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Sandy Lake

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Village Administration can be reached Monday - Friday by email at svsandyb@xplornet.ca. The Village Text is (780) 718-1894. Next office days are Tue & Wed Oct 16 and 17, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm. Voice messages outside these times will not be returned.

 

 

 

 

 

 ALL RESIDENTS - WINTER 2018/19 (Oct to May)

Village Office Hours   

Sunday

Closed

Monday  Closed (office available email svsandyb@xplornet.ca) or Text ONLY 780.718.1894 no voicemail
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5 pm (closed every third week when Council has meeting - email available)
Wednesday  9:00 am - 5 pm (closed every third week when Council has meeting - email available)
Thursday 9:00 am - 5 pm (only open every third week when Council has a meeting - email available)
Friday 9:00 am - 5 pm (only open every third week when Council has a meeting - email available)
Saturday

Closed

During the Winter predicted office times for Oct to May are Tuesday/Wednesday 9.00 am to 5 pm or Thursday/Friday when Regular Council takes place every third Thursday of the month. office open 2 days a week.

During the Summer predicted office times for June to Sept are Tuesday to Thursday 9.00-5 pm or Friday when Regular Council takes place every third Thursday of the month. office open 4 days a week.

Village Administration can be reached outside hours by contacting the Village Cell (780)718-1894 (Text ONLY please). Please email the office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca on weekday schedule for all inquiries as this is the best and quickest way to get a response to your question.

  • For Village bylaw enforcement (non-emergencies) call the Village office at (780)967-2873 and leave a message. Please note that there is no Bylaw officer. Please respect your neighbours and exercise discretion.  Please adhere and respect Village procedural guidelines and Bylaws and support your community in a positive and courteous manner.  We thank all for their commitment. 

  • Monitor your Summer Fire Pits, Do NOT leave fire's unattended, DON'T drive your ATV just anywhere, respect the Park and Lake rules, adhere to signs posted throughout the Village and alerts and notifications on the website - get along and respect your neighbours so we can have a great Summer. DOUSE YOUR FIRE - MAKE FIRE IN PIT ONLY - FIRE MUST HAVE A GRILL - SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE PLEASE - thank you

  • IMPAIRED driving is an offence and will be reported to the authorities immediately upon detection - no alcohol no cell phones - no text no wreck.  This will apply to ATV's, and all off road vehicles and motorcycles too.

  • IF you have an emergency or safety issue (RCMP, FIRE, AMBULANCE) dial 9-1-1 for emergency services.

  • During tax season you can mail your cheque or drop it off in stainless mailbox way on left where mail boxes are at the store parking lot or drop in this mailbox way to left at store across from the hall.  

  • PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR GARBAGE OR ORGANICS ON THE ROAD OR HIGHWAY - STORE IT in containers or bins on your yard UNTIL PICK UP DAY OR THE DAY BEFORE - thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

ADMINISTRATION

Please contact Administration with concerns, feedback, Bylaw implementation and delegations. 

Monitor the online Calendar for weekly office hours.

During the Winter predicted office times for Oct to May are Tuesday/Wednesday 9.00 am to 5 pm or Thursday/Friday when Regular Council takes place every third Thursday of the month.

During the Summer predicted office times for June to Sept are Tuesday to Thursday 9.00-5 pm or Friday when Regular Council takes place every third Thursday of the month.

All residents should familiarize themselves with the Procedure Bylaw 04-2016 Section 4.8 page 5 which outlines the guidelines for delegations at regular Council meetings.

Please contact Administration and book an appointment in writing (svsandyb@xplornet.ca) to address Council under delegations. 5 min presentation.

2018 Taxes

 TAXES DUE DECEMBER 31, 2018

All outstanding unpaid taxes will receive a one time 18% penalty applied on January 2, 2019 to ALL outstanding balances. Please pay before the December 31, 2018 deadline. 

This does not apply to those on the TPP Plan. 

NEW TAXES DUE JUNE 30, 2019

All outstanding unpaid taxes will receive an 3% monthly penalty on current year taxes(July to Dec), applied to outstanding balances. Please pay before or on June 30, 2019 deadline upon receiving your tax notice last week of May 2019. 

