The Town of Georgina has parents covered. In anticipation of the pending strikes by Ontario public elementary teachers next week, the Town will be offering Variety Camps at the ROC. The camps are for children aged 4 to 12 years and will be available on Monday, Jan. 20 and Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at a cost of $40 per day. Before and after care (7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) is available at an additional cost.
Georgina Town Council meeting - Public Statement
The planning approvals for the Maple Lake Estates Inc. (MLE) site date back to 1987 when an Order-In-Council affirmed an Ontario Municipal Board decision from 1984. Despite these longstanding approvals, the Town has declared its desire to work with all parties to protect the woodlands and wetlands on the MLE site. Council for the Regional Municipality of York and the Board of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) support the Town’s position.
Environment Canada has issued a Rainfall Warning for York-Durham (Newmarket – Georgina – Northern York Region, Uxbridge-Beaverton – Northern Durham Region).
The forecast is calling for rain changing to freezing rain late in the afternoon, with rainfall amounts reaching up to 25 mm.
In anticipation of expected weather conditions and for the safety of our patrons, the ROC will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that the Surface Water Monitoring Centre is forecasting a significant weather system across the watershed beginning Friday afternoon and extending into Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020.
Strong winds, heavy rain and periods of freezing rain are expected. The forecasted rainfall amounts range from 25 to 65 mm, with the heaviest rainfall occurring on Saturday.
Flags are flying at half-mast at the Georgina Civic Centre, and at Ravenshoe Road and Woodbine Avenue, in memory of all the victims, including 63 Canadians, in the plane crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 en route from Tehran, Iran to Kyiv, Ukraine.
The flags will remain at half-mast until further notice.
Winter is here and it’s time to take your best shot for the 2020 Winter Photo Contest.
From Jan. 6 to March 18, residents and non-residents are invited to submit photos taken in Georgina that fit into one of three categories:
Happy New Year! What better way to kick off 2020 than with some fun events in the Town of Georgina.
The Municipal Council of the Town of Georgina invites you to serve in your community by considering committee membership on the Georgina Safe Streets Advisory Committee (GSSC). The appointment is for the remaining term of Council. The Terms of Reference for the GSSC describes the purpose mandate and member responsibilities, and can be found at georgina.ca/CommitteesandBoards.
Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for much of York Region. Stay safe by limiting unnecessary travel and being prepared for any potential power outages. If you see downed power lines stay at least 10 metres away and notify hydro and emergency services immediately.
It’s time to celebrate the season and spend some quality time with family and friends.
There are many places in Georgina for the whole family to enjoy the holiday season.