Please note that this year since the Monday garbage days fall on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, all garbage and recycling for the Township will be picked up on Tuesday, December 26th 2017 and Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018. Please also note that Tuesday garbage pick-up for those weeks proceeds a usual.
Purchase your calendar today at the Beckwith Township Municipal Office – 1702 9th Line Beckwith
Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$10.00 per Calendar (HST included)
The last day of the Hazardous Waste Depot being open in 2017 is Saturday September 2nd, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon). The Hazardous Waste Depot is located at 128 Patterson Crescent.
The large item pickup for 2017 is now done. Large item pickup will resume in again April 2018.
Reminder that you need a fire permit for big brush burns only not camp fires (they are required from April 1st – October 31st). You can pick up your permit at the Municipal Office during their business hours. Permits for Saturday burning can be picked up on the Friday before. The permits are only good for the day of issue. Remember that you are still responsible for your fire even though you have a permit, so don’t burn in windy conditions.
Beckwith Township forwards all mail to the last known address provided by the owner. It is the responsibility of the property owner to provide the Township with any change to their mailing address. Owners can call in their change of address, but must follow-up with written confirmation either by fax, mail or in person. The Township will not be held responsible for mail not delivered in a timely manner due to changes in addresses not provided by the property owner.
Dog tags are due for renewal. Tags help to identify lost dogs and reunite them with their families. Tag(s) are available at the Municipal Office, during regular business hours. The fee is $15.00 payable either by cash; cheque or debit. A replacement tag for a lost tag cost $2.00. Owners are asked to keep the tag securely fastened on the dog at all times. Kennel Licenses are available where applicable for a fee of $30.00.
Dogs are prohibited from running at large and are required to be licensed.
The 2017 Garbage Tags are available for pick up during normal office hours. If you are not the owner of the property you do require written permission from the property owner to pick them up on their behalf.
MPAC PROPERTY ASSESSMENT NOTICES
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has issued new property assessment notices to all Beckwith residents in April 2016, based upon a property value effective January 1, 2016.
To learn more about your notice visit: www.mpac.ca.
The two website addresses announced earlier this week to order Rain Barrels in Smiths Falls and Westport are not fully prepared to accept online orders and prepayment. ON THESE TWO SITES, YOU CAN RESERVE YOUR RAIN BARREL, RECEIVE YOUR PICK UP RECEIPT AND THEN BRING CASH ON SALE DAY TO COMPLETE THE PURCHASE. Prepayment is not yet available.
The website address for the Manotick sale is fully functional taking preorders, prepayment by credit card and giving pick up receipts.
Our supplier, Rainbarrel.ca, is hoping to get the ordering wrinkles ironed out but cannot give us a date.
Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation and our community partners sincerely regret any inconvenience and frustration related to trying to order your Smiths Falls or Westport barrels in the last 48 hours. We hope you will stick with us through this rough patch and reserve your barrels online. Thank you!
Information: Michelle Paton
Rain Barrel Coordinator, Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation
613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 ext 1177