Carbon Notices - January 20, 2021

NEXT COUNCIL MEETINGS – February 11 & 15, 2021

All Council Meetings are at the Village Office at 6 pm, unless otherwise posted.

COUNCIL MEETINGS – As the Council Chambers remain closed to the public, there is an option to join the Council Meetings by calling the following teleconference number: 1-403-917-1573. This is for listening purposes only – no questions will be answered unless you are on the Agenda. Please keep your mute button on.

CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC – The Village of Carbon is closed to the public until further notice.

2021 UTILITY SERVICES INCREASE – The Village of Carbon’s bi-monthly Utility Bill includes water, sewer, and garbage collection. Basic Bi-Monthly Charge: Residential - $205.62, Commercial - $215.45. Additional Water Consumption: 1 Cubic Meter - $4.72, 1000 Gallons - $21.46. Increase is effective January 2021 and will be applied to the January - February Utility Billing Cycle as per the Master Rates Bylaw 2020-846.

BURNING AT THE RESERVOIR – Public Works has obtained a burning permit for a controlled burn of non-toxic items such as brush/shrubs/tree branches/etc. at the Reservoir located at the top of Eagles Hill in the next two weeks, weather permitting. Please be advised that there will be smoke in this area during the burning process.

PROTECT YOUR PETS – 2021 ANIMAL TAGS/RENWWAL NOW AVAILABLE – Until January 31, 2021: Neutered dog or cat is $20. Unaltered dog or cat is $30. As of February 1, 2021: Neutered dog or cat is $35. Unaltered dog or cat is $45.

SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL REMINDER – Now that the snow is starting to fall, please remember that it is the responsibility of every property owner to ensure that the sidewalks adjoining their property are kept clear of snow, ice, dirt and other obstructions. This means the whole width of the sidewalk, cleared down to bare pavement, including driveway sidewalks. Place snow back onto your property.

2021 BUSINESS LICENSES – Now available at the Village Office: Renewal: $10, New Business: $25. A Business License is required for any services rendered within the Village of Carbon, including Home Based businesses. Upon purchase, your company will be added to the Business Directory on our website: www.villageofcarbon.com, and new businesses are posted on Facebook & added to the monthly newsletter.

PARKVIEW LODGE SUITES AVAILABLE FOR RENT – 1 Bachelor Suite and 1 Bedroom Suite are available. Includes heat, water, power, and laundry. Age 55+, non-smoking, no pets, security deposit, and references required. Contact the Village Office for more information or for application form.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - VILLAGE OF CARBON LIBRARY BOARD – The Village of Carbon Library Board is seeking a Secretary, Treasurer, and new members with innovative ideas. If you are interested, please contact the Library at (403) 572-3440, email: acarmlibrary@marigold.ab.ca, or contact the Chairperson, Julie Wiebe at (403) 572-3521.