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The Town of Aylmer has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) to evaluate replacement options for the existing Standpipe located at 23 Myrtle Street, Aylmer ON. An Environmental Study Report (ESR) has been developed in accordance with a “Schedule B” Class EA, which included public and stakeholder consultation, evaluation of alternatives, an assessment of the potential impacts of the proposed alternatives, and identification of the preferred alternative. The study identified construction of a 7,400m3 elevated storage tank at the “Subject Site” as the preferred alternative for the replacement of the existing water storage facility.

Subject Site for Water Tower

The Environmental Study Report was completed on 22 July 2022.

The ESR is available for public review for a 30-day period during normal business hours at:

Aylmer Town Hall
46 Talbot St W,
Aylmer, Ontario, N4H 1J7
Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Written comments on the Environmental Study Report should be provided within 30 days and should be addressed to:

Peter Penner, P.Eng. – Project Manager
Cyril J. Demeyere Limited
261 Broadway, P.O. Box 460
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 4H8
[email protected]

Robert Johnson – Director of Operations, Public Works Department
The Town of Aylmer
46 Talbot Street West
Aylmer, ON N5H 1J7

If there are concerns regarding this project that cannot be resolved in discussion with the Town of Aylmer, a person or party may request that the Minister of Environment, Conservation, and Parks make an order for the project to comply with Section 16 of the Environmental Assessment Act (formerly referred to as a Part II Order). Section 16 order requests should be addressed in writing to:

Minister David Piccini
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks

777 Bay Street, 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M7A 2J3
[email protected]

Director, Environmental Assessment Branch
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and

135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1P5
[email protected]

Section 16 order requests may only be made on the grounds that the order may prevent, mitigate, or remedy adverse impacts on the existing Aboriginal or Treaty rights of an Indigenous community. Please visit the ministry’s website for more information on requests for orders under Section 16 of the Environmental Assessments Act at:

Requests must be received by the Minister by 2 September 2022, with a copy sent to the Town Clerk or Project Manager. If no request is received by this date, the Town of Aylmer may proceed with detailed design and construction of this project.

Please note that ALL personal information included in a Section 16 Order submission – such as name, address, telephone number and property location – is collected, maintained and disclosed by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks for the purpose of transparency and consultation. The information is collected under the authority of the Environmental Assessment Act or is collected and maintained for the purpose of creating a record that is available to the general public as described in s.37 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Personal information you submit will become part of a public record that is available to the general public unless you request that your personal information remain confidential. For more information, please contact the ministry’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Coordinator at 416-327-1434.

This Notice issued 22 July 2022 and Revised 28 July 2022

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