Municipality of the County of Inverness

• In response to COVID-19 concerns and to help protect the health and safety of staff, the Municipality of the County of Inverness has temporarily closed the Strathlorne Recycling Facility. This temporary closure will be effective as of March 25, 2020 at 4:00pm through to April 1, 2020. An operational update on the Strathlorne Recycling Facility will be provided to the public before the end of the day on April 1, 2020.

• There will therefore be no curbside recycling pickup (blue bags) on all routes starting on March 26 until April 1st. 

• The Port Hood Administrative Building, the Municipal Recycling Facility and the Infrastructure and Emergency Services Building in Strathlorne are closed to the public until further notice.

• The Kenloch Transfer Station will be closed to the public as of Wednesday, March 25th.

• All recreation and cultural programs offered through the Municipality will be cancelled and rescheduled, if possible.

• Foyer Père Fiset, Inverary Manor, Port Hood Small Options and Koster Huis are closed to visitors.

• All ‘Non-Essential’ municipal government meetings are cancelled, and staff will be working from home when possible.

• Tax and water bills can be paid online or by mail.

• Solid waste collection will continue.

• Strait Area Transit and Victoria County Transit will be suspending services until further notice.

• The Municipality of the County of Inverness and Seaside Communications in cooperation with the Strait Area Centre for Education’s SchoolsPlus Program have teamed up to provide vulnerable residents with food resources. Through funds from Seaside Communications, staff from the Municipality and volunteers with the SchoolsPlus Program will distribute 130 food hampers to families throughout the county. Hampers are being delivered with the help of Strait Area Transit. The donation by Seaside Communications has also allowed additional food to be distributed to local food banks.