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2020 Financial Statements Now Available

Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 09:00 AM

As per to Section 295 (1) a) ii) of the Municipal Act, 2001, copies of the 2020 audited consolidated financial statements for the Township of Russell are now available to any taxpayer or resident of the municipality. For further information, contact the Finance Department at 613-443-3066 or by email at finances@russell.ca.

Complete the 2021 Census!

Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:11 AM

Did you know that census data helps us make important decisions on programs and services? As our demographics change, so do the needs of families, neighbourhoods and businesses in our community. We encourage you to complete the 2021 census questionnaire in May. For more information, visit the Statistics Canada website.

Street Sweeping Begins Monday, May 3, 2021

Posted on Sunday, May 02, 2021 09:00 AM

NOTICE – Township street sweeping will start Monday, May 3, 2021. Please avoid parking on the street to help us complete the work. Thank you!

Questions? Contact infrastructure@russell.ca

Emergency Preparedness Week 2021

Posted on Sunday, May 02, 2021 08:10 AM

Emergency Preparedness: Be Ready for Anything

This year, Emergency Preparedness Week is May 2-8, 2021.

Emergency Preparedness Week encourages Canadians to take three simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies:

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No Mow May Begins May 1, 2021

Posted on Saturday, May 01, 2021 09:00 AM

On March 22nd, 2021, Holder Tractors requested a permission to support our local bee population by participating in the No-Mow-May project.  This entails not cutting the grass for the month of May.

According to Alana Pindar, a pollinator expert from the University of Guelph, it is vital for many flowers that we perceive as weeds, to be around when bees emerge from their nests in May.

Council approved the request and directed our...

Notice of a Rescheduled Public Meeting - Block 121, Plan 50M332 on North Russell Road

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 11:55 AM

NOTICE OF A RESCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING BY-LAW

Meeting Link in the Event Calendar

File: Z-2021-09

TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Russell will hold a public meeting on the 17th day of May 2021 at 6:00 p.m., to consider a proposed amendment to the Township of Russell Zoning By-law #2018-094 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, as amended.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the province of Ontario has declared a State of Emergency...

Notice of a Rescheduled Public Meeting - 926 Notre Dame Street

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 11:44 AM

NOTICE OF A RESCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING BY-LAW

File: Z-2021-08

Find link to the meeting in our Events Calendar

TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Russell will hold a public meeting on the 17th day of May 2021 at 6:00 p.m., to consider a proposed amendment to the Township of Russell Zoning By-law #2018-094 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, as amended.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the province of Ontario has declared a State...

Flags at Half-Mast for Workers’ Mourning Day

Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 08:30 AM

Flags will be half-masted on all municipal buildings and locations in the Township of Russell from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, to mark Workers’ Mourning Day.

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Local Construction/Supplier Companies - Recreation Complex

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 03:51 PM

The Township of Russell is planning the construction of a new recreation facility which may consist of up to 3 arenas, 1 Pool, 1 Performing Arts Theatre and/or 1 Library. There may be other recreation spaces as determined through community feedback.

All local contractors, sub contractors and suppliers interested in providing competitive pricing for any work related to the new facility are requested to respond in writing by June 18, 2021. Submit the company name, contact information and a brief description...

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Local Businesses - Russell Township Recreation Complex

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 02:34 PM

Russell Township Recreation Complex
Expression of Interest (EOI) for Local Businesses

The Township of Russell is planning the construction of a new recreation facility which may consist of up to 3 arenas, 1 Pool, 1 Performing Arts Theatre and/or 1 Library. There may be other recreation spaces as determined through community feedback.

All local business, associations and community groups interested in leasing space in the facility are requested to respond in writing by June 18, 2021. Submit the company...

Load Restrictions Lifted as of April 30, 2021

Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 04:26 PM

Load restrictions for the spring thawing season will be lifted as of Friday, April 30, 2021.

For more information, please contact the Public Works Department by email or by phone at 613-443-1747.

