Tuesday, 18 May 2021 15:04

PESTICIDE USE: May 25, 2021 to June 25, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE - PESTICIDE USE

The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville intends to utilize Wagar and Corput Weed Control Inc. to control weeds along the following rural roadsides:

• Select sections on County Roads 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 16, 27, 38, 29, 40, 42 and 46.

• Selected Township Roads in the municipalities of Athens, Augusta,Edwardsburgh/ Cardinal, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Merrickville- Wolford and North Grenville.

    • Selected Township Roads within Merrickville-Wolford include: Maitland Road, Yule Road, Carley's Corners Road, Snowdens Drive East, Pioneer Road, Land O'Nod Road, Bolton Road (from Pioneer to Harvey).

• All County guide rails, except for those in Rideau Lakes.

The contractor will be using the following pesticide: Clearview Herbicide Reg. #29752, active ingredients Metasulfuron-Methyl and Aminopyralid, present as potassium salt, along with Gateway Adjuvant Reg. #31470, active ingredients Paraffinic oil and Alkoxylated alcohol non-ionic surfactants, under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada). This pesticide use is in accordance with the other legislative requirements exception to the cosmetic pesticide ban.

Commencing: May 25, 2021 (weather permitting) to June 25, 2021.

For further information contact:

Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc. (613) 938-2117 (call collect)

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville (800) 770-2170 / (613)342-3840 x 2425

Please contact the Counties if you require more detailed information regarding our program, including additional information on how to post “No Spray” signage in front of your property. This information along with maps of theroads to be sprayed is available on our website at www.leedsgrenville.com under Government, Divisions, Public Works, Weed Control.