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Sep 15

The Georgina Leisure Pool is reopening to the public on Sept. 21. New safety procedures and protocols on how the facility operates have been put in place. Visitors planning a trip are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the new protocols as the rules have changed, and will be enforced.

Private swim lessons will be available, with more classes being added soon.

How to register for drop-in programs:

Sep 9

The Town of Georgina will lower its flags to honour former Councillor Bruce Welch, who passed away last week at the age of 92. He served on Georgina Council from 1971 to 1978 and was also on the Council for the Township of North Gwillimbury in the late 1960’s.

A local businessman, longtime member of the Keswick Optimist Club and avid sportsman, a grandfather and great-grandfather, he will be missed by everyone.

Town Council and staff extend condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

Sep 8

Continuing with its phased and responsible approach, the Town of Georgina is announcing the reopening of some additional amenities and facilities. These include the Georgina Leisure Pool, Georgina Ice Palace and all three branches of Georgina Public Library. Town facilities were closed to the public in March to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Sep 3

Following five months of bag tag exemption, the Town will be resuming its regular pick-up allowance. Effective Sept. 28, the Town will return to one bag/item of garbage every other week with the option of an additional four bags with tags per garbage pickup. Since March, residents have been allowed to place up to five bags/items of garbage every other week without bag tags.

Sep 3

Looking to tie the knot? The Town of Georgina is once again issuing marriage licences. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, licences will be issued by appointment only and new protocols have been put in place for pickup at the Civic Centre.

Sep 1

It’s budget time. The Town is preparing the 2021 Budget and wants to hear from you. Each year, Georgina passes a budget to determine how funds are allocated throughout the community. Tax dollars go towards a variety of programs and services which your family relies on and uses every day – from waste collection and clearing snow to road work and fire services.

Aug 28

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that the weather conditions are favourable over the next few days for the development of thunderstorms across our watershed. Showers with possible risk of thunderstorms may begin this evening and continue overnight.

Aug 26

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that the weather conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms with heavy rain across our watershed starting later today. As noted by Environment Canada, the thunderstorms may produce local rainfall accumulations in the range of 50 – 75 mm.

Aug 26

Applications are now open again for the Community Initiatives Fund grant.

The Town of Georgina is committed to assisting local individuals, community groups and organizations with their fundraising needs. To do so, the Town has established the Georgina Community Initiatives Fund, which has been funded through the Annual Georgina Charity Golf Classic.

New - As COVID has changed the way many events operate, applications for costs pertaining to online and virtual fundraisers are now being accepted.

How to apply:

Aug 13

The Town of Georgina is receiving emergency funding from the province as part of the federal-provincial Safe Restart Agreement.

Georgina will receive a payment of $1,164,400 to help support financial pressures related to COVID-19 and support operating costs. The province has stated additional funding will be available later this year.

The funding is crucial to ensure the Town can continue to provide vital services to the community. It will also assist the Town in mitigating the increased costs and reduced revenues associated with the pandemic.