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Packetworks - Contact Information

​In order to reach a person with your Packetworks enquiry please call 1-866-723-7703 extension 8, which will direct your to a person.  This extension provides a 24/7 service to assist you with your enquiry.   

 

 

Municipal Property For Sale

The Council of the Municipality of Dutton Duwnich hereby declares its intent to sell the lands legally described as Part Lot 4, Block 12, Plan 143, Part Lot 12, Concession A and Part of Dexter Street (being Part 8 on RP 11R-5256), by direct sale to the abutting Landowners, in accordance with By-law #2014-56

Packetworks - High Speed Fibre Internet

Residents will notice many paint marks and flags in front of their property which is part of the locating process for the installation of Packetworks High Speed Fibre Internet.  Please do not remove these vital locates (flags).  An employee from Packetwork's, Amanda Irwin  is currently active in the community asking residents if they wish to sign up for their service. 

Packetworks began designing, building, and managing broadband networks in 1996. Since then, the number and types of services that can be transmitted over the Internet have grown rapidly.  They have been part of the progress – using the latest fibre optic and wireless technology in conjunction with existing carrier-grade infrastructure to provide fast, reliable and cost-effective managed networking solutions to customers throughout Ontario.

Contact Information:  515 Dotzert Ct, Unit 7, Waterloo ON  N2L 6A7 - Toll Free 1-866-723-7703​  x 8 or duttonconnects@packetworks.net

 

 

Notice to Residents and Property Owners Regarding Noxious Weeds

NOTICE is hereby given to all persons in possession of any land or a lot in a registered plan of subdivision or on any lot not exceeding ten acres, in accordance with the Weed Control Act, Statutes of Ontario, 1990, Chapter W.5, Sections 3, 13, 16, 18 and 23, that unless noxious weeds growing on their lands within the Municipality of Dutton Dunwich and the Municipality of West Elgin are destroyed by June 15, 2018 and throughout the season, the municipality may enter upon the said lands and have the weeds destroyed, charging the costs against the land as set out in the Act.

The main purpose of the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, is to reduce the impact of noxious weeds on the industries of agriculture and horticulture.  Primarily this act applies to agricultural and horticultural lands that generate income or other benefits to agriculture; this excludes lawns, gardens and private areas for personal enjoyment and leisure.

Under the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter W.5 Sections 3, 16 and 23 that you are requested to destroy all noxious weeds on your property.

If you think you have Giant hogweed on your property or if you see it in your community please call the Invading Species Hotline at 1-800-563-7711 or report your sighting online at http://www.invadingspecies.com You will be asked to send in photos for identification. Do not collect parts of the plant for identification.

In Urban Areas

Sections 3, 13, 16 and 18 do not apply to noxious weeds or weed seeds that are far enough away from any land used for agricultural or horticultural purposes, as they do not interfere with that use.

All properties within the Municipality of Dutton Dunwich are hereby requested to be in compliance with the Weed Control Act by the 15th day of June 2018 and throughout the growing season.

Schedule of Noxious Weeds

Barberry, common
Bedstraw, smooth
Buckthorn,Smooth
Chervil, wild
​Coltsfoot
Crupina, common
Cupgrass, woolly
Dodder spp.
Dog-strangling vine
Dog-strangling vine - black
Goatgrass, jointed
Hogweed, giant
Knapweed spp.
Kudzu
Parsnip, wild
​Poison-hemlock
​Poison-ivy
Ragweed spp.|
Ragwort, tansy
Sow-thistle spp.
Spurge, cypress
Spurge, leafy
Thistle, bull
Thistle, Canada
Tussock, serrated


Laurie Spence Bannerman CAO - Municipality of Dutton Dunwich 

Jeff Lawrence, Weed Inspector
Forest & Soils Conservation Supervisor
Kettle Creek Conservation Authority
Elgin County Tree Commissioner/Weed Inspector
Tel: (519) 631-1270 ext.231
Fax: (519) 631-5026

www.kettlecreekconservation.on.ca

 

New Rules for Flying Drones in Canada

In December 2016, Transport Canada announced new safety measures and requirements for the use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs).  Given that many municipalities use UAVs – commonly referred to as “drones” -  for site assessment at fire scenes and for other emergency situations, the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is providing links to the following federal government Web pages outlining these new measures and requirements:

- News release, December 21, 2016

- Drone Safety

- Flying your drone safely and legally

- Getting permission to fly your drone

Progressive Waste Solutions Request to Residents

The Municipality has received a request from Progressive Waste Solutions that residents dogs must be kept on a leash on collection days or Progressive employees will not be able to pick up the garbage.  Progressive Waste Solutions appreciate residents cooperation in this regard.

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