NOTICE(S) FOR THE
TOWNSHIP of CHAMBERLAIN
TAKE NOTICE TOWNSHIP of CHAMBERLAIN
Special Council Meeting To Take Place
February 21, 2018
7:00 P.M. Council Chambers
Purpose of Meeting:
Review Funding Agreement Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) Top-up Application Component-2017 Intake
- The Township of Chamberlain is looking for a Councillor. Remaining is just under nine months of a four-year term which will begin in March 2018.
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- NOTICE - An audio recording of the Open Session of each Council meeting is being made and will be available through the Municipal Website as a public service to further enhance access to municipal government services and to continue to promote open and transparent government. As a visitor, your presence may be recorded and your name and address may be revealed during certain parts of the Council meeting. Be advised that the audio recording of meetings is set to commence November 7th, 2017.
Highway 11 cuts through the township intersecting all of the townships concession roads affording residents quick and easy access to that transportation artery. By the same token, it allows emergency responders quick and easy access if required. Kirkland Lake is less than a 30 minute drive north and Temiskaming Shores is just a little over 30 minutes to the south. On the west side of the township, Hwy 573 provides quick and easy access to the Town of Charlton and also connects with Hwy 11 at the South Wye.
With a country lifestyle there is an abundance of wildlife in the area. It is not unusual to see moose, bear, deer, wolves, coyotes, foxes, lynx, etc., along the concession roads, in fields, and even in your backyard. In the spring and fall, huge flocks of geese are regular visitors to township fields. A more recent addition to the township's plethora of wildlife has been sandhill cranes and raccoons. Although there are no lakes in Chamberlain Township, there are many lakes and rivers within a short drive for fishing and recreational opportunities.
Children from Chamberlain Township attend elementary school in Englehart at Englehart Public School (JK-grade 6) or Holy Family School (JK-grade 8). Secondary students attend Englehart High School (Elementary) (grades 7-12). Students requiring French language education are bussed to Ecole Assumption (JK-8) in Earlton, and Ecole Secondaire Catholique Sainte-Marie (grades 9-12) in New Liskeard.
The Township of Chamberlain works closely with the neighbouring municipalities of Englehart, Evanturel and Charlton-Dack to jointly provide services such as the Englehart and Area Public Library, the Englehart and Area Fire Department, the Englehart and Area Museum, the Englehart and District Hospital and the Englehart and Area Community Complex, to name a few.