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1 Hewlett-Packard Company The Municipality of/la Municipalit é de St.-Charles NOUVELLES DE ST.-CHARLES nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Newsletter Date Inside this issue: Municipal Elections/ Les élections municipales Council News / Nouvelles du conseil St-Charles Public Library / Bibliothèque publique de St.-Charles Economic Development/ développement économique Crossword / mots croisés Trivia / bagatelles Parks and Recreation Wall of Fame Back Cover From the Mayor s Office / Du Bureau du Maire I would like to give a update on the proposed granite quarry license transfer in our municipality.the proponents held their town hall meeting on November 30th, 2013 concerning the project. Council heard the pros and cons from all those that attended. I have personally also attended workshops related to pits and quarries,to gather information on all aspects involved on such a operation. After extensive research and discussions,council came to the decision that the liabilities were too great for this project. On March 19th, 2014 council passed a resolution not supporting the transfer.the MNR has stated that license will not be transferred and will be terminated. Mayor Paul Schoppmann Les gens se posent encore des questions au sujet de la carrière de granit de la municipalité. Récemment, il y a eu de nouvelles décisions adoptées au sujet du transfert de la licence de cette entreprise. Comme plusieurs d entre vous savez, les partisans de ce projet se sont rencontrés le 30 novembre 2013 à salle communautaires. Nous avons écouté attentivement leurs arguments et en avons pesé le pour et le contre. Afin de prendre des décisions plus justes et à point, j ai moi-même assisté à des réunions et reçu de l information en ce qui concerne la gérance et l opération des carrières et des puits de mine. Après de nombreuses recherches et discussions intenses, nous avons conclu que ce projet était trop risqué et par conséquent, le 19 mars 2014, le Conseil a passé une motion décidant de ne pas supporter le projet. Le Ministère des Ressources Naturelles a terminé la licence et elle ne sera pas transférée. Nous sommes prêts à répondre à vos questions. Jouissez de la belle température tout en passant un bel été.

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4 Page 4 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Council News / Nouvelles du Conseil St.-Charles The next Committee of the Whole Meeting will take place Wednesday, June 4th at 7pm in Council Chambers. The next Regular Meeting of Council will take place on Wednesday, June 18th at 7pm in Council Chambers. Council Meeting La Réunion du Comité Plénier aura lieu le mercredi 4 juin, 2014 à 19h et la Réunion du Conseil aura lieu le mercredi 18 juin, 2014 à 19h. NOTICE- MEETING - DATE CHANGE Municipal News and Notifications Committee of the whole meetings to be held on July 2nd and August 6th 2014 in Council Chambers are cancelled. Date change for the regular meeting of Council from August 20th to August 13th, 2014.

5 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 5 LASTING IMPRESSIONS HAIR DESIGN Women, Men and Children all hair care Summer Hours Tues. Wed. 9:30am-6:00 pm Thursday 9:30am-9pm Friday 9;30 am 4:00 pm Saturday 9:30-2:00pm CLOSED SUNDAYS, MONDAYS AND LONG WEEKENDS By appointment only please,call J.D. Linnen Well Drilling Cable Tool Drilling Submersible Pump Systems St-Charles, ON Wolffy's Den Bed & Breakfast or Short Term Rental Sharon Gauthier & Denis Lefebvre 296 Beauparlant Road St.Charles, ON P0M2W

6 Page 6 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter ST CHARLES PUBLIC LIBRARY New at the library The Confabulist by Steven Galloway Finding Me by Michelle Knight Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy S T C H A R L E S P U B L I C L I B R A RY H O U R S /HE U R E S SUMMER LIBRARY OPERATING HOURS MONDAY - CLOSED TUESDAY - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. WEDNESDAY - 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. THURSDAY - 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. FRIDAY - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SATURDAY - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Heures d été Lundi - FERMÉ Mardi - 9h00 à 13h00 Mercredi - 12h00 à 19h00 Jeudi - 12h00 à 19 h 00 Vendredi - 9h00 à 13h00 Samedi - 11 h 00 à 14 h 00 B OOK CLUB On May 7, 2014 the Book Club got together to review the book "Too Close to the Falls" by Catherine Gildiner. Welcome to the childhood of Catherine McClure Gildiner. At the tender age of four, Cathy accompanies Roy, the deliveryman at her father's pharmacy, on his routes. She shares some of their memorable deliveries: sleeping pills to Marilyn Monroe (in town filming Niagara), sedatives to Mad Bear, a violent Tuscarora chief, and fungus cream to Warty, the gentle operator of the town dump. As she reaches her teenage years, Cathy's irrepressible spirit spurs her from dangerous sled rides that take her "too close to the Falls" to tipsy dances with the town priest. This book generated a lot of controversy among our readers. Next month's read is "Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern. If interested in joining us call Nicole at SERVICE votre bibliothèque: renseignements sur les services provinciaux SERVICE your library: information on provincial services

