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Jul 22

The Town is allowing yard and garage sales as of Friday, July 24 and permits are available online. The permits are free.

Everyone is reminded to respect physical distancing guidelines and use good hand hygiene when coming and going from the sales.

Residents are encouraged to visit georgina.ca/GarageSales to learn more.

Jul 16

The Town has taken the next step towards the resumption of construction of the Pefferlaw Fire Hall. Having terminated its contract with BECC in April, the Town secured the site and began assessing the project’s present status in order to establish a go-forward construction schedule. Recently, the Town retained Pearson Consulting and together they engaged in an expedited process to retain a new contractor, resulting in the retention of Silver Birch Contracting Ltd.

Jul 15

Continuing with its staged approach to reopening, effective July 20, 2020, the Town of Georgina is reopening De La Salle Park and beach with reduced capacity and new restrictions.

Jul 9

Beaches and waterfront parks remain closed, as do all waterfront parking lots and washroom facilities.

If residents are looking to cool off, the Town’s three splash pads are open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit georgina.ca/SplashPads to learn more.

Jul 8

A prolonged period of hot weather will continue through the rest of this week. Environment Canada says daytime high temperatures will be in excess of 30 degrees Celsius, with humidex values in the high thirties to low forties. Overnight lows near 20 degrees Celsius are also expected through this period, providing little relief from the heat. The hottest temperatures and highest humidex values will occur on Thursday, July 9.

Jul 6

The final 2020 property tax bill has been mailed. The first instalment is due July 28 and the second on Sept. 28.

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 brochure below, call 905-476-4301 or visit the Taxes webpage on the website.

Jun 30

Customer service will not be available from July 1 to 5 but we’ll be back to take your calls on Monday, July 6.

If you have an after-hours emergency about animal control, roads, water or wastewater, call 905-476-4301 and follow the prompts.

If you have a by-law issue during this time, you can reach Municipal Law Enforcement at 905-476-4301, ext. 2281. If your call goes to voicemail, leave a detailed message including the date, time and location of the violation, and an officer will investigate.

 

Jun 30

Happy Canada Day! This year, join us from home for our first-ever virtual Canada Day event on Facebook live.

There will be performances by local bands, a look at Georgina’s historical archives and lots of entertainment for the kids. Activities include Doo Doo the Clown, Dan the Music Man, the Magic of Aaron Matthews and Trellis circus acts.

You can also participate in a cultural dance demonstration or take part in live Canadian trivia! We’ve got you covered this Canada Day!

Jun 24

The Town of Georgina will not reopen beaches and waterfront parks on July 1, as a result, the beaches and waterfront parks will remain closed. After reviewing other lakeside communities and their challenges, the Town has determined beaches and waterfront parks will remain closed until such time when it is determined that the Town can safely open these public areas.

Jun 18

Continuing with a phased approach, the Town of Georgina is reopening more outdoor amenities for public use. Effective June 19, splash pads, skateboard parks and the ROC beach volleyball courts will reopen. Some beaches and waterfront parks will reopen on July 1.

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