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COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency

The Township of Schreiber has issued a Declaration of Emergency for COVID-19. This is a precaution in order to access additional resources and funding during this pandemic, when and if to protect the health and safety of our residents and businesses. Our declaration is made in support of the North of Superior Healthcare Group and in/with the support of our neighbouring community, the Town of Terrace Bay.

Volunteer Positions – Township Committees

Council is seeking volunteers for positions on the Committees listed below, for the term of Council ending November 30, 2022.  If you are eager to share your input, ideas and suggestions, please consider applying to the following Committees:

Accessibility Advisory Committee

To provide advice to the Township of Schreiber to remove barriers for people with disabilities and help make public services and facilities accessible to everyone.

Cemetery Advisory Committee

To provide advice to the Township of Schreiber with regards to regulations and controls of the Schreiber Cemetery and the Worthington Bay Cemetery, pursuant to the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, S.O. 2002, c.33.

Senior Committee

To promote healthy aging, independence and the well-being of seniors and the elderly through health, wellness, educational, cultural, and recreational programs. To improve the lives of seniors and the elderly by providing them with access to the Schreiber Senior Centre as a place for social interaction, volunteerism and community activism.

Recreation and Festivals Committee

To advise and make recommendations to Council on matters related to the programming and utilization of Schreiber’s recreational facilities.  To advise and make recommendations to Council on the implementation of a Recreation and Festivals Strategic Plan.

Are you interested in joining a Committee?

For more information, please provide your name, phone number and email by 2:00 pm Friday, April 10, 2019 to:

Mayor and Council

Re: Committee Statement of Intent

P.O. Box 40, 204 Alberta Street

Schreiber, ON

P0T 2S0

Or via email to info@schreiber.ca

Public Notice: OCWA

To all Schreiber Residents, please take note of the following reminder from the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA):

Be careful with what you flush.

Wet wipes, paper towels and facial tissues can clog pipes.

We recognize that many residents may be increasing their use of disinfectant wipes, paper towels and facial tissues in response to COVID-19.

We would like to remind residents not to flush wet wipes of any kind. Despite what some packaging says, wipes are not flushable. Paper towels and facial tissues also do not belong in the toilet. These items cannot be flushed because they do not break down like toilet paper does.

If wipes, paper towels and facial tissues are flushed, they can cause blockages in pipes – which may lead to sewage overflows in your home or business.

Further down the line, these items can clog sewers and cause sewage overflows into streets and the natural environment. They can also cause costly damage to local wastewater infrastructure.

The only things that should be flushed are the 3Ps: Pee, Poo & (toilet) Paper. No exceptions. Please put used wipes, facial tissues and paper towels in the garbage.

Thank you for working with us to keep our community’s pipes and sewers clear and our wastewater infrastructure functioning smoothly.

If you have any questions, please contact info@schreiber.ca.

-- A message from the Township of Schreiber in partnership with our wastewater operator, the Ontario Clean Water Agency.

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