7 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 7 AT THE LIBRARY Download Audiobooks & e-books from home Enjoy titles on your cell phone, e-book reader or ipod Nouvelles BIBLIOTHÈQUE / LIBRARY BIBLIOTHÈQUE / LIBRARY St.-Charles. News The St-Charles Library is inviting children 12 years of age and under, to participate in craft making for Father s Day. This will take place at the library on Saturday, June 14 th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. À l occasion de la Fête des Pères, la bibliothèque de St-Charles invite les enfants agés de 12 ans et moins à une session de bricolage le samedi le 14 juin de 12h00 à 13h30. Happy Fathers Day June 15th Walking Club - Special of the Month Monthly specials on certain items will be held at the library. Be the first to submit your walking sheet and qualify for an item. Didn t get the monthly item? Enter your name in the draw to be held every four months. So submit your sheets monthly for a chance to win. It s a win-win situation!

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9 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 9 Agriculture Soil Map of St.-Charles now Available at: Sustainable New Agri-Food Products (SNAP) Program Program Objective In Northern Ontario, many agriculture and food producers or businesses have difficulty funding equipment purchases for value-added processing. The Sustainable New Agri-Food Products (SNAP) Program is a pilot for Northern Ontario agriculture and food producers, businesses and collaborations, which will provide up to $5,000 (per collaborator, to a maximum of $15,000) at 80% cost-share toward the purchase of processing equipment that would result in the creation of a food or agriculture product new to the business. The SNAP Program is administrated by the Rural Agri-Innovation Network in collaboration with Clover Valley Farmers Market, Eat Local Sudbury Co-operative and the Northeast Community Network. Eligibility Eligible applicants must be a legal entity with the authority to enter into a legal agreement seeking assistance to purchase equipment to add value or create an agriculture or food product new to the business. Examples of a legal person could include corporations or not-for-profit organizations, primary producers, processors, distributors, First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Collaborations will be accepted of up to three applicants. Each applicant in the collaboration must be a legal entity. Applicants must have at least one component of their business located in northern Ontario. Collaborations must be composed of 75 per cent of businesses, organizations or persons located in northern Ontario. Eligible Projects Projects related to the development or expansion of agriculture or food products grown, processed or manufactured in northern Ontario; and Projects that result in the creation of an agriculture or food product new to the business. Eligible Costs All costs shall be limited to the purchase of equipment that results in production of an agriculture or food product new to the business. Examples of this include, but are not limited to: Food processing equipment; Fibre processing equipment; High-tunnels or greenhouse structures for season extension; Food packaging equipment. Sudbury Regional/ Parry Sound/ Nicklebelt/ Muskoka Coordinator Eat Local Sudbury Cooperative Inc. Julia Sutton, Municipal Economic Development Officer: Jonathon Condratto Phone: Ext

10 Page 10 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Economic and Community Development This is a new section which will update readers on Municipal Economic Development news, updates and events Remember we serve the business community whether your business is tourism, retail or agriculture we can help you.are you starting a business? If so we can help with business plan advise, help finding a suitable location or securing funding through various provincial grants.if you currently own a business feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns or suggestions you may have. Seminars Seminars organized by the Regional Business Centre Starting a Small Business Navigate through the federal, provincial and municipal government programs, services and regulations that may apply to your business. June 11th - 9:00am to 11:00am at the Regional Business Centre Writing a Business Plan A solid business plan is essential to raise money and crucial to your success. Our staff shows you the step by step process of developing your business plan. June 18th - 9:00am to 11:00am at the Regional Business Centre Modern Technology for Small Business Learn how the use of simple technologies can revolutionize the way your small business operates. June 25th - 9am to 11am at the Regional Business Centre To Register for a FREE seminar contact the Regional Business Centre: By Phone: By Business Licences and Permits Contact the Enforcement and Compliance Office (By-law Department) Tom Davies square: ext Brady Street Sudbury, ON P3E 5K3 Telephone: (705) Fax: Toll Free: Municipal licenses and permits cost between $50 and $440 For further assistance you may also contact the Regional Business Centre Municipal Economic Development Officer: Jonathon Condratto Phone:

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12 Page 12 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Paying your Municipal taxes has never been easier with 4 ways to pay!

