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Severn appoints Councillor Philip Brennan to represent Ward 3

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 04:09 PM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has approved the appointment of Councillor Philip Brennan to represent the residents of Ward 3 for the remainder of the current term of council ending November 15, 2022.

Councillor Brennan’s professional experience has included multiple positions with varying provincial ministerial departments, leading large teams in the planning and implementation of complex projects while building strong relationships with stakeholders.

Councillor Brennan was one of six candidates...

Septic Inspection Program update

Inspections now underway for Severn's annual Septic Inspection Program

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 03:00 PM

Protecting our drinking water and keeping local waterways clean

To ensure that septic systems in Severn are properly maintained and functioning as they should, an annual Septic Reinspection Program is carried out by the Township, as authorized under the Ontario Building Code Act. All systems are inspected on a five-year cycle. This program helps to protect drinking water sources and ensures our lakes, rivers and natural spaces stay healthy and clean for everyone to enjoy.

What is a septic system?

A...

Fire danger rating set at moderate

Fire danger rating set at moderate in Severn effective June 24

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 08:00 PM

Severn, Ontario: Effective June 24 the fire danger rating in Severn is set to moderate. Burning is permitted but please burn with caution. 

About the fire danger rating

Always check the fire danger rating before starting a fire. The fire danger rating is determined using the Fire Weather Index (FWI), an internationally used method for ranking the risk of open-air fires. It considers humidity, temperature, recent rain amounts, as well as wind directions and wind speed.

What do the ratings...

Final tax bills issued

Severn issues final tax bills and June Bulletin

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 AM

Tax bill due dates

Final tax bills have been issued and taxes are due in two installments:

  • August 8
  • October 8

If you haven’t received a tax bill, please contact us and we can help. Property owners are liable for property taxes and late penalties, even if you didn’t receive a tax bill.

If we don't receive your property tax payment by the due date, a late payment penalty of 1.25% will be issued on the day following the due date. An additional 1.25% will be charged each month that your property...

Notice of road reconstruction on Grand Tamarack Crescent

Notice of road reconstruction on Grand Tamarack Crescent

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 04:28 PM

About the project

Township of Severn will be reconstructing Grand Tamarack Crescent from Highway 11 to Bayou Road. Construction is anticipated to start on or around June 20, 2022 and is to be completed no later than October 15, 2022. Area residents have been notified of this project by mail. 

This work will include:

  • removal of some asphalt, curb, and culverts
  • earthworks including stripping, excavation, and rough grading
  • drainage...