Where are the municipal offices located and how can I contact them?
For municipal office contact information please click here.
Who do I contact for Building and By-law Issues?
For building and By-law Issue information please click here.
Who do I contact for general administration?
For general administration information please click here.
Who do I contact for Treasury and property taxes?
For Treasury and property tax information please click here.
Who do I call for Landfill information and Water/Wastewater?
For questions related to recycling please contact Environmental & Property Operations Manager.
It is in the interest of society as a whole and of the Municipality, and its ratepayers in particular, that the amount of waste material generated by private citizens and businesses be reduced; that wherever possible such materials be re-used or recycled; that the environment be protected from contamination by hazardous substances; and that the lifetime of existing and future Sanitary Landfill Sites be extended. Council has recently passed new by-laws in this regard and recycling is now mandatory. As well, clear bags only will commence effective January 1st, 2008. For a list of recycling material accepted at our landfill sites, kindly contact the main administration office (705) 286-1260.
Who do I call for general, non-emergency, fire related issues?
Who do I call for Planning and Development?
When are the tax bills levied for the Municipality?
Bills are sent out, twice a year, and each bill has two (2) instalments. Installments are usually due March, May, July and September.
Where can I pay my tax bill?
Taxes may be paid by the Telephone Banking Services of the CIBC, Bank of Montreal, TD Canada Trust Bank, Royal Bank or Bank of Nova Scotia. You may also pay your taxes in person at the Municipal Office, using the Pritchard Lane entrance or mail your payment to our postal address, or via preauthorized payment. If you require a receipt, please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope. With the preauthorized payment plan method, installment amounts are taken from your bank account on the due dates. All that is required is to fill out the authorization form and send it in with a void cheque, at least two (2) weeks before the next instalment due date. Faxed copies are acceptable. Account must be in good standing with no overdue balances to participate.
Are post-dated cheques accepted?
Yes. Please speak to the applicable staff member to obtain full details.
When are water and sewer charges levied for the Village of Minden?
Meters are read quarterly and the bills issued reflect the water meter readings.
How do I book the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena or Community Centre?
For facility booking information please telephone (705) 286-1936.
Is there a library and where is it?
The Minden Library is located at 176 Bobcaygeon Road, Minden and you may contact them directly at (705) 286-2491 or the Haliburton County Library Administrative Centre.
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WHAT DO I DO IF I HAVE NOT RECEIVED MY FINAL TAX NOTICE?
|NOTICE OF RETURNED TAX NOTICES|
The Township has received an unusually large number of returned tax notices due to incorrect mailing addresses. Final Tax notices were mailed on June 29th, 2012, with installment due dates of July 20th and September 21st , 2012. If you have not received your notice in time to meet the first installment deadline, please contact the Township Office at 705-286-1260.
When mailing your tax payment please be sure to include the PO Box 359, otherwise your payment may be returned to you by Canada Post.
Where can I recycle tires?
|The Township of Minden Hills, in cooperation with the Ontario Tire Stewardship, is now accepting tires at the Scotchline Landfill site, at no charge to the public.|
A maximum of 5 tires per trip is permitted. Residents must show their Landfill Card upon arrival.
Any size tire will be accepted.
Scotchline Landfill is the only landfill accepting tires.
Please see the advertisements in the local paper to see how scrap tires can be recycled.
Environmental and Property Operations Manager
Township of Minden Hills
P. O. Box 359
7 Milne Street, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0
705-286-1260 Ext 216
How many clear bags may I take to the landfill site?
|NOTICE…Please be advised that Council, at their regular Council meeting on March 27th, 2008 passed the following resolution: |
Be it resolved that the Township of Minden Hills, under the direction of the Waste Management Committee allow not more than three clear bags of garbage per week at no charge, to be disposed of by any resident of the Township of Minden Hills; further bags are to be charged at $1.00 per bag. This recommendation is to be put in place immediately and will continue for the immediate future to allow full discussion by the Waste Management Committee and further discussion with the County Waste Management Committee to arrive at a final decision to bring for Council’s consideration.
When are the Household Hazardous Waste Days for 2012?
|Household Hazardous Waste Days for 2012 are held at the Scotch Line Landfill Site from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on |
the long weekends of May, June, July, September and October.
ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE MATERIALS
Latex and Oil Paints, Finishing Products, e.g. varnish, glues, etc.; Used Motor Oil; Auto and Household Batteries; Propane Tanks and Cylinders; Cleaners, e.g. bleach, oven cleaner, etc.; Aerosol Cans; Solvents, e.g. varsol, paint thinners, etc.; Pesticides and Herbicides; Pool and Photographic Chemicals
UNACCEPTABLE WASTE CLASSES
Industrial Waste; Needles/Sharps; PCB’s; Radioactives; Pathological
LANDFILL USER IDENTIFICATION CARDS MUST BE SHOWN