To North Algona Wilberforce Residents

Response to the Ontario Government’s April 1st, 2021 Announcement regarding covid-19 and the provincial shutdown being imposed.

Effective April 6th the Township will be closed to the public.  Residents will are invited to use the service window at the front of the window for all business and inquiries.  Although residents will not be screened for Covid at the service window all are required to wear a mask. Please respect that the service window can only accommodate one patron at a time and persons waiting are to maintain a two metre distance to others.  For tax payments and dog tags residents are welcome to pay online or call the office for dog tags.

 

As a result of Covid-19, please adhere to the following prevention measures:

There will be no public attendance meetings at this time.  Council will meet under controlled conditions or electronically for the duration of these restrictions.

It is important that all information be correct and consistent.  For information regarding the Township please check our web page or our facebook page. For information specific to Renfrew County please refer to the Renfrew County and District Health Unit guidelines for interaction with members of the public.  This information is available on their website rcdhu.com   

In regard to provincial restrictions and guidelines check provincial information sites.

Fortunately, at this time there does not appear to be a concern with rising lake levels or overland flooding. Please watch for future media releases for updates if concerns arise.

No new bookings will be taken for use of the Golden Lake Community Centre for the month of April.

Residents are encouraged not to travel this Easter Weekend and restrict indoor gathering to persons within your household and outdoor gatherings to five or less persons.  Please use social networks and the telephone to contact loved ones and friends.  Take advantage of virtual technology that allows real time video chatting. Everyone is encouraged to keep calm and to respect the health of themselves, family and neighbours during this time.

At this time, we know that this shutdown will last four weeks.  Please stay safe and stay home.

 

Andrew Sprunt

CAO/Operations Manager/Acting Clerk

 

 

 

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