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Orangeville entered final phase of provincial reopening plan

The majority of public health and workplace safety measures were lifted by the provincial government on March 21, resulting in some changes to municipal services. Masking requirements ended in most settings but are still required for patrons of Orangeville Transit. Members of the public are reminded that the pandemic isn’t over and people may still opt to wear a mask and are encouraged to get vaccinated.

Recreation
Orangeville’s recreation centres are open for programs.  

  • Participants can still take advantage of pre-registering online in advance for programs such as aqua fitness, lane swims and public swims, fitness classes, public skating, shinny, basketball and pickleball court rentals and walking track (although there is no fee to use the track). Visit https://www.orangeville.ca/en/recreation/recreation.aspx
  • Customer Service is available by email & phone, seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 519-940-9092 or email [email protected].

Library

  • Both locations of the Orangeville Public Library are open for public use.
  • The Mill Street location is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Alder Street branch is open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Town Hall
Town Hall will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Online services continue to be available, wherever possible. Customer Service is available by phone and email, 519-941-0440 or [email protected]

Operations Centre
The Operations Centre will be open Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. but closed from 12-1 p.m. The office can be reached at 519-941-0440 ext. 4500.

Lakeview Annex
The Lakeview Annex will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but closed daily from 12-1 p.m. Pre-booked appointments required for business registration assistance and in-depth consultations.

Transit  

Transit will continue to operate normally but with a capacity limit of 12 passengers and masks will continue to be a requirement. Transit passes can be purchased at Town Hall with cash or debit, or online (and picked up at Town Hall). Visit https://www.orangeville.ca/en/living-here/passes-and-fares.aspx to purchase online.

Clerk
The Clerk’s Office encourages individuals to book an appointment for Commissioner of Oath and marriage licence issuing services. By-law Enforcement – by-law officers are on duty Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Building & Planning

Members of the public are still encouraged to use online services, however the Town Hall is open for drop-in visits or to arrange appointments.

Fire
Fire Services administration and prevention services are open by appointment only. Burn permits can be obtained by visiting https://www.orangeville.ca/en/living-here/burn-permits.aspx.

For the statement by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, visit https://news.ontario.ca/en/statement/1001732/statement-from-ontarios-chief-medical-officer-of-health.

As of the beginning of March, over 12 million Ontarians had received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. If you still need your first, second or booster doses, appointments are available and some clinics are accepting walk-ins. Book your appointment at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine.

Not sure if you should isolate or self-monitor after being exposed to someone who has COVID-19? Take the self-assessment and learn what to do next at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/.


 The Town of Orangeville has lifted the emergency declaration and the recovery timeline will no longer be updated.

COVID-19 Colour Codes31 January Public Health measures eased in 3 phases beginsTown COVID-19 closures Jan 5, 2022Step 2 Roadmap to Reopen - modifiedProvincial update January 5, 20222022COVIV-19 Vaccine Bookings for childrenOctober 15October 6September 27September 25Step 3 Roadmap to RecoverySeptember 1Town Hall reopens with reduced hoursStep 2 begins June 30 2021Step 2 begins June 30 2021Step 1 reopening begins June 11 Stay-at-Home Order is Set to Expire June 2Province announces three-step  Road Map to ReopenProvince extends Stay-at-Home Order until June 2COVID-19 Lockdown extended to May 20Provincial stay at home order April 8 2021Provincial stay-at-home order April 8 2021April 3, 2021 Orangeville Public Library curbside pick-up onlyApril 3, Town shuts down most facilitiesOntario implements province-wide shutdown April 3Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health regions move to orange level on March 22, 2021COVID-19 Orange Level 3Vaccine centre opens in Orangeville March 3, 2021 Several drop-in recreation programs offered via advance registrationTown Hall opens, by appointment, for specific servicesCOVID 19 Red Control Level revised versionPublic health region placed in revised red/control zone of provincial response frameworkJanuary 25 Ontario Government extends declared provincial emergency to February 9 and adjusts vaccination planProvince declares State of Emergency The year is now 2021Town closes facilities Dec. 26, library offers curbside pick-up onlyProvince-wide shutdown announced, effective Dec. 26Happy Holidays from the Town of OrangevilleOntario administers first doses of COVID-19 vaccine in TorontoCOVID 19 Level Red December 14 2020Kay Cee Gardens opens December 4 for drive by onlyCOVID Level Orange November 16 2020Holiday Lights Extravaganza beginsWalking Track at Alder re-opens for limited times and participantsOntario moves to COVID-19 Yellow LevelOntario moves to COVID-19 colour levelsPublic skating programs resume Registration for Fall skating and swimming lessons opensProvince transitions to appointment-based COVID-19 testingTony Rose A Rink opens for skills and trainingProvince legislates mandatory face coverings in all public indoor settingsProvince extends pause on any further reopeningAlder Green Rink opens for skills and trainingTown offers some recreation programs and Otter's Swim Club returns for trainingIce pad rentals restart for sanctioned sport organizationsSeptember 2August 24August 21-28August 17August 4 July 24July 21July 17Recovery Phase 3July 17 phase 3July 15July 6 Water Meter maintenanceJuly 6 Building InspectionsJuly 2June 26 Splash Pads openJune 18 Issuance of Marriage LicencesJune 15 - Commissioning of documentsJune 18 Simplified Outdoor Patio ApplicationsJune 9 Boulevard Application ProcessJune 8 Cafes can openRecovery Phase 2June 2 Rotary Skateboard Park opensJune 2 Business Resiliency mapJune 1 Town moves infrastructure forwardMay 30 Farmers' Market reopensMay 25 Council moves Planning forwardMay 25 Recovery Plan frameworkMay 25 Library curbside pickupMay 21 Opening some park amenitiesMay 16 Seed Library opensMay 14 Farmers markets allowed to openMay 14 Library curside pickup allowedMay 14 Opening park ameniteis frameworkMay 12 Virtual Canada Day announcedMay 11 Virtual Council meetingsMay 11 Orangeville moves operational projects forwardMay 6 Community garden reopensRecovery Phase 1April 25 Province allows community gardens to openApril 17 Canada Day to be celebrated virtuallyMarch 23 Orangeville holds first virtual council meetingMarch 20 Orangeville declares state of emergencyMarch 19 Province permits virtual Council meetingsMach 17 Province declares emergencyResponseMarch 13 Pandemic announced

 

Town of Orangeville relief measures 

  • waive all penalties and interest related to late payment of property taxes (on all tax classes) until September 30
  • waive penalties and interest on unpaid water and wastewater balances until September 30

Other relief measures

  • winter disconnect ban for electrical services has been extended until July 31, 2020; no late payment interest on incremental balances, and customers may request a flexible payment arrangement on arrears
  • Province will continue the suspension of time-of-use (TOU) electricity rates and, starting on June 1, 2020, customers will be billed based on a new fixed COVID-19 Recovery Rate of 12.8 cents per kilowatt hour through October 31.
  • waste collection – double-up days announced:  https://www.dufferincounty.ca/waste

Orangeville Transit

  • fees waived on Orangeville Transit effective March 23 to September 30; transit will continue to operate on regular schedule 

For relief measures and announcements by the provincial and federal governments visit their websites or view list on orangeville.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19 under recent updates from government menu
 

Learn more about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Province of Ontario
https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
https://www.wdgpublichealth.ca/your-health/novel-coronavirus-covid-19

COVID-19 Resources
This GIS Hub is provided by Esri Canada to share information about the coronavirus pandemic. Information sources include the Community Map of Canada, the Living Atlas, Environics Analytics and others.
https://resources-covid19canada.hub.arcgis.com/