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Welcome to the Official Town of Georgina Community Web!

Frequently Visited

NOTICE: Town of Georgina - 2015 Tax Levy Budget

Following three days of deliberations, Town of Georgina Council has passed its 2015 Tax Levy Budget with a 3.99% property tax increase. This increase translates into an additional $141 a year for a household valued at just over $295,000. For more information, please view the Press Release.

Notice: Kennel Licensing Report & By-Law

At the Town of Georgina Council Meeting on February 25, the Kennel Licensing Report & By-Law was deferred back to Town Staff for further review. Town Staff will be reporting back to Council in the coming months. The Draft By-Law may currently be viewed on our Public Notices webpage.

REMINDER: Interim 2015 Property Tax Billings

The first installment for Georgina Interim 2015 Property Taxes is due on February 26, 2015 and the second on April 29, 2015. For information on payment options, important reminders, and updates, please view the Interim 2015 Property Tax Billing Reminder.

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay Will Be Stopping in Georgina!

Georgina has been announced as a celebration community on the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay Route. The Pan Am flame will be visiting our community on June 26, 2015 and a special event commemorating this honour is being planned! Stay tuned to our website and social media pages for future updates on Georgina's community celebration. View the TO2015 Official Announcement.

Public Information Session: ReWilding at The Link

Part of the work being undertaken at The Link includes working with ReWilding Lake Simcoe to revitalize the outdoor space, and in particular, the riverfront. A Public Information & Input Session on The Link ReWilding will be happening on Saturday, March 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sutton Arena Hall. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to Phil Rose-Donahoe by email.

Public Notice - Proposed 22610 Leslie Street Pit Fill Operation

In accordance with East Gwillimbury's Fill and Site Alteration By-law 2013-066, Jay's Clean Fill will be hosting a public information session on the proposed fill operation at 22610 Leslie Street south of Ravenshoe Road in East Gwillimbury. The Public Information Session will be taking place at the North Union Community Centre (2624 Boag Road, East Gwillimbury) on February 26, 2015 from 7 to 9 PM. For full details, please view the Public Information Session Notice.

2015 Municipal Service Guide and Recreation & Culture Spring/Summer Guide

Hard copies will be delivered in the Georgina Advocate on Thursday, February 19, 2015. A digital version may be viewed on our Recreation & Culture webpage. Spring Program/Summer Camp Registration: March 5, 2015. Summer Program Registration: June 9, 2015.

A Sneak Peek Of The Link!

Construction at The Link continues to move forward with new developments each week as the former site of Sutton Public School receives a significant makeover. For weekly updates on The Link, please visit The Link Steering Committee webpage.

Emergency and Winter Shelters for At-Risk and Homeless Residents

In partnership with Community and Health Services, emergency housing and winter shelters provide at-risk and homeless residents with temporary housing, meals, programs, and services to help residents secure and maintain housing. For more information, please view the Emergency Services for Homeless Residents Information Page.

Appointments of Citizens to Statutory Committees

The Town of Georgina Council is very pleased to announce appointments of citizens to our statutory Committees and Boards for the 2015-2018 Term of Office. Our congratulations and appreciation go out to the new appointees.

Economic Development Grant Program Applications

The purpose of the Economic Development Grant Program is to provide funds to support events, festivals, or other programs that are aligned with ongoing initiatives being undertaken by the Economic Development & Tourism Division. These events, festivals, and programs will assist with enhancing the identity of the historic downtown business areas, contribute to an increased awareness of opportunities within Georgina, and promote community betterment. Applications are considered during February and September of each year. All applications must be submitted on/before Friday, February 27, 2015. For more information or to apply, please visit the Economic Development & Tourism webpage.

Town of Georgina - Winter Season Operations & Parking

The Town's Winter Road Maintenance Program covers the following: 1) When roads become icy - An initial pass of sand is applied to all primary roads (high volume traffic) followed by all secondary roads (low volume traffic). 2) When snow continues to accumulate - An initial plowing pass is applied to all primary roads followed by all secondary roads. If staff encounter severe winter events, additional passes or changes to treatment responses may occur. Longer completion times may therefore result. Patience and co-operation is greatly appreciated in these circumstances. Georgina residents and businesses are reminded that Winter Parking Restrictions are in effect from November 15 until April 15. For more information on Winter Parking Restrictions, please visit the Municipal Law Enforcement 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.

2015 Mosquito Control Program

The Mosquito Control Program is scheduled to conduct an aerial and ground applications of biological larvicide in order to control larval mosquitoes that impact the residents of Pefferlaw, Port Bolster, and Udora. Should you object to the application of the larvicide on your property you must register your objection with the Town. You are requested to visit and register your objection electronically using the unique property identification code and access code found in your mailed letter. For additional information, please visit the Mosquito Control Program web-page.

Public Notice - Revised LSRCA Watershed Development Guidelines

Two Public Open Houses surrounding the LSRCA Revised Watershed Development Guidelines were held at the Town of lnnisfil Municipal Office on January 27, 2015 and at the Holland Landing Community Centre on January 29, 2015. Comments may also be submitted up until February 28, 2015 by email or in writing (Policy Review: Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority - 120 Bayview Parkway, Box 282, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 4X1). A special meeting of the LSRCA Board of Directors will take place in March 2015 and the final draft guidelines will be presented to the LSRCA Board of Directors for consideration in April 2015. For more information, please visit the LSRCA website.

UPDATE: YRT Bus Services to the ROC

York Region Transit Route 50 is providing weekend service to The ROC for the remainder of the Winter Season. Please view the YRT Service Update Notice for Route 50 Saturday & Sunday Schedules. Stay tuned for information on Route 50 service to The ROC during the March Break and Family Day. Please Note: Town Staff will be continuing dialogue with YRT regarding transportation services to The ROC for the 2015 - 2016 Winter Season.

Canada Post Mail Delivery in Keswick

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. At the Town of Georgina Council Meeting on January 14, 2015, Council endorsed the Town of Richmond Hill's position respecting the proposed change by Canada Post to replace door-to-door mail delivery with community mailboxes. Please view Georgina's Resolution for details. For more information, please contact the Canada Post Customer Contact Centre at 1-844-454-3009, visit the Canada Post Community Mailbox conversions webpage, and view the Map of Affected Areas.

Town of Georgina 2014 Certificate of Elections Results

Please visit Town of Georgina 2014 Certificate of Elections Results.

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.

NEW - Drop Zone Community Afterschool Program in Keswick

This NEW free program is for children in grades 6 to 8. The program will be held at RL Graham Public School. For more information and to register, contact Recreation and Culture Department at? 905-476-4301 ext 2354 or

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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(905) 476-4301, (905) 722-6516, or (705) 437-2210.