Annual spring cleaning of ditches.

Annual cleaning of the Massawippi rivewr, here with scouts.

Committee creation

The environment committee was established to generate ideas, by the citizens, for the municipality and to put those ideas into action.  The committee’s mandate is to find sinple, fast efficient, short or long term solutions to environmental problems that can be addressed on a local level.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual cleaning up of the Massawippi river with the Marine cadets

 

Nettoyage annuel de la rivière Massawippi en collaboration avec les cadets de la Marine (depuis 2011).

Financial aid program for washable diapers

Parents of children under 2 years old that choose washable diapers will receive a refund of 50% of the purchase cost of a diaper kit (minimum 15 diapers), up to 250 $
Who can benefit from this refund?
All families with children under two (2) years old and residing in Canton de Hatley.  One financial aid per child.

How to benefit from this policy?
Buy a washable diaper kit (minimum 15 diapers).

a) Present the following documents to the Town hall, during the current year (before December 31st)  

  1. the original bill of the diaper kit (any brand or store)
  2. child proof of birth;
  3. proof of residence (tax bill, lease, etc.) ;
  4. identification with photo (driver’s license, health card).

b) Fill out and sign the refund form.  The municipality will send you a cheque representing 50% of the cost of the diaper kit, up to a maximum of 250 $.

 

Don’t throw away your batteries

You may dispose of your household batteries at the Town Hall.  There is a special container in the entrance.  Please protect the postive end with tape or plastic wrap.  Batteries are also accepted at the eco-center and during the Hazardous waste collection.

 

Envirobags

Always looking for environmentally friendly habits, the committe is proud to offer residents the Envirobag.  The bag is made of high quality denim (blue jean) and is nideal for groceries and other articles.  For only 5 $ for residents and 10 $ for non residents,  The bags are available at the municipal office.  It is produce in cooperation with the Carrefour jeunesse emploi in Magog, as a youth job program.