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Notice of road closure for the Coldwater Lions Club Duck Race

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024 04:27 PM

Notice of road closure

Coldwater Road (Mill Street to Sturgeon Bay Road) will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the annual Coldwater Lions Duck Race

A rolling closure will occur on Gray Street (John Street to Coldwater Road) from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the parade. 

Join the Coldwater Lions Club and the Severn community starting at 11:00 a.m. for family fun and games, and browse the vendors in downtown Coldwater. The ducks will drop at 2:00 p.m. behind the Coldwater Mill. 

If you have...

Notice of water restrictions for Bass Lake Woodlands

Updated: Water restrictions in effect for Bass Lake Woodlands subdivision

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:34 PM

Due to equipment issues the work schedule has been modified to the following dates. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. We will continue to update as needed.

Township of Severn is committed to providing the highest quality of drinking water possible to our residents. To support continued service, we will be constructing two new wells for the Bass Lake Water Supply and Distribution system, with work starting on May 27, 2024. We anticipate that the work will be completed by...

headshot of Laurie Kennard, CAO, Township of Severn

Township of Severn CAO elected as OMAA President

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 12:00 PM

Severn is proud to recognize the election of the Township’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Laurie Kennard as President of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Municipal Administrators’ Association (OMAA) as of May 17, 2024.

Laurie has served on the OMAA Board of Directors since 2019 and was previously Second Vice-President and First Vice-President. Laurie is a seasoned public service professional with over 30 years of leadership experience. She has sat on numerous municipal, for-profit,...

Fire danger rating set at moderate

Fire danger rating set at moderate as of May 17

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 09:00 AM

Effective May 17 the fire danger rating in Severn is set to moderate. Burning is permitted, but please burn with caution. 

About the fire danger rating

Always check the fire danger rating before starting a fire. 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 well as wind directions and wind speed.

What do the ratings mean?
  • Low: Low fire danger....

Notice of office closure

Notice of Victoria Day office and facilities closure

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 09:55 AM

Details of notice

Our Administration Office (1024 Hurlwood Lane, Severn) and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 20 for Victoria Day. We will reopen Tuesday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m.

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