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Town of Orangeville implementing COVID-19 vaccination policy

Posted on Friday, October 15, 2021 01:29 PM

The Town of Orangeville is implementing a COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy, given the role vaccinations have in protecting the community and providing a safe working environment for staff, and to be consistent with the best available public health advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and variants.

The Town of Orangeville recognizes the tremendous impact that COVID-19 has had on the community, the health system, and on the economy. Throughout the pandemic, the Town has worked actively with...

Second Avenue at Rotary Park ditch cleaning

Ditch cleaning on Second Avenue - October 13

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:34 PM

Public Works advises that ditch cleaning will be conducted adjacent to Rotary and Idyllwilde Parks on Wednesday, October 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Traffic may be impacted in north lane of Second Avenue, from Fourth Street to Sherbourne Street.

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2021 Arts & Culture Award winners announced

Posted on Thursday, October 07, 2021 08:00 PM

The Town of Orangeville announced the winners of the 2021 Arts & Culture Awards on Thursday, October 7. The virtual presentation celebrated the local arts and culture sector and paid tribute to the outstanding contributions made by individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the region.

Winners were announced in eight award categories, with judging completed by an experienced independent panel from outside Dufferin County.

The recipients of the 2021 awards are:

  • Established Artist of...

Complete Application for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021 01:01 AM

Notice of Complete Application for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment (File No. OPZ-2021-02)

Take Notice that the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville is in receipt of complete applications to amend the Town’s Official Plan and Zoning By-law No. 22-90, as amended, pursuant to Section 22 and Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.

Description of the Subject Land:

The land subject to these applications is located on south side of Broadway, between C Line...

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Playground equipment at Princess of Wales Park to be replaced

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 04:29 PM

The Princess of Wales playground will be upgraded this fall. A new play structure is scheduled for delivery in October. The playground located at 2 Saxon Street was slated for upgrades this summer but due to play structure manufacturing delays, the upgrades are now scheduled to be completed by late October. 

The play structure and other related features being replaced will be located on the northeast portion of the park. An interlock walkway will lead up to the structure, allowing...

Traffic Calming Study

Traffic calming study public consultation presentation set for October 4

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 03:47 PM

CIMA Canada Inc., an engineering consultant, has been engaged to carry out a traffic calming study and to develop a traffic calming policy for the Town of Orangeville. Developing a policy and implementing traffic calming measures resulted from concerns raised by residents about speeding and traffic safety. A traffic calming presentation and virtual public open house is set for October 4 at 7 p.m. The presentation will be on the Council agenda on the Town’s website calendar and can be viewed live...

Proof of Vaccination

Proof of vaccination required to access recreation centres

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:40 AM

Area residents will require proof of vaccination status starting September 22 to access certain public settings and facilities as the Ontario government imposes the COVID-19 vaccine certificate. The Town of Orangeville is working to implement Ontario’s vaccine certificate that restricts access to unvaccinated residents at certain indoor facilities, such as recreation centres.

Ontarians need to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide their proof of vaccination along with government-issued...

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Men’s Homelessness Committee continues work on long-term solution as community survey launched

Posted on Friday, September 17, 2021 10:02 AM

Orangeville Council’s Men’s Homelessness Committee is looking at funding resources and fundraising ideas to support the concept of a permanent men’s shelter in the community. The committee will assess the long-term need in the community and how it can be addressed with a sustainable operation.

The Orangeville committee and the Research Shop at the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute at the University of Guelph are gathering feedback to capture community perspectives and understandings, identify...

Alder Lap Pool Demolition

Alder Recreation Centre aquatic facilities undergoing major renovation

Posted on Wednesday, September 08, 2021 01:34 PM

A major renovation of the aquatic area at the Alder Recreation Centre is under way. The $4.3 million project will see the lap pool transition from six to eight lanes and the leisure pool will be reconfigured, with both pools featuring stainless steel liners in future. Replacing the liners with stainless steel was one of four options presented to Orangeville Council and deemed to be the most sustainable, efficient and long-term cost-effective solution. The leisure pool will have a PVC vinyl floor...

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236 First St. Notice of Complete Application Public Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, September 08, 2021 10:57 AM

Notice of Complete Applications & Public Meeting for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment (File No. OPZ-2021-01)

Take Notice that the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville is in receipt of complete applications to amend the Town’s Official Plan and Zoning By-law No. 22-90, as amended, pursuant to Section 22 and Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a Public Meeting on:

Monday October 4, 2021 (no earlier than 7 p.m.)
Council Chambers, Town...

Notice of Public Meeting - Town of Orangeville Official Plan Review

Posted on Wednesday, September 08, 2021 09:45 AM

Take Notice that the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville is undertaking a review of its Official Plan pursuant to Section 26 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13 and will hold a Public Meeting on:

Monday October 4, 2021 (no earlier than 7 p.m.)
Council Chambers, Town Hall,
87 Broadway
Orangeville, Ontario

Purpose of the Official Plan Review:

The Town’s Official Plan is a statutory policy document that guides the Town’s planning decisions and provides direction on how growth and land use should...

Lieutenant Governor at Bravery Park Opening

Bravery Park officially opened by Lieutenant Governor

Posted on Friday, September 03, 2021 02:57 PM

After years of planning and fundraising, Bravery Park opened today, north of the Alder Recreation Centre. Bravery Park promotes awareness and understanding of the sacrifices and struggles our Canadian Forces experience in their efforts to promote peace at home and around the world. It is a peaceful, educational space where the realities of war, bravery, freedom and healing are embedded in every aspect of the park. 

Accompanied by a...