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Proposed By-law #1050-22 Taxicab Owners and Taxicab Operators By-law

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Town of Sussex intends to read a summary of the proposed By-law #1050-22 Taxicab Owners and Taxicab Operators By-law instead of reading the by-law in its entirety. The purpose of this by-law is to regulate owners and operators of taxicabs within the Town of Sussex.

The proposed by-law may be examined at the office of the Clerk between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday at the Town Office, located at 524 Main Street, Sussex NB

Tara Olesen
Town Clerk


Summary of Taxicab Owners and Taxicab Operators By-law

A. The by-law is titled Taxicab Owners and Taxicab Operators By-law
B. The purpose of this by-law is to regulate owners and operators of taxicabs within the Town of Sussex.
C. The sections of the by-law are:

  1. TITLE
  2. PURPOSE
  3. DEFINITIONS
  4. TAXI CAB OWNER’S, GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
  5. TAXICAB OWNER’S and DRIVERS LICENSES:
  6. DUTIES OF A TAXICAB OWNER;
  7. DUTIES OF A TAXICAB DRIVER:
  8. SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSE:
  9. RIGHT TO REFUSE PASSENGERS
  10. DUTIES OF POLICING SERVICES AND/OR THE BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
  11. DUTIES OF THE TOWN
  12. APPEALS
  13. OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
  14. PLURAL OR FEMININE TERMS
  15. VALIDITY
  16. TRANSITIONAL PROVISION
  17. REPEAL

2022 Waterline Flushing Schedule


Begins evening of May 1st, 2022 for 17 consecutive evenings, finishing the morning of May 18th, 2022


May 1, 2022

Magnolia Ave. from Winter St. to Church Ave., Church Ave. from Magnolia Ave.to #229. Malone Way., Malone St., Aspen Ct., Leo Ave. Brookview Cres., Parkview Lane.

May 2, 2022

Church Ave. from Main St. to #229, Pleasant Ave. from Gordon St. to south end, Main St. from Park St. to Castle Bridge, Summer St., Winter St., Peter St., Gordon St. Magnolia Ave. from Winter St. to Main St.

May 3, 2022

Pleasant Ave. from Park St. to Gordon St., Oxford St., Lowell St., Nelson St., St. James St., Park St. from Main St. to Pleasant Ave., High St., O’Connell Ave. from High St. to St. James St.,

May 4, 2022

Park St. from Pleasant Ave. to Union St., Union St., O’Connell Ave. from Park St. to St. James St., Manola St., Court St. from Union St. to Floral Ave., MacKay St., James Lamb Ct.

May 5, 2022

Main St. from Castle Bridge to east end, Willow Ct., Clover Ct., Oak Ct., Birch St., Jonah Ct. & Rosedale Drive

May 6, 2022

Fowler Ave., Elliot Dr., Reardon St., Creek Ln., Court St. from St. George St. to Union St., Broad St., Main St. from Maple Ave. to Queen St., Queen St. from Broad St. to Main St. St. George St. from Queen St. to Pitt St.

May 7, 2022

St. George St. from Pitt St. to Albert St., Pitt St., Murray Ave., Paradise Row, Essex St., Albert St., Main St. from Queen St. to Albert St.

May 8, 2022

St. George St. from Albert St. to West end, Lansdowne Ave. South, Meadow Ln. Floral Ave. from St. George St. to tracks , McKenna Ave., Chapman Dr., Imperial Dr.

May 9, 2022

Main St. from Albert St. to west end, Floral Ave. from Main St. to St. George St. Cedar Ave., Spruce St., Sprague St., Lansdowne Ave. North

May 10, 2022

Gateway Mall, Gateway St., Moffett Ave., School St., Hillside Cres., Elm St., Sunnyside Dr., Summit Ave. from Sunnyside Dr. to Broadview Ave., Broadview Ave., York St.

May 11, 2022

Wesley Dr., Western St., Summit Ave. from Broadview Ave. to north east end, Riverview Ave., North St., Duke St.

May 12, 2022

Morrison Ave., Queen St. from Main St. to north end, King St., Elmview Ave., Golding St., Arnold Ave., Pine St. from King St. to Maxwell Dr., Wallace Ct., Maple Ave. from Main St. to Holman Ave.

