COVID-19: Playgrounds Closed

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release on all outdoor recreational amenities

https://news.ontario.ca/opo

/en/2020/03/ontario-extends-emergency-declaration-to-stop-the

-spread-of-covid-19.html

Thessalon Marina Update

The Thessalon Marina is now open to Seasonal boaters. All facilities remain closed until further notice. Please contact the Town of Thessalon at 705-842-2217 for payment options before docking. Seasonal Dockage per foot is $33 (Includes HST).

The Thessalon Marina is also open for boat launching, please note that Thessalon Residents may launch their boat free of charge. Non-Thessalon Residents are asked to use the payment box located at the Marina to pay their launching fees. Launching fees are $6.00 (includes HST).

Thank you.

NOTICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF THESSALON

FLUSHING OF HYDRANTS

Please be advised that fire hydrants will be flushed from June 1, 2020 through June 5, 2020 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

You may experience discoloured water and variances in water pressures during the flushing procedure.  If you experience discoloured water, please run the cold water tap until the water clears. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

THESSALON LAKESIDE PARK OPENING MAY 20, 2020 TO SEASONAL RESIDENTS ONLY

Effective Wednesday, May 20th with guidance from Provincial authorities, seasonal residents of Thessalon Lakeside Park will be allowed access to the Park. Visitors, transient/overnight camping is still prohibited at this time.

Due to the delay of the opening of the Park, Council has authorized an extension of the closing date to Monday, October 12, 2020.

The following restrictions will be in place and strictly enforced:

  • Washroom facilities will remain closed
  • Seasonal residents must be socially distanced from other residents and refrain from gathering.
  • The playground will remain closed.
  • The baseball field may be access for non-team sports such as walking, running, frisbee, or kicking a ball. Individuals who use the field for this purpose will be required to physically distance unless they are members of the same household.

As per the municipal fire ban in place, small contained fires will only be permitted for cooking and warmth.

The first installment date of May 9th, 2020 will be extended to June 1, 2020. The second installment due date will remain June 30th, 2020. Installment amounts and total fees will remain the same. Please ensure all paperwork is signed and returned to our office with your first payment.

 At this time the front gate will remained locked and seasonal residents may use the Dawson Street Entrance only.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Thessalon Community Days

TRI-NEIGHBOURS BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MEMBER AT LARGE POSITION

The Tri-Neighbours Board of Management has a position available for a Member at Large to sit on the Board. The successful candidate will represent the interests and concerns of the residents of the Town of Bruce Mines, the Township of Plummer Additional and the Town
of Thessalon, as they apply to the operation of the Tri-Neighbours Board of Management.Meetings are held monthly and rotate between the three municipalities. This is a volunteer, 2 year appointment which is approved by each of the three municipalities by resolution.

Please apply to the undersigned on or before June 5, 2020.
Tri-Neighbours Board of Management
P.O. Box 220
187 Main Street
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
townthess@bellnet.ca

Lakeside Park Campground

Please note that Lakeside Park Campground remains closed until further notice.

Compliance during Fire Ban

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be lifting the Restricted Fire Zone as of 12:01 a.m. Saturday May 16th, 2020. However, the Town of Thessalon remains under a Fire Ban.

Small contained fires for cooking or warmth are permitted. Please refer to the link below for General Conditions for Compliance for Cooking or Warmth.

Boat Launch

United Way & Algoma Family Services: Senior Assistance

If you are a senior who needs assistance, please contact the United Way.

Food Boxes

United Way of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District, Harvest Algoma & Second Harvest Toronto together are providing free food to those who need it throughout the Algoma District.

Beginning this Tuesday, April 28th at 1:30 p.m., bi-weekly drop-offs will take place at the Thessalon Arena for Thessalon area residents.

If you or someone you know could use a little help during these uncertain times, please stop by to pick up your box.

Social Distance Rules will be in effect.

We are pleased to help in any way that we can. For a complete list of available pick-up locations in Algoma please visit the United Way Facebook Page.
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