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Apr 20

Georgina taking steps to reduce nuisance mosquito population 

The Town of Georgina is commencing its annual larvicide program this week in an effort to reduce nuisance mosquitoes.The work is being undertaken by GDG Canada. GDG Canada will apply a larvicide to pools of stagnant water in Pefferlaw, Port Bolster and Udora using both aerial and ground applications.

 Read the full Media Advisory.

Apr 14

Weather permitting, The Town of Georgina will begin its Street Sweeping Operations during the week of April 18 at various locations around Town.

Apr 12

Rid our Town of litter with Pitch-In Georgina Week
Black River Kick-off Event takes place on Saturday, April 16

The Town of Georgina is inviting residents, school groups and community groups to participate in the annual Pitch-In Georgina Week being held on Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24. The annual program kicks-off with the Black River litter cleaning event at The Link on Saturday, April 16.

Apr 7

 Development Charges (DCs)

Apr 5

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) advises that the water level in Lake Simcoe is now approximately 15 centimetres higher than the normal level for this time of year.  If levels continue to rise, there may be additional flooding of low-lying lands adjacent to the lake. Residents are reminded to keep pets and children away from rivers and streams.

Mar 29

As a result of the recent ice storm, The Town will provide a special collection day on Monday, April 4 to pick up yard waste across all collection zones.

Please use environmentally friendly kraft paper bags or containers clearly labeled as ‘Yard Waste’. Tree and shrub clippings should be tied with string and bundled. The maximum diameter of the tied bundles and shrub clippings is 60 centimetres (24 inches) and 90 centimetres (36 inches) in length. Bundles or bags should not exceed 22 kilograms (50 pounds) in weight.

Mar 28

In addition to periods of heavy rainfall, Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Georgina and Northern York Region that is calling for high winds today with occasional wind gusts of up to 80 km/h expected.

This will create an increased hazard as there are many damaged trees and limbs from last week’s ice storm.

The Georgina Fire Department reminds residents to stay clear of down power lines, as well as affected trees and surrounding forestry canopy.

Mar 27

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that the Weather Office is forecasting that rainfall amounts in the range of 25 to 50 millimeters are predicted within the watershed on Sunday evening through Monday afternoon.

Mar 26

We are unfortunately unable to process debit and credit card payments at the Leisure Pool due to town-wide internet issues stemming from the ice storm. We can only accept cash until this issue can be resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience. We look forward to you joining us today! http://ow.ly/ZWZNh

Mar 25

As power begins to be restored across town, Georgina is winding down the temporary warming shelter for the night. Staff will continue to clear Town roads and sidewalks of ice and debris throughout the weekend. Residents are reminded to stay clear of downed power lines and to watch for falling ice and tree limbs. For homes and businesses still without power, please make sure that you turn off any major appliances such as electric ranges and stove tops as these could pose a potential fire hazard when the power comes back on.

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