IMPORTANT PUBLIC NOTICES
Discovery Day – June 26th, 2017
The Town Hall Office will be closed in observance of Discovery Day.
Civic Holiday – July 31st, 2017
The Town Hall Office will be closed on the Civic Holiday.
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: email@example.com or in person at the Town Office for more information.
Clean Up Week – June 12th – 16th, 2017
Council has budgeted for one (1) Town Clean Up in 2017 at an estimated cost of $20,000.00. To help us keep cost down and continue providing these services, please take the time to separate your items according to the following six (6) categories:
WHITE METALS – such as refrigerators and freezers (must have doors removed), washers, dryers, stoves, dishwashers, etc.
OTHER METALS – such as bed frames, bikes, swing sets, pipe, etc.
WOOD PRODUCTS – Wood products must have nails removed or embedded so as not to cause injury and bundled and into no more than four foot lengths. Please separate tree branches and wood scraps from furniture.
DEMOLITION MATERIALS – such as gyproc, cardboard (flattened and bundled), flooring, etc. and should bundled or put in cardboard boxes.
PLASTICS – large items such as toys, containers, etc.
GENERAL ITEMS – pack in clear garbage bags or boxes. Please do not mix household garbage with clean up items (no kitchen or bathroom waste)
• Car wrecks will be collected at this time but MUST be called in to the Town Office. Tires are to be removed and oils drained.
• Fuel tanks, etc. are required to be drained and vented.
• Broken glass must be packaged and marked.
Important Note: Black garbage bag items will not be collected. These items should be sorted into the clear or blue bags and put with regular weekly garbage collection. If it can’t go with regular garbage pickup, it still has to be placed in a clear bag.
The following items WILL NOT be collected:
• Rocks, gravel, concrete or other such items will not be removed.
• Hazardous waste such as paint, pesticides, etc. will not be collected at this time.
• Shingles will not be collected.
• Tires will not be collected.
• Fluorescent lights will not be collected.
Items MUST be separated into appropriate categories listed above or a
Collection Fee may apply or your items WILL NOT be collected.
Your Area Schedule
All Areas – Metals – Monday, June 12th, 2017
Newtown to Pound Cove – Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Wesleyville to Brookfield – Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Brookfield Hospital to Pool’s Island – Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Vincent’s (Western Petroleum) to Valleyfield – Friday, June 16th, 2017
Shamblers Cove Road Residents – Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
Items must be out for scheduled days only. Areas will not be revisited.
Your consideration and compliance to this policy will be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions please contact the Town Hall at 536-2010 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Also for this clean up we encourage residents and groups to take some time to clear areas around your property, roads and recreation sites, etc.
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.”
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.”
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.
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: email@example.com
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.
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.
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.