Call for Nominations – Byelection – Councillor (1)

Call for nominations for a Naicam byelection has been posted for 1 Councillor position. Nomination day is Sept 18, 2019 from 9 am – 4 pm, though you can hand in nomination forms to the Returning Officer, Ferne Hebig during office hours prior to September 18th a well.

Forms can be obtained from the Town Office or be downloaded from our elections page at http://townofnaicam.ca/gov/elections/.

Please visit our Elections Page for important information on election and candidate guides that highlight who qualifies as a candidate, who can vote and what to expect when you run for office.

Low Water Pressure Alert for Friday, July 19th, 2019

Low Water Pressure Alert for Friday, July 19th, 2019 – Residents may experience low water pressure throughout the day due to plant maintenance.

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Paving & Traffic

Please note that paving worked has started and there will be some traffic restrictions in the following areas starting today, July 3, 2019 and until further notice/work completion. Traffic flow may be restricted in the following areas/intersections on a rotating basis. Please be aware of the possibility of restricted traffic flow and plan your route accordingly:

  • 4th Ave N & Park Street
  • 2nd Ave N & Centre Street
  • 2nd  Ave N & Hwy#349
  • 3rd Ave N & Hwy#349
  • 4th Ave N (cul de sac)

Thank you!

 

WINNER of Free Water Bill Contest

Congratulations to Gwen Unruh who is the winner of the 2019 free water bill contest. Those who updated their contact information with the Town office and subscribing to notify by network during the contest period, were entered to win a credit on their property’s utility account equivalent to their next water bill. Congrats to our winner Gwen!

Thank you to everyone who updated their contact information and subscribed to notify by network. If you haven’t already it’s not too late, please make sure your contact information with the Town is up to date and subscribe to notify by network. This will help us keep you informed of important alerts!

Now Accepting Credit Cards

In an effort to serve you better the Town of Naicam now accepts credit card payments over the phone or in person. We appreciate your patience as we accept your credit card payment in the new system. Credit cards can be accepted for all Town payments such as facility rentals, rental deposits, utility bills, taxes, golf memberships, business licenses, etc. (We do not recommend sending credit card information over e-mail. )

PAYMENT METHODS

The Town of Naicam accepts the following as payment methods and NSF fees apply as per policy:

  • Cash in person (do not send cash in the mail)
  • Cheque
  • Debit
  • Pre-Authorized Debit
  • Credit Card

In some specific circumstances we may also accept EFT’s or e-transfers. Please contact us for details.

Interest is charged on past due accounts subject to applicable bylaw or policy.

Fire Ban Lifted

The Fire Ban for Naicam has been lifted.

Please note under Bylaw#15/97 you may not burn garbage (which includes paper).

Burning must occur in an approved pit, bbq or outdoor fireplace:

  • which shall not exceed 1000 square inches in size.
  • be located in the rear year yard unless it is a natural gas or propane appliance
  • only burn seasoned wood or charcoal (no rubber, manure, garden refuse, animal carcasses, ashphalt, creosoted wood or similar material, hydrocarbons, insulation, anything generating a foul smoke or odour, anything classified as dangerous goods, garbage/trash or refuse – this includes paper and cardboard).

Pit regulations:

If a factory made bbq or outdoor fireplace, must be ULC tested and have a certified stamp.

If homemade must be:

    • constructed of material such as cement, brick, or metal of at least 18 gauge
    • covered with a heavy gauge metal  screen with openings no larger than 13mm (1/2″)

For complete regulations see Bylaw # Fire Prevention Bylaw #15-86, 15-97