COVID-19 January 20, 2021 Update

January 20, 2021
COVID-19 UP-DATE

The Municipality of Machin is monitoring the COVID-19 virus pandemic on a daily basis. We are taking precautions to help protect our vulnerable residents and our employees.

Given the latest developments, we will have to shut down some Municipal facilities again for a two week period starting December 26, 2020 and that now HAS BEEN EXTENDED until February 11th, 2021. We are wanting to protect the health and safety of the residents of the Municipality of Machin. We are hereby implementing the closure of the following Municipal facilities:

The Municipal office will be closed to the public until further notice. The Municipal office will continue to take phone calls if you require any assistance.

The Municipality of Machin Recreation Centre will be closed with no rentals until further notice.

The Woodland Arena will be closed until further notice.

The Eagle River Rink will be ready for skating, but the shack will remain closed. With the following – 25 people maximum on the ice at one time. Please abide by the following rules: Physical Distance and Wear a Mask at all times, if there is more than one household skating. Games that involve close contact are prohibited.

The Public Works Garage and the Vermilion Bay Water Plant will be closed to the public.

The Municipality of Machin Reading Room will be closed.

The Waste Disposal Sites will be open on Winter Hours. Due to COVID 19 Provincial Regulations there are no more than 5 People allowed in the Dumps at one time. Please be patient during this Province Wide Shutdown. Thank you

Employees for the Municipality of Machin will continue to work their regular scheduled shifts.

Senior’s Bus will continue to operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays and we will revisit the schedule depending on the Province announcements.

We continue to monitor the situation and as things change, further updates will be provided. Please know we are taking these precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Province will be making announcements and letting us know if we can open after February 11th, 2021.

The Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Machin would like to remind the public to please continue following safe practices such as increased hand washing and if possible, keeping your distance from people. We thank the public for their continued patience and understanding during this time.

The Mayor and Council would also like to thank our local businesses for keeping their doors open and for keeping the stores disinfected, you are keeping our community safe and in supply of all our needs. Please know that all your work is appreciated. THANK YOU!

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Municipal Office at (807)227-2633.

COVID-19 Up-Date January 15, 2021

COVID-19 UP-DATE 2021 #2

The Municipality of Machin is monitoring the COVID-19 virus pandemic on a daily basis. We are taking precautions to help protect our vulnerable residents and our employees.

Given the latest developments, we will have to shut down some Municipal facilities again for a two week period starting December 26, 2020 and that now HAS BEEN EXTENDED until February 11th, 2021. We are wanting to protect the health and safety of the residents of the Municipality of Machin. We are hereby implementing the closure of the following Municipal facilities:

The Municipal office will be closed to the public until further notice. The Municipal office will continue to take phone calls if you require any assistance.

The Municipality of Machin Recreation Centre will be closed with no rentals until further notice.

The Woodland Arena will be closed until further notice.

The Eagle River Rink will be ready for skating, but the shack will remain closed. With the following – 5 people maximum on the ice at one time. Please abide by the following rules: Physical Distance and Wear a Mask at all times, if there is more than one household skating. Games that involve close contact are prohibited. If one Adult could take on a Supervisory Role, to ensure everyone Stays Safe.

The Public Works Garage and the Vermilion Bay Water Plant will be closed to the public.

The Municipality of Machin Reading Room will be closed.

The Waste Disposal Sites will be open on Winter Hours. Due to COVID 19 Provincial Regulations there are no more than 5 People allowed in the Dumps at one time. Please be patient during this Province Wide Shutdown. Thank you

Employees for the Municipality of Machin will continue to work their regular scheduled shifts.

Senior’s Bus will continue to operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays and we will revisit the schedule depending on the Province announcements.

We continue to monitor the situation and as things change, further updates will be provided. Please know we are taking these precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Province will be making announcements and letting us know if we can open after February 11th, 2021.

The Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Machin would like to remind the public to please continue following safe practices such as increased hand washing and if possible, keeping your distance from people. We thank the public for their continued patience and understanding during this time.

The Mayor and Council would also like to thank our local businesses for keeping their doors open and for keeping the stores disinfected, you are keeping our community safe and in supply of all our needs. Please know that all your work is appreciated. THANK YOU!

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Municipal Office at (807)227-2633.

Economic Development Officer

Economic Development Officer – Municipality of Machin

The Municipality of Machin is seeking interested applicants for the full-time position of Economic Development Officer (EDO). Reporting to the Council, the Economic Development Officer is responsible for developing and implementing community economic strategies and initiatives. Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following qualifications:
– Able to provide creative leadership
– Excellent communication skills
– Sound personal judgement, discretion and credibility
– Good problem solving and entrepreneurial skills
– Broad general knowledge of business and government
– Able to handle a variety of projects which may have time deadlines
– Grant application skills
– Lot Development
– Can undertake research projects and prepare comprehensive reports
– Excellent computer skills
– Able to attend meetings that may be outside of regular business hours
– Degree in Commerce, Economics, Marketing and/or Public Relations or related experience.
– Proficient in current information technologies

Employment Start Date: February 1st, 2021. Deadline: Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. Compensation: Salary for the position is $68,250.00 – $70,000.00 per/year and is for a three year contract, which could be extended.

Direct Applications to: The Municipality of Machin, Attn: Tammy Rob, Box 249, Vermilion Bay, ON P0V 2V0 Email: clerktreasurer@visitmachin .com Phone: 807-227-2633 ext.22 Fax: 807-227-5443. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.Applicants selected for an interview will be required to provide references

Public Works Committee and Regular Council Meetings, January 11, 2021

Monday, January 11, 2021

Regular Public Works Meeting 2:00 pm.

