Repair intensive of streets in Lévis to revive the local economy

Réfection intensive des rues à Lévis pour relancer l’économie locale

Levis has announced a comprehensive plan to 39.6 million $, over two years, for the rehabilitation of its streets, with the avowed purpose of reviving the local economy in the context of a health crisis.

This is what Gilles Lehouillier said, Thursday morning, during a press webcast.

“Thanks to our recovery plan of the economy local, we support local businesses here while responding to a priority application of the population of Lévis, that is to say, the improvement of the road network. In 2019, we have worked on almost 25 km, and we expect to make nine more than 80 km of street for the next two years,” said the mayor of Lévis.

The municipality ensures that it will take account of the index of deterioration of the streets for the work to be done to prioritize on the entire municipal network.

Also, approximately $ 23 million, over two years, will be devoted to the upgrade of the waterworks and sewer systems.

Measures in connection with the COVID-19

Other measures have been announced in the framework of the déconfinement gradual activities. First, the leave-of-interest for the payment of municipal taxes is now extended until the 1st of October, while he was originally scheduled to end on may 31.

Also, the 40-tennis club municipal de Lévis will be “fully operational” from this Saturday, may 23rd.

The waste collection will resume on a weekly basis from 1 June to Lévis. Also, the municipality recalls that the ecocentre is open.

Day Camps

When asked about the day camps, Mr. Lehouillier has mentioned that the City is still awaiting the specific guidelines of the government Legault. According to the information that begin to filter, the ratio being imposed this summer will be an instructor for five young people instead of a monitor for 12 or 15 young people.

The mayor called this situation of “challenge” and assured that his administration is doing its best to be ready to start the youth camps at the end of June. That said, applications are in progress will be “probably not” all met, he admitted. “I am not in a position to tell you that we will accept everyone”, he slipped the tip of the lips.

Specifically, the City is said to have sold 4400 weeks of day camps. Some 3259 weeks ago are still “pending”. In 2019, Lévis has sold 9270 weeks, which corresponded to 2300 students enrolled.

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