Transportation & public works
Newsletter of October 27, 2020
As of October 27, 2020, this is the status of the Sanitary Sewer Extension Project (Frontenac, Radisson, Dutchy, Duhamel, de la Paix, des Pins, Brunet, part of Chemin Sainte‐Angélique, de la Sapinière, des Plaines, de la Bouleraie, part of Chemin Saint‐Louis and part of Route de la Cité-des-Jeunes)
Preliminary studies, plans and specifications
(Sub-section 1.1 of the Water Infrastructure Program)
On October 6, 2020, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Andrée Laforest, has confirmed the eligibility of the city to receive financial assistance to cover part of the preliminary studies, plans and specifications whose costs are estimated at just over $483,000. The Government of Quebec will officially announce it jointly with the city at a later date.
(Sub-section 1.2 of the Water Infrastructure Program)
On October 13, 2020, Council authorized the request for financial assistance (Resolution 10-323-20) under sub-section 1.2 for the work which is estimated at 19.4M$.
Depending on whether or not the Town receives a favourable response to its request for financial assistance under sub-section 1.2, and depending on the amount of assistance it would be granted, if any, the City will develop various financial scenarios for residents affected by this work. How to present and exchange this information with residents will depend on the sanitary guidelines in effect when the time comes. The City’s wish however remains to meet with residents in person or virtually to discuss the project and to allow them to get all the answers to their questions.
While awaiting a favourable response, questions about this project can be addressed by phone at 450-424-8000, ext. 235 or can be emailed at email@example.com.
Newsletter of September 10, 2020
| Construction of a domestic sanitary sewer network
A response required for residents
(Frontenac, Radisson, Dutchy, Duhamel, des Pins, Brunet, part of Chemin Sainte-Angélique, de la Sapinière, des Plaines, de la Bouleraie, part of Chemin Saint-Louis and part of Route de la Cité-des-Jeunes)
More than 5 years have already passed since the City applied for funding under the Municipal Water Infrastructure Program (PRIMEAU) to address environmental and economic issues deemed priorities by the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Habitation (MAMH). In November 2018, the City’s eligibility for a financial assistance of up to $4,424,000 was confirmed. Two (2) years later, the City is still waiting for the financial assistance, and residents of the affected area have been vocal about their dissatisfaction with the slow progress of the work and the various negative impacts that result. Since efforts to request support from Member of the National Assembly, Marilyne Picard, have not borne fruit, Council members wish to inform residents that they have asked the Ministry, by resolution, to confirm the promise of a financial assistance. The links to the letter sent to the MNA of Soulanges as well as the resolution sent to the ministry are included below for residents to review.
Elected officials encourage residents to express their dissatisfaction directly to the Member of the National Assembly whose contact information is provided below. The infrastructure department continues to follow the steps required to make the project a reality, and on September 8, 2020, it has authorized Shellex Infrastructure to submit the Ministry of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change the request for authorization as well as the plans relating to the work. The City will continue to inform you on the project’s progress.
Member for Soulanges
Coalition avenir Québec
607, route 201
Saint-Clet (Quebec) J0P 1S0
New sanitary sewer network (domestic) project
Rues Frontenac, Radisson, Dutchy, Duhamel, des Pins, Brunet, parts of Chemin Sainte-Angélique, de la Sapinière, des Plaines, de la Bouleraie, and part of Chemin Saint-Louis.
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