Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, August 10, 2020

Regular Public Works Meeting 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office.

Regular Council Meeting will be held immediately following the Public Works Meeting.

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.

Regular Council Meeting

Monday, July 27, 2020

Regular Council Meeting will be held at 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office .

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.

Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, July 13, 2020

Regular Public Works Meeting 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office will be held via teleconference.  Regular Council Meeting will be held immediately following the Public Works Meeting.

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.

Notice to Vermilion Bay Residents

Public Notice to Vermilion Bay Residents: The pump issue at the Water Plant has been resolved, there is no need to continue to reduce the amount of water you use. Thank you for your patience!

Public Notice to Vermilion Bay Residents

Public Notice to Vermilion Bay Residents: Due to a pump issue at the Water Plant, please reduce the amount of water you use. If you are experiencing colored water, please let your cold water run until clear. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tammy Rob, Clerk Treasurer at (807)227-2633 ext. 22.

Municipal Outdoor Facilities Re-Opening

COVID-19: Media Release – June 25, 2020

The Municipality of Machin is re-opening all outdoor parks and facilities effective June 25, 2020. Please follow the following rules and recommendations.

Guidance for Outdoor Parks and Facilities
This document adds to existing provincial recommendations, which still must be adhered to including:
• No more than 10 people may be gathered at a time.
• Everyone must maintain physical distancing of 2 meters (6 feet) unless they are from the same household*.
• Practice personal preventive measures: hand hygiene; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; and cough or sneeze into bent elbow or tissue.

* Mask use is recommended for use in public when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

You should not go to an Outdoor Facility if you:
• Have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, difficulty breathing, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat and/or runny nose). If you have symptoms, call the NWHU to COVID-19 hotline to be referred for testing.
• Have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
• Have been told to self-isolate.

OUTDOOR STRUCTURES ARE NOT SANITIZED. USE AT OWN RISK.

Public should be asked to:
• Wash their hands or use hand sanitizer before entering and after leaving the facility. Gloves are not a substitute for washing hands.
• Take hand sanitizer with you. Sanitizer should be at least 70% alcohol. If hands are visibly soiled, hand washing is recommended in place of hand sanitizer.
• Avoid touching surfaces.
• Avoid touching your nose, mouth, eyes and face.
• Keep trips to outdoor facilities and time spent there to a minimum.

Compliance and Enforcement
Non-compliance with these requirements may result in warnings, charges and fines under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. If you have any questions, or are not able to follow the requirements listed above, contact the Northwestern Health Unit at 1-800-830-5978 to discuss.

Employment Opportunity Summer Students

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Municipality of Machin is seeking applications for

TWO SUMMER STUDENTS
Public Works
(40 hours per week)

Interested applicants may submit their resume no later than June 30, 2020 to:

Tammy Rob, Clerk-Treasurer
Municipality of Machin
Box 249, 75 Spruce Ave.
Vermilion Bay, Ontario
P0V 2V0
or
Fax to: 807-227-5443

Only those selected for an interview
will be contacted

SURPLUS ITEM FOR SALE-DATE CHANGE!

MUNICIPALITY OF MACHIN – SURPLUS ITEM FOR SALE

Please note that the vehicle is not parked outside at the Vermilion Bay Fire Hall as stated in the Machin Messenger ad. To view this vehicle please call the Municipal Office.

The Municipality of Machin is excepting bids on the following surplus equipment:

-1997 GMC Sierra 4 wheel drive (Hub Snuffer)

The truck listed above will be sold as ‘best offer’, and on an ‘as is-where is’ basis. To view the truck please contact the Municipal Office. If successful in your bid, please make your cheque payable to the “Municipality of Machin”. Any questions regarding this truck may be directed to the Clerk Treasurer @ 227-2633, x22, or by cell @ 529-4636, thank you.

Sealed envelopes will be accepted until 2:00 pm, Thursday , June 25, 2020.

Please mark on the outside of the envelope, ‘Bid for Surplus Equipment’, and address to:
Attn: Tammy Rob, Clerk Treasurer
Municipality of Machin
75 Spruce Street
Vermilion Bay, Ontario
P0V 2V0.

Regular Council Meeting

Monday, June 22, 2020

Regular Council Meeting will be held via teleconference at 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office .

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.

2020 Final Tax Bills

ATTENTION MACHIN TAX PAYERS:

Final tax bills are being mailed June 12, 2020, payment is due by July 31, 2020. If you do not receive your tax bill by the end of June please call the Machin Municipal Office at (807) 227-2633. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve that taxpayer from payment of taxes nor liability or penalty of late payment.

Public Notice Machin Residents

Public Notice Machin Residents

Roads with Water Over

Please be advised that due to the heavy rain fall a lot of the Roads in Machin have water over them, there has not been any washouts reported as of yet. The following is a list of the affected roads Roussin, Berglund, South Minnitaki, North Minnitaki, Calvert, Nedecker, Lyle, Airport, Friendship Drive and there may be more.

In Vermilion Bay, a lot of the street edges have wash outs on them.

Please take care when driving with all this rain there could be washouts.

Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, June 8, 2020
Regular Public Works Meeting 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office will be held via teleconference.  Regular Council Meeting will be held immediately following the Public Works Meeting.

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.

Possible Water Discolouration

Vermilion Bay residents please be advised that due to hydrant usage your water may be discoloured. Please flush your cold water lines until the water runs clear.

Accessible Ramps at V.Bay Dock

Please take a look at our new Accessible Ramps at V.Bay Dock. They are a welcome addition to the facility and hopefully assist people to get access to their boats. We would like to thank our local resident Cameron Blair for suggesting and giving us the idea. Hopefully once COVID-19 is over we can have an opening celebration.

Regular Council Meeting

Monday, May 25, 2020
Regular Council Meeting will be held via teleconference at 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office .

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.

2020 Budget

News Release Municipality of Machin is passing their 2020 Budget

The Municipality of Machin will be passing the 2020 Budget at our May 25th, 2020 Council Meeting.
If you would like a copy of the Budget to review, please contact the Office at 807-227-2633 Extension 22 and we will make arrangements for you to receive a copy.
If you have any questions before budget is passed, we will set up a time for a conference call, so you can get your questions answered.
We are passing the 2020 Budget, but Due to COVID 19, we may have to make some changes as the year goes on. We will inform the public of any changes being made.

V.Bay Dock Open With Social Distancing Rules In Affect

May 7, 2020
The Municipality of Machin News Release

The V.Bay Dock and Post Park Boat Launch remain open but due to COVID 19 Please remember Social Distancing Rules are if affect:
• No more than 5 people may be gathered at a time.

• Everyone must maintain physical distancing of 2 meters (6 feet) unless they are from the same household*.

• Practice personal preventive measures: hand hygiene; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; and cough or sneeze into bent elbow or tissue.

*Mask use is recommended for use in public when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Please do not use this facility if any of following pertain to you:

• Have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, difficulty breathing, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat and/or runny nose). If you have symptoms, call the NWHU to COVID-19 hotline to be referred for testing.

• Have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.

• Have been told to self-isolate.

Note all outdoor Municipal washroom facilities
are closed till further notice.

Please follow the social distancing rules and if these rules are not followed we may be forced to close this facility.

Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, May 11, 2020
Regular Public Works Meeting 2:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office will be held via teleconference.  Regular Council Meeting will be held immediately following the Public Works Meeting.

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing the public is prohibited from physically attending this meeting, however recordings of this meeting can be made available to the public.