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Severn proclaims May 1 to 7 as Children's Mental Health Week

Proclamation to designate May 1 to 7 as Children's Mental Health Week in Severn

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:53 AM

WHEREAS;  Raising awareness about the importance of child and youth mental health is crucial to helping reduce stigma associated with accessing vital support.

WHEREAS;  Ensuring that families know about the availability of free, accessible and inclusive child and youth mental health services and how to access them to help create healthy, thriving and connected communities that support personal growth and wellbeing.

WHEREAS; Providing early intervention and treatment for child and youth mental health...

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Severn Council releases new Strategic Plan

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 01:42 PM

Plan establishes Council priorities

The four strategic priorities outlined in this Plan will guide Council’s work over the 2023 to 2026 term. Severn's goal is to build a healthy and connected community where people come first, and where everyone has access to the resources they need. This high-level Plan is also an invitation to residents, partners, and other organizations to collaborate with Severn as we work to reach our vision.

The Plan is focused on four priorities and goals:

1. Economic...

Notice of road closure

Road closure for Laughlin Falls Road on April 21

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023 03:55 PM

Notice of road closure

Laughlin Falls Road (Lovering Line to Taylor Line) will be closed on Friday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 200 p.m. for cross culvert replacement. 

Local traffic is permitted but there will be no through access at Lovering Line.

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

Staff contact

Wendy DeweyAdministrative AssistantPhone: 705-325-2315 x241Email Wendy

Road restrictions to be lifted on May 1

Road restrictions will be lifted on May 1

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 02:49 PM

The Seasonal Load Restrictions By-law restricts loads on most Township roads to a maximum of five tonnes per axle in the spring starting on March 1 and are in effect until around the end of May.

This restriction is put in place to protect our roads when they may be weakened by excess water in the road base and can then be damaged by heavy vehicles. 

With spring being the busiest time of year in the building industry, Severn recognizes the impact that load restrictions can have on local businesses and...

Celebrating our volunteers

Severn celebrates the contribution of our volunteers for NVW 2023

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 09:44 AM

Volunteers connect and strengthen our community

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is April 16 to 22, 2023. This week is an important opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers in Severn and around the country for their contributions that benefit and support our communities. 

The NVW theme for 2023 is Volunteering Weaves us Together. This campaign highlights how volunteers are vital to the strength and vibrancy of our communities, and how the actions we take through volunteerism connect us to one...