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Welcome to the Official Town of Georgina Community Web!

Frequently Visited

Canada Post Presentation to Council Scheduled for April 1

Canada Post Corporation Representatives will be presenting at the Council Meeting on April 1 respecting its residential delivery service. 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. 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.

Georgina Announces Community Torchbearer for Pan Am Games Torch Relay

Georgina is proud to announce Chris Tierney as the Georgina community torchbearer for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay. The torch relay will visit Georgina on June 26, 2015 and will feature Tierney as the community torchbearer. For full details, please view the Press Release.

Maskinonge River Recovery Project

Maskinonge River Recovery Project: March 28th join the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) to learn about reptiles that call Ontario home and what you can do to keep them safe! Come and check out the live animal display by Scales Nature Park. Location: Cedarvale Lodge (121 Morton Avenue). Time: 9 AM to 11 AM. Find out about funding available for habitat projects. For more information, please visit the LSRCA Event Calendar or view the Event Poster.

Red or Green Lights - Move Right!

When you see flashing red lights on police cars, ambulances, and fire trucks while you're driving, it is the law that you move over so the route is clear for these emergency vehicles to pass. But, what happens when you see a flashing green light in a personal vehicle? Find out by visiting the Georgina Fire Department website.

Public Information Session: The Link ReWilding

ReWilding Lake Simcoe will be holding a Public Information & Input Session 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. For more information, please view ReWilding Lake Simcoe's Event Poster. Updates on The Link are available on The Link Steering Committee webpage.

Regional Town Hall Meetings - Have Your Say

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. Have your say by attending an upcoming Town Hall Meeting or submit your comments online. One of the meetings will be taking place in Aurora at ESC Renaissance School (700 Bloomington Rd) on Monday, April 13, 2015. Visit the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review webpage for more information.

Notice: Safe Drinking Water Act - 2014 Annual Report

The 2014 Annual Drinking Water Report for the Town of Georgina is now available for viewing on our Drinking Water Reports webpage. Georgina regularly tests its drinking water and complies with all relevant legislation to ensure safe drinking water for residents. Please beware of those trying to sell items that suggest otherwise.

NOTICE: Freezing Water Service in Georgina

Due to an extended period of frigid temperatures, some residents have been experiencing issues with freezing water services. Please see a list of Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Notice: Kennel Licensing Report & By-Law

A Public Meeting concerning a Town initiated amendment to Zone By-Law 500 and a Municipal Act By-Law regarding Kennels will be taking place on April 8 beginning at 7:30PM. The Draft By-Law may currently be viewed on our Public Notices webpage.

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.

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

Hard copies of the 2015 Municipal Recreation & Culture Spring/Summer Guide are available at the Georgina Leisure Pool, Georgina Ice Palace, Sutton Arena, Georgina Public Libraries, and The Stephen Leacock Theatre. A digital version may be viewed on our Recreation & Culture webpage. Spring Program/Summer Camp Registration started on March 5, 2015. Summer Program Registration begins on June 9, 2015.

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.

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