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Township of Severn initiates online activities to engage residents during COVID-19

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 08:30 AM

Severn, Ontario: As COVID-19 continues to progress and residents are urged to remain physically distanced, the Township of Severn has launched a series of monthly challenges on social media to engage residents, build community ambassadorship, and celebrate the spirit of all that is Severn.

Beginning in January with the Severn Snowman challenge and coasting into February with the Heart of Severn challenge, monthly themes—including those to come—are designed by the Culture and Recreation Advisory Committee...

Proclamation to designate March 2021 as It Starts Month

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

WHEREAS inclusion, acceptance and equity are important approaches to the diversity of residents living in any community, especially in our growing and changing region; and

WHEREAS March 21 is recognized as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; and

WHEREAS the Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership is a community partnership focused on the development of settlement strategies for newcomers. These strategies bring together and support service delivery...

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...