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Town of Orangeville Provides Update on Chief Administrative Officer Role

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 12:02 PM

It is with mixed emotions that the Town of Orangeville announces that Ed Brennan, the current Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) has decided to step aside from the role to allow the Town to hire a permanent, full-time CAO.

Mr. Brennan was first hired in December 2008 as Manager, Facilities. He became Director, Parks and Recreation in 2013 before moving to the CAO position, first as acting and then interim CAO beginning in 2015 and permanently hired in the role in 2016.

Currently, the role is...

Spring Maintenance Programs Underway at the Town of Orangeville

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 03:36 PM

With the warmer weather’s arrival, the Town of Orangeville’s Parks and Public Works teams have begun work on the Town’s spring maintenance programs, addressing issues that arise as the temperatures shift with the season.

Some of these processes can take months to complete, while others take just a few weeks. The Town recognizes these issues are important to its residents and has provided information on how spring maintenance issues are addressed. 

Several steps are included in the Town’s spring...

Celebrate Earth Month in Orangeville

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 11:50 AM

April is Earth Month, and with that brings the opportunity to celebrate the planet and learn about ways to lessen the impact of climate change.

On April 22, the world will recognize Earth Day, and leading up to that date are several local events to educate, create fun around environmental initiatives, and give residents the opportunity to admire the many things that make our planet beautiful.

The Town of Orangeville has undertaken numerous commitments to help create a more sustainable community...

Town of Orangeville Updates Expected opening of Alder Recreation Centre Pool

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 08:33 AM

The Town of Orangeville has remained committed to creating a brand-new aquatics experience for the community to enjoy and is continuing to work diligently to complete the reconstruction of the leisure and lap pools at Alder Recreation Centre. 

Unfortunately, throughout the project there have been numerous delays and challenges that have arisen. Despite these challenges, the Town is now moving into the final stages of construction. See video update on the construction here. 

“As with any project, you...

Town of Orangeville Facility Hours During Easter Long Weekend

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 04:02 PM

Town offices, including Town Hall, will be closed on Friday, April 7 and Monday, April 10. All Town offices are closed on weekends. Office hours will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11.

Here some additional closures to keep in mind:

Alder Recreation Centre/Tony Rose

Friday, April 7 - CLOSED

Saturday, April 8 - Open

Sunday, April 9 - CLOSED

Monday, April 10 - Open

Orangeville Public Library

Friday, April 7 - CLOSED - Both locations

Saturday, April 8 - Open: Alder Only - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday,...

Fire hydrant flushing in Orangeville

Fire Hydrant Flushing and Orangeville Drinking Water Maintenance Begins April 1

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023 02:08 PM

Beginning April 1, the Town of Orangeville will begin the process of flushing Town fire hydrants and removing built-up sediments in watermains.

Every year, the Town of Orangeville implements a six-month process to ensure these essential parts of our infrastructure remain in good working order.

Work will run throughout 2023 from April 1 until October 31, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Orangeville Water Works staff will be carrying out the maintenance.

While watermains are flushed,...

Sustainable Orangeville and Credit Valley Conservation Hosting Tree Planting Event

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 01:21 PM

Spring has sprung and with Earth Day just around the corner, Sustainable Orangeville and Credit Valley Conservation are partnering to plant more trees in Town. On April 22, residents are invited to help plant native trees and shrubs along Mill Creek Trail off Hunter Road in Orangeville. “Sustainable Orangeville is pleased to partner with the CVC in this great annual Earth Day initiative,” said Councillor Tess Prendergast. “Planting more trees is a simple way to help strengthen our environment and...

Changes coming to Alder Street Intersections west of Riddell Road

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 09:23 AM

Two intersections on Alder Street, west of Riddell Road, will see changes starting April 12, aimed at increasing pedestrian safety and enhancing existing crosswalks. 

The changes will see the current intersection removed from Alder and Sherwood Street and a new one erected at Alder and Glengarry Road.

“Council implemented the all-way stop at Alder and Sherwood in response to traffic and pedestrian safety concerns,” said Mayor Lisa Post. “Following the traffic study and recommendations by Town...

Portion of Broadway to be Closed Temporarily on March 17

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 02:34 PM

Beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, March 17, Broadway will be closed to pedestrians on the north side and vehicles heading westbound from Mill Street to First Street.

The closure is to accommodate the replacement of a water curb stop at 199 Broadway (Rustik Bistro). Multiple sidewalk bays will be removed for repairs.

The closure could be up to eight hours; however operations teams are planning for a shorter duration.

Inquires can be directed to [email protected] for further details. 

Town of Orangeville Appoints Jennifer Innis as Interim Acting Chief Administrative Officer

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2023 04:01 PM

Effective Monday, March 13, Ms. Jennifer Innis will be the Interim Acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at the Town of Orangeville.

“On behalf of the staff and Town Council, I want to welcome Jennifer to the team at the Town of Orangeville,” said Mayor Lisa Post. “There is a lot of work happening at the Town leading into the Spring and we are confident that Jennifer can apply her wealth of knowledge and experience to this very important role.”

Previously Ms. Innis was a Regional Councillor...

Town of Orangeville Updates Residents on One-Sided Parking Bylaw

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2023 02:51 PM

The Town of Orangeville is reminding residents that the one-sided parking bylaw is in effect, and signage is now up throughout Town. Once signs are unbagged or installed on a street, the bylaw is in effect, and drivers are asked to adhere to the signage.

At this time, Bylaw officers are taking an education-based approach to help the community adjust to the changes.

Areas currently without signage: Some areas of Town have experienced delays in getting locates, making it challenging to erect...

Town of Orangeville, Dufferin County and Choices Youth Shelter Launch Out of the Cold Program

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2023 11:31 AM

The Town of Orangeville and the County of Dufferin are happy to announce they are supporting an ‘Out of the Cold’ Program which will be offered by Choices Youth Shelter for Dufferin County residents experiencing homelessness.

Funding will be available for set up and operating the service.

“It’s been a really tough few years for Dufferin County residents. We’re still recovering from a global pandemic while battling a higher cost of living, resulting in more residents finding themselves facing...