Public Notice: Town of Greater Napanee Council authorizes Financial Relief Measures for the Greater Napanee Community

Posted on Monday March 30, 2020

Please be advised that at the Electronic Special Meeting of Council on Friday, March 27, 2020, Town Council authorized the following financial relief measures for the Town of Greater Napanee Community, effective immediately until further notice:

  1. Waive all interest and penalties for the April 24, 2020 tax installment (normally added May 1, 2020). A reassessment will be done in May to possibly extend tax interest and penalty suspension for longer periods;
  2. Waive all interest and penalties for the March 27, 2020 utilities due date (normally added April 1, 2020 and would cover all interest up until the May 27, 2020 due date). A reassessment will be done in May to possibly extend utilities interest and penalty suspension for longer periods;
  3. Remove residents and businesses from Pre-authorized Payment (PAP) plans, as requested;
  4. Waive any NSF fees on PAP transactions for April and May 2020;
  5. Waive the requirement for bag tags on an unlimited number of bagged garbage placed out for weekly pick-up at the curb. Residents are reminded:
  6.            that all garbage must be in a bag;
    • the weight limit of 18 kg (40 lbs.) per bag remains in effect;
    • no large items will be collected;
    • to continue to recycle all items possible; and
    • that hazardous waste cannot be disposed of at the curb.
  7. Roblin and South Fredericksburgh Waste Sites shall remain closed.

These recommendations have come into effect due to the current social and economic situation as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. This Electronic Special Meeting of Council is available for viewing on the Town’s YouTube page, “Town of Greater Napanee.” You do not need a YouTube account to view the video.

 

For more information regarding Financial Measures 1. to 4, please contact:

Paul Dowber, General Manager Financial Services/Treasurer

Email: pdowber@greaternapanee.com

 Phone: 613-354-3351, Ext. 2005

 

For more information regarding Financial Measures 5. and 6, please contact:

           Andrew Girouard, Manager of Environmental Compliance

           Email: agirouard@greaternapanee.com

           Phone: 613-354-8863, Ext. 2104