Carbon January 29, 2014

Next Council Meeting – Monday, February 10th, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

BI-ELECTION – February 10th is nomination day for Councillor for the Village of Carbon Councillor nomination packages will be available at the Village office. Nominations MUST be into the Village office by 4 PM on February 10th. The Bi-Election will be on March 10th.

2014 PHONE BOOKS – Area phone books are ready for pick up at the Village office.

DUELING PIANOS – March 15th the Carbon Fire Department presents DUELING PIANOS. Ticket available at the Village office at $35 each. Cocktails at 6 PM; supper at 6:30 PM.

SKATE PARK FUND RAISER – There will be a Teen Dance on February 15 at the Community Hall to raise funds for a skateboard park in Carbon. Tickets are $5/person; ages 12-17; time 8 PM to midnight.

SNOW REMOVAL – By-Law 2008-760 states that all persons within the Village of Carbon are required to remove all snow, ice, dirt and other obstructions from sidewalks situated on land adjoining the property owned or occupied by them. The Village of Carbon is hereby authorized to provide for the clearing of sidewalks adjoin the property of residents or business who for 48 hours neglect to clear them and in the case of non-payment of expenses by the owner or occupant the expense will be added to the property owners roll number as an amount owing to the property tax roll to be recovered in a like manner as with other taxes. (Penalty $40/hour, min. one hour charge).
Any electrical cord over a sidewalk shall be erected at least 2.5 meters (8 Ft.) above the sidewalk and in no event shall an electrical cord be laid on the sidewalk.

LIBRARY MOVIE – January 31, 2014 at 12:30 PM. "Monster University".

DOG AND CAT LICENSES – Pet tags for 2014 are now available at the Village Office. Dog and cat tags are $20 for spayed or neutered; $30 for unaltered. After February 1, 2014 the fee increases to $35 for dogs and cats; $45 for unaltered dogs and unaltered cats.

LIONS CENTENNIAL PARK PAVERS – Second installation of pavers will be in 2014. Should you be interested in purchasing one, contact the village office. Deadline is April 30th, 2014.

WATER RATE INCREASE – Village of Carbon water rates will be increased as of January 1st, 2014. These rates will be reflected on your January-February bills. Present water rate is $3.30/cubic meter. Increase will be $3.80/cubic meter. Your average billing will increase approximately to $165.84.