May 13, 2022

Maxwell Dr., Pine St. from Wallace Ct. to Maxwell Dr., Sunshine Gardens., Maple Ave. from, Holman Ave. to Marble St., Freeze Ct., Barbours, Carriage Ln.

May 14, 2022

Stewart Ave., Holman Ave., McLean St., Mills Ln., Marble St. from Maple Ave. to Morrow Ave., Morrow Ave., Azalea Ln.

May 16, 2022

Rosemount Ave. from Industrial Dr. to Leonard Dr., Leonard Dr. from Rosemount Ave. to east end, Sussex Regional High School, Sussex Health Centre, Kiwanis Nursing Home.

May 17, 2022

Turner Ct. Jones Ct., Mcleod Dr., Bryant Dr., Turnmill Ln., Chessvale Cl., Castlewood Cl., Canterbury Cl. Tori Cres.

Community Clean Up Registration

The event happens May 14th at 9:00 am this year and the starting point will be the 8th hussars Sports Centre. Please register your group below.

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UPDATE 4, FINAL – Friday February 18, 2022, 6:00 pm, Ice Jam – High Water Alert

The Town’s EOC Control group have activated the Town’s emergency Operations Centre at 6:00 am Friday February 18, 2022. to Level 3 Full Activation.

Precautions / Operations undertaken to date.

  1. EOC Group will be actively monitoring conditions remotely throughout the evening hours.
  2. Monitoring of Trout Creek continues with favourable downward trends since 1:30 PM local time today, Friday February 18, 2022.
  3. The EOG group believe we are entering a favourable forecast with an end to our rainfall warning.
  4. The EOC Control Group has asked that Public Works to begin scheduling winter de-icing operations on Town Streets as the temperatures continue to drop.
  5. The following street closures remain authorized by Sussex EMO until 6:00 PM Friday, February 18, 2022:
    a. Holman Avenue.
  6. The following street closures remain authorized by Sussex EMO until 8:00 PM Friday, February 18, 2022:
    a. McLean Street, partial closure.
    b. Mills Lane, Full closure.
    c. Maxwell drive, partial closure.
    d. Wallace Court, partial closure.
  7. The Town’s EOC group request that the barricaded streets be honored as the movement of unnecessary traffic can cause additional damage to impacted residents.
  8. The process of reenergizing the underground power to Jonah Court has been completed. Door to door inspections have been completed by a qualified electrician. Further assessment is ongoing of work necessary is currently underway on the remaining residential properties currently without power.
  9. The Town’s EMO service believes the risk of further ice jams and localize flooding risks have now ended.

The Town will undertake a final social media and website posting advising of the Emergency Operations Centre activation to Level 1 – Active monitoring.

Given the current conditions and event trending, and there are no notable events of significance, this message is intended to be the final message related to the Town’s Emergency activation on Friday February 18, 2022.

UPDATE 3 – Friday February 18, 2022, 3:00 pm, Ice Jam – High Water Alert

The Town’s EOC Control group have activated the Town’s Emergency Operations Centre at 6:00 am Friday February 18, 2022 to Level 3 Full Activation.

Precautions / Operations undertaken to date.

  1. EOC Coordinator Horton is on site to review firsthand the water levels, and ice jamming being experienced on Parsons Brook and Wards Creek.
  2. Close monitoring of Trout Creek is currently ongoing.
  3. Water levels in Trout Creek have peaked at 1:30 pm local time today February 18, 2022.
  4. The EOG group believe we are entering a favourable forecast with an end to our rainfall warning.
  5. The EOC Control Group has asked that Public Works to schedule works crews though today to address drainage issues as they arise.
  6. The following street closures have been authorized by Sussex EMO:
    a. Wallace Court, full closure
    b. Jonah Court, full closure.
    c. Holman Avenue, full closure.
    d. MCLean Street, full closure.
    e. Maxwell drive, partial closure.
    f. Magnolia Avenue, partial closure.
  7. The Town’s EOC group request that the barricaded streets be honored as the movement of unnecessary traffic can cause additional damage to impacted residents.
  8. Our EOC group has recommended and has closed the emergency shelter effective at 3:00 PM local time Friday, February 18, 2022.
  9. The process of reenergizing the underground power to Jonah Court has begun. Door to door inspections will be undertaken on each residence impacted to ascertain circuits that may have been impacted by water. These inspections will be completed by a qualified electrician. This inspection process needs to be completed prior to reenergizing Jonah Court. Our EOG group will attempt to complete the inspection process prior to 6 pm if possible. Further assessment is ongoing of work necessary is currently underway.
  10. The Town’s EMO service believes the risk of further ice jams are no longer at issue.

