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had painting these fish.” The purpose of the mural is to remind both students and the public at large about both the ecological role of fish and the need to protect rivers and lakes frompollution and overfishing.The wooden plaques were lami- nated after painting and the mural should last for at least 10 years or more before any of its pieces need either repainting or replacing. Rockland is not an official part of the SNC’s actual coverage area, but the South Nation River does empty into the Ottawa

River, an important habitat for many Ontario fish species, as both Mayor Guy Desjardins andWard 1 Coun. Jean-Marc Lalonde noted n their remarks during the presentation. “The Ottawa River is home to some of the largest muskies (muskellunge) around,” said Mayor Desjardins. “The fish habitat in the Ottawa River is very, very important,” said Lalonde. “They (St. Patrick students) will educate their pa- rents and other adults on how important this is.”

Vivian Iori-Carter (front) and Alyssa Gauthier help hang up one of the more than 300 wooden fish plaques to create the Stream of Dreams habitat awareness mural at St. Patrick Elementary School in Rockland. —photo Gregg Chamberlain

chain-link fence as an ecological mural dis- play.The SouthNation Conservation Autho- rity (SNC) and the Streamof Dreams Mural Society (SDM) sponsored the project, with financial help from their partners, the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and the Raisin-South Nation Source Protection Region group. “It’s great to see this display,” said Doug Thompson, SNC chairman, during the offi- cial presentation Nov. 4, “and I can only imagine how much fun the kids must have


There’s something fishy over at St. Patrick Catholic School in Rockland. It’s an ou- tdoor mural addition to the playground fence aimed at promoting awareness about the need to protect local fish habitats. Students and staff hand painted more than 300 woodcut silhouettes of freshwater fish, frogs and turtles, for hanging on the

James Roberts (front) and Evan Baldwin add another wooden fish plaque to the Streamof Dreams habitat mural on permanent display on the school yard fence . —photo Gregg Chamberlain


Budget 2017

2017 Budget

Please be advised that the City of Clarence-Rockland’s Council has adopted the meeting schedule for the 2017 Operating and Capital Budget Deliberations. NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Clarence-Rockland will be commencing its operating and capital budget discussions on Monday, November 21, 2016. At these meetings Council will also give consideration to amendments to user fee by-laws to reflect the council-approved rates for 2017. The proposed 2017 Budget meeting schedule is listed below. The meetings will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chamber, 415 Lemay Street, Clarence Creek, Ontario: • Monday, November 21 - Committee of the Whole Budget Review Meeting • Tuesday, November 22 - Committee of the Whole Budget Review Meeting • Wednesday, November 23 - Committee of the Whole Budget Review Meeting • Tuesday, November 29 – Committee of theWhole Budget ReviewMeeting (if required) • Wednesday, November 30 – Committee of theWhole Budget Review Meeting (if required) City Council proposes to adopt the 2017 Municipal Operating and Capital Budget at the regular meeting scheduled for Monday, December 5, 2016. Written submissions will be accepted by email at or to the attention of the Clerk at the following address: 1560 Laurier Street, Rockland, ON, K4K 1P7. Please note that a question/comment period will appear at the end of each scheduled Committee of the Whole Budget Review Meeting for public input. 2017 Budget Meeting Schedule

Veuillez noter que la Cité de Clarence-Rockland a adopté son horaire des délibérations du budget opérationnel et d’immobilisations 2017. AVIS est donné que le Conseil municipal commencera ses discussions du budget opérationnel et d’immobilisations le lundi 21 novembre 2016. Lors de ces rencontres, le conseil considérera également des amendements aux frais aux usagers afin de refléter les taux 2017 approuvés par le conseil.

Horaire des rencontres budgétaires 2017

L’horaire proposé des rencontres du budget 2017 est ci-dessous. Les rencontres commenceront à 18 h et auront lieu dans la salle du conseil municipal au 415, rue Lemay, Clarence Creek Ontario.

• Le lundi 21 novembre – Comité plénier sur la révision budgétaire • Le mardi 22 novembre - Comité plénier sur la révision budgétaire • Le mercredi 23 novembre– Comité plénier sur la révision budgétaire

• Le mardi 29 novembre – Comité plénier sur la révision budgétaire (si nécessaire) • Le mercredi 30 novembre – Comité plénier sur la révision budgétaire (si nécessaire)

Il est proposé pour le conseil municipal d’adopter le Budget opérationnel et d’immobilisations 2017 lors d’une réunion spéciale, le lundi 5 décembre 2016. Des commentaires écrits seront acceptés par courriel à ou à l’attention de la Greffe à l’adresse suivante : 1560, rue Laurier, Rockland, ON, K4K 1P7. Veuillez prendre note qu’une période de questions/commentaires pour le public aura lieu à la fin de chacune des rencontres du comité plénier sur la révision budgétaire.

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