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NOTICE

Please be advised that as part of North Huron’s ongoing effort to help "flatten the curve" of the COVID-19 pandemic, the April 6, 2020 Regular Council Meeting will be held virtually using Cisco WebEx Meetings. Members of the public are able to call in and listen to the meeting at +1-416-216-5643. The meeting will also be uploaded to the Township’s Youtube page and website for viewing at a later date.

Thank you for your understanding during these uncertain times. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk by email at clamb@northhuron.ca. 

 

NOTICE OF AN EMERGENCY SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING


Due to the current COVID-19 situation, please be advised that Reeve Bailey has called an Emergency Council Meeting for Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  

LIVE STREAMING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE PUBLIC AT:
https://www.youtube.com/TwpofNorthHuron 

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NOTICE

Date: March 23, 2020
 

Due to the latest recommendation from Dr. Miriam Klassen, Medical Officer of Health regarding the COVID-19 outbreak all North Huron operated playgrounds and parks are closed to the public until further notice. Please follow Huron Perth Public Health guidelines and practice social distancing at all times.

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NEWS RELEASE

Date: March 13, 2020 

For Immediate Release

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information – Township of North Huron

Township of North Huron’s first priority is to ensure the safety of residents.

Please be advised of the following measures that are effective immediately.

To limit the potential exposure to the COVID-19, all Recreational Facilities, Wingham Town Hall Theatre (AC/DC concert is still on March 13th) and all public washrooms are closed. All recreation programs, activities and Child Care Services have been cancelled until April 3rd, 2020. It is anticipated that the recreation facilities, activities and programs will re-open on Saturday, April 4th. All other Township facilities, listed above will re-open on Monday, April 6th, 2020.

Staff will be conducting business as normal during this time period and can be reached by phone and/or email.

Current information can be obtained on our website. www.northhuron.ca

Huron Perth Public Health enhances measures to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the region

  • Huron and Perth residents postpone all non-essential travel outside of Canada, including to the United States.
  • Returning travellers to Huron and Perth:
  • Practice social distancing, which includes recognizing the risk of attending public gatherings
  • Refrain from visiting: hospitals, long-term care homes or retirement homes, the elderly, or those with chronic health conditions.
  • Returning visitors from Hubei Province (China), Iran and Italy self-isolate (stay home) for 14 days from their date of return.
  • Returning visitors from all other countries, including the United States, self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days from their date of return. Children who have returned from travel must self-isolate at home for 14 days from their date of return (not attend daycare or school).
  • The County recommends that the public follow the proper hygiene protocols outlined by the Provincial Medical Officer of Health: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus.
  • Website for more details:

Our media spokesperson is Bernie Bailey, Reeve bbailey@northhuron.ca

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Property Taxes Due March 27, 2020

Water Bill Payments Due March 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Municipal Office has been closed to the public.

The following payment options are available:

  • On-Line Banking - Vendor is North Huron Taxes for property tax and use your roll number for the account number. The vendor for the water bills is North Huron Water and use your Customer account number but leave off the first zero;
  • Payment at your financial institution;
  • Dropping cheques and payment stubs in drop box located at the front doors of the Town Hall at 274 Josephine St, Wingham;
  • Mail Cheque to Municipal office – PO Box 90, Wingham, ON N0G 2W0.

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NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS

Please be advised that By-law No. 88-2019 requires all dogs within the Township of North Huron to be licensed.

A Dog Counter Licensee for the Township of North Huron will be going door to door with dog tags and collecting the required licensing fees. This process will be starting on February 14, 2020. Dog tags are also available at the Township of North Huron Town Hall.

On payment of the licence, all dog owners will be furnished with a dog tag. The dog tag will be issued for the years of 2020-2022, however fees for this tag must be paid annually. It is the owner’s responsibility to keep the tag securely fixed on the dog at all times until the tag is renewed or replaced.

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Survey: Community Safety and Well Being Plan

The Province has mandated municipalities to prepare and adopt a Community Safety and Well-Being plan, working with police services, health/mental health, education, community/social services and children/youth services. This Working Group, made up of municipalities in Huron County, in partnership with the Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention, is inviting residents to participate in the Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Survey. This survey will help us understand the current well-being and feelings of safety of residents in the lower-tier municipalities of Huron County so we can work together to focus on local actions that will improve quality of life for everyone.

This survey is being administered by the Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) on behalf of the Huron County Community Safety and Well-Being Working Group as part of the development of our Community Safety and Well-Being Plan. The plan will provide a model for collaboration, planning, and action to shape how current and emerging issues are responded to through ongoing engagement with community stakeholders.

The survey includes questions about your day-to-day life, health, education, employment, safety, leisure, and recreation experiences, as well as what you think about living, working, and playing in your community. By sharing your experiences and what matters to you, you help to shape life in your community, determine key priorities, and indicate where you think change is needed the most.

Completion of this Survey

This survey should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. The survey responses are being confidentially collected and analyzed by researchers from CMNCP. All responses will be kept confidential, and only overall results, without individual identifying information, will be shared. The survey will be available for comments until April 3, 2020.

If you have any questions about this survey or if you would like to request a paper copy, please contact Dr. Felix Munger or Audrey Monette (audrey@safercities.ca). To learn more about the Community Safety and Well-Being Plan, please contact Carson Lamb, Clerk of the Township of North Huron (clamb@northhuron.ca).

       

 

 

Click Here For The Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HuronCountyCSWBSurvey

 

 

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Click Here ---> For The North Huron Community Improvement Plan

Click Here ---> For The Community Improvement Plan Application Form

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 FOR THE 2020 WASTE/RECYLING SCHEDULE FOR NORTH HURON PLEASE CLICK HERE.