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Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pitch-In LogoStarting this weekend, volunteers will scour Orillia to pick up garbage accumulated over the winter. It’s all part of Pitch-In Week, a national campaign to clean up the environment, which runs from April 22 to 29, 2017. Mayor Steve Clarke and the City of Orillia’s Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) will kick-off Pitch-In Week on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Veterans’ Park from 9 a.m. to noon. EAC will be in the park to provide free Pitch-In garbage bags and to register and deploy...

Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017

City of Orillia logoCity Administration Offices are closed Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17, 2017 for Easter. This includes: City Centre - 50 Andrew St. S. Municipal Operations Centre - 20 James St. W. Wastewater Treatment Centre - 40 Kitchener St. Waste Diversion Site - 100 Kitchener St. Orillia Opera House (Administration and Box Office) - 20 Mississaga St. W. Closed April 14 to 17 Orillia Public Library - 36 Mississaga St. W. Closed: Friday, April 14; Sunday, April 16; and Monday, April 17 Open:Saturday,...

Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Orillia Recreation Facility outsideThe City’s Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC) would like to hear from you and other members of the public on the naming of the new Orillia Recreation Facility at an open house on April 20, 2017.  What:Orillia Recreation Facility naming open house When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 6-8 p.m. Where: Tudhope-McIntyre Boardroom First Floor, Orillia City Centre 50 Andrew St. S Join RAC and staff from the Parks, Recreation and Culture Department to discuss the naming opportunities for the five major...

Posted Monday, April 10, 2017

Greg Preston with paper bagUse plastic yard waste bags now; only paper or compostable bags accepted in Orillia as of July 1, 2017 The City of Orillia will only accept paper bags and certified compostable bags for leaf and yard waste collection starting July 1, 2017. Clear plastic bags are no longer accepted after this date for leaf and yard waste. A labelled yard waste container is still acceptable and free labels are available at the Waste Diversion Site located at 100 Kitchener St. Residents are permitted to use their...

Posted Tuesday, April 04, 2017

228 James Street EastOrillia City Council accepted an Offer of Purchase and Sale from Dennis Bottero of Landen Homes for property located at 228 James St. E. at its meeting on April 3. “The City received a number of strong offers on this property which speaks volumes to the level of interest in Orillia as a good place to invest,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “Council is pleased to accept Mr. Bottero’s offer and we look forward to seeing this vacant site revitalized as a new residential development...