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Notice of Voter Notification Letters

Voter notification letters mailed to Severn electors currently on the Voters’ List

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2022 11:17 AM

Voter notification letters sent to eligible electors

The Township's Clerk's department has sent voter notification letters to eligible electors in Severn who are currently on the Voters’ List. This letter is important, and you will need it to vote in the upcoming Municipal and School Board Elections. The letter contains a PIN number that you will need to cast your ballot for Mayor, Councillors, and School Board Trustees, as well as a website address for voting. You should treat your voting...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure in Coldwater October 1

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 01:50 PM

Notice of road closure

There will be no access to Michael Anne Drive, Gray Street (George Street to Coldwater Road) and Coldwater Road (Gray Street to Michael Anne Drive) in Coldwater on Saturday, October 1 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the Royal Canadian Legion Fall Convention Parade. 

All relevant agencies and services have been informed.

If you have any questions or concerns about the road closure, please contact Public Works

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant

Railway crossing in Washago

Severn joins North American rail-safety operation aimed at reducing preventable deaths and injuries

Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2022 04:30 PM

Township of Severn is proud to be joining forces with law enforcement agencies across North America today for Operation Clear Track— the single largest rail-safety law-enforcement initiative in North America.

Coordinated by Amtrak, Operation Lifesaver Inc. and Operation Lifesaver Canada, Operation Clear Track aims to reduce the number of railway crossing and trespassing incidents in Canada and the United States — incidents which seriously injure or kill more than 2,100 people each year. The event...

Railway crossing in Washago

Proclamation to designate September 19 to 25, 2022 as Rail Safety Week

Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2022 08:00 AM

WHEREAS Rail Safety Week is held across Canada from September 19 to 25, 2022; and

WHEREAS it's in the public’s interest to raise awareness of the dangers of ignoring safety warnings at level crossings and trespassing on rail property to reduce avoidable deaths, injuries and damage caused by incidents involving trains and citizens; and

WHEREAS Operation Lifesaver is a public/private partnership whose aim is to work with the public, rail industry, governments, police services, media and...

Watermain flushing in Coldwater

Notice of watermain flushing in Coldwater September 19 to October 7

Posted on Saturday, September 17, 2022 04:30 PM

Notice details

Watermain flushing will be taking place in Coldwater starting Monday, September 19 through to Friday, October 7 during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Flushing is an important part of our ongoing water and wastewater maintenance program and ensures the integrity of the water supply system. Flushing involves isolating a section of the water distribution system and opening hydrants to release water at a high flow rate. This removes material that has built up over time and improves...