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Town of Saint Andrews Seeks Water & Sewer Operator

Duties:

Perform meter reading activities, including reading residential, commercial meters; perform special readings and re-reads.
Clean and maintain lift stations and pumps.
Perform cleaning and routine inspection and preventative maintenance of equipment and tools. Refer defects to supervisor.
Assist public works crew with water main and lateral breaks.
Receive, respond, investigate and resolve complaints regarding water leaks, pressure loss or no water; evaluate situation, report findings to supervisor.
Notify residents and business owners in the areas where services will be disconnected or affected and provide anticipated time to expect services to be turned off and restored.
Cut, fit, lay repairs, tap, clean and flush water mains, pipes, gate valves and fittings for repair of mains, services and installation of services.
Maintain, repair and record maintenance of fire hydrants.
Ensures all work performed in compliance with relevant standards, legislation and regulations.
Daily testing and operation of the water and wastewater facilities in accordance with the New Brunswick Environment guidelines and operating permits.
Provide information to customers related to utility operations in a professional manner.
Assists plumbing contractor with winterization of Town owned seasonal buildings and wharf.
Performs daily water quality and system tests.
Inspect and clean water reservoirs.
Maintain and test water and wastewater facility generators.
Perform needed maintenance at Sewage Lift Stations, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Water Treatment Facility, and Water Storage Reservoir inspection check list forms.
Please submit resume, quoting competition #TSA 2019-10 by July 19, 2019, to:

Town of Saint Andrews

212 Water Street,

Saint Andrews, NB E5B 1B4

Attention: Chris Spear, Acting CAO

Or by email to: employment@townofstandrews.ca

We thank all applicants, but only those requested for an interview will be contacted.

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Town of Saint Andrews 2019 VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION AWARDS

This year on New Brunswick Day, Mayor Doug Naish, on behalf of the Town of Saint Andrews will present Volunteer Appreciation Awards in six categories.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community Leadership
  • Business
  • Sport, Recreation & Active Living
  • Environment
  • Volunteer Service
  • Special merit (none of the above categories)

These awards are available to any person, organization or business that has made an exceptional contribution to the Town’s well-being, recently or long term. Nominees need not be Town residents.  Up to two awards are presented in each category annually.

The Town also accepts nominations for a special appreciation award to an individual who does not fall into any of the categories listed below but who has, nevertheless, made a unique long-term contribution to the local community.

Nominations for Volunteer Appreciation Awards can be submitted year-round.  Please use this Form to nominate an individual, group or business that you feel should be considered for a Town of Saint Andrews Volunteer Appreciation Award.

Return completed nominations form to the Town Office, in person, by mail to 212 Water St., Saint Andrews, NB E5B 1B4 or by email to town@townofstandrews.ca by July 19, 2019 for the 2019 awards.  If you have any questions, please call the Town Office at 529-5120.

Thank you for recognizing those who help to make Saint Andrews a very special place!

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Katy’s Cove Inc. has New Website

Interested in what is happening at Katy’s Cove?  Visit their new website to stay informed on the plans of the Katy’s Cove Inc. Committee to refurbish this wonderful and unique venue within the Town of Saint Andrews.

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St. Andrews Market Wharf Opens for the Season!

A note to let the Public know that the floating docks surrounding the main wharf pier head are now re-opened the Public. The docks have been on restricted access/off limits to the Public for the winter season.

The Wharfinger thanks the Town’s Water Department and Public Works Department for their assistance in repairs from winter storm damage and getting the Wharf open in time for last Tuesday’s visiting cruise ship the “Pearl Mist” and this week’s Paddlefest Event.

Also, Welcome to the new Assistant Wharfinger, David LaFlamme!

 

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By-law 19-04 Dangerous or Unsightly Premises – Receives First Reading

At the May 6, 2019 Regular Council Meeting, By-law 19-04, A By-law of the Town of Saint Andrews Respecting Dangerous or Unsightly Premises was Introduced for First Reading.

A Hearing of Objections is set for Monday, May 27, 2019 at 6:30PM in the Ballroom of the W. C. O’Neill Arena Complex.

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BY-LAW R19-05, DUTIES & POWERS OF CAO- RECEIVES FIRST READING

At the May 6, 2019 Regular Council Meeting By-law R19-05, Respecting the Duties & Powers of the Chief Administrative Officer was Introduced for First Reading.

A Hearing of Objections Special Meeting of Council is set for Monday, May 27, 2019 at 6:45PM in the Ballroom of the W. C. O’Neill Arena Complex.

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HARRY MALLORY SPORTS FIELD

Due to ongoing maintenance, the soccer pitch for the Harry Mallory Sports Field may not be ready until mid-June.  We apologize for the inconvenience and will update this notice as conditions improve.

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Building By-law 19-03 Registered and Enacted

At the April 1st, 2019 Regular Council Meeting, By-law 19-03 Being the Building by-law was introduced for First reading.  A Hearing of Objections  was held by Council on Monday, April 29th, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the W. C. O’Neill Arena Complex with no objections by letter or people present. Second Reading took place on Monday April 29, at 7PM and Council proceeded with the Third and final Reading at the Regular May meeting of Council on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7PM at the W.C. O’Neill Arena Complex Ballroom.   Registration of the By-law took place in the County Registry Office on May 17, 2019.

 

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LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Looking for Volunteers

Transportation Plan Advisory Committee

The Council of the Town of Saint Andrews is looking for interested residents to be part of a Technical Advisory Committee to assist the successful consultant in putting together the Master Transportation Plan.

This plan will look at traffic flow, parking, active transportation and other aspects related to the movement of people and vehicles.

The number of meetings will be determined by the consultant, but we anticipate 1-2 meetings a month from May until November.

If interested, please contact Town Hall at town@townofstandrews.ca

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE – WELLNESS CENTER MEETING POSTPONED

“At the February 4, 2019 Council Meeting, it was stated that Council hoped to have a meeting on February 23, 2019 to discuss the Wellness Centre. However, in order to provide the best information on the various options, the meeting has been postponed to a later date.

Mayor and Council will provide an update as soon as all information has been gathered.”

Updates will be provided through the Town’s website, Facebook, Info Board (Front of Town Hall) and CHCO-TV.

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Public Engagement Questionnaire: Climate Change Adaptation

Eastern Charlotte Waterways has been working in partnership with municipalities in an effort to identify and manage vulnerable areas during exceptional weather events as well as predicted sea level rise over a period of years. They continue to gather valuable information that will hopefully assist municipalities in the preparation for these events.

Please add your comments by filling out their online questionnaire.

 

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