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Direct and indirect financial assistance – Organisations
Definition
In the context below, the term organization refers to any registered not-for-profit organization, pursuing a purpose related to charitable, educational, cultural, youth training, and any well-being initiative adressed to the Saint-Lazare population, having a business address on the MRC of Vaudreuil-Soulanges territory, unless otherwise specified "in Saint-Lazare" (also referred to as a local organization). The organization must be legally created and have a Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ or any equivalent number in the case of a supplier outside Quebec).

Deadline for processing applications
Always allow for a delay in processing your application. If you are at the last minute, your application may not be processed in time if a council resolution is required. A minimum of 14 business days is required. Always check the council meeting schedule.

Composter (Backyard)

The explanations provided here are intended to facilitate the understanding of the financial assistanceand do not replace the legal definitions of the policy. In the event of differences of interpretation, the text of the original policy prevails.
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Le composteur domestique est un excellent moyen de valoriser vos matières résiduelles compostables, de réduire votre production de gaz à effets de serre, de réduire votre empreinte et de profiter de votre compost pour enrichir votre sol et vos plantes.

The Town offers:

  • Un remboursement maximal de 50 $
  • Pour l'acquisition ou la construction d'un composteur.
Elligibility:
  • Must be:
    • a resident
    • an authorised institution (CPE, daycare or educational establishment located in Saint-Lazare)
  • Proof of residence or, in the case of an authorised establishment, proof of operation in that building at that address
  • Proof of payment
  • A photograph of the composter properly installed at the address of application and functional
  • Installation of the device complies with municipal regulations
  • Can be replaced in case of breakage, if the previous owner left with the installation, the address in question did not benefit from a financial support
To submit a request
  • Complete an online application *
  • Join required documents (scanned)
  • NO LATER than 12 months after the date of acquisition on the receipt.

 

* Online request
  • Under Type of  request, type "Composter (refund)."
  • Under Description, simply type refund request
  • Attach:
    • The original invoice and
    • A photograph of the device duly installed 

Payment of the financial assistance:

  • A refund cheque is issued within 90 days of submitting an application.
  • The City reserves the right to verify compliance with eligibility requirements prior to payment

Questions:

  • Planning and Environment Desk at 450-424-8000 ext. 252 or email.

Creation of a not-for-profit organization

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The Town grants:

A maximum amount:

  • Established by resolution, of $300 for the creation of an organization that can benefit residents of Saint-Lazare.

To submit a request:

  • Fill out the Town’s online form.

Payment of financial assistance:

  • Payment will be provided by cheque, made out to the organization after adoption of the Council’s resolution.

Education path

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In an effort to acknowledge the performance, contribution or efforts of Saint-Lazare students attending any senior grade of any senior high schools of the Trois-Lacs and Lester-B.Pearson school boards, whether or not these schools are located in Saint-Lazare, the Town grants:

A maximum financial aid:

  • Attributed by resolution, of $1,000 per year, per institution.

The secondary high school can, at its discretion, choose:

  • The number of Saint-Lazare students it wishes to acknowledge;
  • The senior high school level (secondary 1, 2, 3 , 4 or 5);
  • The amount attributed to each of these students (without exceeding $500 per student). 

To submit a request:

To receive the cheques made out to each student’s name on time, you should ideally:

Payment of the financial assistance:

  • Payment is made after adoption of the resolution by Council; 
  • A cheque is made out to each individual student; 
  • The Mayor, substitute Mayor or a councillor can remit the cheques in person on the date provided by the school. The cheques can be accompanied by one or more promotional items of a maximum value of $25 as well as a certificate of recognition signed by the mayor.

View council meeting dates.

Environment

The explanations provided here are intended to facilitate the understanding of the financial assistance and do not replace the legal definitions of the policies. In the event of differences of interpretation, the text of the original policies prevail.

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The City provides environmental financial assistance to certain authorized institutions under certain conditions, including CPE (Centre de la petite enfance), daycares and other educational establishments located in Saint-Lazare.

Rain barrel

Composter (backyard)

Information publication

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The City offers registered organizations domiciled on the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges territory the possibility to publish information using certain City communication tools under certain conditions, more specifically information related to activities or services intended for the residents of Saint-Lazare.

Important:

  • Before choosing a date for your next activity or event, and to maximize participation, check the annual calendar of planned municipal activities by contacting the Service des loisirs at 450-424-8000, extension 216 or aideorganisme@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca;
  • Moreover, note that certain communication tools are reserved exclusively for use by the Town and distribution of municipal publications, whether digital or print, weekly or quarterly, adheres to a strict schedule. Dissemination of the information is not guaranteed.

