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Council Highlights - August 9, 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 08:59 AM

Orangeville Kin Club road toll – Council passed a by-law authorizing the Kin Club of Orangeville to hold a road toll event at Fourth Avenue and Third Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 18, 2021. 

60-62 Broadway, OPZ-2019-06, INS-2021-047 These two parcels are located on the southeast corner of Broadway and Wellington Street. On August 29, 2019, applications were submitted to amend the Town’s Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to facilitate the development of a five-storey mixed-use building....

Council Highlights - July 12, 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 08:57 AM

Humber Lands – Primacare Living Solutions – Council heard a presentation by Matthew Melchior of Primacare Living Solutions with respect to a campus of care senior residences that would provide a continuum of care. A potential location for such a facility could be on the Humber Lands. Mr. Melchior requested to purchase the Humber Lands from the Town of Orangeville. Council referred the item to staff for review, comment and recommendations.

Men’s Homelessness Committee – Council amended the terms...

Council Highlights - June 28, 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 08:55 AM

Official Plan Review Steering Committee – Council received a report about the Official Plan Review Steering Committee and approved the Terms of Reference. Councillor Grant Peters and Councillor Todd Taylor were appointed to the Committee as Council representatives. Council approved the addition of up to two community members with a planning background, and directed staff to proceed with the recruitment of members.

2019/20 Economic Development Report – Council received the 2019/20 Economic Development...

Holiday Lights 2021

Holiday Lights returns to Orangeville for festive season

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 09:55 AM

The Town of Orangeville is bringing back Holiday Lights to celebrate the festive season this year in various locations. The Town will light up various streetscapes and provide an interactive map for residents to identify their own Holiday Lights 2021 display.

Holiday lighting exhibits will be created in various parts of the Town with a digital (GIS) map of all locations available to residents and visitors to view the displays from the comfort of their own vehicle. The downtown core will see a variety...

Holiday Lights 2021

See the Holiday Lights 2021 tour map!

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 09:00 AM

Once again, families and business owners are adding decorative displays for Orangeville's Holiday Lights 2021 celebrations. Take a driving tour of the Holiday Lights 2021!

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Sign up to be on the Holiday Lights 2021 tour!

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 09:00 AM

Add your light display at your home or business

to the digital map to be included on the

Holiday Lights 2021 tour!

 

The Town of Orangeville is bringing back Holiday Lights to celebrate the festive season this year in various locations. The Town will light up various streetscapes and provide an interactive map for residents to identify their own Holiday Lights 2021 display.

Holiday lighting exhibits will be created in various parts of the Town with a digital (GIS) map of all locations available...

Crystal Queer Utility Box, featuring art by the GLOW Youth Group, a social and support group for LGBTQ2S+ youth operating out of Dufferin Child & Family Services.

New utility box art features work by local artists

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2021 09:00 AM

Six new installations have been added to Orangeville’s Utility Box Art Display Program. Functional utility boxes located throughout the community have been transformed into colourful works of art.

The Utility Box Art Display Program showcases local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region. The program launched in 2016 with three installations in downtown Orangeville. Since then, the collection has grown to include 26 pieces of public...

Dufferin Country Transit Study Public Opinion Survey

Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2021 10:00 AM

The County of Dufferin is undertaking a Transit Feasibility Study to examine possible transit solutions for County residents, workers, students, and visitors. The objective of the study is to determine whether a new transit service in Dufferin County (outside of the Town of Orangeville) is a feasible idea, and to figure out how it might be done.
We need your help to inform the future of transit in Dufferin County! By completing this survey form, you will provide the project team with important information...

Service Disruption - Accessibility Alert

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 09:06 AM

Service Disruption – Accessibility Alert

 

As of Monday, November 1, the elevator at Town Hall (87 Broadway) is currently out of service until further notice. The Town is working on repairs to have the elevator back in service as soon as possible. However, the outage could last several days, pending delivery of a replacement part for the power control board.

Movie filming in Orangeville

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2021 08:36 AM

An independent film company will be shooting scenes for an upcoming movie, “Impasse”, on October 29 at Bythia and Princess Streets and at two private residences. The movie is being produced under the direction of Barett Caplan and features actor Nicholas Campbell who starred in the TV show “Davinci’s Inquest” and currently stars in “The Coroner." The action thriller is expected to be released in the summer of 2022.

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Gary Kocialek named as Interim General Manager of Infrastructure Services

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 04:56 PM

Town of Orangeville Chief Administrative Officer Ed Brennan has announced the appointment of Gary Kocialek as Interim General Manager of Infrastructure Services, effective November 1, 2021. “Gary has many years of experience in the area of infrastructure services and I’m pleased that he accepted this interim role,” Mr. Brennan said. “Gary will be with us as we conduct the recruitment process for a permanent General Manager of Infrastructure Services.”

This appointment follows the resignation of current...

Water - Service Disruption

Water main repairs on Dawson Road

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 04:46 PM

Town water staff are working on water main repairs on Dawson Road, between Broadway and Centennial Road.

A water main break was reported at 12 Dawson Road. Traffic is reduced to one lane, although a road closure to through traffic may be necessary. The watermain may need to be shut off but that won’t be determined until excavation has occurred and if it is necessary affected businesses and the fire service will be notified in advance.