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Members of Severn Council holding ITSTARTS messages

Proclamation to designate March 2024 as It Starts Month

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024 09:13 AM

Council gathered to recognize March as #ITSTARTS Month in Severn, and to support the release of Severn's proclamation.

#ITSTARTS is an annual campaign developed to support the community in taking a proactive step toward addressing racism and discrimination, and embracing acceptance, inclusion, equity and diversity in the County of Simcoe.

Council encourages the community learn more about different cultures and asking respectful questions, and demonstrating support for the campaign using the...

Road closure update

Update to road access in the work area at Lakeside Drive and Cumberland Road

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 05:24 PM

Regular road access is now in place at the work area of Lakeside Drive and Cumberland Road. Road work will be paused for the weekend of Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17.

The contractor is expected to resume work on Monday, March 18 that will result in the need for temporary road closures.

If you have any questions, please contact our Public Works department. 

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 705-325-2315 x241
Email Wendy

Blue-green algae bloom notice lifted on Tea Lake

Notice of blue green algae bloom on Tea Lake lifted by the SMDHU

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024 04:32 PM

Update: This notice was lifted on March 12, 2024 as a result of updated testing by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that did not detect blue-green algae.  October 2023: Blue-green algae bloom confirmed on the north-east shoreline of Tea Lake

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) is informing residents and visitors to the Township of Severn that laboratory analysis has confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom impacting the north-east shoreline of Tea Lake in Severn.


public skating canceled on March 12

Public skating canceled on March 12

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 11:44 AM

As a result of an unexpected power issue affecting the Coldwater Community Centre (11 Michael Anne Drive), free public skating scheduled for this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. has been canceled. 

Public skating for tomorrow (Wednesday, March 13) has been rescheduled for 2:00 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.

View schedules on our Skating page

Staff contact

Trevor Courchesne
Parks and Facilities Coordinator
Phone: 705-686-3322
Email Trevor

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Fire services camp coming to Severn and area this summer

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 04:01 PM

Severn Fire and Emergency Services partners with neighbouring Fire Services to host Camp Molly - Lake Country

Severn is pleased to announce that registration for Camp Molly Lake Country is opening on March 28, 2024. This initiative is a partnership between the fire services of the Townships of Severn, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, the City of Orillia, Rama First Nation, and the National Indigenous Fire Safety Council. 

Designed to introduce young women and non-binary youth to the many different careers and...