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Mar 7

Town of Georgina Preparing Background Study to Establish New Development Charges By-law

Development charges (DC) are charges imposed on development in municipalities in Ontario to fund growth-related capital costs.  DCs pay for new infrastructure and facilities to maintain service levels.

The Town of Georgina is currently preparing a Background Study for the intent of establishing a new Development Charges By-law.

Mar 4

A message from Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Warmer Temperatures Coming: Be Careful Around Waterways
Spring melt brings with it hazardous conditions

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) is reminding residents of the dangers that exist near streams, rivers, ponds and lakes around this time of year and urge people to keep family and pets away from the edge of all waterways.

Mar 3

Mayor Quirk's Council Connection - Reprinted from the March 3, 2016 Georgina Advocate

Georgina Council Wants Your Input on Possible Farmers Market

Farmers markets enhance our sense of community and public areas by creating a meeting place for town residents and visitors alike.

I was raised on farm and my family had a stall at a farmers market in Hamilton,  so farmers markets hold a special place for me.

Mar 2

2016 Georgina Biological Mosquito Control Program

Opt-out Period Extension Notice

The Mosquito Control Program in the Pefferlaw, Port Bolster and Udora areas are being scheduled for 2016. G.D.G. Environnment Ltée will carry out the program under contract with the Town of Georgina.  G.D.G will conduct aerial and ground applications of the biological larvicide Vecto Bac having the active ingredient “B.t.i.”

Mar 2

Our Spring Program and Summer Camp Registration opens on Thursday, March 3 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Register today!

If you have any questions about any of our programs, please contact our Recreation & Culture Department at 905-476-4301 ext. 2354 or email eleisure@georgina.ca 

 

Feb 25

The invasive non-native Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has spread rapidly across southern Ontario. Detection surveys in Georgina indicate that it is now present in the area, and therefore ash tree mortality is imminent.

The EAB can kill a healthy ash tree in less than three years. As a preventative measure for public safety and in managing the forest for overall health, some areas of Metro Road Tract have been harvested for ash trees in light of pending mortality due to EAB.

Feb 24

The Town Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 24 at 7 p.m. is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions. For more information, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 905-476-4301 Ext. 2223 or jespinosa@georgina.ca

 

Feb 5

Are You Ready?

Are you and your family prepared for an emergency? Everyone should know the risks, make a plan and prepare a 72 hour emergency kit. Plan to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours during and immediately after an emergency. Learn more by reading York Region's Emergency Preparedness Guide. The Emergency Preparedness Guide was put together in partnership with all nine municipalities in York Region.

Feb 4

Holiday Service Schedule - Monday, February 15 (Family Day)

The Georgina Civic Centre will be CLOSED to the public on Monday, February 15 for the Family Day Holiday.

The following Town facilities will be OPEN to the public during the listed times only:

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