Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 09:50 AM
Our latest Q&A looks at beachfront roles and responsibilities.
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Who is responsible for the beachfront? Is it the Town of Wasaga Beach or the province?
The sand beach is part of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, managed by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Ontario Parks. The provincial park is a 1,844-hectare Recreational class park.
Ontario Parks is responsible...
Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 04:22 PM
Today, Mayor Nina Bifolchi had a telephone discussion with the OPP’s Dwight Peer, chief superintendent and regional commander, as well as the OPP’s Jim Smyth, superintendent and director of operations for Central Region.
Later in the day, Mayor Bifolchi and chief administrative officer George Vadeboncoeur met with the OPP’s Andy Tait, detachment commander for Huronia West, and Wasaga Beach Provincial Park Superintendent John Fisher. Discussions focussed on beachfront safety strategies.
Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 03:45 PM
Due to an equipment malfunction at one of the Town of Wasaga Beach’s water supply facilities, some residents within the community may experience discoloration of water from their taps. There is no health and safety concern due to the discoloration.
The incident happened in the early morning hours of June 17 at the facility on Veterans Way and has since been resolved.
The Town of Wasaga Beach and the Ontario Clean Water Agency, the operator of the system, assure residents that this discolouration...
Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 01:04 PM
Today, the Town of Wasaga Beach and Wasaga Beach Provincial Park rolled out Mobi-Mats at various beachfront locations.
These mats are at Beach Areas 1-5.
The mats are owned by the town and managed by the provincial park with help from the town's Public Works Department.
The mats ensure accessibility for all to the beachfront.
The mats have been used by the town and the park for a number of years and were originally an initiative of the Accessibility Advisory Committee.