NewsSpring melt public reminder notice SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Tuesday, Apr. 15th, 2014A public reminder notice has been issued by the Township of Minden Hills. The spring melt has begun and the township is reminded residents to be prepared.Build an Emergency Survival KitKeep emergency contacts near your phoneCheck sump pumps – make sure electrical connections are plugged in correctly and circuit breakers are operational. The sump pit should be clear of debris.Keep a supply of sandbags – sand is available at the S.G. Nesbitt Community Centre at 55 Parkside Street in Minden. It is self serve and you will need your own bags. For up to date information on flood preparation, go to the County of Haliburton Flood Preparation page.