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November 2023 - First Snow, Next Winter

News from the Town Office

Volunteer of the Year — In 2021, Council established a Volunteer of the Year Award. Applications can be obtained from the Town Office. Applications will be accepted until the day before the November meeting of Council each year, at which time they will be reviewed by Council. The form is also available on the website, for on-line submission.

Harassment Training — Committee members who have not completed their Harassment training, the course is online, enrollment is free. The link is:Courses Overview - Enough Already ( Scroll to the bottom for the Course Modules. You can take the Employee version. Full instructions are on the site. The course provides a certificate which they can share as confirmation of attending the course. They are collecting statistics for their training, so the questions are somewhat detailed. Please forward a copy of your completion certificate to the Town Office, so we know you’ve taken it to:

Loraas Bins — If they are cracked or have wheel problems, please let us know at the Town Office and we will get a replacement bin to you. In order to preserve our pavement, please place your black and blue carts right at the edge of the pavement.

Parking — Allan has a 72 hour parking limit on streets, according to our Traffic Bylaw. With the winter snow load, vehicles can cause problems with snow removal. We request you move vehicles and trailers to off street parking, especially after a snowfall. Snow removal policy is for primary areas first, followed by residential streets and lastly, back lanes.

Wipes in the Pipes — are not good for our sanitary sewer system, even if they do say flushable . They do not dissolve enough before getting to our pumps. To prevent back ups in your home, or the town pumps, please toss them into the trash.

Building Information — If you are altering your home/garage, there may be permits required. This is to help keep the people in our community safe and protect our infrastructure. Changing the use of your property requires a development permit. Please ensure that you get your permit in advance of starting your project.

COVID Rapid Test Kits are still available for pick up at the Town Office. Check Health Canada for some extended expiry dates.

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Be Kind

To read the full newsletter, see the attached PDF.

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