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Mar 15

Town of Georgina Council is inviting you to volunteer in the community as a member the Safe Streets Committee. All appointments are for the 2018-22 Term of Council. Current Town board and committee members are encouraged to apply.

Safe Streets Committee

Mar 12

York Region Public Health is opening additional vaccine appointments on Monday, March 15 at 8:30 a.m. for residents age 80+ (born in 1941 or earlier) and for eligible Highest and Very High priority health care workers who live or work in York Region. Vaccines are delivered by appointment ONLY – walk-in appointments are not available. Booking will be available at york.ca/COVID19Vaccine. If you need assistance booking, call 1-877-464-9675.

Mar 11

The Town of Georgina is inviting local artists and art teams of all ages to submit artwork to be used for the 2021 summer Street Banner Program. This pilot program is intended to showcase the talents of local artists and reflect the culture, heritage, vibrancy, and creativity of the municipality.

Mar 11

The Town of Georgina is joining communities throughout Canada to commemorate March 11 as the National Day of Observance in memory of the victims of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring a global pandemic. As of March 10, the Town of Georgina has had 697 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 44 of those resulted in deaths.

Flags will be lowered at Town facilities in honour of the victims of the pandemic.

Mar 10

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 10 through Friday, March 12. This weather system is expected to bring temperatures well above seasonal values with daytime highs climbing above +10oC by Wednesday afternoon. Above zero temperatures are forecast for overnight Wednesday and daytime highs climbing to +17oC on Thursday. In addition, rainfall amounts around 3mm are predicted on Thursday.  

Mar 9

Due to warmer temperatures, the Pefferlaw Ice Pad (PIP) will close for the season effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021. 

Thank you to everyone for coming out to enjoy the skating season.

Mar 4

Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2 a.m. on March 14, and Georgina Fire and Rescue Services is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks.

Mar 2

Georgina’s Development Application Fee Rebate program has been updated to appeal to investors benefiting the Town with more jobs and an increase in the non-residential tax base. The new three-tier system will help support larger developments by providing an increased financial rebate based on square footage built and the number of full-time positions created.

Mar 1

Each spring, from March 1 to May 15, half-load restrictions, five tons per axle, are in place on Town roads to protect their condition.

Load restrictions are required when warmer weather causes roads to become soft. Vehicles travelling with loads larger than the limit travel on them could potentially cause damage.

For more information, call 905-476-4301 or visit georgina.ca/roads.

Mar 1

Note: Due to high demand, appointments for residents 80+ are now full at all available clinics. Future appointments at clinics will be available once capacity allows and vaccine supply is available. 

To further support the immunization of York Region’s most vulnerable residents, York Region Public Health is opening two additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week to expedite vaccination to residents age 80+ (born in 1941 or earlier).

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