COVID-19

Latest update: April 2, 2020

 

Garbage, recycling, and organic bins

 
As per the instructions of our collection service, all garbage, recycling, and organic bins are required to be placed at the curb at least 24 hours prior to collection and for handles and lockets to be disinfected to reduce the risk of spreading the virus. Those in isolation are asked not to manipulate their bins.

 

Branch collection services

Due to the current circumstances, the seasonal branch collection services scheduled to start in late April has been suspended temporarily.  The schedule will be updated once the temporary suspension is lifted.    

As a result, branches placed on the side of the road will not be permitted.  For public safety reasons, your collaboration is requested.

Additionally, at this time, felling and pruning services are only permitted to be carried out if considered an emergency. In such a case, please contact the municipality for further instructions at 514 457-6020.

 

Household Hazardous Waste

The April collection of Household Hazardous Waste has been suspended until further notice. Updates on this service will be provided once the temporary suspension is lifted. 

 

Multilingual information on the COVID-19 coronavirus

Alliance of Cultural Communities for Equality in Health and Social Services (ACCESSS) has supplied basic information on the COVID-19 Coronavirus into several languages.  This information can be found on the following website:
 https://accesss.net/informations-multilingues-sur-le-coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Disinfectant Wipes

The municipality asks its citizens to be prudent and not throw disinfectant wipes in the toilets. 

Wipes are not biodegradable and can also be harmful to the septic systems.

To prevent blockages in municipal sewers systems, pumps and pumping stations, all disinfectant wipes, tissues, masks, soiled gloves, including feminine hygiene products and diapers as per usual, must be disposed of through the household waste bins. 


Town Hall

Town Hall is now closed until further notice.

To contact the reception, please call 514-457-6020 or write to us at info@villagesenneville.qc.ca

Note that all of Town Hall employees will be teleworking.
To reach an employee, you may contact them using their usual phone number or email address, if you have them. If not, please contact the reception or email info@villagesenneville.qc.ca

To apply for a permit, please contact 514 457-6020 or info@villagesenneville.qc.ca to inform us of your need. An inspector will contact you within 48 hours to tell you the steps to follow.

 

OTHER MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS:
The George-McLeish Community Centre is closed and all activities are canceled.


Public Works Service

Public Works employees remain under constant surveillance of the territory and available for emergency interventions.

 

To communicate with the Public Works services:

1. 514-457-6020: Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
2. 514-630-1234: outside office hours


Municipal taxes second installment

In view of the exceptional circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Council wishes to ease the tax burden on its taxpayers by extending the deadline for making the second payment until June 30, 2020


Parks and Walks

Although our village is conducive to walking outside to maintain physical and mental heath, we are asking that you respect the social distancing rule of 2 meters.  Following the Quebec government's decision to ban all indoor and outdoor gatherings, playgrounds and play equipment are closed for public use until further notice.


Activity registration and hall rentals

Note that online registrations for recreational activities (tennis, water and recreational activities) are postponed to May 1, with the exception of the Day Camp which will start on April 16. *In person registration will not take place. If you have questions, please send an email to loisirs@villagesenneville.qc.ca 

 

Please consult our Recreation program for a list of courses offered this summer:

2020 - Recreation Booklet

In addition, hall rental is suspended until further notice.


Public transit

Some frequencies on EXO trains have been reduced since March 23. The same will apply to certain bus lines, starting on March 30. For more details, see the EXO website.

All STM public transit services are, however, maintained until further notice.

 

EXO and the STM have implemented additional cleaning measures and invite people to follow the recommended health guidelines.

Visit the EXO and STM websites for more information.


Information on COVID-19 and preventive measures

Citizens who have questions about the COVID-19 are invited to consult official sources of information. These sites are updated regularly:

Government of Quebec
quebec.ca/coronavirus
Information line (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.): 1 877-644 4545

Regional Public Health Department
santemontreal.qc.ca/en/public/coronavirus-covid-19/

Government of Canada
www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19
Government of Canada Information Line on COVID-19: 1 833 784 4397

If you think you have symptoms resembling those of the coronavirus, that is to say, cough, fever or breathing difficulties, contact Info-Santé at 8-1-1 before consulting.


Available resources

Montreal Public Health Publications
 
The link below provides information and recommendations published by Santé Montréal, Montreal’s Public Health Services. These pages include measures taken by the government, where to access designated COVID-19 clinics, what number to call if you’re experiencing any symptoms, and important information tools:
 
https://santemontreal.qc.ca/en/public/coronavirus-covid-19/
 
Regular updates of the number of confirmed cases for respective boroughs and cities can also be found by clicking the link under the heading, “Current situation in Montréal”.

 

Senneville neighborhood watch
Out of solidarity, the Senneville Neighborhood Watch volunteers are suggesting a support and assistance system between citizens. If you would like more information, we suggest that you contact the Neighborhood Watch coordinator at: SQSennevilleNW@gmail.com

Senneville neighborhood watch

SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT
The current events surrounding the Covid-19 can affect all spheres of life. Whether for people suffering from anxiety or mental disorders needing reassurance, for elderly people wondering if they can receive home support during this crisis period, or for legal aid concerning labor law or consumer law, the 2-1-1 team is there to inform and reassure.

211 is an information and social referral service, which, thanks to an easy-to-remember three-digit (2-1-1)telephone number, allows anyone with social needs to find free or low-cost services. 

The service is free, confidential and anonymous. It is available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week, 365 days a year, including holidays.

The 211service is also a website, www.211qc.ca, which lists more than 5,000 public, parapublic and community social organizations located in the Greater Montreal area, whose mission is to directly help citizens grappling with different difficult life situations.
 
SUPPORT FOR PERSONS IN ISOLATION
The Canadian Red Cross offers support and comfort to repatriated Canadians who are quarantined for a period of 14 days. 
Among the services offered, the Red Cross is providing information, meal delivery, safety and well-being support, wellness checks and referrals for mental health needs.
To have access to these services, call 1 800-863-6582.