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Public Notice – the Council of the Township of Melancthon will be reviewing the second draft of the 2019 Operating and Capital Budget at its meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  There will be an opportunity for public input at the meeting.

Municipal Act, 2001 – SALE OF LAND – BY PUBLIC TENDER

Take Notice that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on March 20, 2019 at 157101 Highway 10, Melancthon, Ontario  L9V 2E6.

The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day at 3:01 p.m. local time on March 20, 2019 at 157101 Highway 10, Melancthon, Ontario  L9V 2E6.

Description of Land(s):

Street  Address: 625435 15 Sideroad, Melancthon, Ontario  L9V 1Z5

Legally Described as:  Part Lot 16, Concession 1 OS as in MF220479; Melancthon [PIN 34140-0063] Click here for a map of the subject property.

Roll No. 22-19-000-001-03600-0000

Minimum Tender Amount: $21,527.14

Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit of at least 20 per cent of the tender amount, which deposit shall be made by way of a certified cheque/bank draft/money order payable to the municipality (or board).

Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land(s) to be sold.  Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers.

This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001,  and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act.  The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes and any taxes that may be applicable, such as land transfer tax.

The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser.

According to the last returned assessment roll, the assessed value of the land is $186,000.00.

Click here for a copy of the prescribed form of tender (you must be in Internet Explorer to access the prescribed form).  The prescribed form is also available on the website of the government of Ontario Central Forms Repository under the listing for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender, contact:

Wendy Atkinson, Treasurer

The Corporation of the Township of Melancthon

157101 Highway 10

Melancthon, Ontario  L9V 2E6

** Please note that this property is within the NEC’s area of development control,  despite not being designated under the NEP **

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Council for the Township of Melancthon will receive and review the first draft of the 2019 Capital and Operating Budgets at its meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 7, 2019.  The meeting starts at 5 p.m. (Notice posted January 24, 2019)

*NEW* – the Township Municipal Office now accepts Interac. 

The Council of the Township of Melancthon would like to thank those who submitted an entry for its Slogan Contest.  The contest which ran until September 30, 2016 was open to Melancthon residents, Council Members and Staff.  There were a total of nine slogans received.  The slogans were reviewed at the October 6th Committee of the Whole meeting and voted on and the following slogan, submitted by Denise Holmes, was chosen:  “Preserving the Past ~ Protecting Your Future”.

Good news!  The Township of Melancthon Yard has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship as a collector site for e-waste.  Please note that the collection container is located near the entrance to the Municipal Office and is open during business hours only:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Click here to see the acceptable e-waste items.