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That depends on all the high-priority items staying on the confirmed capital works projects list. The 2019 capital works portion of the budget proposal includes $1.8 million for the infrastructure department to cover the costs for all priority paving projects along with replacement of two culverts, one on #MBJT4USFFUBOEUIFPUIFSPO/PUSF%BNF Street. The works budget also includes plans GPSVQHSBEJOHBTNBMMCSJEHFPO8BEF3PBE in the Village of Russell. The cost for that is estimated at $700,000. i8FSFXBJUJOHGPSXPSEPOB QSPWJODJBM grant,” said Bourgon, regarding the bridge project. The grant, if approved, will cover 90 per cent of the cost of the bridge upgrade.
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If all went well, Russell Township has its new budget for the year as of this past Tuesday night. The Family Day long weekend meant that Russell Township council had its second regular session of the month on Tuesday evening instead of Monday, which was a statutory holiday. The evening agenda included final review and approval of the proposed 2019 muni- cipal budget, including a projected two per cent tax rate increase on the municipal levy portion. 5PXOTIJQ1VCMJD8PSLT%JSFDUPS+POB - than Bourgon anticipates a busy road works schedule with approval of the budget.
Public works crews all across Prescott- Russell had their hands full to keep roads open thanks to the February 13 snow storm. The storm dropped about 30 centimetres of snow onto the Five Counties region and UIF$JUZPG0UUBXBBTJUTXFQUBDSPTT&BTUFSO Ontario. Snow removal crews for the United Counties of Prescott-Russell and local muni- cipalities worked through the night to keep ahead of the piling drifts of snow. “It tested our system,” said Marc Cler- NPOU 6$13QVCMJDXPSLTEJSFDUPSi8IBU helped us a lot was most of the snow fell during the night. Some of the guys were saying that most of the towns were ‘ghost towns’ with people staying home because of the snow.” Clermont noted that the lack of any real traffic on county roads made it easier for plow trucks to move fast to clear the snow away before it could pile up too deep. Slow and steady snow removal “Good thing we were expecting it,” said Jonathan Bourgon, Russell Township’s public works director, adding he was able to adjust the works schedule to concentrate crews on snow removal duty. i8FIBETPNFEPXOUJNFXJUITPNF machines breaking down,” Bourgon said, noting that other crews were able to step
in right away and keep snow removal going at a steady pace until sidelined machines were repaired and put back on the roads. #ZMBTU8FEOFTEBZ #PVSHPOOPUFE BMM roads throughout the township were open for traffic. laissées par les premiers travaux de déneigement. Les équipes de travail municipales essaient aussi de se faire prendre à nettoyer la neige autour des bornes d’incendie. —photo Gregg Chamberlain Les équipes des travaux publics des comtés et des municipalités de Prescott- Russell ont été occupées toute la nuit à maintenir la neige déversée dans la région pendant la tempête du 13 février qui a balayé l’Est ontarien. Les travaux de nettoyage se sont poursuivis pendant plusieurs jours par la suite, les équipes s’efforçant d’enlever les piles de neige
Si tout allait bien, le conseil du canton de Russell a approuvé le budget 2019 de la municipalité lors de sa session du 19 février. Le directeur des Travaux publics, Jonathan Bourgon, s’attend à ce que tous les projets d’asphaltage hautement prioritaires fassent partie du budget cette année. —archives
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