$20 million in construction

A great year

the new $2 million ambulance station was

completed. In the institutional sector, 11 renovation projects, with a value of $2,582,000, were approved. The biggest job in this category was the $1.8 million expansion of the gymnasium at L’École secondaire catholique régionale de Hawkesbury. In the residential sector, the numberofnewdwellingunitsdroppedfrom 61 in 2009 to 35 last year. The value of new homeswas$3,966,000,downfrom$5,862,000 in 2009. Some 152 renovation jobs worth $1,294,900 were carried out. The previous years, 124 renovation projects worth $1,548,000 were undertaken. In the commercial sector, one new building worth $55,000 was erected while 57 renovation jobsvaluedat$1,920,350.Thepreviousyear, nine new commercial projects, worth $1,026,000, and 33 renovation jobs, worth $1,567,500,werecompleted.Intheindustrial category, the Bentley centre was the only new building started, however, there were six renovation projects, worth $264,100, initiated. In 2009, the town issued permits for four additions to industrial buildings; this work was worth $5,061,000.



Last year was another good on

Thanks to two major projects, on the

Hawkesbury’s construction scene, where

construction front, 2010 was one of the

projects worth about $20 million were



of Grenville.

In 2010, the town issued 255 permits for

Last year, the municipality issued

work with a total estimated value of

permits for work with a total estimated

$19,905,350, according to figures compiled

value of $9,327,000, relates municipal


inspector Luc Gagné.

In 2009, the municipality issued 223

The new IGA store is worth about $4


millions while the creation of the 25-unit

of $17,239,500. In 2008, the town issued a

community housing project bears a price

total of 242 permits for projects with a total

tag of about $2.9 million.

value of $12,198,500. In 2007, the

Ten homes were built in the village in

municipality issued a total of 212 permits

2010, compared to seven in 2009.

for work valued at $10,592,600. In 2006, the

Photo Richard Mahoney



at $12,605,500. A big reason for the increase


M.P.P. poised

in permit values in 2010 was the new $7.8

projects undertaken inHawkesbury last



on Cameron Street. Plus, across the street,

to step down


’ S


Veteran politician Jean-Marc Lalonde

expects to confirm soon that he will not

seek re-election as Glengarry-Prescott-

Russell M.P.P. when Ontario voters go to

the polls October 6.

There is a “70 per cent probability that I


in a recent interview.

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Lalonde has been in politics for 41 years,


at Queen’s Park since 1995. Lalonde had


provincial politics. He had considered

running for the mayoralty of Clarence-

Rockland in October but opted to complete

his four-year term as M.P.P.

Off the grid



“Living Off the Grid” is the theme of a

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talk Michael Mazur, of Alexandria, will


36 Home Ave., Vankleek Hill.




visit for more

information on the presentation, part of the

Speakers Series at the gallery. Mazur will

explain how he lives without relying on the

conventional electrical system. “It started

with a personal and conscientious effort on

our part to be environmentally prudent,”


to minimize our footprint in doing our part

for the environment in the long run.”


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