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Mar 15

With rising waters and potential for flooding, please be review the following reminders to stay flood safe.

- Watercourses will be flowing higher than normal causing streams and rivers to become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts and bridges. Children and pets should stay away from all watercourses.

- Keep ditches, culverts, drains and catch basins free of any debris to prevent possible flooding. Roads crews are currently working to clear ditches and culverts throughout Town.

Mar 14

Due to the weather and anticipated rainfall later today, the cardboard toboggan races at the ROC have been cancelled for today, March 14.

The ROC is still open today for tubing, skiing and snowboarding, and for the rest of March Break.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Mar 13

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 13 through Friday, March 15. This weather system is expected to bring temperatures well above seasonal values with daytime highs climbing above +10oC by Thursday afternoon. Above zero temperatures are forecast for overnight Thursday and daytime highs climbing to +10oC on Friday. In addition, rainfall amounts over 10mm are predicted on Thursday.

Mar 12

Building Georgina is about keeping residents informed on major Town projects and initiatives that are proposed and underway. The goal is to provide residents, businesses and visitors with progress updates, have information easily accessible and promote public engagement opportunities.

Mar 11

The Pefferlaw Ice Pad (PIP) will be closed for the season as of Monday, March 18. Thanks to the new roof, this completes the longest season to date.

The PIP is open for skating during March Break. Visit georgina.ca/skating for schedules and more about skating at the PIP, Ice Palace and Sutton Arena.

Mar 7

The Council of the Town of Georgina invites persons to volunteer in their community as a member on one of the following boards or committees. All appointments are for the 2018-22 Term of Council. Current Town board and committee members are encouraged to apply.

Environmental Advisory Committee

Mar 5

The culvert on the Queensway North between Old Homestead Road and Church Street will be closed until the fall of 2019 for the installation of new storm and sanitary sewers, watermains and the replacement of the existing culvert. The culvert replacement will allow for the widening of the Queensway North to a two-way road, as well as increase pedestrian access crossing the culvert.

Mar 1

Georgina Council is moving forward to place regulations on short-term rental accommodations (STRA). In a report to Council on Feb. 27, a draft regulatory framework was presented that includes Official Plan/Secondary Plan amendments, a zoning by-law amendment and a licensing by-law.

Feb 28

Applications are open now for the Community Initiatives Fund (CIF). The application deadline is April 11.

The Town of Georgina is committed to assisting local individuals, community groups and organizations with their fundraising needs. The Town has established the Georgina Community Initiatives Fund, which is funded through the Annual Georgina Charity Golf Classic.

How to apply:

Feb 27

Please be advised the Public Meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at tonight’s Council Meeting in regards to a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment at 117 Spring Rd. is being deferred to a future Council meeting, which has yet to be determined. 

Should you wish to receive notice of the future rescheduled Public Meeting for 117 Spring Rd. (File No. 03.1130) please contact Dustin Robson, Planner II, at 905-476-4301, ext. 2326 or drobson@georgina.ca.

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