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Apply to join the newly-formed OPP Detachment Board

Apply by March 3 to join the new OPP Detachment Board

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 04:30 PM

With upcoming changes to the Community Safety and Policing Act, the City of Orillia and the Townships of Severn, Oro-Medonte, and Ramara are inviting applications from community members to join the newly-formed Couchiching OPP Detachment Board. This board will replace the Orillia Police Services Board.

The new Couchiching OPP Detachment Board will be responsible for:

  • participating in the selection of the Detachment Commander
  • determining objectives and priorities for police services after...

children sitting on a bench near the lake in winter

Celebrate Family Day weekend in Severn

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 10:01 AM

Outdoor activities with family and friends is time well spent

The Family Day weekend is just around the corner, and you may be looking for ideas for activities to do with family, friends, and loved ones. With the recent return to colder weather, it’s time to embrace the last few weeks of winter and get outdoors. Home to trees, trails, and rugged wilderness, Severn’s landscapes are a perfect backdrop for outside activities and for celebrating community and family connections. Indoor activities are also an...

Notice of watermain flushing

Notice of watermain flushing in Coldwater February 13 to 16

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 09:24 AM

Notice details

Watermain flushing will take place in Coldwater from Tuesday, February 13 to Friday, February 16 from 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

Watermain flushing is an important preventative maintenance activity that:

  • removes mineral and sediment build up from the watermains
  • allows Severn to deliver the highest quality water possible to our community
  • ensures proper operation of the hydrant

Some discolouration of water or intermittent drops in water pressure may result from the flushing.

Residents are...

Apply to join the Couchiching OPP Detachment Board

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 04:22 PM

With upcoming changes to the Community Safety and Policing Act, the newly-formed Couchiching OPP Detachment Board is accepting applications for community board members from Severn, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, and the City of Orillia until March 3. Learn more at: orillia.ca/CODB.

Apply to join the newly-formed OPP Detachment Board

Applications now being accepted for the newly-formed Couchiching OPP Detachment Board

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 04:03 PM

With upcoming changes to the Community Safety and Policing Act, the City of Orillia and the Townships of Severn, Oro-Medonte, and Ramara are inviting applications from community members to join the newly-formed Couchiching OPP Detachment Board.

Board composition

The Board will include one elected official from each of the following municipalities, as well as four community members and two provincial appointees:

Eligibility

To...