13 Page 13 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter The Municipal Horse Ring is now open to riders St.-Charles Community Centre 20 Casimir St., St.-Charles For more information contact: Parks and recreation : Nina Lavallée :

14 Page 14 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES Animal Control Services for the Municipality of St.-Charles: Animal Control Officers Sharon Gauthier & Denis Lefebvre contact: (Sharon) or (Denis) SPARKY S LIVE BAIT, TACKLE AND ACCESSORIES 50 Main St Monday to Friday 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Long Weekends Friday 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Breakfast 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For later pickup call Authorized issuer of fishing and hunting licenses Daily Specials & Home Made Soup Fresh coffee at all times. Please note: All Licenses Available

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22 Page 22 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Doug Sales & Service Local W.E.T.T. Inspector Certified TSSA Oil Contractor with 30 years experience. Able to look after all your wood, oil & air conditioning needs with very competitive rates! For a Happy Home call Doug & Michele at CONSTRUCTION PLANS Building Code Qualified For all your construction projects: new houses, cottages, additions, commercial, septic systems Glen Polsky 815 Dupuis Road St-Charles, Ontario P0M 2W0 Tel/Fax

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29 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 29 Centre de Santé Communautaire de Sudbury Est /Sudbury East Community Health Centre Blood pressure clinic Tuesdays from 1:30 to 5:30 Lab work Wednesday from 8:00 to 11:00 Appointment necessary Clinique de pression arterielle - Mardi de 13 h 30 à 17 h 30 Prises de sang Mercredi de 8 h 00 à 11 h 00 Rendez-vous nécessaire These services are available for patients and non-patients of the Centre. Service Disponible aux patients et non-patients du centre All services confidentiel. Tout nos services sont confidentielle.

30 Page 30 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Regular Hours of Operation St.-Charles Landfill Site Monday - 8am to 12pm Wednesday -12pm to 4pm Saturday - 9am to 3pm

31 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 31 Remember As of April 1st, burning is only permitted between 8pm and 8am. A permit is required. For further details please contact the Municipal Office. Municipal Office Phone:

32 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 32 OUR CHILDREN OUR FUTURE/ NOS ENFANTS, NOTRE AVENIR PLAYGROUP/AIRE DE JEUX chaque vendredi de 9h00 à 11h30 every Friday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at/au Fabien Center, room/chambre 223 Come join us for free play and good conversations Venez-vous joindre à nous pour le jeu libre et de bonnes conversations Free healthy snack/ Collations gratuites for more info call/pour plus d'information ext 271 Ron Senecal West Arm Pike Tournament June 7, 2014 Organized by the Club Alidor Registration Friday June 6, 2014 For information about this event and to register contact Gates Roy at (705) or Website: Ron Senecal West Arm Pike Tournament le 7 juin 2014 organisé par le Club Alidor Inscription vendredi le 6 juin 2014 Pour plus de renseignements communiqué avec Gates Roy au (705) Couriel: ou Site web:

33 nouvelles de St. -Charles Newsletter Page 33 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Warren Agricultural Fair June Come out and Support your Community Students get your volunteer hours at the Fair To sign up or for further details call Anna at Attention Due to low attendance BADMINTON, BASKETBALL, FLOOR HOCKEY AND VOLLEYBALL at the arena are canceled. Thank you to those who participated. PARKS AND RECREATION

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36 ST-CHARLES WALL OF FAME ST-CHARLES WALL OF FAME Proud R e c o g n i t ion Honour The Municipality is looking for volunteers to assist with the local Canada Day event. This is a great opportunity to get volunteer hours and help your community. Municipality of St-Charles 2 King street East St.-Charles, Ontario P0M 2W0 Contact Jonathon Condratto for further information. Phone: ext Phone:: (705) Fax: ( We re on the web! Stcharlesontario. ca