Petrolia Crossing Guard Retires Her Vest and Stop Sign
Petrolia families will notice that the Petrolia Line Crossing located at First Avenue looks a little different. Patty Powell, a familiar and friendly face in the town of Petrolia has retired.
more than 30 years, Mrs. Powell has been a welcome addition to the Town of
Petrolia team as both crossing guard but also for her time spent maintaining
the grounds at Hillsdale Cemetery.
R Brad Loosley said, “On behalf of Council, I would like to thank Mrs. Powell
for her dedication, and for bringing a smile to everyone she met. We wish her
the very best in her retirement. “
Powell plans to retire in Petrolia, and her supervisor, Jay Arns, Fire Chief/Director
of Public Safety said that he was, “…glad to hear that she will remain living
in a town whose residents love her. I am
pleased to offer my sincere gratitude for her service and appreciate her love
of the job and her care for our residents.”
Petrolia – The Petrolia
Compost Transfer Site is located at 546 Maude Street Extension, Petrolia. This
Site is available to Petrolia residents only.
required to access the site. Passes are available
in person at the Municipal Office Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30
p.m. or at the Petrolia Farmers’ Market during the season. Passes are $25.00 and are good for the 2022
note the 2022 APPROVED COMPOST TRANSFER SITE DATES below.
from 8:00 a.m. – noon
Waste Approved for Receipt at this Facility:
Perennial and Vegetable Garden Plants
with no candles, paint, or decorations
branches up to 4” in diameter
Waste NOT ACCEPTED at this Facility:
are advised that depositing items that are not on the accepted list will render
the program unavailable as the Municipality will forfeit permissions to dumping
the collected garden and yard waste. Residents
may bring items in paper bags or reusable bins; no plastic bags will be
accepted. Residents with unacceptable
items will be asked to take them home.
those that prefer, see below for two excellent resources for backyard
service will continue for 2022 and includes: tree limbs, and branches. These items can be placed curbside and the
Town chipper will come by and process on site.
Brush must be in a tidy and neat pile with cut ends facing the curb.
2022 chipping dates will be:
19 & 20
24 & 25
13 & 14
6 & 7
11 & 12
wood chipping is not street specific; residents can place their brush at the
curb on any of these days and it will be processed. Residents are asked to place the brush no
sooner than 4:00 p.m. the night before a collection date, and to have all brush
at the curb by 7:00 a.m. the day of collection.
are reminded to not impede sidewalk access. If any brush piles have root bulbs attached, contain
waste, or other non-organic items the brush pile will not be processed, and the
resident will be responsible for disposal.
Town of Petrolia Introduces the Year of the Garden 2022 and will Celebrate with Red and White To celebrate the Centennial of Canada’s horticulture sector; the Town of Petrolia is proud to announce that the theme for 2022 will be red and white, the Year of the Garden. The Town of Petrolia, along with the Year of the Garden is inviting you to join the fun and “Live the Garden Life” during the Year of the Garden. The Year of the Garden is a celebration of everything garden and gardening related in Canada. Director of Community Services, Dave Menzies said, “We will be celebrating Garden Days June 11-19 and National Garden Day on June 18, be sure to watch for details on this event.” You can find more information about the Year of the Garden at https://livethegardenlife.gardenscanada.ca/. In the Spring, gardeners will begin to plan their planting beds for the season and residents are encouraged to participate in the colour palette and to have some fun. Mayor R. Brad Loosley said, “The Town of Petrolia is very fortunate to have a great group of volunteers who help contribute to making our Town come alive with colour each year!” Volunteers interested in helping the for the 2022 season are asked to call Leah Belan at (519) 882-2350. Parks Department summer students will assist the volunteers with watering and weed maintenance.
/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/newpetrolia-logo.png00petrl/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/newpetrolia-logo.pngpetrl2022-03-16 15:00:542022-03-16 15:00:55Town of Petrolia Introduces the Year of the Garden 2022 and will Celebrate with Red and White
/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/newpetrolia-logo.png00petrl/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/newpetrolia-logo.pngpetrl2022-03-10 11:00:022022-03-01 13:25:08VICTORIA HALL CLOCK TOWER TO BE ILLUMINATED IN BLUE AND YELLOW