To submit a request:

Loan of human or material resources

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The City provides indirect financial assistance to registered organizations located in Saint-Lazare, as well as schools of the Trois-Lacs and Lester-B. Pearson school boards located in Saint-Lazare.

Important: before choosing a date for your activity or event, and to maximize participation, make sure to check the Town’s annual calendar of planned municipal activities by contacting the Service des loisirs at 450-424-8000, extension 216 or aideorganisme@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca;

Indirect financial assistance includes:

  • The loan of human or material resources for the organization or event that Saint-Lazare residents can benefit from;

To submit a request:

  • Please account for the processing time required to evaluate your request, verify the availability of the human and material resources you require and, if needed, adopt a resolution for this purpose during a council meeting;   
  • Fill out the Town’s online form
  • You may be required to provide proof of liability insurance.

Confirmation of assistance:

  • Assistance to be provided is confirmed by resolution and/or a member of the municipal team (by phone or email).

View council meeting dates.

Partnering with a municipal event

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The Town grants any organization that partners with it as part of an event under its management:

A maximum amount:

  • Of $200 per event.

The Town generally approaches the particular organizations it wishes to partner with as part of its events. However, you may submit a partnership proposal at aideorganisme@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca.

Rain barrel

The explanations provided here, as well as on the online and paper application forms are intended to facilitate the understanding of the financial assistance and do not replace the legal definitions of the policies. In the event of differences of interpretation, the full French text of the original policy prevails. 
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The refund policy for part of the purchase or construction cost 

This financial aid policy will allow residents to obtain a refund up to a maximum of $50 on the purchase or construction cost of rainwater barrels and composters**.

This policy is under the management of the Urban Planning and Environment Department.

For the refund request form for rainwater barrels.

For the refund request form for backyard composters.

** Requests must be made by submitting the duly filled refund request form.

Regional project

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De l’aide financière dans le cadre d’un projet régional est possible. Ces demandes sont soumises au conseil à l’occasion d’un comité de gouvernance (caucus ou table de travail).

Pour faire une demande :

Visitez le calendrier des séances.

Senior transport

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In an effort to counter the isolation of seniors, the Town grants:  

A maximum amount:

  • Of $3,000 per year, per organization that has held one or more outings.   

Eligibility criteria

  • The organization’s mission must be dedicated to those ages 50 and over;  
  • At least 10 seniors ages 50 or over have participated in said outing;  
  • The majority of participants are Saint-Lazare residents.

To submit a request:

  • Fill out the Town’s online form;
  • Attach the invoice for the transportation costs to be paid by the organization.    

Payment of financial assistance:

  • Payment will be provided by cheque, made out to the organization after the activity is held.

 

Sporting or recreational equipment

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In an effort to support projects carried out by educational institutions located in Saint-Lazare, the City grants each of the Trois-Lacs and Lester-B.Pearson school board:

Financial assistance:

  • Attributed by resolution, equal to 50% of the cost of acquisition for recreational or sporting equipment¹, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.  

¹ Any equipment used to practice a sporting activity, complement a sporting activity or make a sporting activity safer to practice—specifically playground equipment, safety nets, dividers, re-surfacing of a practice area, etc. Maintenance of existing equipment is not eligible.

To submit a request:

  • Please account for the processing time required to evaluate your request and adopt a resolution during a council meeting;
  • Send detailed information on your project, including a cost evaluation and expected timeline, to aideorganisme@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca:

Payment of the financial assistance:

  • Upon presentation of supporting documents—specifically, invoices and proof of payment— the amount provided will be paid by cheque made out to the school board after adoption of the Council’s resolution.

View council meeting dates.

Technical support

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The City grants the Trois-lacs and Lester-B. Pearson school boards indirect financial assistance to any of their schools located in Saint-Lazare, subject to certain conditions.

The indirect financial support includes:

  • Technical support provided by one of the Town’s departments, specifically through services such as grass cutting, snow removal in yards, drop-off areas and sidewalks of educational institutions located within the Town’s territory or other similar services (this assistance is conditional upon the Town being granted free access to the gymnasiums of said educational institutions and access to school parks being provided to the public outside of regular school hours).   

To submit a request:

  • Email your request at aideorganisme@ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca  (you must meet conditions listed above);
  • Please account for the processing time required to evaluate your request, verify the availability of the human and material resources you require and, if needed, adopt a resolution for this purpose during a council meeting; 
  • You may be required to provide proof of liability insurance.

Confirmation of assistance:

  • Assistance to be provided is confirmed by resolution and a member of the municipal team (by phone or email).

View council meeting dates.


Last updated: 08/19/2019
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