Updates over the evening hours and scheduled further EOC Control Group meetings will be undertaken as the situation warrants.

UPDATE 2 – Friday February 18, 2022, 12:45 pm, Ice Jam – High Water Alert

The Town’s EOC Control group have activated the Town’s emergency Operations Centre at 6:00 am Friday February 18, 2022. to Level 3 Full Activation.

Precautions / Operations undertaken to date.

  1. EOC Coordinator Horton is on site to review firsthand the water levels, and ice jamming being experienced on Parsons Brook and Wards Creek.
  2. Close monitoring of Trout Creek is currently underway.
  3. The second Emergency Sentinel Alert has been sent Town wide at 11:15 am, as follows:

This is an advisory from the Town of Sussex. It’s Friday, February 18, 2022 11:00 AM

Water levels continue to rise in Trout Creek, Wards Creek and Parson’s Brook. For residents who are in need of temporary shelter, Kingswood University Chapel, on Wesley Drive in Sussex is being opened. Those In need of shelter can call 432-4540.

Before leaving for the shelter, please take steps to secure your home and property. Remember to bring any medications and essentials with you.

Please also make arrangements for care of your pets as you may not be able return to your home once you leave.

If you need immediate assistance or transportation to the shelter, please call 911.

  1. The EOC Control Group has asked that Public Works to schedule works crews though today to address drainage issues as they arise.
  2. The following street closures have been authorized by Sussex EMO:
    a. Wallace Court, full closure
    b. Jonah Court, full closure.
    c. Maxwell drive, partial closure.
    d. Magnolia Avenue, partial closure.
  3. One (1) emergency shelter has been opened to accommodate those residents that wish to leave their residential property.
  4. Underground power has been temporarily cut to Jonah Court. Further assessment is ongoing of when power service can be restored.
  5. The Town’s EMO service are dealing with difficult ice jamming in the Parson’s Brook areas. Ice Jamming in the Ward’s Creek areas are no longer at issue.

The Town will undertake a social media and website posting advising of the Emergency Operations Centre activation to Level 3 – Full Activation and to provide the link where residents can update their Sentinel information to receive the Town’s emergency messages.

Updates will be broadcast over this afternoon and through the evening hours and schedule further EOC Control Group meetings as the situation warrants.

UPDATE 1 – Friday February 18, 2022, 07:30 am, Ice Jam – High Water Alert

The Town’s EOC Control group have activated the Town’s Emergency Operations Centre on Friday February 18, 2022 to Level 3 Full Activation effective at 6:00 am.

Precautions / Operations undertaken to date.

  1. EOC Coordinator Horton is on site to review firsthand the water levels, and ice jamming being experienced on Parsons Brook and Wards Creek.
  2. Close monitoring of Trout Creek is currently underway.
  3. A Emergency Sentinel Alert has been targeted to the McLean Street, Mills Lane, Stewart Avenue, Wallace Court ,as well as Jonah Court areas, as follows:

Residents in low lying areas should be advised that there has been a significant rise in river levels nearing flood stage.

Areas of Parson’s Brook and Wards Creek are being impacted by ice jams.

The Town of Sussex Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to Level 3 – Full Activation. Equipment is onsite clearing the jams.

Please take all necessary steps to secure your home and belongings and have ready any medications and essentials you require in the event that you are asked to evacuate.

Please monitor local media and weather forecasts for further details.

  1. The EOC Control Group has asked that Public Works schedule works crews though today to address drainage issues as they arise.
  2. A further assessment of increasing our complement of public works staff to address issues past the normal workday hours will be undertaken at 3:00 pm this afternoon.

The Sussex Fire Department will be in the affected areas to assist residents if needed.

Public Notice: Military Training

The public is advised that the 8th Canadians Hussars will be conducting winter training exercises in the community from February 18th-20th. Training will be conducted next to the armouries on Leonard drive, and on areas of the nature trail and behind the high school. As with all our exercises they will have their service rifles with them, but they will not be loaded and will have no blanks or pyrotechnics of any kind.

