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Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for the Coldwater Fall Fair parade

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 08:26 AM

Notice of road closure

Gray Street (John Street to Coldwater Road) and Coldwater Road (Gray Street to Robinson Street) in Coldwater will be closed on Friday, September 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the Coldwater Fall Fair parade. 

Join the Coldwater Agricultural Society and the Severn community to celebrate the start of the 129th Coldwater Fall Fair. The parade will feature floats, antique cars, music, and many local community groups.

Access will be maintained for emergency services and all...

Notice of study: Servicing Master Plan

Notice of study: Servicing Master Plan

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 01:45 PM

Servicing Master Plan overview

Township of Severn is undertaking a Servicing Master Plan (SMP) to evaluate water, wastewater, and stormwater servicing strategies to accommodate growth. The SMP will focus on three primary settlements, five rural settlement areas, and two municipal drinking water systems.

The project will include:

  • an assessment of existing water, wastewater, and stormwater systems
  • evaluation of growth area demands and reserve capacity impact
  • provide recommendations on system upgrades...

Railway crossing in Washago

Proclamation to designate September 18 to 24, 2023 as Rail Safety Week

Posted on Sunday, September 17, 2023 12:00 PM

WHEREAS Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 18 to 24, 2023;

WHEREAS 232 railway crossing and trespassing incidents occurred in Canada in 2022 resulting in 66 avoidable fatalities and 43 avoidable serious injuries;

WHEREAS educating and informing the public about rail safety (reminding the public that railway rights-of-way are private property, enhancing public awareness of the dangers associated with highway-rail grade crossings, ensuring pedestrians and motorists are...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for Boyd Road on September 16

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023 12:37 PM

Notice of road closure

Boyd Road (Cambrian Road to Canal Road) will be closed on Saturday, September 16 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for railway crossing repairs by CN Rail

Local traffic is permitted, but there will be no through access at the CN railway tracks. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Public Works department. 

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 705-325-2315 x241
Email Wendy

graphic of the economic development strategy

Have your say in the development of the Economic Development Strategy

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023 12:49 PM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has launched an online survey to help inform the development of our Economic Development Strategy (EDS) and Action Plan. The EDS will establish a vision and strategic priorities to guide economic development initiatives by the Township of Severn over the next five years.
About the EDS

Township of Severn has hired Explorer Solutions to lead the development of the EDS. The project will allow Severn to determine where we want to go in relation to economic...