Backgrounder: Residents of Oliver Paipoonge to benefit from improved recreational infrastructure

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Residents of Oliver Paipoonge to benefit from improved recreational infrastructure

Residents of Oliver Paipoonge to benefit from improved recreational infrastructure

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support improvements to four community and recreation infrastructure projects in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, Ontario.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $69,000 toward these projects, with the Government of Ontario providing over $57,000 through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream (CCRIS) of the Investing in Canada plan. The Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge is contributing more than $46,000 total.

Project Information:

Project title

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Accessible Customer Service Desks

Accessible customer service counters will be installed at the Murillo and Rosslyn branches of the municipal library. Work includes removing and replacing existing desks with counters that meet requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The counters will improve customer service for children and people with physical disabilities.

$3,419

$2,849

$2,280

Murillo Hall

Project work includes replacing the fire alarm control panel; repairing cracked, deteriorated asphalt in the parking lot; and improving the condition of concrete walkways. Improvements will allow residents to access the building more safely, while enabling the municipality to continue offering quality services to the community.

$12,600

$10,499

$8,401

Nor West Arena

Work includes replacing a portion of the original standing seam metal roof; repairing corroded  areas; replacing downspouts and vents; replacing  the overhead door and window sealants; and repairing the cooling and heating floor brine pump. These improvements will improve arena safety and lengthen the lifespan of the facility.  As well a specialist will review the ice plant system to identify components requiring attention.

$34,163

$28,467

$22,778

Rosslyn Community Centre

Work consists of repairing the exterior wall to replace damaged mortar and bricks, repairing and replacing deteriorated sealants throughout the roof, replacing the HVAC unit, and improving the condition of the asphalt in the parking lot. These improvements mean area residents will be able to access municipal services, and attend community and recreational events in a safer and more energy efficient facility.

$19,250

$16,040

$12,835

 

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