Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:51 AM
Read our Reserves and Development Charges Q&A to learn what these important financial tools are all about and how they assist with the delivery of valuable public services and infrastructure in our community.
What are General Reserves?
Council establishes General Reserves as a place to set funds aside for future requirements.
Some reserves are for a specific purpose, such as the Water and Wastewater Reserves, which fund the water/wastewater system. User fees not required for annual...
Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 06:12 PM
Because Ontario is in a state of emergency and a provincial stay-at-home order is in place, we have put together a Q&A to help you understand some of the things you can still do in our community.
Some general reminders for staying safe include:
- Stay-at-home, with limited exceptions for getting groceries or other essential items, accessing medical care, for exercise, or for going to work if it cannot be done remotely.
- Follow current indoor and outdoor gathering limits.
- Maintain two metres (six...
Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 11:03 AM
Why does the town get so much snow? The town is located in one of the main snowbelt regions of the province. Cold northwest winds blow over the warmer waters of Georgian Bay and Lake Huron picking up moisture and then depositing the moisture in the form of snow on the land. Wasaga Beach, Collingwood and other parts of North Simcoe and Grey County receive large amounts of snow due to this lake effect. Areas south of Highway 89 generally do not receive the same amount of snow as in...
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:29 AM
The town is in the process of redeveloping town-owned land at the main beachfront. Recently we issued RFP documents to developers. This Q&A looks at the history of the project. This Q&A is updated on an ongoing basis.When did work on this project start?
In April 2017, town council authorized a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) seeking development partners to work with the town on the development of the downtown and beachfront.
In May 2017, the Downtown Steering...