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June 09, 2020
Effective Monday, June 8, with the province entering Alert Level 3, the following changes will be implemented in the Town Office:
The main door will be open to the public to allow people inside the porch area to conduct business.
Only 1 person will be admitted in the porch at a time. If you see someone in the porch, we ask that you please wait outside until the person leaves and allow us time to wipe down the area before you enter.
Hand sanitizer will be available on site.
If you have any symptoms we ask that you not enter the building.
The Town office will re-open on Tuesday nights from 7-9PM.
Any questions/concerns, contact the office Monday - Friday between 12-5PM
June 1, 2020
NOTICE TO STUDENTS:
The Town has received approval for 1 student labourer/grounds maintenance person through Canada Summer Jobs. The position is for 30 hours per week for a 6 week period @ minimum wage. Duties may include, but are not limited to, mowing grass, painting, road side clean up, etc. The individual must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Resumes can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Box 10, WInterland, NL A0E 2Y0. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 19 by 5 PM. Resumes will be reviewed during the council meeting on June 23. Only the successful candidate will be notified.
April 27, 2020
The Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board will be resuming the Regular Monthly Collection Schedule of Household Bulk materials on Tuesday June 02, 2020.
Please note that due to anticipated high volumes there may be some delays.
Also for residents who are still looking to dispose of your old wooden garbage boxes, you can place them at the curbside with your bulk items.
May 26, 2020
This is an important Bulk Collection message from The Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board:
Please be advised that due to the safety measures in place for COVID-19 our Monthly Household Bulk Collection is delayed and tentatively rescheduled for June. Please follow the Provincial Fire Regulations and refrain from burning your bulk and waste items. Also we ask that you not place items at the curbside until a new date is confirmed and check our website for updates. The Landfill Site continues usual operations for residents who wish to deliver their own Bulk items to the Public Drop Off area. Safety is our main concern as we continue to provide essential collection services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 20, 2020
BPRSB Changes due to COVID-19 Preparedness
Please be advised that due to COVID-19 and the practicing of social distancing the Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board will be implementing the following changes effective immediately:
Our staff has been split into 2 teams and will be working different shifts to keep social distancing.
The BPRSB Office will be closed to the Public. Site hours of operation will not be affected at this time. Payments and inquiries can be made by phone at (709) 891-1717 or by mailing to P.O. Box 510, Burin Bay Arm, NL A0E 1G0.
Until further notice there will be no assistance with Off Loading by our spotter at the Public Drop off Area. The spotter will only direct visitors to the proper bins.
Bulk Collection will be delayed by one month and will be tentatively scheduled to begin in May before placing items at the curbside residents should check the website for updates.
Service Enhancement Program ( Dumpsters ) will be re-assessed in April and if necessary it may have to be suspended or changed.
The Compost Program in the Town of Grand Bank is suspended until further notice.
The Board has also taken other internal measures to help combat COVID-19 and to insure that we continue to provide the necessary service of waste management in our region.
Sorry for any inconvenience these changes may cause.
March 17, 2020
Effective immediately (Tuesday, March 17 @ 1 PM), the Winterland Recreation Centre will be closed to all groups. All rentals or groups activities are hereby cancelled until further notice. Council will update when further information is available. If anyone has concerns they are asked to contact the Town Office @ 279-3701.
January 16, 2020
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December 13, 2019
December 5, 2019
Due to Christmas Day & Boxing Day falling on regular waste collection days, the following changes have been made to the waste collection schedule for the Christmas week:
Waste normally collected on Tuesday will now be collected on MONDAY, DECEMBER 23.
The landfill site will be closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day. The site will then close from 4 PM on Saturday, December 28 and re-open @ 8 AM Tuesday, December 31.
Due to New Years Day falling on a regular waste collection day, Tuesday's collection WILL NOT be affected.
The site will be closed Wednesday, January 1.
December 5, 2019
Let’s show our community spirit and make Winterland a true Winter Wonderland with our 2nd Annual Festival of Lights Contest.
Winner will be announced at the Volunteer Supper hosted by the Town of Winterland, December 21st.
Winterland Recreation will reward the winner with a wonderful prize. We received so many wonderful compliments from everyone last year. Let’s make it bigger and better than last year.
We cannot wait!