Please be advised that preventative maintenance is scheduled for the Simcoe Landing Water Booster Station beginning 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 17 until 5:00 a.m. Mon Dec 18th. This maintenance reduces the chances of unplanned service disruptions.
The 2018 Budget process continues at the Town of Georgina, bringing forward financial recommendations to best position the Town to meet the needs of residents.
The 2018 Draft Budget proposes a tax increase of 1.95% in-line with the annual rate of inflation, while meeting the needs of a growing community and planning for the future. Council received an additional recommendation to add another 1% to enhance capital reserves. If approved, the total tax increase would be set at 2.95%.
Yard Waste pickup has concluded for 2017, resuming in spring 2018. Residents are reminded that during the winter, yard waste may be taken to the Georgina Transfer Station located at 23068 Warden Avenue, Keswick.
On December 10, Canadians will be skating from coast to coast to coast! More than 300 communities, including 17 flagship events and Parliament Hill will be at the coolest skating party of the year! Let’s lace up together to enjoy our favourite winter activity and bid farewell to a memorable Canada 150 year.
Georgina Ice Palace
90 Wexford Drive, Keswick
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Council endorsed recommendations as set out in Service Delivery Review Progress Report (#8) Financial Policy Framework Part D - Surplus/Deficit Control measures by-law. The introduction of the proposed financial control measures will result in higher financial stability for the Town while providing an opportunity to top up crucial reserve and reserve funds for capital or operating programs. The by-law provides clear guidance and set criteria for staff to better manage the year end process in an efficient manner.
With the holidays on the way, be aware of our upcoming closures, as well as fun activities for the family to celebrate the season.
The Georgina Civic Centre will be closed from Monday, December 25 to Monday, January 1, re-opening Tuesday, January 2, 2018. The Georgina Civic Centre will be open on Friday, December 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.
ROC-EE the bear is wanted for trespassing! He left his georginaroc.ca territory and has crossed over onto georgina.ca He was last spotted on Parks, Trails & Green Spaces but he could be anywhere now. Help us find ROC-EE and get him back to where he belongs for a chance to WIN a ROC Season Pass! Locate ROC-EE somewhere on georgina.ca until December 31 and click on him to enter. Good Luck!
Resist the urge to hibernate! Get out and get moving with Georgina’s winter recreation programs. Registration opens 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 5. Register online, in person or over the phone at the following locations:
Georgina Civic Centre
26557 Civic Centre Rd., Keswick
905-476-4301 Ext. 2354
90 Wexford Dr., Keswick
905-476-4423 Ext. 4410
Georgina Leisure Pool
5279 Black River Rd., Sutton
A Public Information Session to view Concept Designs for the Pefferlaw Fire Station is upcoming on Thursday, November 30 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Information Session takes place at Station 1-8, 270 Pefferlaw Road, Pefferlaw. Join us to view concept drawings for the new Pefferlaw Fire Station.
The Town is developing the 2018 Budget and we want your input. Complete our survey by December 4 to tell us how your tax dollars should be spent. The annual Budget is the blueprint that outlines how the Town will allocate resources to deliver the many services and programs residents rely on every day.
You can still provide your feedback a number of ways: