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November 04, 2019
Notice of Public Consultation Centre - Northeast Trunk Sewer Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study, Woodstock


THE STUDY

Oxford County is undertaking a Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study for trunk sanitary sewer improvements (refer to map) extending from Lansdowne Avenue to Donald Thompson Park, adjacent to and south of Pittock Reservoir / Thames River. The sewer is situated within an existing County easement between a residential development and a forested area within Upper Thames River Conservation Authority lands. The purpose of the Class EA Study is to consider wastewater collection system upgrade alternatives in order to determine the most appropriate sewer design and alignment alternative in order to meet existing and future wastewater flow demands. The impacts of the alternatives on the social, cultural, natural, and economic environment will be evaluated and assessed during the study.

THE PROCESS

The Class EA Study is being carried out in accordance with the planning and design process for Schedule B projects as outlined in the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (October 2000, as amended in 2007, 2011 and 2015), which is approved under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. Upon completion of the study, a Project File Report (PFR) will be prepared and made available for final public review and comment.

OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE

Consultation with Stakeholders (public, indigenous communities, and agencies) is a key component of the study process and input will be sought throughout the study. The County is inviting the public to attend the Public Consultation Centre (PCC) for this study. This PCC will present the problem /opportunity statement, results of environmental and technical studies completed to date, the alternative solutions considered and a preliminary preferred solution for input by the public.

DATE: November 12, 2019
TIME: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Oxford County Administration Building
21 Reeve Street Woodstock, ON, N4S 7Y3

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Study or wish to be added to the study mailing list, please contact either of the following Project Team members:

Reuben Davis, P.Eng., Project Manager
Oxford County Public Works
21 Reeve Street, P.O Box 1614
Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3
1-800-755-0394 ext.3102
rdavis@oxfordcounty.ca

Jackie Kay, P. Eng., MBA, Project Manager
R.J. Burnside and Associates Limited
292 Speedvale Avenue West, Unit 20
Guelph, ON N1H 1C4 1-800-265-9662 ext.1557
Jackie.Kay@rjburnside.com

Comments received through the course of the study will be considered and documented in the PFR. Additional information related to the study and consultation process may be obtained at oxfordcounty.ca/projects-studies.

This notice first issued on October 29, 2019