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Township of Madawaska Valley Newsletter
Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Request for Bid – Disposal of Surplus Equipment (As is where is) 
Item 1: 1987 Case Model W20C  Front End Loader.
Item 2: Brusher grader.  1977 Champion model 740 motor grader with a mounted Roanoke brusher head.
Item 3: Ingersoll-Rand 575T asphalt paver.
For more information check out 
Tenders/RFPs
Calling All Old Sled Heads
Vintage Sled Show
Saturday, February 11, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Railway Station Park
Old Snowmobile Show and Shine
- set up at 9 a.m.
- refreshments and entertainment
- fun for the whole family
For more information contact
Anya Gansterer
613-756-5885
tourism@madawaskavalley.ca
The Madawasaka Valley Lions Club 51st Annual Santa Claus Parade - December 3, 2016 at noon
Santa and his entourage will entertain children of all ages in the upstairs hall of the Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre following the parade.
Support the Madawaska Valley Lions Club and show your Christmas Spirit by entering a float!
At the October 3, 2016 Regular Council Meeting, Mayor Love proposed a resolution regarding MPP, John Yakabuski's Private Member's Bill 21, Ministry of Correctional Services Amendment Act (Parole), 2016, which was adopted by Council. This resolution was sent to all Ontario Municipalities and their support has been overwhelming.  The full resolution can be found on the Township's website at http://madawaskavalley.ca
The Live History theatre company is bringing their sight specific performance titled Circa to the Railway Station. Saturday, December 10th - Two Show Times:  3:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.
"It's almost closing time at The Railway Station and you are just in time to meet Circa, a mysterious character dressed in period clothes. Confused with no recollection of who they are or how they arrived at The Railway Station, they are horrified to find themselves landed in a modern era where many of the things they love and remember are now on display. Come and spend a little time with Circa as they travel through exhibits searching for clues about their identity."
For more information about Live History visit http://www.livehistoryshows.com
$15.00 admission - Suitable for ages 10+
Contact The Railway Station at 613-756-5885 or 
agansterer@madawasakavalley.ca
to book your tickets.
CURBSIDE ASH PICKUP
The scheduled ash pickup will be on the dates outlined below: 
Thursday November 24, 2016
Tuesday December 27, 2016
Friday January 27, 2017
Thursday February 16, 2017
Thursday March 16, 2017
Friday April 21, 2017
Changing your tires? Need to dispose the old ones? 
Residents can dispose their used rubber tires at the Waste Sites free of charge.  
Collecting used and scrap tires has an important positive impact on the environment.  Many fantastic new products are produced from used and recycled rubber.  Disposing used tires properly keeps them from littering our landscape.    
 
 
If you use a fireplace or wood burning stove/furnace in your home, make sure that your chimney is kept clean and free of obstructions. Your chimney's job is to safely and easily remove the harmful by-products of fire from your home. If your chimney is not functioning properly, smoke, gases, and other substances can make their way back into your home where they can damage your property and affect the health of your family. Over time, soot and debris can build up in your chimney, forming blockages that prevent material from escaping. Even more importantly, creosote (a natural by-product of burning wood) will build up in your chimney. Creosote is highly flammable and is the leading cause of chimney fires. Every chimney should be inspected and cleaned at least once per year. However, if your fireplace or stove is in frequent use, it may be necessary to clean your chimney more frequently. If you notice a significant amount of sooty buildup in your chimney, or any glazed creosote, it is important that you have your chimney cleaned as soon as possible. These materials could lead to smoke damage to your home's interior, or even a house fire.
 
At the October 17, 2016 Regular Council Meeting, Council acknowledged Fire Prevention Week by watching the No Time to Spare Video, presented by the Fire Marshall’s Office. This video offers a strong message regarding working smoke alarms and a fire escape plan.  
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