Georgina Fire and Rescue Services is taking part in the #KnowExactlyWhere safety campaign from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9 to raise awareness of the free what3words app and how it can be used in an emergency. The what3words app offers a simple way to communicate a very precise location.
The Civic Centre and Town facilities will be closed on Friday, Sept. 30 as the Town observes the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Georgina Public Library branches will remain open.
For after-hours emergencies, call 905-476-4301 and follow the prompts to reach after-hours on-call services. Municipal Law Enforcement can be reached at 905-476-4301, ext. 2281.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that significant rainfall is forecast for today through Tuesday in our watershed, with predicted rainfall accumulations of 30 – 50mm. Higher amounts of rainfall may occur in localized areas as a result of thunderstorm activity.
For the first time, the Town will use online voting, along with tabulators, for the 2022 Municipal Election. Online voting will be available from Oct. 8 to Oct. 23, 2022 at noon. It is available 24/7.
Voter information cards
All voters will receive a personalized Voter Information Letter in the mail prior to the start of the voting period. This letter will contain a Voting PIN (Personal Identification Number) along with the website to access the online ballot and information about in-person voting. The cards will be mailed out the week of Sept. 26.
The Town of Georgina is hosting a ceremonial flag raising in partnership with the Chippewas of Georgina Island in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.
The event will include a flag raising and smudging ceremony, as well as a drummer.
Where: Georgina Civic Centre
When: Friday, Sept. 30, 2022
Time: 10 a.m.
Calling all four-legged residents! You are invited to the grand ‘unleashing’ of Georgina’s new leash-free dog park. The Town is opening its second leash-free dog park, and is inviting members of the public to come out and join in the official opening. There will also be a cat adoption event taking place at the Georgina Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre.
What: Opening of new leash-free dog park and cat adoption event
When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
Georgina Fire and Rescue Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9 to 15, 2022. This year’s campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from home fires. Georgina Fire and Rescue Services encourages all residents to embrace the 2022 Fire Prevention Week theme.
Effective Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, the following individuals are eligible to book an appointment to receive a bivalent booster dose:
The Town of Georgina honours the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, at the age of 96.
The Town joins with people around the world in mourning her death. Our thoughts and condolences are with the Royal Family and everyone around the world mourning her loss.
Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926. She was the longest-reigning British monarch and longest-serving woman head of state in world history. Her reign saw the Queen as the head of 54 Commonwealth countries. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrating 70 years of her reign was marked in 2022.
The Town is experiencing a disruption that is affecting email both incoming and outgoing messages.
If you have emailed the Town and require a timely response, please call customer service at 905-476-4301, ext. 3001.
We thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this matter.