I have a sump pump that currently discharges to the ditch – what will happen to it?

    Sump pumps will be connected to the proposed storm sewer system.

    When will the construction happen?

    The constructions is anticipated to begin in spring/summer 2021. Construction is expected to take approximately 4 months. 

    Traffic will be restricted to one lane only during the majority of construction, with emergency access maintained. Homeowners will be able to get to their homes although driveway access may be limited on occasions. 

    Will my taxes go up, who’s paying for this?

    No. This project is funded from Development Charges collected from developers for road and other improvements, Federal Gas Tax funding provided by the Federal Government, and contributions from Holland Homes who requires the installation of the sanitary sewer to feed their new development.

    Who’s responsibility is it to remove snow from the sidewalk?

    It is the property owner’s responsibility for removing snow and ice from sidewalks adjacent to their properties. 

    Will my driveway be paved?

    Driveways will be regraded up to the property line with material to suit the existing driveway, where a driveway is gravel it will be paved up to the property line.

    Will the speed limit change?

    The existing speed limit will be maintained.

    Will the trees be removed?

    Impacts to vegetation will be minimized as much as possible.