Valley Street: Plaster on Bobo

The City of Plessisville just invested nearly $90,000 in funding for occlusion and surfacing on Avenue Valley, between Rue de Tulip and Savoy Street, a plaster in action while awaiting big business in 2024.

Interim General Manager, Denis Bowdoin, took pains to explain during the general meeting on Monday, June 6, that these are temporary fixes. “It wouldn’t be perfect, but it would be a lot better than it was…”

Mayor Pierre Fortier explained that Vallée Avenue is on the drawing board. “We know what you are going through. We would have liked to take care of him before, but we expect the subsidies from the Quebec government to be more generous in a couple of years,” he added sympathetically to the residents of the Strip in the meantime.

Note that Pavage Veilleux has been running the business for the past few days.

Financial report

Mayor Fortier presented his first financial report which showed a budget surplus of $1.4 million for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The needs and expectations of our citizens.”

The city also issued a press release revealing the main lines of the financial report noting, among other things, that this surplus was due in particular to the delay in hiring at the beginning of 2021, to the sale of land in the industrial area as well. Regarding the significant increase in transfer taxes. The surplus also explains the suspension of many activities, the postponement of some projects, and the creation of less costly activities due to the health measures implemented last year.

Briefly…

Elected officials approved a request for a slight restriction in the project submitted by the company at Building No. 9445-5318 for Building (New Medical Clinic) at 1137, rue du Collège, in order to accept construction of the building at a distance of 23.585 meters from the front setback, instead of a maximum of 18 metres, As laid down in the Uses Network and Standards of Bylaw 1703 on Zoning for Commercial Majority District 308. Mayor Fortier hopes that all goes well on this much awaited project…

The city confirms a $750 grant to the company with number 9265-0605 Québec inc. which is investing approximately $5,300 in installing a sign at 1201 Saint-Édouard Avenue (Subway Project). The assistance is being provided as part of a revitalization program for the pivotal sector at 116th Avenue and St.

The Board appropriated just over $216,000 of unearmarked operating surplus for the “Sludge Disposal and Major Repairs Fund” financial reserve…

The city is providing $3,000 in financial assistance to the Sainte-Famille school to upgrade the soccer field and build an outdoor volleyball field. The École Sainte-Famille, awarded a grant as part of the Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie “Ça mouvement au cube” initiative, wants to modernize its facilities in order to encourage healthy lifestyle habits among students …

Elected officials endorsed Boivin & Gauvin inc. For a standalone respirator replacement $245,934, excluding applicable taxes. For Mayor Pierre Fortier, this is a big cost, but the devices used are no longer compatible, some of them are 15-20 years old. They will be replaced by new devices compatible with those of the neighboring fire department…

Elected officials approved Pluritec ltée’s offer for $46,650 excluding taxes on professional engineering services to replace the main air line and its components between the water treatment plant’s construction ducts and the air line distribution room located under the building’s main track. Sewage treatment plant…

The Board approved the tender of Philippe Gosselin et Associés inc. For the supply of diesel fuel, from July 24, 2022 to July 22, 2023, for a contract valued at $88,788, excluding applicable taxes. Compared to last year, Mr. Fortier noted, Plessisville is seeing an increase of about $60,000 to supply diesel…

Elected officials accepted the offer from Abriart inc. for working pole and gutter repairs in a municipal garage in the amount of $72,267, excluding applicable taxes, all according to the bid received…

The city has issued a decree prohibiting parking on Valley Street in both directions, between buildings numbered 2500 and 2625, in order to increase the safety of forklifts crossing the street at these locations (Amex Sector). The city has also issued a mandatory decision to stop at Vallée at the intersection of Rue de la Fonderie …

La Ville a procédé à l’adoption de quatre règlements, dont le règlement 1813 modifiant le règlement 1417 sur le colportage afin d’assujettir les commerçants ayant un lieu d’affaires sur le territoired à la’l’obité municipality The costs…

Three notices of proposal were made stating that various bylaws would be presented at a later meeting, one to extend the financial assistance program for greening industrial park land into land for commercial use, and the second to ban the circulation of trucks and tool vehicles on rue Painchaud, between rue Saint-Calixte and rue Saint-Jean , and at last a final notice of movement to provide an internal regulation relating to the signage and traffic of rue Simoneau and Rue Houde…

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