Consultant's report on policing to be presented on October 28

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Pomax Consulting Inc. will present a report on the provision of policing services to Orangeville Council on October 28 in Town Hall at 87 Broadway at 7 p.m.

Originally scheduled for October 21, the consultant’s report on the OPP costing review was rescheduled to October 22 due to the federal election. However, October 22 is now scheduled as a regular meeting of Orangeville Council, with the consultant’s meeting set for October 28. Council will hear public comments with respect to policing at the November...

Other municipalities to speak about policing services

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Mayors and Chief Administrative Officers of other Ontario communities have been invited to participate in the October 7 meeting of Orangeville Council to discuss their experiences with policing services and/or the Ontario Provincial Police costing proposal exercise.

Confirmed to attend the meeting are Brockville Mayor Jason Baker, Pembroke Mayor Mike LeMay and Caledon Mayor Allan Thompson. The City of Pembroke transitioned to OPP in 2013. The Town of Caledon is policed by OPP and the City of Brockville...

Town retains new police costing consultant

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:00 AM

The Town of Orangeville has retained Pomax Consulting Inc. as the police costing consultant for the review of the Orangeville Police Service (OPS) and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). This follows an amicable parting of the ways with the original consultant who is supporting the transition.

Pomax Consulting has reviewed the terms and conditions of the Request For Proposal and scope of work, and has validated that their understanding is aligned to the full expectations of the Town. This includes...

Town of Orangeville and police costing consultant part ways

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2019 12:00 AM

In July of 2019, the Town of Orangeville retained MPM Consulting to complete a study and analysis of policing services models and deliver a report to Council. At this point, there is a different interpretation of requirements for the deliverables and both parties have decided to amicably part ways.

The Town will retain a new consultant to complete the work, and MPM Consulting has agreed to assist with a successful transition.

The Town expects to be able to maintain the original schedule for the Orangeville...

Check out local by-laws and obtain a permit before open air burning

Posted on Monday, April 08, 2019 12:00 AM

Orangeville Fire is advising residents to contact the service regarding any restrictions governing open air burning, before starting any fires.

“With spring outdoor clean-up starting and warmer weather finally here, we know some folks are excited to sit around the backyard fire and burn brush and yard debris on their property,” said Fire Chief Ronald Morden. “Cleaning up debris and limiting the level of flammable vegetation surrounding your home is good practice. But make sure the way you do it is...