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Mayor Burkett presenting Councillor Ron Stevens with the Key to the Township of Severn

Severn recognizes service of outgoing members of Council

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 04:11 PM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn hosted a service recognition event on November 14 to thank the outgoing members of Council for their contributions. 

Mayor Burkett welcomed members of the public, friends and family of the honoured guests, as well as local dignitaries to join the recognition of service.

"It’s been an incredible honour to be part of a Council that has achieved so much, and as we are gathered today, it is important to reflect and acknowledge the tremendous success...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for Wainman Line on November 16

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:39 AM

Notice of road closure

Wainman Line (Foxmead Road to Thorburn Road) will be closed on Wednesday, November 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for road reconstruction. There will be no through access on Foxmead Road to 200 metres south.

A detour will be available via Foxmead Road to Town Line or Thorburn Road to Fairgrounds Road.

All relevant agencies and services have been informed.

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

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant

aerial of the Washago Community Centre outdoor rink

Volunteers needed for outdoor ice rinks

Posted on Friday, November 11, 2022 02:00 PM

Help keep Severn's outdoor rinks open for your community

Severn is seeking volunteers for the Bass Lake Woodlands Park and Washago Community Centre outdoor rinks. Volunteers must be able to work outdoors in the cold and be available weeknights and weekend nights. Training is provided. The outdoor rinks are volunteer-dependent, meaning that they can't exist without community members willing to support them. 

Volunteer duties would include but are not limited to:

  • shoveling snow from the ice surface

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure in Coldwater on November 11

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 10:15 AM

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 Friday, November 11 from 10:30 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. for the Coldwater Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day parade. 

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

Details of the Remembrance Day ceremony

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 welcomes...

pile of fallen leaves

Leaf and yard waste collection program returns November 7

Posted on Monday, November 07, 2022 10:24 AM

Place materials curbside by 7:00 a.m.

County of Simcoe’s curbside Leaf and Yard Waste Collection program starts November 7 in Severn. Thesebi-weekly collectionsinclude:

  • leaves
  • grass
  • branches (sized and bundled appropriately)
  • garden waste

Residents are reminded to use paper yard waste bags, compostable bags, cardboard boxes, or open-ended rigid containers when placing leaf and yard waste at the curb. Please ensure yard waste falls within the weight limit of 20 kilograms per bag/bundle/container. As...