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Posted Wednesday, 22 September, 2021

McLean & Dickey Grant PresentationThe City’s first Tax Increment Grant pilot project was unveiled at 4 King St. by McLean & Dickey. Mayor Steve Clarke celebrated the grand opening and revitalization of the formerly vacant space on Sept. 21, 2021. 
“McLean & Dickey have completely transformed this building from a formerly vacant thrift store to an office of more than 75 industry professionals as part of the City’s Downtown Tomorrow Tier 3 pilot project,” said Mayor Clarke....

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Posted Monday, 20 September, 2021

road closedSimcoe Street will be closed to traffic on Monday, September 20, 2021 from 1:00pm to 9:00pm between 148 and 157 Simcoe Street to allow City crews to repair a sewer lateral.  There will be no access between 148 and 175 Simcoe Street and there is no detour available.
Contact Chris Hoos, Superintendent of Collection and Distribution, Environment and Infrastructure Services Department at 705-325-2293.

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Posted Wednesday, 15 September, 2021

DTCIP My Moon Collective ExteriorProperty owners and tenants in Orillia’s downtown core, take note – Orillia’s Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (DTCIP) Grant Program final intake deadline of 2021 is coming soon. 
The DTCIP, now in its fifth year, encourages growth in the core of the city by providing grants designed to stimulate development. Council approved $240,000 for the 2021 grant program to offset costs related to façade improvements, signage, feasibility studies,...

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Posted Tuesday, 14 September, 2021

COVID-19 PostThe City of Orillia is implementing a new COVID-19 prevention policy for City employees, including Council members. The policy requires all employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of medical exemption by Nov. 15, 2021. The policy applies to all employees, including full-time, part-time, contract, casual, volunteers, students and board and committee members. 
Employees who have not been vaccinated or who do not disclose their vaccination status by Nov....

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Posted Monday, 13 September, 2021

Orillias Climate Future - Guest Speaker Event

CBC Broadcaster Bob McDonald to attend as keynote speaker; prizes to be won

Residents are invited to join Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks & Quarks, at Orillia’s Climate Future Virtual Open House taking place on Sept. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 
McDonald, who hails from Orillia, will be kicking off the Virtual Open House with his thoughts on local climate action. Registration...
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