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Tec Notes January 8 Update

Tec Notes

For the week of January 8, 2015

Tec Notes have returned!  Look for useful tidbits of information about current initiatives, projects and events on the first and third Wednesday of each month.  Your submissions are welcome and will help keep everyone at the Town up to date on current news and events.


Christmas Tree Collection will commence the week of January 12.


The first Regular Council Meeting for 2015 will be on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:00 pm.  It will be preceded by a  Public Council Meeting on the Bonduelle Zoning By-law Amendment at 6:00 pm.


A Joint Orientation Session for Area Municipal Councils and their Senior Administration will take place on Wednesday, January 14.  This session is being coordinated in partnership with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.


The Town’s annual Capital Projects Road Tour, a Special Meeting of Council, will take place the morning of Saturday, January 17.  It will include site visits to current and proposed capital works projects around Town.


The Town is welcoming applications for Snow Angels, volunteers to remove snow and ice from sidewalks and driveway approaches of seniors and persons with disabilities.  Tecumseh residents over the age of 65 or who have a disability can apply for assistance.  Both applications are available on the Town’s website along with further details.

Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes is now prohibited in all Town parks, recreational facilities and sports fields, as well as within 9-metres of an entrance/exit of a municipal facility and bus stop under the Town’s Smoke Free Outdoor Spaces By-law which came into effect on January 1, 2015.   The Province of Ontario also amended the Smoke Free Ontario Act, effective January 1, 2015.

The Working Toward Wellness program is pleased to provide the following update:  Healthy Bodies: ACTIVate  initiative  Partner Up - Your Physical Activity Challenge!   The following link is to the fourth and final installment of the Hot Topics series for this initiative, Healthy Bodies: ACTIVate. Partner Up is designed to help you stay on track with your physical activity plan over the next four weeks by including a friend, co-worker, or family members as a partner. For some people, having a partner helps them reach their goals – give it a try!

2015 Dog Licenses are now available at Town Hall.  The fee is $15 before March 31st and $30 for the remainder of the year.

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