The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that warmer weather and rain is forecast for Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning. Daytime highs for Wednesday are expected to climb to 8 degrees and will remain above freezing overnight. Currently the forecast is calling for 25-35 mm of precipitation, mostly rain, for Wednesday through Thursday.
The Town’s significant weather event will be lifted, effective 2 p.m. today, Feb. 4.
Thank you to all residents for their cooperation and patience.
For more information on winter operations, visit georgina.ca/snow.
Thank you to everyone who applied to the windrow snow clearing pilot program.
Applications for the program have now closed for the 2021/2022 pilot program. Check back for updates in spring of 2022.
The Town of Georgina is looking for a volunteer for the Committee of Adjustment. All appointments are for the 2018-22 Term of Council. Current Town board and committee members are encouraged to apply.
Committee of Adjustment (COA)
The COA hears applications to sever land, also known as a ‘consent’ through public meetings and makes decisions keeping in mind the proper and orderly development of the municipality.
The Town is declaring a Significant Weather Event, effective at midnight, Feb. 2.
The Town of Georgina is seeking feedback on the replacement of its public water taps to help inform the design of a new permanent system. Members of the public are asked to take a survey to provide information on how they currently use (and have used) the public water taps and what enhancements they would like to see.
The Town of Georgina and the Town of East Gwillimbury have received $356,160 to complete a joint fire services assessment. The money was received under intake 3 of the Province of Ontario’s Municipal Modernization Program and will allow for a third-party review providing recommendations for improving fire service effectiveness and efficiencies. The funding will go towards updating current Fire Master Plans as it relates to community growth, considering joint efficiencies and potentially a joint fire service. These recommendations would be delivered by January 2023.
Check your mailbox. The 2022 Interim Property Tax Bills have been mailed. The 2022 Interim Tax Billing is payable in two instalments on Feb. 25 and April 25.
Payments can be made by –
- Online banking
- Telephone banking
- Payment at a bank
- Dropping a cheque off at the Civic Centre drop box
- Pre-authorized plans
For more information, see the notice below, call 905-476-4301 or visit georgina.ca/taxes to learn more.
The Town of Georgina will begin reopening some facilities and resuming third-party bookings and recreation and culture programming beginning Monday, Jan. 31. This follows a recent provincial announcement which outlined how the province would begin to ease public health measures.
The reopening of facilities will be as follows:
Council has approved extending COVID-19 business support programs until the end of 2022, with a number of minor modifications to expand the eligibility criteria. The programs include grants, a development application fee rebate and a temporary patio program.
“The pandemic has been challenging for everyone, especially our business community. Continuing these programs is essential to support their recovery,” said Mayor Margaret Quirk. “After two years of offering the programs, we’ve been able to modify them to best meet the business’ current needs.”