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Aug 7

The Town is continuing work to reopen playgrounds throughout the Town.

The De La Salle playground has reopened along with Vista Park, Pefferlaw Lions Hall and Community Park, Egypt Hall Park, Udora Hall Park and Virginia Park.

As of today, Aug. 7, the following additional playgrounds were reopened –

Aug 6

The 2019 Community Snapshot is here! This annual publication highlights the progress made on our strategic goals.

From the new Jackson’s Point lighthouse and the new Georgina Fire rescue boat to developing a customer service strategy and sidewalk improvements, there was a lot to celebrate in 2019.

Other highlights include:

Aug 2

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that Environment Canada is forecasting significant rainfall today across our watershed, with predicted rainfall accumulations in the range of 20 – 60 mm. Higher amounts of rainfall may occur in localized areas as a result of thunderstorm activity. 

Jul 30

De La Salle Park and beach has reopened with reduced capacity and new restrictions. New safety measures have been put in place to help all visitors enjoy our beaches and waterfront parks safely. It’s open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily with Town staff on site to monitor and control the number of users allowed in the park. Remember, dogs are not allowed on the beach.

Jul 22

The Town is allowing yard and garage sales as of Friday, July 24 and permits are available online. The permits are free.

Everyone is reminded to respect physical distancing guidelines and use good hand hygiene when coming and going from the sales.

Residents are encouraged to visit georgina.ca/GarageSales to learn more.

Jul 16

The Town has taken the next step towards the resumption of construction of the Pefferlaw Fire Hall. Having terminated its contract with BECC in April, the Town secured the site and began assessing the project’s present status in order to establish a go-forward construction schedule. Recently, the Town retained Pearson Consulting and together they engaged in an expedited process to retain a new contractor, resulting in the retention of Silver Birch Contracting Ltd.

Jul 15

Continuing with its staged approach to reopening, effective July 20, 2020, the Town of Georgina is reopening De La Salle Park and beach with reduced capacity and new restrictions.

Jul 9

Beaches and waterfront parks remain closed, as do all waterfront parking lots and washroom facilities.

If residents are looking to cool off, the Town’s three splash pads are open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit georgina.ca/SplashPads to learn more.

Jul 8

A prolonged period of hot weather will continue through the rest of this week. Environment Canada says daytime high temperatures will be in excess of 30 degrees Celsius, with humidex values in the high thirties to low forties. Overnight lows near 20 degrees Celsius are also expected through this period, providing little relief from the heat. The hottest temperatures and highest humidex values will occur on Thursday, July 9.

Jul 6

The final 2020 property tax bill has been mailed. The first instalment is due July 28 and the second on Sept. 28.

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 brochure below, call 905-476-4301 or visit the Taxes webpage on the website.

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