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Notice of herbicide use

Notice of herbicide use for Giant hogweed and Poison ivy control

Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023 11:03 AM

Details of control measures Giant hogweed Township of Severn has contracted Weed Man to undertake the application of herbicide to occurrences of Giant hogweed located along the Uhthoff Trail, primarily in the areas of Division Road and Carlyon Line, and Uhthoff Line and Foxmead Road. Poison ivy Herbicide will also be applied to Poison Ivy along the roadsides of Agnew Road and the walking trail at Ian Chrichton Memorial Park (2055 Birkeshire Woods Lane).

Signage will be placed in the areas that have been...





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Severn welcomes new Director of Recreation, Parks, and Facilities

Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 09:08 AM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has announced Craig Belfry as the new Director of Recreation, Parks, and Facilities. Craig assumed the role on August 21, and replaces Pat Harwood, the main contact for recreation services who retired earlier this year. Craig is taking on this newly created and expanded role to refine and focus the vision for recreation in Severn.

“I am pleased to welcome Craig to the Township of Severn and to our senior management team. Craig brings with him many years of...

Blue-green algae bloom notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Notice of blue green algae bloom affecting Maclean Lake

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023 03:38 PM

Blue-green algae bloom confirmed at Maclean Lake dock and boat launch

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 Maclean Lake. The sample was taken from the Maclean Lake dock and boat launch located at 1914 Henry's Landing

Many species of blue-green algae (also called cyanobacteria) have the potential to produce toxins that are harmful to the...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for Coldwater BIA event on August 12

Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2023 09:00 AM

Notice of road closure

Coldwater Road (Mill Street to Sturgeon Bay Road) and Mill Street (Coldwater Road to Eplett Street) in Coldwater will be closed on Saturday, August 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the Magical World of Witchcraft and Wizardry event. A detour will be available via Michael Anne Drive.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Public Works

For details about the event, visit the event page or view the event listing on our Community Calendar

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey


Cancellation of boil water advisory

Cancellation of Boil Water Advisory for Goldstein Road

Posted on Wednesday, August 02, 2023 03:39 PM

Boil water advisory cancelled for Goldstein Road

Township of Severn has lifted the boil water advisory notice from August 1, 2023 that affected a limited number of customers on Goldstein Road from Turnbull Drive to Highway 11.

Customers can resume normal water use. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Public Works.

Staff contact

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