North Grenville – Highlights from Municipality of North Grenville Council Meeting Held April 23rd, 2018.
Community Living Month: Council proclaimed May to be “Community Living Month” in the Municipality. Community Living North Grenville will be holding a number of events throughout the month to raise awareness for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Their annual pancake breakfast will take place on Wednesday, May 2 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the North Grenville Municipal Centre.
First Responders Day: Council proclaimed May 1 as “First Responders Day” in North Grenville. This is a day to recognize and thank all those men and women in our community who are first on the scene in an emergency including firefighters, police officers, paramedics, doctors, nurses and more.
Emergency Preparedness Week: Council proclaimed May 6-12 as “Emergency Preparedness Week” in the Municipality. Emergency Preparedness Week is a nation-wide event that brings awareness to how individuals and families can be better prepared in case of emergencies. For more information and ideas about how to be prepared, visit www.northgrenville.ca during Emergency Preparedness Week.
Canada Day Festivities Planned by Big Brothers Big Sisters: Council retained Big Brothers Big Sisters to plan and implement the Canada Day festivities that will take place at Riverside Park. More details about the festivities will be available in the near future.
2018 Community Grants Awarded: Council approved Community Grants for 13 different organizations totaling over $10,000. The organizations being awarded grants include the Knights of Columbus, Kemptville Snowmobile Klub, Oxford Mills Community Association, Kemptville District Hospital Foundation, Kemptville Minor Football Club, Friends of the Ferguson Forest Centre, Burritts Rapids Community Association, 1st North Grenville Scouts Group – Valley Highlands, North Grenville Scouts – Kemptville 1st Troop, Canadian Cancer Society, Kemptville Farmers’ Market, North Grenville Historical Society and Girls Inc.
Upcoming Planning/Public Meetings: Three public meetings will be held beginning at 7:00 p.m. on May 7 for Zoning By-Law Amendment Applications ZBA-3-18 (550 Jig St), ZBA-4-18 (665 County Rd. 18) and ZBA-5-18 (3909 Rideau River Rd).
Upcoming Meetings: Council on Monday, May 14; Committee of the Whole on Monday, May 7. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Centre located at 285 County Rd 44, Kemptville. For more information contact Clerk Cahl Pominville at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 613-258-9569 ext. 110.