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Welcome to the Official Town of Georgina Community Web!

Frequently Visited

National Youth Week: May 1 to 7

The Town of Georgina in partnership with Jericho Youth Services will be hosting a number of exciting events for youth of all ages! For more information, view the Events Calendar or the full event descriptions on our Events Listing page.

Let's Talk Inclusion in Georgina

Let's Talk Inclusion - Your Insights on York Region's Diverse Communities: The Regional Municipality of York wants your perspectives on cultural diversity and inclusion in York Region. One of the sessions will be happening in Georgina on May 14 at the Peter Gzowski Library (5279 Black River Road, Sutton) from 6:30 to 9 PM. You can get involved by registering for a session, hosting your own session, joining the conversation on social media, providing feedback through the online survey, or submitting comments by email/mail/fax. For full details, please visit the Let's Talk Inclusion webpage

Coyote Sightings Prompts Reminder from the Ministry of Natural Resources

Please be advised that following some recent coyote sightings in Georgina, the Ministry of Natural Resources is reminding residents about some important safety tips should you encounter one. An increase in coyote sightings can be attributed to changes in land use, agricultural practices, weather, supplemental feeding, and natural food shortages. For more information on coyotes, please view the Living with Coyotes Fact Sheet.

Changes To Canada Post Delivery Service

The Town has learned that some residents have been visited by Canada Post Representatives indicating that their property is a proposed location for a Community Mail Box (CMB) and for any questions, to contact Town staff. Council continues to oppose these changes in delivery service. If you have any questions about the upcoming changes to delivery service, you are reminded to contact the Canada Post Customer Call Centre at 1-844-454-3009, not the Town. Canada Post Corporation Representatives attended Council on April 1 to present information surrounding upcoming changes to its residential delivery service. A copy of the presentation can be viewed at the Agendas and Minutes page. Earlier this year, Canada Post announced that approximately 4,100 door-to-door customers in Keswick will be converted to Community Mailboxes in 2015 as part of their conversion of approximately 1/3 of Canadian addresses to Community Mailboxes. Further information is available on the Community Mailbox Conversions webpage. View the Map of Affected Areas.

Georgina launches NEW Waste & Recycling Collection tool for residents!

Can't remember when your pick up date is or what items go where? Help is here! The Town of Georgina has launched a new, user friendly tool called 'my-waste' to help residents with their waste disposal and recycling efforts. The application can be accessed through our Waste & Recycling page and a FREE mobile app for iPhone and Android is also available. Some of the app's key features include Personalized Collection and Event Schedules/Reminders, "What Goes Where" Searchable Database, Collection Requirements, and Reduce & Reuse Tips.

Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review

The four provincial land use plans that work together to manage growth, protect the natural environment, and support economic development in Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe Region are currently being reviewed. Comments may be submitted online, by e-mail, or in writing up until May 28, 2015. Feedback may also be shared at any of the Regional Town Hall Meetings. For full details, please visitthe Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website.

Georgina's Pan Am Games Torch Relay Community Celebration!

Residents are invited to Celebrate and Share the Pan Am spirit first hand at Georgina's Community Celebration taking place on June 26, 2015. Details of this event as well as volunteer and sponsorship opportunities will be announced soon! Stay tuned to our 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay page, Facebook, and Twitter for updates.

Notice: Kennel Licensing Report & By-Law

On Wednesday April 8th, 2015 the Town of Georgina Council passed By-law #2015-0034 (REG-1) being a by-law to licence and regulate kennels, doggie day-cares, pet stores, groomers, rescues, brokers and catteries. All kennels, doggie day-cares, pet stores, groomers, rescues, brokers and catteries are required to submit their applications for their 2015/2016 licence by June 1st, 2015. For further information please contact Jacqueline Longmore-Roy at or 905-476-4301 ex 2291.

Official Plan (April, 2015) Released

Council has released the Draft Official Plan for Public Review. Please visit our Official Plan Review page to view the document and find out how you can submit comments.

Volunteers Wanted For Appointments to Advisory Committees

Town Council invites individuals to serve in their community on the following Advisory Committees. All volunteer appointments are for the term of Council. Terms of Reference for each of the Committees describes the purpose, mandate, and member responsibilities and are available on the Committee and Board Appointments Page. Application Forms are available at this link.

Baldwin 33 Incorporated Report & Baldwin 33 Incorporated Report (Updated)

As per the direction of Council on April 9,2014 to provide a follow up report on the matter of the Baldwin 33 lnc. application for Site Alteration Permit. Please click on Staff Report # CAO-2015-0001 & Staff Report # CAO-2015-0001 (Updated).

2015 Rate-Supported Budgets for Water and Sewer Services

To continue providing safe and quality water, Town Council has approved a water and sewer rate increase for Georgina customers that will come into effect on the April billing. The rate adjustment will mean an additional 13.2% or $28.48 to the quarterly water and sewer bill for an average home that consumes 62 cubic metres of water. For full details, please view pages 1 to 38 of the April 1 Council Agenda or view the Press Release.

NOTICE: Spring Street Sweeping

Spring street sweeping operations in Georgina started the week of April 13 and will be continuing until mid-May. The contractor will be working Monday to Friday, 7 AM to 5 PM. It's asked that all residents sweep any sand from their boulevards, driveways, and sidewalks over the curb and onto the road as a street sweeper will be used to pick up the sand from the roadway. It would be appreciated if residents could avoid parking on Town streets when sweepers are working in the area to allow for proper sweeping.

Georgina's 48th Pitch-In Week

Pitch-In Week 2015 will be taking place from April 20 to 26, 2015. For full details please visit our Events Listing Page.

2014 Campaign Financial Reports

Campaign Financial Reports for all 2014 Municipal and School Board Candidates are now available. Ontario's Municipal Elections Act requires that candidates for the 2014 Election must file reports by 2:00 p.m. on March 27, 2015. Financial Statements and Audit Committee information are available at this link.

REMINDER: Interim 2015 Property Tax Billings

The second installment for Georgina Interim 2015 Property Taxes is due on April 29, 2015. For information on payment options, important reminders, and updates, please view the Interim 2015 Property Tax Billing Reminder.

Community Improvement Plan Applications are Open

The Economic Development Division is now accepting applications for financial incentive programs from commercial building owners, business owners and commercial tenants within the three identified Community Improvement Plan Areas. The Community Improvement Plan applies to those areas within the Uptown Keswick, Jackson's Point and Sutton High Street areas that are within an identified Business Improvement Area (BIA). Please view the CIP Overview or the complete Community Improvement Plan for the programs and eligibility requirements. Application forms can be filled out online or hand written. If you are interested in applying for funding through the Community Improvement Plan please contact the Economic Development Division to schedule a mandatory pre-consultation appointment at or 905 476-4301 ext. 2300.

Town page in The Advocate
The Town of Georgina runs the Town page in The Advocate every Thursday. It includes upcoming events, matters of interest, public notices, and news regarding Georgina. Please visit the Town of Georgina Newspaper Notices for the latest digital editions.

Town of Georgina's Official Monthly E-Newsletter
The Town of Georgina is now offering an official monthly e-newsletter. Sign up to receive updates and important information about happenings in the Town. Each issue features information on events, news, stories, programs and recent developments. Click here to subscribe. View the E-Newletter Archive here.

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