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Preparing for winter weather

Preparing for winter weather

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2022 10:49 AM

Midhurst, December 22, 2022: Environment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Watch across most of southern Ontario, which indicates a major winter storm is expected to impact Simcoe County and beyond late this week and into the holiday weekend. Winter storms, blizzards, and ice storms can produce heavy snowfall, hazardous driving conditions and power outages. Given this, Emergency Management Simcoe County has several recommendations that residents can follow to stay safe during inclement winter...

Township of Severn snowplow

Notice of snow removal operations in Washago and Coldwater

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 03:38 PM

What to expect during snow removal operations

Snow clearing (plowing and sanding) and snow removal (picking up snow and moving it away) are two very different services in Severn. In most cases, snow can be managed within the existing road allowance with snowbank heights not exceeding the height defined by our service level policy. After heavy or continued snowfalls, it sometimes becomes necessary to reduce snow banks in size when they begin to restrict sightlines, travel widths, and...

snowmobilers in Coldwater

Uhthoff Trail open to snowmobile use as of December 19

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 04:27 PM

Uhthoff Trail now open for the snowmobile season

Updated December 22, 2022: Township of Severn opened the Uhthoff Trail gates on December 19 at the request of Sled Orillia (Orillia District Snowmobile Club). For specific trail availability details, always consult the OFSC Interactive Trail Guide (ITG) at www.ofsc.on.ca prior to accessing snowmobile trails.

Severn's Uhthoff Trail is a 30 kilometer multi-use recreational trail, open year-round that runs from downtown Orillia, through Coldwater...

exterior Administration Office sign in winter

Notice of holiday Administration Office closure

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 09:58 AM

Our Administration Office (1024 Hurlwood Lane, Severn) will close on Friday, December 23 at 12:00 p.m. in observance of the holiday season. We will reopen Tuesday, January 3 at 8:30 a.m.

You can visit our website to:

To reach us after hours, please call Public...

Committee and board vacancies. Visit: severn.ca/committees

Notice of committee and board vacancies

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 04:27 PM

Township of Severn is currently accepting applications for individuals who are passionate about their community and who want to share their skills and expertise as a member of a Council-appointedcommittee or board.

Severn has a variety of committees and boards that:

  • provide advice and guidance to Council
  • make recommendations to Council, or
  • hear and decide appeals on Township matters.

Volunteer members bring experience, skills, and diverse perspectives to the table. Some positions require specific ...