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

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

COVID-19 Up-Date January 8, 2021

January 8, 2021
COVID-19 UP-DATE

The Municipality of Machin is monitoring the COVID-19 virus pandemic on a daily basis. We are taking precautions to help protect our vulnerable residents and our employees.

Given the latest developments, we will have to shut down some Municipal facilities again for a two week period starting December 26, 2020 and HAS BEEN EXTENDED until January 23rd, 2021. We are wanting to protect the health and safety of the residents of the Municipality of Machin. We are hereby implementing the closure of the following Municipal facilities:

The Municipal office will be closed to the public until further notice. The Municipal office will continue to take phone calls if you require any assistance.

The Municipality of Machin Recreation Centre will be closed with no rentals until further notice.

The Woodland Arena will be closed until further notice.

The Eagle River Rink will be ready for skating, but the shack will remain closed.

The Public Works Garage and the Vermilion Bay Water Plant will be closed to the public.

The Municipality of Machin Reading Room will be closed.

The Waste Disposal Sites will be open on Winter Hours. The Dump Attendant will be limiting the number people in the dumps at any time and will also be screening people at the gate.

Employees for the Municipality of Machin will continue to work their regular scheduled shifts.

Senior’s Bus will continue to operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays and we will revisit the schedule depending on the Province announcements.

We continue to monitor the situation and as things change, further updates will be provided. Please know we are taking these precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Province will be making announcements and letting us know if we can open after January 23rd, 2021.

The Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Machin would like to remind the public to please continue following safe practices such as increased hand washing and if possible, keeping your distance from people. We thank the public for their continued patience and understanding during this time.

The Mayor and Council would also like to thank our local businesses for keeping their doors open and for keeping the stores disinfected, you are keeping our community safe and in supply of all our needs. Please know that all your work is appreciated. THANK YOU!

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Municipal Office at (807)227-2633.

Regular Council Meeting Cancelled

Monday, December 28, 2020
Regular Council Meeting Scheduled for 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office has been cancelled due to the Christmas Holidays.

COVID 19 Update

December 22, 2020
COVID-19 UP-DATE

The Municipality of Machin is monitoring the COVID-19 virus pandemic on a daily basis. We are taking precautions to help protect our vulnerable residents and our employees.

Given the latest developments, we will have to shut down some Municipal facilities again for a two week period starting December 26, 2020 until January 9, 2021. We are wanting to protect the health and safety of the residents of the Municipality of Machin. We are hereby implementing the closure of the following Municipal facilities:

The Municipal office will be closed to the public until further notice. The Municipal office will continue to take phone calls if you require any assistance.

The Municipality of Machin Recreation Centre will be closed with no rentals until further notice.

The Woodland Arena will be closed until further notice.

The Eagle River Rink will be ready for skating, but the shack will remain closed.

The Public Works Garage and the Vermilion Bay Water Plant will be closed to the public.

The Municipality of Machin Reading Room will be closed.

The Waste Disposal Sites will be open with winter hours on December 29, 2020 and January 2, 2021. The Dump Attendant will be limiting the number people in the dumps at any time and will also be screening people at the gate.

Employees for the Municipality of Machin will continue to work their regular scheduled shifts.

Senior’s Bus will operate on January 5th and 7th, 2021 and then we will revisit the schedule depending on the Province announcements in the New Year.

We continue to monitor the situation and as things change, further updates will be provided. Please know we are taking these precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Province will be making announcements and letting us know if we can open after January 9th, 2021.

The Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Machin would like to remind the public to please continue following safe practices such as increased hand washing and if possible, keeping your distance from people. We thank the public for their continued patience and understanding during this time.

The Mayor and Council would also like to thank our local businesses for keeping their doors open and for keeping the stores disinfected, you are keeping our community safe and in supply of all our needs. Please know that all your work is appreciated. THANK YOU!

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Municipal Office at (807)227-2633.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.

Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, December 14, 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, November 23, 2020
Regular Council Meeting 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at Municipal Office. Open meeting, everyone is welcome to attend.

Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, November 9, 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, October 26, 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

Tuesday, October 13, 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.

Employment Opportunity

Casual Arena Assistant –Municipality of Machin

The Municipality of Machin is seeking a self-motivated, customer service-oriented individual. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling cash, dealing with the public, janitorial duties and maintenance for daily and long-term operations of the Woodland Arena, located in Vermilion Bay, Ontario

This is a hands-on position that is be responsible:
-for building maintenance and operations including:
-canteen services and cash handling
– assist with plant operations and ice making
-janitorial and building maintenance duties
-ordering supplies and equipment

The successful applicant must have experience with facility operations, recreational programming, good communications and conflict solving skills. It would be an asset if the applicant would be willing to take the following courses: Basic Refrigeration and Ice Technology.

A commitment to continuous skills upgrading and improvement, and excellent customer service are preferred attributes.
Deadline: October 8, 2020.
An attractive wage offered.
If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, forward your resume to: Tammy Rob, Clerk Treasurer, Municipality of Machin, P.O. Box 249, Vermilion Bay, On, P0V 2V0

Regular Council Meeting

Monday, September 28, 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.

Hydrant Flushing

Starting September 21, 2020 Public Works will be flushing fire hydrants.

If you experience cloudy water, please run your cold tap until the water runs clear.

Should you have any questions feel free to contact Shawna Alberts at 227-2064.

Public Works Meeting and Council Meeting

Monday, September 14, 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.