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TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

February’s Council meeting will be held Monday, February 13th, 2023 at 7:00pm. Anyone wishing to submit an item to Council, must do so by Tuesday, February 7th, 5:00pm.
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COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

Administrative Assistant – Level 1 The Town of Twillingate is inviting individuals with a passion for local government and a desire to serve the residents of Twillingate to apply for the position of Administrative Assistant – Level 1. The Town of Twillingate, with a population of 2,121 is an outport community located on the north central coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.  The Town has a rich history, handed down through generations, natural beauty and a vibrant, traditional lifestyle – where people are connected to the land, sea, and each other. Administrative Assistant Job Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of office. Answers phone calls, schedules meetings and supports residents and visitors. Processes payments, invoices, and work orders. Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc. Provides administrative organization and support for special projects and temporary workers hired by the Town. Exhibits polite and professional…
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2022 IN REVIEW

KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE Thanks to the dedicated KHV team, the long-awaited Good Ol’ Hockey Game finally came to pass this fall.  Although the game was held in Gander, all the anticipation did not disappoint!  Children – young and old – from across Central Newfoundland took in NHL practices, games, celebrations and even time with the Stanley Cup.  The Town continues to be a proud financial recipient of Kraft Hockeyville with upgrades to the George Hawkins Memorial Arena expected soon.  ROCKCUT TRAILS With new signage, trail maps and plenty of snazzy Rockcut merchandise around Town, the Rockcut trails system continues to be one of our most valuable community and tourism assets.  Phases 1 and 2 are now complete with the upgrades to Lower Little Harbour and construction of Purcell’s Harbour trail in 2022.  Plans are in place to apply for additional funding through ACOA and IET for Phase 3, a three-year project…
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*DEADLINE EXTENDED* COASTAL CONSERVATION – TWILLINGATE ISLAND

ACAP Humber Arm is asking adult Twillingate residents to complete their on-line survey by Monday, January 30th. Twillingate Island has a historic and strong connection to the ocean. They would like to hear from residents of Twillingate Island as to what they value about their coastal areas, what concerns they may have, and any priorities for potential conservation measures. They are asking adult residents of Twillingate Island to please complete this online survey by Monday, January 30th. Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Twillingate This survey is being conducted with support from key local stakeholders and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The results of the survey will be shared with residents of Twillingate Island, and could be used to better direct future environmental research and conservation planning processes.
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Single Parent Employment Support Program (SESP)

Want to return to work or school? Check out the FREE 9-week Employment program, SESP! Want to learn more? Speak with one of the Employment Services Officers: Aletha Palmer, Program Lead ESO – apalmer@spanl.ca Abbey French, Rural ESO – afrench@spanl.ca; 709-738-3401 ext. 2 Amy Tatchell, ESO – atatchell@spanl.ca; 709-738-3401 ext. 4
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Community Health Assessment Survey

Central Health is calling upon residents of Central Newfoundland, staff and physicians to provide their feedback in its online Community Health Assessment survey. Input received provides an understanding of the current health status and health needs of the individuals and communities Central Health serves. Information collected will be used to inform local priorities and action planning around these priorities in each of the Primary Health Care areas. Feedback from this private and confidential survey will be used to support operational and service planning in each of the 12 Primary Health Care areas in the region. This online survey is available until March 3, 2023 and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. The survey that can be found here.
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Season’s Greetings

The Town Councillors would like to take this time as we move into the Christmas season and the new year to thank the community and businesses for a wonderful 2022. We hope and pray the upcoming 2023 year is a happy, healthy and prosperous year to all! -Mayor, Councillors, & Staff
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Water Service Restored to Bayview Area

The Town wishes to advise residents that water service has been restored to the Bayview area. Please run water to clear lines of dirt. Full water pressure is not expected until end of day. The leak has successfully been repaired. Thank you for your patience!
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Bayview Water Turn Off

Residents from Gillard’s Lane to end of Bayview, including all side streets, are advised of an emergency water turn off as Public Works repairs a water leak. We apologize for any inconvenience!
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Water Service to North Side Restored

Please be advised that the North Side residents now have water service restored. The major leak in the main line was repaired by Public Works. Should you find dirt in your lines, please run until clear. Thank you for your patience!
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