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Council Highlights - November 23, 2020

Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020 08:36 AM

Orangeville Transit transfer point undecided – Council heard several delegations requesting that the Orangeville Transit transfer point not be located on Broadway. On April 22nd of this year, based on a recommendation by the Orangeville Transit Task Force, Council had voted to establish the transfer point for Orangeville Transit buses on both sides of Broadway between First Street and John Street. Following public concerns about safety, on October 19 Council voted to put the location of the transit...

Council Highlights - November 9, 2020

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020 03:17 PM

Environmental Sustainability Award – The recipient of the individual category of the Town’s annual Environmental Sustainability Awards was announced at Orangeville Council. Councillor Grant Peters, Chair of Sustainable Orangeville, presented Gary Skinn with the 2020 Environmental Sustainability Award. The award recognizes Mr. Skinn for having made a positive environmental contribution to the community. Mr. Skinn was the first custodian of the Community Garden and Orchard. He spent many hours building...

Council Highlights - October 19, 2020

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020 02:13 PM

Headwaters Health Care Centre – Kim Delahunt, President and CEO of Headwaters Health Care Centre provided an overview of the response the hospital has made to COVID-19 as well as anticipated next steps. Ms. Delahunt also provided some key hospital updates to Council.

COVID-19 Business Impact Survey – Ruth Phillips, Manager of Economic Development, shared some of the results of the COVID Recovery Business Survey including operating capacity during the pandemic, revenue, workforce and government support....

Council Highlights - October 5, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2020 04:00 PM

Proposed Pet Shop By-law Amendment - Orangeville Council held a meeting October 5 to permit public input into a proposed pet shop by-law amendment. The proposed by-law amendment proposes to permit pet shops within the Town to only sell dogs or cats that have been obtained from a municipal animal shelter, registered humane society, registered shelter or recognized animal rescue group. Council heard from several members of the public at the meeting. Following public feedback, including an...

Council Highlights - September 29, 2020

Posted on Saturday, October 03, 2020 12:51 PM

OPP introduction – Acting Inspector Nicol Randall, OPP. and Dwight Peer, Chief Superintendent, OPP Central Region were introduced to Council and provided a brief overview of the transition process that will occur on October 1, 2020. Acting Inspector Nicol Randall also provided an overview of how towing calls will be handled as well as how OPP will be dispatched to calls for service.

Orangeville Food Bank – Heather Hayes of the Orangeville Food Bank discussed Hunger Awareness Month and the recent...

Council Highlights - September 14, 2020

Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 03:50 PM

Funds for Blues and Jazz Festival – Council agreed to provide $13,125 from the $100,000 allocated for COVID-19 funding requests to assist the Blues and Jazz Festival. Representatives of the festival had asked that Council maintain the $17,500 Community Grant Program Funding for 2020.

Alder Recreation Centre pool to be improved – Council received a report on replacement options for the pool liner at the Alder Recreation Centre and voted to approve $3 million for the replacement and expansion of the...