Road Closure Notice - Bridge Replacement
The Township of Warwick is undertaking to replace the bridge on Warwick Village Road over the McPherson Municipal Drain in Lots 9 & 10, Concession 6. Warwick Village Road will be closed between Hickory Creek Line and Birnam Line from June 20, 2016 to approximately August 19, 2016. Access to local properties will be maintained at all times from the intersections either side of the bridge.
If there are any concerns or questions, please contact Mr. Greg Storms Tel. 519-876-2808 or Michael P. Devos, P. Eng. Tel. 519-672-4100 at Spriet Associates.
Proposed Changes to Fees and Charges for Site Plan Applications and Road Entrance/Culvert Permits
An update to fees and charges for site plan applications and road entrance permits is proposed. The proposed fees assist in covering actual costs incurred by the Township associated with the site plan application process and granting new accesses to properties off of municipal roadways (including culvert installations) and are as follows:
Site Plan Application
$500 minor (less than $50,000)
$1,000 major (over $50,000)
Third Party Review Fee
$0 minor application - unless recommended by the Development Advisory Committee, then actual cost reimbursement.
$1,000 deposit, plus actual cost reimbursement – Major application
Road Entrance/Culvert Permit
*A new proposed fee to re-coup costs associated with site visits and granting approval. If approved, this fee would apply to all entrance/culvert requests, not just ones associated with site plan applications.
After a two week notice period, an amending by-law will be presented to Council for approval at the April 25, 2016 Council meeting.
Any person may make written or verbal representation in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed fee changes at the Council meeting. Please note that any written representations will need to be received by the Clerk no later than April 21, 2016.
Policy on Serving Notices and Deeming Notices Effectively Served
Warwick Township Council has approved a new policy on deeming notices served.
Please see the attached by-law
Notice - Water Meter Fee Change
Updating Fees for Water Meters
TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Warwick will be updating the fees for water meters within Warwick Township. Section 6 of Schedule ‘A’ to By-law 58 of 2011 – Utility Billing and Collection Policy and Procedures will be amended as follows:
a)3/4 inch $287.50 plus HST
b)3/4 inch $747.50 plus HST (including backflow prevention)
c)1 inch $862.50 plus HST (not including backflow prevention, may be extra fees)
After a two week notice period, an amending by-law will be presented to Council for approval at the December 14, 2015 Council meeting.
Any person may make written or verbal representation in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed by-law amendment and fee change at the
Council meeting. Please note that any written representations will need to be received by the Clerk no later than December 9, 2015.
The proposed rates will come into effect on January 1, 2016.
For more information contact the Township Office at 519-849-3926.
Watford Resident Notice - Changes to Water/Sewer Accounts
CHANGES TO WATER / SEWER ACCOUNTS
FOR WATFORD RESIDENTS ONLY
Starting in September, Bluewater Power will be responsible for meter reads, invoicing and collection for water/sewer accounts.
(This transition will take place on your next invoice for the billing period ending in September.)
For customers who currently have a Bluewater Power account for their hydro service the water/sewer service will appear on the same invoice. For customers who do not have an active Bluewater Power account a new account number will be issued for their water/sewer service. Please ensure that when you are making payments via Internet, phone or bank machine that you use your new account number.
Bill payment options: pre-authorized payment, Financial Institutions, Telephone and Internet, Mail (please make cheque payable to Bluewater Power) and Depository Boxes (located at 855 Confederation St. Sarnia, ON).
For more information:
OR contact the Township Office at 519-849-3926