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Jul 22

We’re already halfway through summer which means it’s the Civic Holiday long weekend. Before heading out for activities on the holiday, make sure you are aware of Town closures.

The Georgina Civic Centre and all Town facilities will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5, reopening for regular business hours on Tuesday, Aug. 6. This includes:

Jul 22

The Municipal Council of the Town of Georgina invites you to serve your community by considering committee membership on the Georgina Heritage Advisory Committee (GHC). The appointment is for the remaining term of Council. The Terms of Reference describes the purpose, mandate and member responsibilities, and is available at georgina.ca/CommitteesandBoards.

Jul 19

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) advises that the weather conditions are ideal for the development of severe thunderstorms today and through the weekend.

Intense rainfall associated with these thunderstorms may result in flooding of low lying areas.

All watercourses in our area may experience higher than normal water levels.  As a result, local streams and rivers will become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts and bridges.  Please alert children in your care to stay away from all water bodies and supervise their activities.

Jul 18

Significant heat and humidity will arrive on Friday, July 19. Daytime temperatures in the low to mid-thirties with afternoon humidex values of 40 or higher, and nighttime minimum temperatures in the low to mid-twenties are expected for Friday and Saturday.

A cooler and less humid air mass is forecast to arrive in the wake of a weak cold front Sunday.

Jul 18

From launching Building Georgina and the Link Winter Market to the new accessible ramp and MobiMat at De La Salle Beach – there was a lot to celebrate in 2018. Residents can learn about all of the Town of Georgina’s accomplishments in the 2018 Community Snapshot.

Jul 12

Coming soon – the Fall and Winter Activity Guide. It will be delivered in the Georgina Advocate on Aug. 8. Residents will also be able to pick up a copy at Town facilities beginning the same day.

The guide offers a variety of popular programs and activities for children, teens, adults and seniors, including fitness and aquatics programs, general interest workshops, holiday and March Break camps, and more.

Jul 11

Summer is here and the heat is on! A reminder for residents that the use of municipal water for watering of lawns or gardens, washing vehicles or filling swimming pools is only allowed between the hours of 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and only in accordance with the following conditions between May 15 and Sept.30 of each year –

Jul 4

A heat warning is in effect for the GTA. A hot and humid air mass has reached the area and will remain in place through Saturday, July 6. Maximum afternoon temperatures will be near 30 degrees, with humidex values near 40.

Jun 27

Municipal Law Enforcement has expanded the hours of operation to address Short-term Rental Accommodation (STRA) issues such as parking, noise, fireworks and fires over the summer.  

Municipal officers will be available until midnight Fridays and Saturdays every weekend, as well as Sundays during long weekends, from May 17 to Sept. 2. Expanded hours are to respond to complaints regarding STRA properties. General complaints not involving a STRA will be addressed during regular business hours.

Jun 25

The Canada Day long weekend is the perfect time to relax and enjoy everything Georgina has to offer. One of those things is fireworks. Residents are encouraged to attend public fireworks displays and to use caution if they choose to have a private fireworks display at home or at a cottage.

Remember these fireworks handling and disposal tips to keep your family and neighbourhood safe:

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