News and Public Notices

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December Special Meeting of Council

A Special Meeting of Council will be held on Thursday, December 3rd @ 5:30. This meeting of council will be to discuss the potential for a Village of Barnwell Mask By-law.

The Meeting will be held in Council Chambers located at 612 Heritage Road. All meetings are open to the public but we are strongly encouraging public to practice their social distancing. We thank you for your consideration. 

December Regular Meeting of Council

December Regular meeting of Council will be held on Thursday, December 10 , 2020. Meetings are at 6:00pm.
Meetings are at 6:00pm in Council Chambers located at 612 Heritage Road. All meetings are open to the public but we are strongly encouraging public to practice their social distancing. We thank you for your consideration. Any changes to meeting times or dates will be posted in the Village office and on the Village website.

License Renewal

All Village of Barnwell Dog and Business licenses expire as of December 31st, 2020. You can start purchasing your Licenses for the 2021 year at any time now at the Village of Barnwell office, 612 Heritage Road at the following rates:
Dog Licenses
Not neutered/spayed – $50.00 per dog/per annum
Neutered/spayed – $25.00 per dog/per annum
Restricted dogs -$100.00 per dog/annum
Fines will be issued for unlicensed Dogs.
Business Licenses
Residents
Single business, trades, occupations – $25.00 per annum
Home Occupations – $25.00 per annum
All new businesses/home occupations must apply at the Village office for a license to operate.
Non-Residents
All business, trades, or occupations – $100.00/annum, $25.00/week or $10.00/day.
Hawkers, peddlers – $10.00 per day
Fines may be issued for any unlicensed dogs or businesses.

December 26 Garbage Pick-Up

To help accommodate excess Christmas Garbage, all households will be allowed up to Six (6) regular size garbage bags for pick-up on the December 26th Garbage pick-up day only.

VILLAGE OF BARNWELL HOLIDAY HOURS

December 24th – Closed
December 25th – Closed
December 28th – Closed
December 31 – Closed at noon
January 1, 2021 – Closed

Village of Barnwell Job Opportunity

The Village is now accepting applications for one Permanent Part Time Office Assistant position. The successful candidate will have completed a High School Diploma (or equivalent) with proficient skills in typing, a basic knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel, other general computer skills and knowledge and be a willing and quick learner.  All applicants must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.  Applicants will be required to problem solve and communicate effectively with the public and have a flexible schedule as hours will fluctuate.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit resume to the Village of Barnwell office, Attention:  Rachel Schortinghuis, 612 Heritage Road, Barnwell, or email to [email protected] This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Preference may be given to Village of Barnwell residents.

Draft – Bylaw 3-20 Animal Regulations Bylaw

The Village of Barnwell is in the process of updating the Animal Regulations Bylaw. Attached below is the document for your review. Should you have any comments or concerns, please send an email to [email protected] Thank you for your participation in this matter.

Draft Animal Bylaw 3

Tax Arrears Interest

In an effort to help you avoid any further penalties, we wish to remind you If you have an outstanding amount owing on your property tax bill to please submit that to the Village office.  In order to avoid a further 12% penalty on the entire outstanding balance, your tax bill must be paid by December 31, 2020. If your bill is not paid, a penalty will be added on January 1, 2021. If you wish to avoid or reduce this penalty, please make your tax payment(s) to the Village of Barnwell, before December 31st, 2020. If you have an outstanding amount you will be sent a letter by the beginning of December.

Village Tax Installment Plan
Paying your taxes in 12 monthly installments is an easy way to avoid paying a large property tax bill in July.  If you are interested in participating in our Tax Installment plan, please contact the Village office.  In order to be eligible for this program, all tax arrears must be paid by December 31st, 2020. 

December Recycle Schedule

Recycling dates will remain the same for the month of December. These days will be December 12th and 26th, 2020. 

Please remember to keep your garbage out of the recycling. It will be left in your recycling bin and it will be your responsibility for you to dispose of it.
Because of the dyes in the wrapping paper, it CAN NOT be recycled and will NOT be accepted. In years past everyone has done a fantastic job with this, so let’s keep up this trend!


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