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Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Breaking ground at rec centreAfter decades of debate on where to locate a much-needed recreation facility for the City of Orillia, Council officially broke ground at 255 West St. S. on Sept. 28, 2016, to make way for construction of the new facility. “Today is a wonderful day in the history of the City of Orillia,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “Our residents have lived without a recreation facility for far too long. This Council made it our number one priority to deliver on recreation and we have certainly followed...

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016

City of Orillia logoMembers of the public and media are invited to attend one of two public information sessions about the community investment with Hydro One on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, from 2 – 4 p.m. or 7 – 9 p.m.  Join Mayor Steve Clarke, City staff, Orillia Power Corporation (OPC) and Hydro One representatives to learn more about the deal and ask questions of the panel following a formal presentation. Come early and visit Hydro One’s Electricity Discovery Centre (EDC) in the City Centre parking...

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hydro One logoHydro One Networks Inc. has purchased 16.41 acres of the Horne Business Park for approximately $3 million, and submitted a Site Plan Approval Application to the City for the proposed Advanced Technology Hub development last week. “Hydro One has demonstrated their commitment to their plans of developing an Advanced Technology Hub in Orillia through tangible actions,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “Hydro One’s acquisition of the Orillia Power Distribution Corporation and their development...

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bids and Tenders logoThe City of Orillia is launching a new fully-integrated online eProcurement tool on Oct. 14, 2016. The launch consists of two phases. Phase 1 will allow vendors to view, register and download bids online.  Phase 2 of the launch will be implemented in the spring of 2017 and will include the ability for vendors to submit bids entirely online in one quick, easy and convenient location.  “Providing excellent customer service is a priority at the City of Orillia and that certainly extends to the...

Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Fall trailJoin the Active Transportation Committee at the first 4 Ward Walk, taking place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at the Orillia City Centre. “The 4 Ward Walk is a fun and educational event for the whole family,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “It is a fantastic opportunity to meet Council and Active Transportation Committee members, while learning more about Orillia’s Active Transportation Plan and the features that measure the city’s walkability.” The 4...