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Jan 21

Check your mailbox. The 2021 Interim Property Tax Bills have been mailed. The 2021 Interim Tax Billing is payable in two instalments on Feb. 26 and April 26.

Payments can be made by –

  • Online banking
  • Telephone banking
  • Payment at a bank
  • Dropping a cheque off at the Civic Centre drop box
  • Pre-authorized plans

For more information, see the notice below, call 905-476-4301 or visit georgina.ca/taxes to learn more.

Jan 14

The Town of Georgina is closing the natural outdoor skating rink and the municipally maintained toboggan hill at the ROC, effective immediately. This closure is in response to the latest COVID-19 measures from the Province of Ontario for a minimum of 28 days. The following ROC amenities are closed: the municipally maintained toboggan hill, skating rink and tube and terrain hill.

Jan 13

Council has approved extending COVID-19 business support programs until the end of 2021. The programs include grants, a development application fee rebate and a temporary patio program. To ensure the quick approval of applications, Council also approved the Economic Recovery Team to continue to administer these programs until the end of the year.

Jan 6

Town of Georgina Council is inviting you to volunteer in the community as a member the Agricultural Advisory Committee. All appointments are for the 2018-22 Term of Council. Current Town board and committee members are encouraged to apply.

Agricultural Advisory Committee

Dec 27

The Town’s winter maintenance event and snow event have been lifted, effective 6 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2020. Thank you for your cooperation and patience. For more information on winter operations, visit georgina.ca/snow.

 

Dec 22

With the recent announcement from the province, the ROC will remain closed until the province-wide shutdown is lifted. As a result of the undetermined season, all season passes are being refunded to our clients. Please provide adequate time for staff to process refunds.

Dec 16

As the community continues to grow, Georgina Fire and Rescue Services determined, as part of the Fire Master Plan, to expand the firefighting capabilities for Udora and the surrounding community. In the 2020 budget, Council approved the funds to support this project.

As part of the improvements at the Udora Community Hall, a new 135,000-litre underground fire tank has been installed. This project was carried out by Town staff in partnership with a local contractor to supply and install this much-needed tank.

Dec 15

The holiday season will be different this year in the Town of Georgina. While there are limits on some activities and gatherings, you can still celebrate the season and spend quality time as a family.

Parade of Lights

Dec 12

Starting Monday, Dec. 14, at 12:01 a.m., Georgina, as part of York Region, will enter the Grey-Lockdown category of Ontario’s COVID-19 response framework to slow the spread of COVID-19. All Town buildings, facilities and programs will be closed/cancelled for a minimum of 28 days.

Dec 2

Georgina Council has approved the 2021 budget, which was developed with a commitment to ensuring the Town can continue to provide a high level of service while minimizing the impact of tax increases on residents and businesses. It includes a 0.95 per cent increase for the 2021 tax levy budget with an additional 0.50 per cent increase for contributions to capital reserves for a total of 1.45 per cent. The increase translates into an estimated property tax increase of $30 a year for an average home (non-waterfront) with an assessed value of $402,995.

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