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Town closes play equipment/play structures to stem spread of COVID-19

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 AM

In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Town is posting signage at all parks warning residents to keep their children off all play equipment/play structures. This equipment is not sanitized, presenting a risk to those using the equipment to contract or spread the virus.



Parks will remain open, and residents are welcome to make use of the open space while maintaining social distancing and keeping up with handwashing/sanitizing after contact with any type of park equipment, such as benches,...

Town of Orangeville declares emergency

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 AM

The Town of Orangeville has declared a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19.



The declaration gives the Town more flexibility during an emergency, including access to additional resources. It does not change the regulations and procedures that exist to ensure the municipality operates effectively and the Town will continue to provide essential services.  



Currently most of the Town’s services remain available on-line or over-the-phone and are outlined on the Town’s website on a special COVID-19...

Town of Orangeville takes further steps to contain virus and protect public

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00 AM

To minimize the risk to residents and staff and to help prevent the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Town of Orangeville will close the remaining offices and buildings to the public tomorrow at 12 p.m.



The Orangeville Fire Hall and fire prevention offices will close to the public, effective March 18. The Town Hall, where hours were reduced to weekday mornings this week, will close to the public, effective March 18 at 12 p.m.



Most services will continue to be offered to the public -- by phone,...

Orangeville to close more municipal offices and adjust public hours in response to COVID-19

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020 12:00 AM

As part of the Town of Orangeville’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town is announcing a reduction in service hours at Town Hall and the restriction of public access to more municipal buildings.



Effective tomorrow morning:






  • Customer service hours at Town Hall at 87 Broadway will be reduced to 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • The Small Business Enterprise Centre, by-law officers, and the Divisions of Communication and Economic Development and Culture at 200 Lakeview Court will be closed to public access




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Town closing some facilities as part of COVID-19 response

Posted on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Today, the Town of Orangeville is announcing a number of municipal closures that will take effect as of 6 p.m. on March 14. All recreation facilities and libraries will be closed. In addition, all Council and Committee meetings, public consultations and public gatherings will also be closed until April 6. The Town will also close the Orangeville Town Hall Opera House and the Orangeville & District Senior Citizens Centre.



Currently other Town facilities will remain open but visitors will be asked...

March Break library programs cancelled

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 AM

The Orangeville Public Library is cancelling all programs and events next week including the March Break (March 16-21) programs. The library will offer a full refund for any tickets that have already been purchased for March Break live performances.



Today, the Upper Grand District School Board informed the library that the school venue (Princess Elizabeth Public School) is no longer available for the March Break performances.  In addition, Ontario's chief medical officer of health is recommending...

Closure of a municipal facility means it's not open to the public

Posted on Friday, March 06, 2020 12:00 AM

In its latest move to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Town of Orangeville shut down some recreation areas — and is prepared to enforce those closures in the interest of public health and safety.



Signage and tape or barricades have been put in place to provide notice that many Town-owned amenities have been closed. To be specific, the following are closed until further notice:












  1. Playgrounds including play structures, swings, teeter-totters, benches, slides and climbers
  2. Skateparks closed to skateboards,...

Traffic signals to be upgraded at two Broadway intersections

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

As part of the 2019 budget, Council approved a project that includes updates to two sets of traffic signals located at Broadway and Dawson, and Broadway and Second Street. The upgrades are part of an ongoing multiple year program that ensures that traffic signals are upgraded to current regulations and are maintained in accordance with Municipal and Provincial requirements.



This year’s program includes the replacement of 20-year-old equipment that has come to the end of its service life. Specifically,...

Notice of Passing of a by-law to amend by-law 70-2014 Respecting Development Charges

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 12:00 AM

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville passed a by-law to amend By-law 70-2014 respecting development charges, being By-law No. 042-2019 on the 26th day of August, 2019 under section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended;



AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal under section 14 of the Act, in respect of the development charges by-law, by filing with the Clerk of the Town of Orangeville on...

Notice of Passing of a by-law to establish Development Charges for Town wide and area specific services

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 12:00 AM

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Orangeville passed a by-law to establish development charges for Town wide and area specific services, being By-law No. 043-2019 on the 26th day of August, 2019 under section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended;



AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal under section 14 of the Act, in respect of the development charges by-law, by filing with the Clerk of the Town...

Road construction scheduled for Faulkner and Gifford Streets

Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:00 AM

October update to July news release:



The reconstruction of Faulkner Street, from Broadway to Elizabeth Street, will be deferred until the spring of 2020 due to the lateness of the season. Arrangements have been made by the Town to remove all signs, construction equipment, and materials from the street given that the project has been rescheduled.



 



July news release:



The Town of Orangeville has awarded a contract for road construction on Faulkner and Gifford Streets to FCM Construction of Oakville.



The...

Town initiates road construction projects for 2019

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019 12:00 AM

Several road construction projects are slated for the summer months in the Town of Orangeville.



Construction has resumed on the second phase of Second Avenue reconstruction.  The first phase of the Second Avenue project, from Second Street to Third Street, was undertaken in the fall of 2018.  Phase two, from First Street to Second Street, got underway this spring with completion set for the first week of June 2019. The overall project is expected to wrap up in early September, with the top...