This does not apply to those on the TPP Plan.

To establish your monthly amount for TPP divide your new balance owed (as on your new tax notice in May) by 7.

The office is also setting up direct debit for all roll numbers on TPP - please send a void cheque and completed direct debit authorization form from YOUR bank to the Village office - drop it in stainless mailbox across from hall or mail - prior to May 15, 2019 (your TPP will be removed no exceptions if NOT received by then) in order for us to complete the process and depart from the current 12 cheque system.  

TPP direct debit tax authorization NOT received by May 15, 2019 will be removed from the TPP plan.

POST date your cheques for the 30th of every month please. 

Property Tax Bylaw 02-2018

Penalty Unpaid Tax Bylaw 03-2018

REMINDER - Garbage pick up moves to weekly beginning in May 2018.

Be advised that household garbage pick up is now every Monday (except holidays, whereas it will be Tuesday).  The Village requests that you only put out your garbage the day of pick up. DON'T leave it on the road.  If you don't have a waste collection calendar, please pick one up at the brochure box at the mailboxes, print one off website, or come by the office on Tuesdays or Thursdays to pick one up.  We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

PLEASE train yourself to have a 4-6 weekly recycle (paper, tins, cardboard etc.) and dispose of this YOURSELF at the Highway 43 site in Gunn.  Your empties like drink containers is worth money as you pay for it at the store and also train yourself on a 4-6 week cycle to dispose of this at the appropriate facility.  DO NOT add these items to your household waste.

PLEASE NOTE if garbage pickup is delayed due to the weather or other unforeseen circumstances be advised that pick up will resume as soon as possible likely the next business day.  

Organics are weekly on Mondays in the Summer from April to Sept.  5 CLEAR BAGS AND ORGANICS ONLY - DO NOT leave it on the road if you missed it.

Please store your bags in containers or bins AND DON'T LEAVE your bags on the road. Put it out the night before or end of weekend or end of stat holiday. 

Garbage 2018

This calendar will remain as is above providing the above changes and regulations are complied with.

Household Garbage is regular household waste and NOT construction debris, discarded camping gear, and any other such items that you would NOT place in a garbage can INSIDE your house. Household waste is generated from regular, daily indoor human consumption as it pertains to food and hygiene.

Organics are grass clippings and leafs ONLY.

Recyclables are cartons, tins and containers for which some refund will be given at any depot.

Food Bank Donations 2018 - Sun and Sand Recreation League

 

 

Food Bank 2018 (effective November 2018)

The Sun and Sand Recreation League is collecting non-perishable food items for the Onoway Food Bank. 

There is a collection bin located in the Sandy Beach office.  Please note the office is open on Tuesdays and Wednesday and Thursday and Friday (every 3rd week) from 10 am to 2 pm for drop offs and donations - please drop off your food donations during these times. 

Donations will be accepted until December 12th, 2018.

Sandy Beach kindly thank all those who contribute to this and manage the program on behalf of the community.

 

2018 Village Waste Collection

Weekly Household Garbage Collection 

Garbage collection is every Monday all year round. In the event that a garbage day falls on a statutory holiday Monday, collection day will be on Tuesday.

Please Note:  Collection is limited to household waste/garbage ONLY, with a maximum of 5 bags per household (Regular size garbage bags, not contractor size).  All household waste MUST BE bagged.

Items that will not be picked include:

  • bags weighing more than 30lbs
  • bags that have sharp items sticking out of them (or anything else deemed to be unsafe for Village workers to handle)
  • bags that contain items other than general household waste (toxic materials, building materials, tree clippings, electronics, furniture etc....) 
  • Yard Waste (grass clippings only) and Organics will be picked up weekly Mondays for the Summer months April to September.

In the event that you need to dispose of these items or have more than 5 bags of household waste and SPECIFICALLY RECYCLABLES you can take these items to Highway 43 East Waste Commission site at Gunn.  For more information you can contact Highway 43 East Waste Commission at 780-967-3466 for hours of operation and disposal.  Highway 43 East is located 7 km West on Hwy 43 from Hwy 33 Junction. 

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