Clair Accessibility Committee is currently seeking members. The Committee works to ensure that public spaces within the municipality are fully accessible to all residents. To apply, please submit a written request stating your qualifications in care of: Clerk Jeff Baranek, St. Clair Township Civic Centre, 1155 Emily Street, Mooretown, Ont., NON 1M0 or call 519-867-2021, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 27 by 4 p.m. Preference will be given to those with accessibility issues and committee membership applies for the duration of the current term of Council.
Bluewater Community Advisory Panel seeking local member
The Bluewater Community Advisory Panel (BCAP) is looking for a new volunteer community members. Since its creation 30 years ago, BCAP has provided an opportunity for the public to learn more about industrial operations and provide advice to companies in the region.
If you are interested in learning more about these positions on BCAP, please contact co-chair Jennifer Johnson at 519-346-2419 or email: email@example.com
Moore Community and Recreational Foundation
The Moore Community and Recreational Foundation was established to enable those who wish to really make a difference in their community. The Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to an ever improving quality of life in this area and an ever increasing pride in their community by it citizens. For the Moore Community and Recreational Foundation guidelines, click here. For information on making a donation, click here.
The Moore Community and Recreational Foundation was formed in 1990 for those who wish to express their community pride through donations, bequests and other gifts. Funds received by the foundation are used to benefit worthy community initiatives. Grant applications are reviewed each year by the foundation committee members who represent the entire Township of St. Clair. New committee members are currently being sought and anyone who would like to be part of the committee can contact the township office at 519-867-2021.
Donations to the Moore Community and Recreational Foundation are always welcome. They allow the foundation fund to grow and to continue to assist initiatives that contribute to the on-going improvement of the quality of life for all S. Clair Township residents.
Moore Community & Recreational Foundation (MCRF) - Application Deadline
The deadline for the Moore Community & Recreation Foundation financial assistance is May 29, 2015. For a grant request form as well as contact information, please click here.
Parking By-Laws Address Township Safety / Property Standards Issues
The newest addition to the by-law prohibits the parking of boats on the road when not attached to a vehicle bearing a current license. It also prohibits the parking of any type of vehicle on boulevards. This component of the by-law has been brought about because people have been parking trailers and boats in exterior side yars. Tickets of $20 per offence will be issued to those who do not comply.
The second requirement restricts hours of parking along public streets and roads during winter months beginning Dec. 1. Between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., all vehicles must be kept off of public thoroughfares to allow township works staff to operate snow removal equipment efficiently and safely for the benefit of everyone who uses these streets and roads.
Heritage St. Clair
Check out our new Heritage St. Clair portion of the web site by clicking here or on the Heritage button at the left. Also see our new World War I Men of St. Clair Township web page by clicking here or on The Canadian Soldier picture below to the right.
My Community Notification Network (MYCNN)
Receive alerts about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for My Community Notification Network (MYCNN). This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as tornado warnings, unexpected road closures, missing persons, road closures and evacuations of buildings or neighbourhoods.
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how. Click on the MYCNN picture below to sign up.
Protect Your Family & You
FMAlert system provides fast emergency warnings
The FM Alert system will allow almost instant communication between the public and emergency personnel. When the program is in full swing, every residence will have a small receiver that can be activated via a radio signal and large public buildings such as schools will be outfitted with larger receivers. When activated, these units sound an alarm, exhibit a flashing red light, and display a brief digital message indicating the nature of the emergency. The township has been divided into eight areas and the system will be instituted in stages, with the most vulnerable areas in Corunna being the first areas to be activated. This system will replace the telephone call system, which proved to be insufficient to the needs of the township. The FM Alert system will be operated in partnership with Blackburn Radio and St. Clair County, Michigan. St. Clair Township Fire Chief Roy Dewhirst says this is ideal since severe storms usually track through St. Clair County first. This allows for a timely warning to be issued and allows residents to take immediate, appropriate action. Each residential unit is worth $30, but the municipality will be subsidizing its purchase by two thirds.
The units are be available at the Emergency Services building at the corner of Lyndoch and Hill Streets in Corunna, at the St. Clair Township Civic Centre in Mooretown, or at the Corunna Home Hardware.
We are a lower tier municipality located in the County of Lambton in the Province of Ontario, Canada. We are committed to providing efficient, effective, and economical services to our taxpayers.
Home to approximately 15,000 residents in
southwestern Ontario, the Township of St. Clair is the perfect place to live,
work and play. We have a thriving industrial park, as well as many other
large industries located in other parts of the Township. We are within 15
minutes of a border crossing to the United States, as well as within 8 hours
driving distance of approximately 22 million people.
You can get in touch with us through the telephone numbers below. You can also visit our office between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday (excluding holidays.)
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