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Nov 26

The early snow meant that many residents were unable to collect and dispose of all of their yard waste.

An additional week of yard waste collection will take place from Dec. 2 to 5.

There is no limit on the amount of yard waste that can be placed for collection. Remember to use kraft paper bags or your regular garbage container.

Nov 22

The Town of Georgina is showing off some hardware after the Town’s Communications Division received a gold MarCom Award in the Strategic Communications category for the Building Georgina campaign. The gold award is presented to entries who have exceeded the high standards of the industry norm.

Nov 20

Today, Enbridge Gas Inc. and Georgina Fire and Rescue Services announced they are working to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero.

Georgina Fire and Rescue Services received 156 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through Project Zero – a public education campaign that will provide more than 9,100 alarms to residents in 40 municipalities across Ontario.

Nov 18

Georgina Council passed a by-law on Oct. 9 regulating short-term rental accommodations (STRA) within the Town. The by-law includes amendments to the Official Plan, Secondary Plans and a zoning by-law amendment.

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, all short-term rentals operating in the Town of Georgina must be licensed. The Town will only be issuing 150 licences.

Nov 12
Georgina is currently collecting information related to internet connectivity throughout the Town.
 
Results will be used to inform how the Town moves forward with supporting enhanced internet connectivity.
 
This survey must be completed at your home or business address, and should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. 
 
The survey is open from Nov. 1 to 30.
 
Nov 11

Please be aware that the Committee of Adjustment meeting scheduled to be held on Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chamber has been cancelled due to weather.  

Nov 8

Winter weather has arrived and serves as reminder of our shared role in keeping roads and sidewalks clear.

Did you know? The Town of Georgina is responsible for clearing 333 kilometres of roads, 140 kilometres of sidewalks and 25 municipal parking lots.

Nov 7

Drivers will get a chance to turn something naughty into something nice this holiday season with the Town of Georgina’s Toys for Tickets program. It allows people who get a parking ticket between Nov. 22 and Dec. 6, for the offence of parking between the hours of 2 a.m. and 7 a.m., the option of paying the ticket with a new, unwrapped toy equal to or greater than the amount of the fine. All toys received will be distributed through a local charity.

Nov 6

The Town of Georgina wants to assure residents that Town drinking water is safe and meets and exceeds the regulated Drinking Water Quality Standards set out by the Province of Ontario. 

Nov 6

Lest we forget. Everyone is invited to attend the Remembrance Day parades and services in Keswick, Sutton and Pefferlaw on Sunday, Nov. 10.

The Keswick Remembrance Day parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Keswick Public School, and proceeds to the cenotaph at the Stephen Leacock Theatre. A service will be held at the cenotaph beginning at 11 a.m.

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