Public Notice of Intention to Sell Surplus Lands

Public Notice of Intention to Sell Surplus Lands

By-law Number 15 – 2011

The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application from an abutting land owner to purchase a portion of a lane abutting Lots 53 and 54 Plan M63 remainder Parcel 4270 designated as Part 1 Plan 23R14558 for the benefit of Lots 63 and 64 Plan M63 for the sum of $1,000.00 plus HST. Pursuant to By-law 15-2016 the land has been declared a surplus.

The subject lands are approximately 0.015 ha and are a portion of an unused lane that runs parallel to the street locally known as River Drive.

The purpose of this notice is to notify the public of the by-law under consideration to approve the sale and transfer. The by-law has been placed on the Council Agenda for consideration on December 12, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

Inquiries and submissions can be made to Melissa Shaw, Planning Assistant 807-467-2292, or fax at 807-467-2246, or email at mshaw@kenora.ca , or at the address below. Information about the application is also available to the public during regular office hours at the City of Kenora, Planning Department, 2nd Floor, 60 Fourteenth Street North, Kenora, Ontario, P9N 4M9.

Sketch of Surplus Land for Sale

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Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation is providing free block heater timers this holiday season

KENORA, ON, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 –Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd. is giving an early holiday gift for those looking to save on energy and their electricity bill over the winter months. Today, the utility announced its Block Heater Timer program. The new initiative offers a free block heater timer to Kenora Hydro customers, to help them save energy while plugging in their vehicles.

“Winter can be hard on your vehicle and your electricity bill. Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation encourages families and home owners to be energy conscious and through this program we aim to provide a new solution to help you save energy and dollars on your electricity bill and avoid that chilly trip out to your vehicle to go plug it in, first thing in the morning or late at night,” says, Dave Sinclair, President & CEO, Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd.

A block heater timer can reduce energy consumption and save program participants up to $25 a year on winter bills. There are also several benefits for your vehicle. Jason Ramage, Service Manager at Done-Rite Tire & Auto explains that a block heater keeps your engine warm. “It helps protect several parts and components of your vehicle and makes it easier to get it started, so a timer is very useful. You don’t need to have your vehicle plugged in all day long; that is one of the biggest misconceptions for vehicle owners during the winter months. A service technician would recommend plugging in your vehicle four hours before you need to go somewhere, and you only need to use your block heater when the temperature drops to -15°C.”

The new Save on Energy Block Heater Timer program is a pilot project originating in Northwestern Ontario. It is also being offered by local electricity utilities in Atikokan, Fort Frances and Sioux Lookout.

To receive a free block heater timer, simply make an appointment by calling 1-888-855-3106 or by email at BHTPilot@greensaver.org. An Energy Advisor will come to your home to install the block heater timer all free of charge.

Media Contact: Amanda Bay T – (807) 767-4443 Ext #223/ C – (807) 628-7109/ E – amanda@firedogpr.com

Hydro Block Heater poster