Notices

IMPORTANT PUBLIC NOTICES

Tenders

 

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Town of New-Wes-Valley invites applications from qualified individuals for

Janitorial Services

 

Summary Of Duties:

* Empty waste receptacles and replace liners. Wash as needed.

* Vacuum all floors

* Dust all horizontal surfaces of desk, chairs, tables and other furniture

* Damp wipe all horizontal surfaces with disinfectant

* Mop all floors with disinfectant

* Wipe all internal glass

* Ensure all areas are clean and arranged neatly

* Maintain inventory of hand towels, facial tissues, toilet tissue, cleaners and hand soap etc

Qualifications:

Highly skilled in vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and applying finishes on different

flooring materials and stairs. Proven record of cleaning and sanitizing washrooms, and showers. Able to clean all fixtures and furniture safely, profound capability of maintaining janitor closets in a clean, organized and safe manner. Demonstrated ability of maintaining janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition and in-depth knowledge of modern cleaning equipment and chemicals.

To apply for the above position please forward resume and references on or before 4:00pm Monday, August 28th, 2017 to:

Pamela Preston, CAO/Town Clerk

Town Of New-Wes-Valley

P.O. Box 64

Badger’s Quay NL A0G1B0

Fax: (709)536-3481

E-mail: new-wes-valley@nf.aibn.com

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR THE TOWN OF NEW-WES-VALLEY

Nominations of Candidates for election to the Council for the Municipality of New-Wes-Valley will be received between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on August 31st, 2017 at the Town Hall.

Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the Candidate and shall be signed by the proposer and seconder both of whom shall be present together with the Candidate who shall sign also signifying his/her acceptance. In the event that a candidate cannot be present for his/her nomination, his/her proposer and seconder can complete the required form.

Every Candidate shall at the time of his/her nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sum of ten dollars ($10.00).

The qualifications of Candidate for election to Council are as follows:

1) Canadian Citizen of the full age of eighteen years.

2) Resident of the Municipality or area for at least 30 days immediately prior to the date set for the nomination period.

3) Not indebted to the Council for any arrears of taxes or other charges.

4) Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.

Candidate Nomination Forms can be found here:
https://www.gov.nl.ca/ then search for 2017 Municipal Elections

Effective today, August 17, 2017, the BOIL WATER ADVISORY has been LIFTED!!

 

New Wes Valley garbage collection for Monday September 4th/17 (Labour Day) will be picked up on Tuesday, September 5th/17.  All other collection days will remain unchanged.

The Town Hall will be closed on Monday September 4 in observance of Labour Day.

 

Party / Meeting Room Rental Available at South West Pond Municipal RV Park.

The Town of New-Wes-Valley has a room available for booking meetings or small parties within the Comfort Station Building at the Park.  This spot would be perfect for smaller group meetings with a maximum of 60 people. Tables, chairs, a wide screen TV for presentations as well as a kitchenette are all available for your use.  Please contact Lorraine Hunt by telephone at 536-2010, email: lhnew-wes-valley@bellaliant.com or in person at the Town Office for more information.

New CAO – Town Clerk announced

Town of New Wes Valley’s Council is pleased to announce that Pamela Preston has been appointed as their new Chief Administrative Officer.

Leading a team of 14 exceptional full- time, part-time and seasonal employees, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Pamela Preston serves as the most senior employee and is responsible to Town Council for the effective and efficient operation of the town. All departments report to the CAO.

“Mrs. Preston is a seasoned executive who brings exemplary
credentials and over 15 years of extensive leadership and
financial experience. Pam is no stranger to a Leadership role,
having served as a Bank Manager in the Atlantic Provinces for 13
years. Previously Pam also held various roles leadership roles
and has served on numerous boards throughout the province.”

Mayor Burry
Town of New-Wes-Valley

“The Town of New-Wes-Valley is a great organization, with great
people doing great things for our community. I am excited to be
working collaboratively with town staff, town council and
members of our community as we continue to position New Wes
Valley as a progressive, innovative and dynamic town.”

Pam Preston
CAO – Town of New-Wes-Valley

PUBLIC NOTICE – THIRD PARTY CHEQUES

Effective immediately, the town will no longer accept government, business or personal THIRD PARTY CHEQUES. Cheques must be made payable to the “Town of New-Wes-Valley”.

SNOW CLEARING REGULATIONS

The Town of New-Wes-Valley is advising residents that the Town’s Snow Clearing Regulations are in effect. It is important that all residents adhere to these regulations so Town snow clearing efforts are not hindered in any way.

