The Council of the Town of Georgina invites you to volunteer in your community as a Board or Committee member. All appointments are for the 2018-2022 Term of Council. Current Town Board and Committee members are encouraged to apply.
The Town of Georgina is holding two public open houses – one for the West Park redevelopment and one for the new Sutton Community Park.
West Park and its existing facilities have reached the end of their useful life and a plan has been created to redevelop the park. The new Sutton Community Park is planned to be a destination park to serve residents within a one-to-three kilometre radius in the northwest Sutton Development Area.
Did you know the Town of Georgina supports local festival and events through the Economic Development grant program?
The updated application form is available on our Economic Development page. Some updates to the 2019 grant process include:
Winter is coming, reminding us of our shared role in keeping roads and walkways clear. Residents of the Town of Georgina are reminded that Municipal By-laws prohibit any person from:
November is a busy month in Georgina with Remembrance Day services and the start of holiday activities.
With the return to standard time from daylight savings time on Sunday, November 4, 2018, The Regional Municipality of York is reminding pedestrians and cyclists to increase their visibility, and motorists to be more alert to their surroundings. Shorter daylight hours, changing weather and reduced visibility can result in significant safety issues.
Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is November 1 to 7. Carbon Monoxide is a poisonous, odorless and tasteless gas produced by burning natural gases and other materials that contain carbon like gasoline, propane and wood. The signs of CO poisoning often look like flu symptoms. Don’t be caught unaware by this ‘silent killer’. Install CO alarms at home to alert you so you can get out safe.
Do you have question about carbon monoxide alarms? Georgina Fire will be at Canadian Tire, 24270 Woodbine Ave, Keswick to answer your questions on Tuesday, November 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Each year, the Town of Georgina passes a budget to determine how funds are allocated. Tax dollars go towards a number of services and programs – from waste collection and clearing snow to recreation and fire services – which your family relies on and uses every day.
The Town is inviting residents to get involved in the 2019 budget process and is providing a variety of ways to be informed and provide feedback. These include:
Enjoy a safe Halloween, Georgina. Please use extra caution as a pedestrian to be aware and visible, and slow down and use extra caution while driving. Here are some more great safety tips from York Regional Police:
· Don't let your kids wear masks. It can obstruct their view and they could hurt themselves.
· Use reflective items on dark clothing to be seen.
· Although tempting, remind kids not eat any candy before they get home so you can check it.
We're developing the 2019 Budget and we want your input! Tell us how your tax dollars should be spent by completing our brief survey online or in hard copy. The survey will be available on Oct. 29 and the results will be included as part of the draft budget presented to Council on Dec. 12.