The mayor, Richard Wisodm, was absent so councillor Cynthia Wilkinson acted as pro-mayor. All councillors were present as well as director general Jean Bourret and town clerk Alain Roy.
There were 17 observers.
A public market will open in Knowlton at 48 Maple St. on June 24. It is a market for local produce and not a fl.-a market. It will be open every Saturday during the summer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Residents who lent a hand during the recent floods were recognized and thanked.
The MRC's stand against setting up windmill farms is backed up by provincial regulations.
The MRC has asked the new owners of Autobus Viens to maintain the early / morning route between Knowlton and Montreal.
Lake patrols will start on June 24 on Brome Lake. Tiffany and Douglass beaches will open on the same date.
few proposals were tabled, one concerning mooring of boats at less than 100 meters from the public beaches on Brome Lake. Another concerns the adoption of a five-year plan for the environment. There was a notice of motion proposing that the blue bins become the property of the residents once they have been paid for.
A citizen enquired about the status of the fire truck file. The director general answered that $750,000 has been earmarked for the purchase of trucks. No purchase has yet II been made. The same person urged the town to consider the purchase of second-hand trucks to keep costs down. The DG answered that all options will be studied. Councillor Donald Gagnd added that any truck purchased must have a life expectancy of 15 to 20 years.
A Knowlton resident is worried about the lack of fencing around pools. The DG explained that TBL residents have consistently balked at such regulations over the past 15 years. Councillor Alan Gauthier committed to putting the subject on the II agenda of the next Urbanism Committee meeting.
A Foster resident asked that the town contact the Department ' of Transport to request safety improvements on Rtes. 243 and 215. A West Brome citizen pointed out that the postal boxes for a number of residences along Rte. 139 - between West Brome Church and the saw mill - are located across the road. This presents a dangerous situation when picking up the mail. A resolution was adopted to ask Canada Post to move the boxes for safety reasons.
Next council meeting: Monday, July 3, 7 p.m. at 218 Iron Hill
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122, Lakeside, PO Box 60 Knowlton, QC J0E 1V0
Offices located on the corner of Lakeside and Victoria
Knowlton City Hall Hours: Monday to Friday 8h-12h/13h-16h30
Telephone: 450-243-6111 Fax: 450-243-5300
Mayor: Richard Wisdom
Director: Jean Bourret
Municipal Inspector: Marc Béland
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