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COVID-19 Pandemic Update

March 27th, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The Dysart et al Emergency Control met again this morning as scheduled. Just a reminder to the public that we are into spring thaw. If you aren’t typically at your cottage this time of year, you may not realize that this is a normal occurrence as the frost comes out of the ground. Please have patience as the roads crew works to keep up with regular spring time maintenance and recognize that these roads weren’t built for this type of heavy early spring traffic. Our road network is patrolled regularly and staff are aware of potential issues and keep up as quickly as possible given the size of our road network. In the interest of both sewer system and septic system health, please remember that disposable wipes, paper towels and facial tissues do not...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Update

March 25th, 2020 at 4:15 p.m. The Dysart et al Emergency Control met again this morning, as scheduled, to continue to assess our situation and coordinate our resources to ensure we can continue to provide essential services to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week a decision was made to close the Kennisis and West Bay Landfill sites for the time being, and some questions are coming in asking what this decision was based on. Basically, they were closed to minimize and control public contact points and to deal with potential staff shortages. The decision to close these two sites was based on traffic count and proximity to another landfill. Both West Bay, with approximately 5% of the total annual car count and Kennisis Lake with approximately 8.9% of the annual total car count, are able to access West...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Update

March 24th, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Covid-19 Update Dysart et al’s Emergency Control Group met again today to review the impacts of the Provincial order to close all non-essential workplaces effective midnight tonight. At this time, in accordance with the order, Dysart et al will continue to provide important municipal services including operating landfills, maintaining the roads, managing tax payments, reviewing planning issues, issuing permits, etc.  While the office remains closed to the public, staff continue to be available to respond via email or by phone.  Please contact the appropriate staff member as listed on our website at www.dysartetal.ca. The phone number for the Administration Office is 705-457-1740.    A reminder that only Haliburton and West Guilford landfills can take construction materials and payment can only be made by debit or credit.  At this time, Harcourt can not accept construction...
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IMPORTANT NOTICE - MUNICIPALITY OF DYSART ET AL COVID-19 INFORMATION

The Municipality of Dysart et al is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and will provide information and updates as they become available. For more information please visit our home page and blog posts.