Columbarium Survey

The Town of Balgonie is considering implementing a Columbarium at the Balgonie Cemetery.

A Columbarium is a structure with built-in niche spaces that store cremation urns, with the potential for each niche to hold up to two (2) urns. Each niche will have a plaque that serves as an identifying marker with your loved one’s name(s), date of birth and date of death. They offer families and friends a place to remember and visit loved ones who have passed away.

On average, niche’s are priced anywhere between $1,500-$2,500 in surrounding communities, and can hold up to 2 urns per niche.

The Town of Balgonie is collecting responses with regard to implementing a Columbarium at the Balgonie Cemetery.

Please click here to complete the survey.


June 2023 to May 2024 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance

The Water Security Agency and the Ministry of Environment requires that at least once each year waterworks owners provide notification to consumers of the quality of water produced and supplied as well as information on the performance of the waterworks in submitting samples as required by a Minister’s Order or Permit to Operate a waterworks. The following is a summary of the Town of Balgonie’s water quality and sample submission compliance record for the June 2023 to May 2024 time period. This report was completed on May 10, 2024

2023/24 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Report


New Swimming Pool

In case you missed the Open House last week, here’s an overview.

Thanks to Motion Kat Media for helping us capture some of these very exciting moments for our Community!

PS… Demolition is just 2 short weeks away!


Statement from the Town of Balgonie

Town Councillor Kelvin Solie submitted his resignation from Council on February 29, 2024. This will be formally recorded at the March 11, 2024, meeting of Council.

Councillor Solie has been a valuable member of Town Council during his terms of office from 2012-2016, 2016-2020 and 2020-2024. In each election, Kelvin Solie received a majority of the councillor-at-large votes.

His positive approach and good-hearted nature have made him a great advocate for the ratepayers and ambassador for the Town of Balgonie. As a Council member, Kelvin has demonstrated his commitment to the Town of Balgonie in preparing for meetings, asking questions, and offering practical solutions to meet the needs of the community.

He has served most recently as the Town’s Deputy Mayor and has served on the following committees: Finance; Protective Services; Equipment, Maintenance and Engineering; Public Works & Utilities; and, Planning and Development.

During his time on Council, he has been integral in decision making for many large infrastructure projects such as the 2013 Water Project (supply line and reservoir), 2017 Lagoon Expansion, 2019 Administration Building Renovation and additional sanitary sewer improvements from 2020-2022. A strong advocate for emergency services and recreation, Kelvin has been actively involved in making choices which improve our community and enhance its safety. As a resident of this community, he has the reputation of being a friendly, thoughtful and an all-around great guy.

Although he will be missed at the Council table, his friendship with Council, Staff and Volunteer Responders will continue past the work of operating a Town.

Councillor Solie, we thank you for your faithful service to the Town of Balgonie and we send you all the best.

Town of Balgonie, Council, Staff and Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders

Statement


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Pay with Plastiq

Credit cards are now accepted. All fees are paid by the cardholder. Payments may take 3-5 business days to process. The Town of Balgonie is avoiding passing on the cost of card payments to all residents, so those wishing to pay by credit card or debit card will be charged a fee. This fee is charged by Plastiq, not the Town of Balgonie. (2.9% for credit cards, 1% for debit cards).