Posted on Thursday, October 08, 2020 12:24 PM
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study Study Overview
The Town of Orangeville (Town) has identified the need to increase the available water supply to accommodate anticipated growth, and to provide redundancy in the water supply network. The Town has initiated a Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to determine a preferred solution to allow the Town to meet its future water supply capacity requirements.The Process
The Municipal Class EA process will define the need...
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 02:47 PM
A film company will be shooting portions of a movie in downtown Orangeville next week. The Town has been working with the production company, Cineflix, to permit the filming for an upcoming movie called Ice Wine Christmas.
Mill Street will be closed between Broadway and Armstrong/Little York Street from Friday, September 25 at 10 a.m. to Saturday, September 26 at 12 p.m. Some filming is scheduled for Thursday, September 24 on the north side of Broadway in the afternoon and then at Mill Square Park...
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 03:45 PM
Take Notice that a Public Meeting will be held to provide the public with an opportunity to comment and provide input in relation to amending Pet Shop By-law 95-2005 to permit pet shops to only sell dogs, cats and rabbits that have been obtained from such organizations as municipal animal shelters, humane societies, and other animal shelters or rescue groups, on:
Monday, October 5, 2020 at 7 p.m. (Electronic Participation)Public Meeting protocol during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Due to the efforts...
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:09 PM
Take notice that a Public Meeting will be held to provide the public with an opportunity to comment and provide input in relation to a Hen Registration By-law, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 7 p.m. (Electronic Participation) Public Meeting protocol during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Due to the efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to protect all individuals, the Council Chambers at Town Hall will not be open to the public to attend a Public Meeting until further notice.
- All persons...
Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 11:09 AM
An electronic public and stakeholder open house is scheduled for Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. to provide members of the public and Business Improvement Area (BIA) stakeholders with an overview of potential development options for the properties at 82-86 and 90 Broadway. The presentation will include:
- Project overview
- Land use planning framework
- Concept designs, including considerations for each
- Q & A (submitted online)
- Next steps in process/contact information should participants...
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Orangeville’s Town Hall will open for public appointments for the first time since closing in late March to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Now in stage three of the provincial recovery plan, the Town Hall will reopen August 4 to accommodate public appointments and to welcome staff back on staggered and alternating shifts to reduce numbers of people in the building at one time. The capacity in the building will be 50, including staff and public, at any given time.
To book an appointment, members of...
Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 AM
Given the greenlight to proceed to stage 3 by the Province of Ontario, the Town of Orangeville is currently readying all 27 of the Town’s playgrounds for reopening tomorrow.
In preparation, parks crews have been completing a full inspection of all necessary structures and equipment prior to reopening as well as ensuring that all pre-engineered fibre (fall areas) are levelled and checked. The new playground at Everykids Park includes a junior playground with slides, climbers, low level monkey bars,...
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 AM
The Province of Ontario has announced plans for stage 3 of reopening, as the spread of COVID-19 continues to slow. Orangeville is on the list of communities that can enter stage 3 as of July 17.
Ontario has identified this stage can include reopening outdoor playgrounds and play structures, movie theatres, indoor restaurant dining, and gyms, as well as relaxing restrictions on public gatherings, subject to physical distancing requirements. Indoor and outdoor gathering limits will also be increased...
Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 AM
The Town of Orangeville, in partnership with IRIS R&D, an Ontario-based technology start-up company, is launching an innovative smart open space pilot this week. The goal of the pilot is to support the reopening of public places in a way that is in line with Public Health guidelines on social distancing and to understand the flow of people in public spaces.
As part of the Town’s Digital First initiative and COVID-19 recovery efforts, smart cameras have been installed at the community garden and...
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:00 AM
The Town continues to evaluate opening recreation programs, including swimming pools. Information is being shared with the community as it is available and things continue to evolve.
The business model for recreation centre aquatics programs is based on large participant volumes and today that traditional model of program delivery is not possible due to the pandemic and related safety protocols. Although the province recently announced that municipal pools could reopen, the number of participants...
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 12:00 AM
The Town of Orangeville is working to open splash pads at Fendley and Everykids parks on Friday (June 26) at noon. The splash pads will operate daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Following the provincial announcement that splash pads could re-open, the Town has worked with Public Health to identify and satisfy their requirements for a safe re-opening. That means these popular recreation amenities will have some new rules. Some of the safety measures will include splash pad ambassadors, physical distancing,...
Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020 12:00 AM
Premier Ford announced on June 8 that the area served by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit, which includes the Town of Orangeville, is included in the Stage 2 re-openings that will be permitted starting Friday, June 12. Stage 2 allows for the re-opening of some recreation facilities including pools and splash pads.
What does this mean for Town of Orangeville recreation programs and facilities? Town staff are currently reviewing the guidelines as set out by the province and seeking...