News and Notices
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 01:43 PM
WHEREAS Seniors’ Month is an annual province-wide celebration;
WHEREAS seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community;
WHEREAS seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community;
WHEREAS their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told;
WHEREAS the health and well-being of seniors is in the interest of all and...
In-person option now available for City of Orillia's June 20 open house to review boundary expansion
Posted on Friday, June 09, 2023 09:32 AM
Open house will be hybrid format for both in-person and virtual attendance
Severn, Ontario, June 9, 2023: Stakeholders interested in obtaining information or providing comments about the City of Orillia's Land Needs Assessment and Settlement Area Boundary Expansion studies can now attend the upcoming public open house meeting either in person or virtually.
The meeting takes place on June 20, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
“It is important to provide the public with different options to participate...
Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2023 12:01 AM
Fire ban issued in Severn
Effective June 8, the Township of Severn has issued a fire ban. Dry conditions due to lack of rain have made it necessary to set this rating. When the fire ban is in place, no burning of any kind is permitted. Fireworks are also not allowed.About the fire danger rating
The fire danger rating is determined using the Fire Weather Index (FWI), an internationally used method for ranking the risk of open-air fires. It considers humidity, temperature, recent rain amounts, as...
Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 12:26 PM
A portion of the Uhthoff Trail between Heron Drive and Highway 400 in Fesserton will be closed starting Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 a.m. The trail is expected to reopen by 7:00 p.m.
Trail users can detour via County Road 16 at Fesserton Sideroad and cross back over to the Trans Canada Trail using the Pine Street intersection then travelling north-east to Coldwater Road.
Please use caution around equipment, crew, and when using any detour routes.
Visit severn.ca/trails for maps and...
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 02:42 PM
Watermain flushing will take place in Coldwater beginning Monday, June 5 through to Friday, June 16. Flushing will take place between the hours of 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 hydrants
Some discolouration of water or intermittent drops in water...