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Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for St Patrick's Day parade

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 10:07 AM

Notice of road closure

Coldwater Road to Mill Streetin Coldwater will be closed on Friday, March 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. for theColdwater LegionSt. Patrick's Day parade. A detour will be available via Michael Anne Drive.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contactPublic Works

Staff contact

Wendy DeweyAdministrative AssistantPhone: 705-325-2315 x241Email Wendy

Township of Severn snowplow

Notice of snow removal operations on March 8 in Washago

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2023 01:58 PM

Snow removal scheduled for Washago

Snow clearing (plowing and sanding) and snow removal (picking up snow and moving it away) are two very different services in Severn. In most cases, snow can be managed within the existing road allowance with snowbank heights not exceeding the height defined by our service level policy. After heavy or continued snowfalls, it sometimes becomes necessary to reduce snow banks in size when they begin to restrict sightlines, travel widths, and pedestrian traffic. 

man and children in a maple sugar bush

Tap into Maple returns to Severn and area

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 11:00 AM

Orillia and Lake Country Tourism presents the ever-popular Tap into Maple experience

Running March 3 to April 2, the program is an opportunity to visit the region’s maple syrup producers, enjoy special maple-themed experiences, and indulge in local maple-inspired cuisine. This year’s program truly showcases the deep roots of maple in our region with 22 participating locations including 10 maple producers offering an array of sugar bush experiences.

Take a self-guided tour through lesser-traveled...

#ItStarts image courtesy of the County of Simcoe

Proclamation to designate March 2023 as It Starts Month

Posted on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 08:30 AM

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

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

WHEREASTheSimcoe County Local Immigration Partnership (SCLIP)is a community partnership focused on the development of settlement strategies for newcomers. These strategies bring together and support service delivery to...

Notice of seasonal road restrictions

Notice of seasonal load restrictions beginning March 1, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 04:21 PM

Effective March 1, 2023seasonal load restrictions will be in place throughout the Township of Severn

TheSeasonal Load Restrictions By-lawrestricts loads on most Township roads to a maximum of five tonnes per axle. 

Load restrictions are put into place each year in the spring to protect our roads when they may be weakened by excess water in the road base and can then be damaged by heavy vehicles. Once the roads are determined to be structurally sound, load restrictions are lifted. Passenger...