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Mayor Lisa Post speaks to students at ODSS

Participation is necessary to make better communities

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 04:34 PM

In 2023, Mayor Lisa Post established the quarterly Town Hall meetings, aiming to bridge the gap that often exists between a municipality and its residents through connection and productive conversations.

It’s more than just the Mayor and Town that are passionate about these meetings; residents who have attended have also spoken about wanting to see more of the community engaged and attending.

“It’s a wonderful vehicle for residents to understand what is going on in this community,” said Lisa...

Public Notice

Notice of Application and Public Meeting - Zoning By-law Amendment

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 11:26 AM

File No. OPZ-2023-01

The Town of Orangeville has received a complete application to amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-law for lands known municipally as 11A York Street, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a Public Meeting on:

Monday June 17, 2024, at 7pm
Council Chambers, Town Hall
87 Broadway Orangeville

Public Open House prior to the Public Meeting: An informal open house will be held in the Atrium outside the Council Chambers from 6 to 6:45pm prior to the...

The entrance of the Orangeville Public Library Mill Street Branch on Mill Street.

Helping youth lead purposeful, fulfilling lives: New club coming to Orangeville Public Library

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 01:25 PM

The world is an interesting, ever-changing place that can be intimidating to navigate for youth as they grow. In partnership with the Puslinch Assembly of Bahai’s, the Orangeville Public Library (OPL) is excited to offer a new club for youth aged 7 to 14 to help develop the skills they need to become engaged citizens.

Meeting weekly, the Social Justice Club will empower like-minded youth to connect with one another by learning about different lived experiences and examining common goals and...

Nominations open for the Town of Orangeville’s 2024 Accessibility Champion Awards

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 02:30 PM

Access Orangeville, a Town of Orangeville committee dedicated to facilitating accessibility for all residents and visitors, is accepting nominations for the 2024 Accessibility Champion Awards.

These awards recognize individuals, local businesses, or a community group who have demonstrated a passion for making the community more accessible by continually going above and beyond to achieve this goal.

“There are many champions in our community helping us remove barriers and provide accessible...

A person bent down with a shrub being planted in the ground

Earth Day tree planting event will add trees and shrubs to Orangeville’s Mill Creek Trail

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 02:38 PM

Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to add more green to Orangeville’s growing tree canopy.

Join Sustainable Orangeville and Credit Valley Conservation for the Orangeville Earth Day Tree Planting to help plant trees and shrubs in our natural spaces.

“Planting trees is just one of the many ways we can give back to our community,” said Councillor Tess Prendergast, Chair of Sustainable Orangeville. “When we work together to enhance our green spaces, we bond over our community and create more...

Orangeville Residents to receive priority access to spring swimming lessons

Posted on Friday, April 05, 2024 01:53 PM

Spring swimming lesson registration is just around the corner in the Town of Orangeville. This season, the Town will be introducing a new format for swimming registrations, providing Orangeville residents with the opportunity to register one week in advance of those living outside of the community.  

Recreation programs in the Town of Orangeville have high attendance levels of both Town residents and those from surrounding communities. Currently, approximately 35 per cent of registrants come from...

Orangeville's Transit Hub with two shelters

Orangeville Transit to pause service April 8 during Solar Eclipse

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 01:18 PM

On Monday, April 8, a solar eclipse will occur. Although the Town of Orangeville is not in the path of totality, we can expect to see approximately 98 to 99 per cent of the event.

We will be shutting down Orangeville Transit during the peak time of the eclipse for the safety of our drivers, passengers, and pedestrians who may be outside for the eclipse.

Here's what to expect:

• Transit Service will pause at 2:45 p.m. for approximately one hour.
• Each bus will complete its route leading them to the...

Mayor of Orangeville to address disparity in rural eligibility for the Canada Carbon Rebate

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 09:13 AM

The Town of Orangeville’s Mayor will appeal to the Federal Government to change the criteria for determining how much residents in certain areas can receive on their Canada Carbon Rebate.

Mayor Lisa Post put forward a motion at the March 18 meeting of Orangeville Council regarding the matter, addressing the eligibility for the small/rural community supplement. Currently, this CCR supplement sits at 10 per cent, and will rise to 20 per cent in April of this year. 

“The CCR supplements were intended...

Easter Weekend hours at the Town of Orangeville

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 03:52 PM

The Town of Orangeville will observe modified hours over the Easter Weekend.

Town of Orangeville Offices

All Town offices, including Town Hall, will be closed on Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1.

Offices are closed on weekends.

Town offices will re-open on Tuesday, April 2 and 8:30 a.m.

Orangeville Recreation Facilities

Both recreation facilities will be closed on Friday, March 29 and Sunday, March 31

Orangeville Transit

Orangeville Transit will not be operating on Friday, March 29. Transit will run...

Public Notice

Notice of Hearing - Committee of Adjustment (A-02/24

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 03:31 PM

File No. A-02/24

In the matter of an application by Devon Nauss for a minor variance to Zoning By-law 22-90, as amended, on property described as Part of Lot 8, Block 8, Plan 138, municipally known as 234 Broadway, in the Town of Orangeville, in the County of Dufferin, under the provisions of Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended. The subject property is zoned “Central Business District (CBD) Zone, S.P. 24.148”.

Notice of Hearing

The Committee of Adjustment of the Town...

A large, historical building. The Orangeville Public Library Mill Street Branch's entrance off Mill Street in Orangeville.

An Afternoon with Robert Rotenberg with BookLore and the Orangeville Public Library

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 11:11 AM

Lovers of crime thrillers will have the opportunity to hear from best-selling author Robert Rotenberg at the Orangeville Public Library later this month as he discusses his gripping new book, What We Buried.

The library, in partnership with BookLore, will host Rotenberg on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Mill Street branch.

Local readers may recognize Rotenberg’s name – in 2012, his book The Guilty Plea was the Dufferin Reads: One Book One County selection.

“We are delighted to welcome Robert...

New Service Line Emergency Repair Plans Available to Orangeville Homeowners

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024 12:22 PM

March 11th, 2024 – Homeowners in Orangeville now have access to optional service plans for water and sewer service lines on their property. A new, voluntary program is available through Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) for residents who do not have similar coverage that may be available through their home insurance provider.

Homeowners will soon receive information in the mail about the program and available service plans. There is no obligation to sign up for a plan – participation in...