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Notice of project on River Street

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 01:50 PM

Background

Township of Severn is planning to construct a sidewalk along River Street from Brick Pond Road to the municipal boat launch located at County Road 17 (in front of 73 River Street) in Coldwater. View the study area.

Study process

This study will follow the requirements of the Environmental Assessment Act. We're proceeding with a Schedule A Municipal Class Environmental Assessment to consider the impacts of the proposed improvements. The works are pre-approved under the Environmental...

Notice of project on Grand Tamarack Crescent

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 01:50 PM

Background

Township of Severn is planning to reconstruct Grand Tamarack Crescent from Highway 11 to Bayou Road. View the study area. The reconstruction will include roadside and boulevard drainage improvements as well as replacement of the existing cross-culverts at Shadow Creek. As part of the reconstruction, the roadway will be upgraded to a semi-urban cross section, including adjustments to the centreline alignment and profile as well as new concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk along the south...

Proclamation to designate April 18 to 24, 2021 as National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 08:00 AM

WHEREAS over 4,400 Canadians need an organ or tissue transplant and, every year, an average of 250 patients die waiting; and

WHEREAS over 90 percent of Canadians support organ and tissue donation; yet fewer than 32 percent have registered their decision to donate; and

WHEREAS Bill C–202 enacted National Organ Donor Week in Canada in 1997; and

WHEREAS only through education and increased public awareness can individuals be encouraged and inspired to join Canada’s Lifeline and register...

Proclamation to designate April 18 to 24, 2021 as Pitch-In Week

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 08:00 AM

WHEREAS hundreds of thousands of Canadians show their concern for the environment and their communities each year by participating in Pitch-In Canada projects to:

  • reduce, reuse, recycle and properly dispose of waste
  • clean up and rejuvenate local neighbourhoods, green spaces, ravines, waterways and illegal dump sites
  • restore habitats
  • establish composting and recycling projects; and

WHEREAS Pitch-In Canada, a national, community-based organization comprised of eco-action and community...

It's time to change your clocks and batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

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

Severn, Ontario: Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2 a.m. on March 14 and Severn Fire and Emergency Services recommends that you install new batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when you change your clocks.

"For smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working batteries. Once a year, old batteries should be replaced with new ones. When you change your clocks on March 14, we want you to take the time to install new batteries in all alarms."