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County of BrantCounty of Brant to host series of public consultation meetings

The County of Brant will be hosting a number of upcoming public consultation meeting to gather input from local residents and business owners.

“We have a number of significant projects coming up and your feedback is important to shape future plans,” said Melissa Connor, Director of Communications and Public Relations. “When public engagement occurs, it is an opportunity for members of Council and staff to better understand your opinion, concerns and answer questions. Your feedback ultimately helps shape future decisions and directions, when possible.”

St. George Interim Control Bylaw

May 24, 2023 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at St. George United Church, 9 Beverly St E, St. George.

We invite you to attend an in-person, drop-in, open house to learn more about the study and next steps.

About the project: The County of Brant Council passed an Interim Control Bylaw to temporarily freeze the development of certain lands in St. George between July 2022 and July 2023. This Bylaw provides the County of Brant time to study and review its land use policies and coordinate servicing for future growth. As part of this project, the County of Brant is studying drinking water, wastewater treatment and sanitary sewage collection, stormwater management and a road network to address future traffic.

Visit www.EngageBrant.ca/StGeorgeStudy

Garbage and Recycling Service Review

May 25, 2023 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Brant Sports Complex, LaFarge Room, 944 Powerline Rd. Paris

June 5, 2023 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Cainsville Community Centre, 15 Ewart Ave. Cainsville

We invite you to attend an in-person, drop-in, open house to learn more about the various service options. Staff will provide tours of the presented information throughout the evening. Feedback will be collected by a print or digital survey. If you are unable to attend the in-person open house, information and an online survey can be found online at www.EngageBrant.ca/WasteServices.

About the project: The County of Brant will review garbage and recycling service options in preparation for future contracts. The purpose is to review existing services and identify potential new services for upcoming contracts, considering the costs to taxpayers, diversion opportunities and the needs of residents. Current services include:

  1. Weekly curbside collection and disposal of garbage
  2. Weekly curbside collection and processing of recyclable materials
  3. Operation of Biggars Lane Landfill site and Paris Transfer Station
  4. Yard waste collection in urban areas
  5. Annual Household Hazardous and Special Waste collection event
  6. Curbside collection of Christmas trees in January
  7. Curbside bulk waste collection by call-in request
  8. Subsidized sale of backyard composters

Visit www.EngageBrant.ca/WasteServices

Parks and Recreation Review and Long-term Planning

Watch www.EngageBrant.ca in May for more information about the June open houses related to long-term park planning, future recreation programming and the Brant Sports Complex expansion.

For more information about these projects and other public consultation opportunities, visit www.EngageBrant.ca.

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