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Apr 1

The Council of the Town of Georgina invites you to apply to volunteer in the community as a member of the Keswick Secondary Plan Review Steering Committee (KSRP). The appointment is anticipated to be approximately one year. However, unforeseen delays may extend the time frame.

The draft Terms of Reference describes the purpose mandate and member responsibilities.

Mar 28

Spring has arrived and Georgina is bustling with fun activities for everyone. It’s time to get back outside and enjoy the warmer temperatures. If the weather doesn’t allow, there are many fun indoor activities to keep you busy. Visit georgina.ca/events to keep up to date on Town events and happenings.

Mar 21

On March 15, the silence of prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand were shattered by a gunman who killed 50 people and left dozens more injured.

We grieve with the families who have lost loved ones and pray for the recovery of those who were injured. Our hearts and thoughts are with the people of New Zealand.

Mar 20

The Town of Georgina will be holding a Public Consultation Meeting on March 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Georgina Civic Centre, 26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick, in the Council Chamber. The purpose of the meeting will be to provide information relating to the proposed Refreshment Vehicle By-law.

Refreshment vehicle owners, interested stakeholders and event organizers for fairs, festivals or events that operate within the Town are asked to attend and provide comments and feedback.

Mar 16

Water over the road has prompted the closure of Old Shiloh Road between Cedartam Street and Harju Road.

Please adhere to the signs and review these flood safety reminders

Mar 15

With rising waters and potential for flooding, please be review the following reminders to stay flood safe.

- Watercourses will be flowing higher than normal causing streams and rivers to become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts and bridges. Children and pets should stay away from all watercourses.

- Keep ditches, culverts, drains and catch basins free of any debris to prevent possible flooding. Roads crews are currently working to clear ditches and culverts throughout Town.

Mar 14

Due to the weather and anticipated rainfall later today, the cardboard toboggan races at the ROC have been cancelled for today, March 14.

The ROC is still open today for tubing, skiing and snowboarding, and for the rest of March Break.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Mar 13

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that warmer weather accompanied by rainfall is expected to begin to move through the watershed on Wednesday, March 13 through Friday, March 15. This weather system is expected to bring temperatures well above seasonal values with daytime highs climbing above +10oC by Thursday afternoon. Above zero temperatures are forecast for overnight Thursday and daytime highs climbing to +10oC on Friday. In addition, rainfall amounts over 10mm are predicted on Thursday.

Mar 12

Building Georgina is about keeping residents informed on major Town projects and initiatives that are proposed and underway. The goal is to provide residents, businesses and visitors with progress updates, have information easily accessible and promote public engagement opportunities.

Mar 11

The Pefferlaw Ice Pad (PIP) will be closed for the season as of Monday, March 18. Thanks to the new roof, this completes the longest season to date.

The PIP is open for skating during March Break. Visit georgina.ca/skating for schedules and more about skating at the PIP, Ice Palace and Sutton Arena.

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