COVID-19 Update: Friday, January 28, 2022 Update Report #03– 2:00 PM

The Town’s Emergency Operations Group (EOG) met today, January 28th, 2022 at 10:00 AM local time on a virtual online platform. The Province has advised changes in Covid-19 levels / restrictions for New Brunswick beginning Friday at 11:59 pm January 28th, 2022 local time.

ACTIVATION STATUS:
The Town’s EOC will remain at Level 1 Status – Enhanced Monitoring to focus on providing emergency services and winter maintenance service to Town residents.
The Town’s EOC Group has introduced its schedule of regular meetings utilizing a virtual platform to minimize close contact during these meetings.
This Virtual EOG meeting highlighted the following:

  • Our Health Zone is in need of everyone’s active participation in all Public Health measures to reduce contacts and maintain physical distancing where possible and to follow public health guidance.
  • implementation of the Town’s operational methods where necessary have been evaluated and recommendations have been submitted to Town Sussex Council. Beginning of Saturday January 29th further changes to municipal operations will begin.
  • The province’s amended Winter Action Plan / Level restrictions that have been provided by the Province news release on Thursday January 27th, 2022.
  • The province has published an amended sports and recommendation guidance document on January 27th, 2022. This will assist the Town in returning the 8th Hussar’s Sport Centre to an active operational mode.
  • Escalating case counts in our Health Zone, in our community, in our corporation requires operational changes.
  • The number of service providers and close contact professionals currently experiencing some level of isolation continues. Given this reality municipal operations have experienced similar impacts.
    The Town will announce the following changes to Municipal Operations:
  • The Town has implemented a split shift of municipal works operations to minimize contact between staff members and their assigned teams. This practice will continue for the foreseeable future
  • Town Administration offices, and visitation to Town Hall will reopen to the public on January 31st, 2022 beginning at 8:30 am. The Town will advise residents of the changes in upcoming communication on how best to request service, to visit Town Hall, to set up an appointment, and to provide information on options for payments to the Town.
  • Operational changes necessary to maintain emergency readiness of the Town’s Volunteer Fire Department and active operational changes have been implemented by the Chief and Officers of the Sussex Fire Department will continue
  • The Town will continue to maintain limited-service contacts within the community to lessen impact between staff and our service patrons when requested onsite or inhouse visits for the protection of the residents and staff for the foreseeable future.
  • The Town’s EOG group has recommended to Sussex Council changes to the operations of the 8th Hussars Sport’s Centre beginning at the activation of the Level 2 provincial restrictions and the new Sports and Recreation Guidance published on January 27th, 2022.
  • The Town continues symptomatic testing of Town staff, as necessary.
  • The Town will move to in person meetings in the February 2022 meeting cycle and will continue to reassess future meeting cycles for committee and Council meetings.
  • As of today’s date, Friday January 28th, 2022; the Town continues encourage individuals and families to take time to exercise and be outdoors, but please do so responsibly. Our trails and parks remain open for use as we believe that they are a great resource for remaining physically and mentally well. To assist in providing an enhanced trails experience the Town has secured grooming services for 2022 and we thank our service provider in providing this community opportunity to our trail’s users.
  • The Town advises that if residents do choose to use our trails and facilities that they be mindful of the Level 2 Winter Plan requirement of wearing a mask while using the Town’s Trails when distancing is not possible and maintaining appropriate distances between yourselves and others and also keeping control of your pets. Please observe the Town’s leash requirements and do not let pets run free for the safety of your fellow trail users.
  • With the approval of Town Council, the Town will return to normal operations in accordance with the Sports and Recreation Guidance dated January 27th, 2022 at the 8th Hussars Sports Centre,
  • The Town encourages responsible physical activity and advises the public to wear a mask while on our trails when physical distancing cannot be maintained, stay spaced, stay safe and always stay healthy and help each other as we all work through this provincial emergency.
    Next EOC meeting is scheduled for 3:00 PM local time, Wednesday February 2nd, 2022. It is our intent, unless otherwise warranted, to provide the next Public Update report on Wednesday February 2nd, 2022 at 3:30 PM. Additional considerations will likely result given the fluidity of the current situation.