The city of Rosemère has put various grant programs in place to provide financial support for residents looking to embrace environmentally friendly and community-minded solutions.
SUSTAINABLE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS
Effective July 13, 2020
The Town of Rosemère offers residents an opportunity to obtain financial assistance of up to $40 per 3-year period for the purchase of sustainable feminine hygiene products or fabrics to make reusable (washable) sanitary napkins.
Buy menstrual cups, pantiliners and sanitary napkins that are washable, reusable and designed for use by women and apply for financial assistance from the Town.
Documents to be attached to one’s application are: a copy of the original bill(s) of sale dated less than 3 months ago and indicating the name of the commercial establishment that made the sale as well as its GST and QST numbers, Proof of residence and a duly completed form
To apply, residents must download the Sustainable feminine hygiene products grant program application and then send the form and required documents by e-mail to [email protected] or in person to Community Services located at 325 Grande-Côte Road.
The Town of Rosemère offers families the possibility of applying for a rebate of up to $150 per eligible child against the purchase of a set of washable baby diapers.
Diaper facts and figures:
The average baby goes through 2 400 diapers a year.
A set of cloth diapers costs between $700 and $1 000, laundering included. For disposable diapers, the total cost runs anywhere from $2 000 to $2 500.
In Quebec alone, some 600 million diapers are thrown away every year.
A disposable diaper takes 300 to 500 years to decompose in a landfill site.
ONE BIRTH, ONE BOOK
Under this program, the Town of Rosemère offers a gift package to welcome newborns into the community.
To apply for both programs above, residents must download the Family Support Grant Program application, fill it out and sign it and then drop it off to the Community Services Department at 325 Grande-Côte Road (450-621-3500, ext.7380). Residents must provide Receipt(s), Proof of residency and the Child’s proof of birth
ONE BIRTH, ONE TREE
The Town of Rosemère offers new parents the possibility of applying for a $150 rebate against the purchase of a tree or other type of vegetation (such as a bush or shrub) to plant on their property to commemorate the birth of their child.
To apply residents must download the Family Support Grant Program application, fill it out and sign it and then drop it off to the Public Works Department at 190 Charbonneau Street (450-621-3500, ext. 3300). Residents must provide Receipt(s), Proof of residency and the Child’s proof of birth
The Town of Rosemère offers a rebate program to encourage homeowners to replace their existing plumbing fixtures with low-flow alternatives.
Eligible fixtures and maximum rebate amounts are as follows: low-flow ($60) and high-efficiency ($75) toilets, and WaterSense-labelled shower heads ($10) and faucet aerators ($25).
To apply residents must download the Low-Flow Fixture Grant Program application.
Fill it out and sign it and drop it off to the Public Works Department at 190 Charbonneau Street (450 621-3500 ext. 3300). Original proof of purchase for eligible low-flow fixtures, photograph (dated and initialed by the homeowner) showing the original fixtures and where they were installed and photograph (dated and initialed by the homeowner) showing the low-flow fixtures after installation are required.
HOME SUPPORT SERVICES FOR SENIORS
Seniors may request an application form to fill out and submit in order to qualify for a refund (by cheque) in the amount of $100 for the home support services they are provided. Please note that refund applications are processed between September 15 and December 15 of the current year.
Homeowners must be 65 years of age or older on July1 of the tax year.Their taxes must have been paid in full. All requests must be submitted by November 30 of the current year (the year for which the application form is completed). The refund application is valid for one year only. You must fill out and submit the form each year. To apply, the form has to be completed and sent to Rosemère Town Hall, 100 Charbonneau Street, Rosemère, Quebec J7A 3W1