Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 09:54 AM
The Town of Orangeville has received 31 nominations for the 2020 Arts and Culture Awards. An impressive selection of individuals, businesses and organizations have been acknowledged for their contributions to arts and culture in Dufferin County.
“On behalf of the Town of Orangeville, I would like to congratulate all nominees,” said Councillor Lisa Post, Chair of the Cultural Plan Task Force. “Because of your time, effort and talent, our community’s creative sector continues to thrive....
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 04:03 PM
Sustainable public transportation infrastructure was the focus of a federal and provincial announcement today.
The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario's Minister of Infrastructure, in Kawartha Lakes to announce funding for 30 projects that will modernize, expand and improve the accessibility and safety of public transit in several communities, including Orangeville.
Residents who rely on public transit in Orangeville,...
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 03:50 PM
Funds for Blues and Jazz Festival – Council agreed to provide $13,125 from the $100,000 allocated for COVID-19 funding requests to assist the Blues and Jazz Festival. Representatives of the festival had asked that Council maintain the $17,500 Community Grant Program Funding for 2020.
Alder Recreation Centre pool to be improved – Council received a report on replacement options for the pool liner at the Alder Recreation Centre and voted to approve $3 million for the replacement and expansion of the...
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 Monday, September 14, 2020 11:37 AM
Four new installations have been added to Orangeville’s Utility Box Art Display Program. Selected by the Town’s Cultural Plan Task Force, pieces created by local artists have transformed functional utility boxes into colourful works of art.
The Utility Box Art Display Program recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region. The program launched in 2016 with three unique art installations in downtown Orangeville....
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 Thursday, September 10, 2020 07:58 AM
Looking for Town information? The Town of Orangeville is launching two new websites that are better, faster, and smarter than ever before. With improved navigation and a vibrant new look, the municipal site at orangeville.ca and the library site at orangevillelibrary.ca offer enhanced customer features, with easier to find content and better connections to public information.
“This is an exciting project for the municipality as we shift towards greater digital communication and service delivery,”...
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 wish to...
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 12:00 AM
Face coverings are requested for anyone riding a transit bus in Orangeville, effective September 8, 2020. The move to facial coverings for transit riders is meant to ensure passengers feel safe using the system as use increases with the start of the school year.
Some municipal transit systems report high voluntary compliance with respect to facial coverings. The new practice is be implemented as an educational campaign and the Town will work to ensure riders are aware of the request for facial coverings.
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:00 AM
Recreation programs will resume at Alder Recreation Centre, effective August 24.
Participants are asked to pre-register in advance online. The leisure pool will re-open with movement enhancement, family leisure swims, parent and tot swims/programs. Additional fitness classes will be introduced in the coming weeks. Program dates and times will be available online as of Friday, August 21 at 8 a.m. Pre-registration will be available 72 hours in advance at www.orangeville.ca/parks-and-recreation.
Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:00 AM
Following the approval of the Provincial Government for drive-in events, including music concerts, Orangeville Council has endorsed an exciting line-up of concerts for the end of August. The drive-in concerts will be held in the parking lot at Rotary Park, with a limited capacity. Performances are set for August 21-23 and 26-28 through advance online ticket sales. E. Hofmann Plastics is the presenting partner of the six-concert series. Wightman is the show sponsor for the August 27 and 28 concerts....