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Notice of Special Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 08:30 AM

Official Plan Review

Please take notice that the Council for The Corporation of the Township of Severn will be holding a Special Meeting of the Planning and Development Committee under Section 17 and Section 26(3)(b) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13 as amended, to inform the public of the Township’s intent to review its Official Plan.

The Special Planning and Development Committee Meeting is being held in accordance with the requirements of Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13 as amended,...

Have your say in the development of the Couchiching Community Safety and Well-Being Plan

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 08:30 AM

Orillia, Ontario: The City of Orillia in partnership with the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn are launching an online survey to help inform the development of the joint Couchiching Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (CSWB Plan).

The CSWB Plan has prioritized four areas of risk facing the community, which are mental health and addictions, preventable mortality, access to services, and employment. The focus of this survey is to obtain feedback from residents on perceived or experienced...

Proclamation to designate February 2021 as Black History Month

Posted on Monday, February 01, 2021 08:30 AM

WHEREAS as Severn and Simcoe County's population is becoming increasingly diverse, Making Change encourages our community to recognize Black History Month as an opportunity to embrace diversity and foster belonging and inclusion; and

WHEREAS Black History Month is a time to learn about the stories and many important contributions of local Black Canadians to the settlement, the growth and development of Simcoe County, and the diversity of Black communities in Canada and their importance...

Township of Severn debuts updated brand and website

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 09:00 AM

Severn, Ontario: After months of collaborative efforts between members of Council, municipal staff, and the creative agencies procured to execute the work, Township of Severn is proud to reveal an updated brand identity and website.

The logo, which is based upon feedback collected from one-on-one interviews, a telephone survey, and several activities on Engage Severn, features a colourful palette to reflect all four seasons and multiple panels to symbolize a community of communities. Its...

Township of Severn appoints Jim McIntyre as Ward 5 Councillor

Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 10:00 AM

Severn, Ontario: During yesterday’s Special Council meeting, Jim McIntyre was appointed as Ward 5 Councillor for the Township of Severn. The appointment is effective immediately and Councillor McIntyre will remain in office until the end of the current Council term.

Councillor McIntyre has owned property in Severn for over 20 years and made Washago his full-time home in 2015. He has nearly 45 years of real estate experience and has previously sat on various committees and boards for the City of Mississauga.