Council goes for loan on bridge project stated that another $125,000 investment would be needed to keep the aging structure in working order and even then, it would only be in good enough condition to remain open until next year. sign but rejected the suggestion to pay for the project with money from the gas tax rebate fund.

option. But council dismissed the suggestion that the city buy out the existing property owner and just close down the bridge cros- sing altogether.That solution could have cost the city as much as $625,000 for the land and for emergency repairs needed to keep the bridge open until negotiation and signing of the land purchase deal was done.


Instead, the city will use debt-financing for the $250,000 cost to replace McDougal Bridge and will retain HP Engineering to handle the job. The department report included another

Clarence-Rockland council has decided against tapping into its gasoline tax rebate fund and going for a small loan to cover the cost of replacing the McDougal Bridge on Indian Creek Road. Usingmoney from the city’s gas tax rebate fund plus a small draw on the roads reserve fund was the option favoured in a report to council from the infrastructure and enginee- ring department.The cost for theMcDougal Bridge replacement is estimated at about $250,000. The plan is to replace the present aging bridge structure with amodular design. Mc- Dougall Bridge provides access to a single residence on Indian Creek Road and the city has spent close to $300,000 since 1995 on repairs and improvements to the bridge structure to extend its working lifespan. The last inspection report on the bridge

Council accepted the department’s re- commendation to replace the current bridge with a new and more modern modular de-

New idea to solve Jessica Godin case


hope the reconstruction will turn up other clues that might help them determine who was behind the wheel of the vehicle that hit Godin and then left her to die alone in a ditch on in September 2011. Results of the scene reconstruction won’t be available for several weeks.»» Godin was staying at a friend’s house in Fournier on Sept. 22 until she left the pre- mises after 6 p.m. She was last seen alive between 7 and 8 :15 p.m. in the Parc Street area. Her body was found two days later in a ditch along the road. The nature of her injuries and the position of her body indica- ted she had been hit by a vehicle and flung into the ditch. Almost five years have passed since her death and no one has come forward to claim responsibility. A $50,000 reward for infor- mation leading to a solution is still active. Anyone with information that can help police can call Const. Dan Fedele at the Hawkesbury OPP detachment at 613-632- 2729 or the CrimeStoppers confidential tips hotline toll-free at 1-800-222-8477. dents with a business burglary case. The Embrun detachment received a call June 22 about a break-and-enter at Bytown Lumber on Calypso Road. The break-in took place sometime overnight and an unspecified amount of cash was taken. Anyone with information about the break-in can call Const. Tammy Barnes at the Embrun OPP detachment at 613-443- 4499 or the CrimeStoppers confidential tips line at, toll-free, 1-800-222-8477.

The OPP are going to try something dif- ferent to see what turns up for clues in the case of hit-and-run victim, Jessica Godin. The 18-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Fournier inThe Nation Municipality in 2011. Her body was found in a ditch and attempts so far, including posting a $50,000 reward, to get leads on the driver




Jessica Godin, 18, was found dead in a ditch, the victim of a hit-and-run driver.

responsible for her death have failed. Police, with the help of a Toronto forensic specialist, recreated the fatal accident scene on July 2 at the very location in Fournier where Godin died. The hope is that having a «fresh set of eyes» looking at the case may turn up some new possible leads. Police also

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Drunk driver tagged

Police received a call June 27 about a suspected impaired driver on Notre-Dame Road in Embrun. A patrol found the suspect vehicle and pulled it over. Brett Meredith, 28, of Gatineau, QC, is charged with impaired driving and driving with a blood-alcohol level exceeding 80 milligrams. He is sche- duled for the July 15 provincial court session in L’Orignal. Business burglary Police are asking for assistance from resi-

AVIS D’INTÉRÊTS CANTINE ARÉNA DE CLARENCE CREEK Les Services communautaires acceptent maintenant les avis d’intérêts communautaires ou autres pour la location de la cantine de l’aréna de Clarence Creek. Le locataire doit remettre à la municipalité 5% de l’ensemble de ses revenus bruts recueillis durant toute la saison. Si vous êtes intéressés à louer la cantine, veuillez envoyer une lettre d'intention au représentant indiqué ci-dessous au plus tard le;

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CLARENCE CREEK ARENA CANTEEN Community Services are now accepting expressions of community interest for the management of the Clarence Creek arena canteen.

The tenant must give to the municipality 5% of the sales collected throughout the season. •

If you are interested in renting the canteen, please forward a letter of intent to the representative listed below by;

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Contract terms may be obtained on the City Web Site or by contacting the Procurement Of•cer below.

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