The news of Shawinigan in brief

L'actualité de Shawinigan en bref

Bruny Surin in Shawinigan

The Chamber of commerce and industry of Shawinigan received the visit of the olympic gold medalist, Bruny Surin, on April 18, at the Hostel Governor. He gave a lecture on perseverance and the development of the business. The DCIS shall convene its members at its annual general meeting on may 1st at 18: 30 in the Bar Biermans.

New celebrants
Three new city councillors in Shawinigan will now be able to celebrate marriages, as allowed by the civil Code of Québec. At the last public meeting, a resolution was adopted to allow Jacinta Campaign (district of the City), Claude Grenier (district of Highlands), and Nancy Déziel (River district) to officiate weddings or civil unions on the territory of the municipality.

Following the adoption of this resolution, and it is still the minister of Justice to officially appoint advisors to perform this function. The municipal council of Shawinigan mayor Michel Angers and advisors Jean-Yves Tremblay (district of Beeches) and Lucy DeBons (district of the Rock) can also celebrate weddings.

Given that the spring relaxes a bit, the City of Shawinigan pushes back its deadline for dismantling of the shelters in the winter temporary. Rather than the 30 of April, it leaves it to the owners until may 31, this year.

Residential development
The municipal council of Shawinigan has just granted a contract for the installation of services of water, sewer and road network in the framework of the project of residential development in The Countryside, in the area of Grand-Mother. Seven bidders had responded to the call for tender and it is Excavation LJL, Saint-Christophe d’arthabaska, who has won the bet. The city council awarded him the contract in the amount of 1 952 775 $.

Various contracts
The elected members of Shawinigan have recently granted a number of contracts which suggest the impending arrival of the beautiful season.

First of all, the maintenance of the islets of recovery, management of special containers and remote and manual collection of waste for the resort areas are assigned to Service City’s own Saint-Tite, in the amount of 163 511 $.

In addition, the city council has retained the services of Green tomorrow for mowing the lawn in the areas Shawinigan, Shawinigan-Sud, Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, and Saint-Jean-des-Piles. In the case of Grand-Mother, the Department of public works has recommended the exercising the renewal option of its contract with The Déneigements CBS Neault for 2018 and 2019.

Finally, the city council has also granted the renewal of contracts in 2018 and 2019 for the supply of sand from foundation to Construction and Pavages Continental division de Construction DJL), the supply of mixed concrete to Unibéton division de Ciment Quebec) and the supply of bituminous mixtures, depending on the type of mixture desired, to Maskimo Construction, Pagé Construction (a division of Sintra) and Construction and Pavages Continental division de Construction DJL).


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