NEW GARBAGE COLLECTION COMPANY EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2018

TOWN OF PROVOST

GARBAGE COLLECTION NOTICE:

Effective October 1, 2018 the Town of Provost Residential garbage collection and 2019 composting has been contracted to GFL Environmental Inc.

  1. Residential Garbage collection is MOVED to Wednesdays effective October 1, 2018
  2. Garbage must be out by 7:00 AM
  3. A garbage tote/bin will be provided for each household starting the week of October 24
  4. Starting October 24, 2018 garbage must be in tote/bin with lid closed and must be set in the alley with a 3 foot clearance
  5. To reduce/eliminate any odor or to stop garbage from freezing in your bin/tote you may wish to add a ½ cup of lime in the bottom once every two months (also works with compost bin/tote)

For more information please call the Town of Provost Administration Office at 780-753-2261

Just a note of information to residents of Provost. On October 29/30 you will be receiving your new garbage bins / totes from GFL our new contractor. Each one has their own serial number and will be assigned to the residence it is at. Also, as of October 31 we will be going to a front street curbside pickup rather than the back alley.Ensure that your lid is closed and the bin is placed on the curb and visible to the driver. Please be patient with the changes. Last day of compost collection is also on October 31st.

48 HRS MAX FOR RV TRAILER parked on street while not hooked to vehicle

RECREATION VEHICLES / TRAILERS MUST BE ATTACHED TO A VEHICLE AND CANNOT BE PARKED FOR MORE THAN 48 HRS.

Town of Provost Bylaw – 06/2015, Public Places;

Section 6.1 states: No person shall place or leave on or across any part of a Town sidewalk, a cord, cable or hose unless secured in a manner as to not cause a tripping hazard. ($100)

Section 9.1 (h) states: No person shall park any recreational vehicle, attached trailer or holiday trailer (whether designed for occupancy by persons or for the carrying of goods or equipment), on a highway or street for a period not exceeding 48 hours unless said trailer is attached to a vehicle by which it may be propelled or drawn and when so attached, the trailer shall be deemed part of the vehicle and subject to the registrations pertaining to vehicles. ($100)

The provision does not apply to: a construction trailer unattached on a highway or street that is involved with work being done on a work site and the construction trailer is parked directly adjacent to the said work site. The said construction trailer can only be parked on the highway between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm.

UNCUT GRASS AND WEEDS COULD RESULT IN FINES

The Town of Provost would like to remind all residents, home owners & businesses of the Unsightly Premises By-Law 04/2006 Section 3 which states “A Nuisance is any condition on or around Property that is untidy, unsightly, offensive, dangerous to health or which interferes with the use or enjoyment of other Property, and includes  3(a)“uncut grass or weeds on the property that are longer than 10cm”, 3(c)any litter, 3(d) smelly composts heaps, 3(e) any material that creates unpleasant odors, 3(g) wrecked or dismantled vehicles, or those that are unsightly and abandoned, unregistered or uninsured, 3(h) household furniture or other household goods, 3(i) automobile parts, 3(j) any material likely to attract pests, 3(l) any other materials, including building materials, tires, boxes, machines or machine parts.

The by-law enforcement officer will be taking closer notice of premises that are unsightly. You will be receiving violation tickets for failing to cut your grass and or get rid of your weeds and if you are not cleaning up your property. This includes your back alleys and back yards. Please pay particular attention to the way your property looks. Failing to do so will result in a fine of $250 and any subsequent offence $500.

The Town of Provost is very proud to be partners with “Communities in Bloom” and would like to work with everyone in trying to have a beautiful and clean community, clear from weeds and unsightly properties.