COVID-19 Communication Update June 4, 2020

COMMUNICATION

The health and well-being of the community is our priority and we will continue to monitor COVID-19 updates with the Federal and Provincial governments as well as the Hastings and Prince Edward County Health Unit.
As part of the collective effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 we are exercising protective measures with proper hand
washing and practicing social distancing.

The Federal and Provincial governments have recommended everyone to stay home and only leave home for essential reasons.  All residents are urged to continue practicing physical distancing and only leave home for essential reasons.

Municipal staff and Council are making every effort to keep each other and the community informed. The municipal website is our main communication tool.

 

MUNICIPAL OFFICE AND STAFFING

Current Status:  All Municipal Buildings Are Closed to the Public

The Municipality office staff are currently working in the office Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Meetings in office will be provided by appointment only by contacting by phone, 613-332-3638 or email office@faraday.ca.

The Staff are following physical distancing protocols and disinfecting procedures and are self-screening before each shift.

We are ensuring continuity of essential services for our residents and taxpayers and putting in place a plan to continue non-essential services as we are able.

 

COMMUNITY CENTRE

Current Status: CLOSED

As per the Province of Ontario, recreation facilities are now closed until further notice.

 

TAX PAYMENTS

Current Status: No Penalty Or Interest

The due dates for your tax and utility payments remain the same as printed on your bill.

Final Tax billing will be mailed the week of June 8, 2020, due to COVID-19 the due date has been extended to August 21, 2020.

We understand that in these unprecedented times there are those who will struggle to make payments.  We encourage you to continue to make monthly payments, and those who can pay in full please do so for the benefit of all residents in the municipality.

Your continued payments are necessary for the continued delivery of essential services.

The options to make payments are as follows;

Drop your payments in the drop box at the front door.

Pay online through your bank, set up as a payee.

 

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

Current Status: 

The CBO is in the office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  The CBO can be reached by phone 613-332-3638 or email CBO@faraday.ca.  Meetings will be by appointment only by contacting the CBO by phone or email.

 

LANDFILL

Current Status:  Remains Open As Usual

The landfill site remains open with the usual operating hours of

Friday – Monday 9:00am to 5:00pm.

A landfill pass is required to dispose of garbage, please place your landfill pass in the windshield of your vehicle before entering the landfill.

 

FIRE

Current Status:  Night Burning ONLY

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