Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:30 AM
Updated information on the Town of Orangeville’s major capital projects can be found on an ongoing basis on a new online platform. The GIS (Geographic Information System) site can be accessed directly or through the Town’s website, under the Town Hall tab.
Two public information centres will kick off the new information portal. The first virtual public information centre is on May 11 from 4-6 p.m. for the reconstruction of Centennial Road, from C Line to Dawson Road.
Centennial Reconstruction link...
Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:26 AM
The outdoor Orangeville Farmers’ Market opens for the season on May 8, at 90 Broadway (parking lot across from Town Hall), running from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday.
The location offers more physical distancing for shoppers and vendors, compared to the traditional venue on Second Street. There will be approximately 28 vendors at the market every Saturday and some vendors may change from week to week. Visit orangevillefarmersmarket.ca for the weekly vendor line-up.
The market will operate under...
Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 09:13 AM
Mayor's Special Committee on Men's Homelessness – Council heard presentations by Terrance Carter and Pastor Matthew McLean about the need to address men’s homelessness. Pastor Matthew McLean outlined programs relating to men's homelessness that The Lighthouse is currently offering and outlined some additional supports that are required. The two presenters advocated the creation of a Mayor's Committee on Men's Homelessness.
Council passed a resolution that a Mayor’s Special Committee on Men’s Homelessness...
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 03:38 PM
The Town of Orangeville has received recognition for two recent projects in the 2021 international Hermes Creative Awards program.
- The “Open Orangeville – COVID-19 Recovery Plan” has won a Platinum Award in the Hermes Creative Awards in the category of Communications/Strategic Programs, Pandemic Response.
- The “2021 Town of Orangeville Budget” won a Platinum Award in the Hermes Creative Awards, in the category of Print Media/Publications, Annual Report.
Hermes Creative Awards is an international...
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:20 AM
McDonald’s customers, using McDelivery, will receive coupons for treats and some fire safety messages, thanks to a new partnership between McDonald’s Orangeville locations on Riddell Road and at Walmart and Orangeville Fire.
Customers using the McDonald’s delivery app will get their order, along with a postcard coupon offering one free ice cream cone, any size fries, or any size of premium roast coffee. Two versions of the postcard will permit Orangeville Fire to share messages about planning and...
Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 03:33 PM
Filming for a new television series is now scheduled for early May, with revised dates announced by the production company. Marble Media OU Productions Inc. will be using Orangeville for some of their exterior location base for the series called “Overlords and Underwoods”. Marblemedia will be filming in Orangeville from May 4-6, necessitating some traffic stoppages and some recreation park closures.
The family comedy follows the Underwoods, a North American family whose life is turned upside down...
Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 01:04 PM
Public Meeting re 200 Elizabeth Street – Staff outlined a Zoning By-law amendment application that seeks approval for the development of four semi-detached dwelling units fronting on Ada Street, and an 80 square metre convenience retail store fronting on Elizabeth Street. The lands are zoned Neighbourhood Commercial (C2) with Special Provision 24.46A and permit convenience retail and dwelling units on upper floors. The application seeks to amend the zoning to permit convenience retail along Elizabeth...
Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:00 PM
The Town of Orangeville is providing notice that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Town is advising the community out of an abundance of caution.
The employee is self-isolating at home for 14 days. The employee was predominantly working from home and followed protocols in place while in the workplace. Public Health has completed an assessment and confirmed there was no high-risk exposure with others. The Town is providing support as needed. The area where the staff member worked was...
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 11:16 AM
Orangeville Hydro, greenhouse gas emissions – Council heard a presentation by Rob Koekkoek, President of Orangeville Hydro, summarizing community greenhouse gas emissions in Dufferin County, and indicating that for Orangeville, electricity was the source of 3% of CO2 emissions, while gasoline was 53%, natural gas 38% and solid waste 3%.
Vehicle noise reduction – Resident Michael Cornish presented concerns that he has regarding vehicle noise control and provided some suggested actions.
Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 08:51 AM
Filming for a new television series is about to get underway in Orangeville. Marble Media OU Productions Inc. will be using Orangeville for some of their exterior location base for the series called “Overlords and Underwoods”. Marblemedia OU Productions of Kleinburg will be filming in Orangeville for several days, starting on April 28, necessitating some traffic stoppages and some recreation park closures.
The family comedy follows the Underwoods, a North American family whose life is turned upside...
Posted on Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:49 PM
Following the April 16 announcement by the Province of Ontario, all outdoor recreational amenities such as tennis courts, sports pads, skatepark, soccer fields, basketball courts, etc. are closed (as of April 17), as part of an extended stay-at-home period with greater restrictions. The off-leash dog park will remain open until further notice.
"The situation is serious and the virus is real,” said Mayor Sandy Brown. “To curtail mobility and reduce the spread, the province has had to step...
Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 06:02 PM
The Town continues to review information coming from the province regarding the respond to COVID-19 and variants, as well as public health measures.
Ontario entered a province-wide shutdown, starting April 3, 2021, for at least four weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the spread of variants. Many Town of Orangeville services are available online, while others will be available remotely. For information...