COVID-19: Waste Limit Increased to 2 Bags from April 26 to May 21, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:50 AM

Starting Monday, April 26th until Friday, May 21st, 2021 the waste limit will be increased to two (2) bags instead of one. This temporary measure adopted by Council will help accommodate our residents during the Provincial stay-at-home order due to COVID-19. Remember to have your garbage and recycling items at the curb before 7:00a.m. to not miss your collection.

 

FAQ / Fact Sheet

 

What if the stay-at-home order is extended?

If the Province extends the stay-at-home order...

Hydrant Flushing Begins April 26, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 02:15 PM

Starting April 26, 2021,  Public Utilities operators will begin flushing hydrants across the Township. The Public Utilities Department open up fire hydrants of the water distribution system to make sure the system is working optimally.

During hydrant testing:

  • You may see coloured water and loss in water pressure during the flushing of a hydrant in your area. We recommend that you do not drink or wash laundry with coloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it may stain your...

COVID-19: Update on Provincial Closure of Parks, Play Structures, Sport Courts

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 09:57 AM

OPEN - Parks playground structures and green space, and recreational trail. However, users must attend only with their immediate household and stay 2 metres apart from other users.

CLOSED - Tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, skate parks, as well as picnic tables areas in parks.

Final Public Notice - Heritage Conservation District Plan and Guidelines

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 04:53 PM

FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE
Heritage Conservation District Plan and Guidelines

You can read the full document “Village of Russell Heritage Conservation District plan and Guidelines” and review how your property evaluation might be impacted on the Township of Russell website on the Heritage Conservation District page.

The third and final reading of the Heritage Conservation District Plan and Guidelines, accompanied by a brief report and the consolidated table of comments is scheduled for presentation at the...

Notice of a Public Meeting - Block 121, Plan 50M332 North Russell Road

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 12:29 PM

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING
A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING BY-LAW

File Number: Z-2021-09

Block 121, Plan 50M332, a vacant lot on North Russell Road, Russell

Connect to the April 26, 2021 Electronic Meeting

TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Russell will hold a public meeting on the 26th day of April 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Township of Russell, 717 Notre-Dame Street, in the Gaston Patenaude Hall, Embrun, to consider a proposed amendment to the Township of Russell...

Notice of a Public Meeting - 926 Notre Dame Street, Embrun

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 12:15 PM

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING
A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING BY-LAW

File Number: Z-2021-08

Concession 7, Lot 8 PT P J B LEWIS;1898 L9 L10 L11 RP50R3321; Part 1, 2 RP50R1727 Part 1, known as 926 Notre Dame St., Embrun

Connect to the April 26, 2021 Electronic Meeting

TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Russell will hold a public meeting on the 26th day of April 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Township of Russell, 717 Notre-Dame Street, in the Gaston Patenaude Hall, Embrun,...

COVID-19: Provincial Closure of Parks, Play Structures, Sport Courts

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 06:50 PM

2021-04-16 6:38:10 PM

COVID-19 Municipal Services Impacted Due to Provincial Closure Restrictions:

As of Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., outdoor recreation facilities including play structures in parks, tennis/pickleball courts, basketball courts, and skate parks.

The recreational trail will remain open. However, user must attend only with their immediate household.
Town Hall and our satellite offices are still closed to the public. In-person services are through appointment only.

Staff are...

COVID-19 Update: Marriage Licences

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 01:34 PM

2021-04-16 1:32:28 PM

Marriage licence applications are now for residents of the Township only getting married in the next 3-4 weeks or if urgent can be made by appointment while Town Hall is closed to the public. Please contact the Clerk’s office at clerk.greffe@russell.ca.

Township of Russell Launches New Website

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 11:49 AM

PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate Distribution

Township of Russell Launches New Website

Embrun, ON April 16, 2021 - The Township of Russell is proud to announce the launch of their new website at Russell.ca.

Residents are encouraged to visit the new website which features a modern appearance, easier navigation, and new content.

Key features include:

  • A homepage with seasonal information and key topics;
  • Improved subscribe feature to news and public notices, upcoming calendar events, and updates on individual...

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