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Proclamation to designate June as Seniors Month in Severn

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...

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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...

Notice of fire ban

Fire Ban issued in the Township of Severn

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...

Notice of trail closure June 8

Section of Uhthoff Trail to be closed on June 8

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 12:26 PM

Notice details

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.

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Notice of watermain flushing

Notice of annual watermain flushing in Coldwater June 5 to 16

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 02:42 PM

Notice details

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...