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Council Highlights - October 15, 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 09:06 AM

Orangeville Community Art Mosaic – Mayor Brown announced the unveiling earlier in the day of the Orangeville Community Art Mosaic.

Integrity Commissioner, Council Training Session – Charles Harnick, ADR Chambers, Integrity Commissioner provided information to Council on the function and role of the Integrity Commissioner. Mr. Harnick also provided training with respect to the Code of Conduct and answered questions from Council. 

Council Highlights - September 27, 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 09:05 AM

Recommendation report for 41 William Street – Council received and approved an application to pass a By-law to amend zoning for 41 William Street, to permit an additional detached and semi-detached dwelling.
Broadway Brick Replacement Project Update – Council received a report that recommended all 23 receptacles be replaced, that the number of water filling stations be reduced to one, and that the bike rack designs incorporate arts and culture. The Orangeville BIA will contribute $50,000 to the cost....

Council Highlights - September 13, 2021

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 09:02 AM

Sign variance application – Council received a sign variance application from the Orangeville BIA to permit the placement of 25 sidewalk decals on public property. The decals will read “Thanks for shopping local” and measure 25 inches in diameter. They will be placed in the following locations: between John Street & Third/Wellington (20); Little York Street (1); Second Street between Broadway & First Ave (1); First Street between Broadway & First Avenue (1); and Mill Street between Broadway...

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...

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

Holiday Lights returns to Orangeville for festive season

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...

A young boy sitting in the dark with his legs out in front of him. He has a Santa Claus figure in his lap and holding his cheeks with his hands in disbelief at the lit up figurine.

Holiday spirits are bright in Orangeville

Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2021 03:29 PM

As the temperatures drop and the first snowfall settles, a sense of anticipation for the holiday season awakens. Capturing that festive spirit is easy to do in Orangeville, especially this year as we welcome back some of our favourite local traditions. Combine these with new experiences and activities to make the most of this spirited season.

Throughout November and December, check back here for updates and details about all of the festive fun happening right here in Orangeville. We don’t want you...

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.