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2019 Budget Forecast

Mayor's Report on the 2019 Budget Forecast for the Municipality of Chelsea

December 18, 2019

Dear residents,

It is with pleasure that I present to you the budget estimates for the year 2018. I would like to acknowledge the efforts of the members of Council in this first budget of our mandate. I believe this budget reflects the needs and interests of Chelsea residents,

What's new

Winter Trail and Ice Rinks Conditions

Conditions of the Winter Trail along the railway corridor, further to the passage of the trail grooming equipment for January 18, 2018.

Snow density: 15 cm after grooming

How to avoid compost to freeze in your brown bin?

In winter, the compostable materials in the brown bin tend to stick to the faces with freezing. This makes it more difficult for the contractor to properly empty your brown bin during collection and increases the risk of damaging your bin.  
 
Here are some useful tips to know to ensure optimal emptying:
 
  • Use a large paper bag for yard waste inside your brown bin to reduce contact between wet materials and the faces of the bin. These bags are sold in most hardware stores;

Compost collection: no plastic bags allowed

The door-to-door collection of compostable materials has now officially begun!

As in any new program, a few adjustments are required to optimize it.

If you notice that the contents of your brown bin have not been picked up, it may be because the contractor noticed that you were using plastic bags. As mentioned in the explanatory brochure you received at home and on the Municipality's website, compostable plastic bags are prohibited in the brown bin.

Instead of plastic bags, you can use:

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