Please be advised of the following snow clearing procedures as per the Town’s Snow Clearing Regulations:

1.  On the first trip around town the main priority is to open all main roads as quickly and efficiently as possible to permit access by emergency Fire and Ambulance Equipment and hence no clean up will be done on this trip.

2.  If a second or third trip is required depending on conditions a Clean-up will be started. During this trip employees will be doing what is required to widen town roads and to avoid driveways already cleared.

Please ensure that all Town turnarounds are kept clear and all items such as fences and walkways are clearly marked to ensure they are visible to snow clearing operators.

Residents are not permitted to park any vehicle or place any obstruction on a town road in a manner that interferes with snow clearing.

Residents are also reminded that they are not permitted to place snow on town roads in a manner that can impede the flow of traffic.

A full copy of the Town’s Snow Clearing Regulations can be picked up at the Town Hall or by visiting the Town’s website at: www.townofnewwesvalley.ca.

Elizabeth Hall
Acting Clerk

Town of New-Wes-Valley Garbage Collection Schedule by Central Newfoundland Waste Management (CNWM)

  • Mondays:  Starting at 7:00 am – Valleyfield to Quay Western Petroleum Gas Bar, turning left and proceeding along to Pearson Academy.
  • Tuesdays:  Starting at 7:00 am – Quay Western Petroleum Gas Bar turning right and continuing to the end of Pool’s Island.
  • Wednesdays:  Starting at 7:00 am – Pearson Academy to Newtown.
  • Any changes will be posted on all of Town’s social media, when advised by Central Newfoundland Waste Management (CNWM).
  • If you have any questions, regarding your garbage collection, please contact CNWM directly at 1-709-653-2900.

 Registration of Businesses

The Town Council of New-Wes-Valley has passed a motion requiring advertising of a notice to individuals or companies perceived to be conducting business within the Town and encourage all to register their businesses with the Town for taxation purposes.

Whether you operate a business in a commercial building, in your home, or through any other means, please ensure that you contact the Town Office for information on this Notice.

Council requires contact be made with the Town Office before April 15, 2014, or they may, without further notice, contact Revenue Canada to investigate.

For further information contact the town office at:

T: 536-2010, F: 536-3481, E: new-wes-valley@nf.aibn.com

Town Clerk/Manager

Bicycle Helmet Safety

  • Effective April 1, 2015, all bicyclists will be required to wear a bicycle helmet when cycling on public roadways in Newfoundland and Labrador.  This amendment to the Highway Traffic Act will be introduced today in the House of Assembly.
  • Service NL will work with the Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development and other partners to develop and implement a public awareness strategy to inform the public of this new legislation.
  • The research shows that there is a significant reduction in bicycle-related head injuries in provinces where there is a mandatory bicycle helmet legislation versus the provinces and territories that do not have mandatory legislation.
  • Fines for not wearing a bicycle helmet while riding will range from $25 to $180.
  • Parents of children under 16 will be responsible if they knowingly allow their children to cycle without a helmet.

Important Public Notice – October 1st, 2014

Burning or burial of construction or demolition waste anywhere outside an approved landfill is illegal.

Council is advising residents that the Department of Environment and Conservation prohibits the burning or burial of construction or demolition waste anywhere outside an approved landfill.

This is a violation of the Environmental Protection Act (SNL 2002 Chapter E-14.2 with amendments), in particular Section 16 (Prohibition).

A complete copy of the Act can be found at: www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/statutes/e14-2.htm

Violations can range with convictions of $500.00 to $10,000.00 or imprisonment of three (3) months or both.

A subsequent conviction of $1,000.00 to $10,000.00 or imprisonment of six (6) months or both.

Enforcement is the responsibility of the Department of Environment and Conservation.

Town Clerk/Manager

 After Office Hours Emergency Call Service

Residents are reminded of the Town’s on-call service that is available at all times when the Town office is closed.

1. Call the Town office at 536-2010.

2. When the automatic system answers it will give four (4) options.

Press Four (4) for the on-call service.

3. When this option answers leave a message, include the following information:

– your name

– your problem

– your telephone number

– your street address.

4. Your call will then be automatically sent to the employee on-call who will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

5. To contact the Fire Department please use their system at 536-3000.

Important Note:

Other than during regular office hours or in a declared state of emergency the employee on-call is responsible for pumphouse and other Town everyday emergency situations, i.e. broken water or sewer lines, frozen or plugged lines, snow clearing, etc.

Town Clerk/Manager