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Public Notices

Our Thanks - Remembrance Day Ceremony

The Municipality of Dutton Dunwich & The Royal Canadian Legion hosted An Evening of Remembrance at 7 pm on Saturday November 10th at the Dutton Community Centre. The Service was attended by approximately 240 local residents, veterans, legion comrades, cadets, service club members and business owners.

West Elgin Legion Branch Sergeant of Arms Robert White, Master of Ceremonies, led the heartfelt service with Reverend Andrew Thompson giving the Invocation and the Benediction.

MP Karen Vecchio, MPP Jeff Yurek, Warden Dave Marr and Mayor Cameron McWilliam welcomed everyone after Municipal employee Tammie Stemp, led guests in the singing of The National Anthem.

Of very special interest was Guest Speaker Blair Ferguson’s presentation which highlighted 2018 being the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I, sharing with us stories and experiences of 3 local soldiers.

The Last Post, Lament and Rouse with Jim Patterson on the trumpet and Rob Easton on the pipes were very moving. Kiera van den Dries, newly elected Youth Advisory Council President, delivered In Flanders Fields beautifully.

This was followed by the Laying of Wreaths where impeccably uniformed Cadets from the 2884 RCACC escorted 11 dignitaries made up of federal, provincial and municipal government representatives and veteran, military, and police organizations followed by an additional 16 representatives from local service clubs, groups and businesses.

The West Elgin Community Band was a wonderful addition this year playing before and after the service, as well as during the Placing of Poppies.

Tammy Pretty, volunteer and Leader of 1st Dutton Guiding closed the Ceremony singing God Save the Queen.

The Municipality of Dutton Dunwich and The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 221, sends thanks to everyone who attended and participated in this Ceremony honouring and remembering the service and sacrifices made by our veterans and their families.

Thank you to volunteers Diane Purcell, Tammy Pretty, Brittany Hathaway and Counsellor Mike Hentz who provided invaluable assistance as well as to Municipal Staff who worked diligently to make this event possible.  PHOTOS

HOLIDAY HOURS

MUNICIPAL OFFICE

Dec 21                          8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dec 22 –Jan 1              Closed

Regular hours resume Jan 2, 2019

Pick up tables & chairs needed over the holiday by Dec 21 between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm

DUTTON MEDICAL CENTRE

Doctor’s Office

Dec 17-19                    8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Dec 20                         8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Dec 21-Jan 1                              Closed

Regular hours resume Jan 2, 2019

Lab Hours

Dec 17-19                    8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Dec 20                         8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dec 21 – Jan 1            Closed

Regular hours resume Jan 2, 2019

 

SERVICE ONTARIO DUTTON VEHICLE & LICENCE OFFICE

Dec 21                          8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dec 19 - 26                  Closed

Dec 27 - 28                  8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dec 29 - 30                                      Closed

Dec 31                                              8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Jan 1                                                 Closed

Regular hours resume Jan 2, 2019

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPT

Dec 21                                              Regular Hours

Dec 22 - Jan 1                                  Closed

Regular hours resume Jan 2, 2019

Road patrols continuing throughout the holiday season

On call: (519) 762-2748

 

WATER DEPT

Dec 21                                              Regular hours

Dec 22 - Jan 1                                  Closed

Regular hours resume Jan 2, 2019

On call: (519) 762-2733

 

LANDFILL SITE

Mon Dec 24                                     8 am – 10 am

Thurs Dec 27                                   8 am – 10 am

Mon Dec 31                                     8 am – 10 am

Thurs Jan 3                                      8 am – 10 am

GARBAGE/RECYCLING CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE

Tues Dec 25 moved to Mon Dec 24

All other pickup days will remain the same in the month of December

CHRISTMAS TREE DROP-OFF

The Municipality will be accepting Christmas trees at the Public Works Garage, 136 Currie Road from

Dec 26th 2018 to Jan 7th 2019.  Please deposit trees near the wood chip pile.

**Please do not leave your trees at the curb, the Municipality and Waste Connections Canada do NOT have roadside pickup. Thank you.

Highway 401 Construction Update

The followng information is being provided by Aecon Infrastructure:  

  • Traffic has been reduced to one lane from 1.4km West of Union Rd to 3.7km West of Col. Talbot Rd.
  • Traffic has been moved from the westbound lane to the eastbound lane till November 2018. All construction will take place in the WBL for 2018
  • Westbound public Access and Egress to Highway 401 at Union Road has been closed to the public till November 2018
  • Temporary EMS Access and Egress have been constructed and is shown on page 1 of the attached file. Should access to these ramps be interrupted due to construction, an email will be sent out ahead of time.
  • Three (3) three-point turn arounds have been constructed and spaced every 2km throughout the job. They are approximately 9m wide

Updates for existing and future road closures and restrictions can be found on the project website: www.hwy401reconstructioncontract5a.ca

 

Dr. Kamar - Accepting New Patients

Dr. Ahmed Kamar - Accepting New Patients
The Municipality of Dutton Dunwich is very pleased to announce that Dr. Kamar has started his practice at the Dutton Medical Centre January 9, 2018 and is now accepting new patients​. Dr. Kamar joined us from rural Saskatchewan where he has been practicing Family Medicine with a special interest in Mental Health. He also performed Emergency Room coverage, inpatient care and medical services for residents in long term care. 

To find out more information on how to become a patient of Dr. Kamar, please contact the Medical Centre at 519-762-0943 or go to Municipality of Dutton Dunwich Website and download patient information form for completion.

Staff of Dutton Medical Centre

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

 

 

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