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UPDATED Public Works News Bulletin re. COVID-19 Operations

Posted on Wednesday May 13, 2020

Effective Wednesday June 10th the Transfer Station will be accepting household hazardous waste material. Please follow the directions given by the attendant as procedures for disposal have changed. The only material NOT ACCEPTED at the Transfer Station continues to be corrugated cardboard. Please keep checking our website for updates on its collection.

Effective Wednesday June 3rd the Salt Dock Boat Launch will re-open having previously been closed for repairs. All Town of Parry Sound boat launches remain open to the public. Please continue to practice physical distancing when launching boats.

Effective Wednesday May 20th the Transfer Station will be accepting “Dump Coupons” for ½ ton load of household junk or 1 household appliance with freon.

Effective Saturday May 16th the Transfer Station will be accepting all yard waste, scrap metal, furniture, appliances, scrap wood, drywall, concrete, tires and e-waste. Please follow all directions given by the attendant. We anticipate a high volume of traffic so please wait at the gate until directed to proceed and be patient. Only 1 vehicle will be permitted to dispose of waste at a time. Please continue to practice social distancing while at the Transfer Station.

Public Washroom’s (located beside Gray’s Paint on Seguin Street) continue to operate on reduced hours, 9:00am to 4:00pm daily, this temporary change is to ensure the cleanliness and proper sanitization of the washrooms.  

Curbside Waste Collection continues as normal. Pick-up dates and bag limits remain the same. It is suggested to reduce the amount of air-borne garbage that you ensure bags are tied securely. Please ensure recycling bins are not overflowing to limit air borne recyclables to protect the health & safety of the collector.   

Public works operations such as roads, water and wastewater are continuing to operate normally with extra precautionary measures in place to ensure the safety of our staff.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Town’s Public Works operations, please contact the Municipal Office at (705) 746-2101 x236 or x213.