Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023 05:08 PM
For immediate release (April 20, 2023) – Today, the City of Orillia’s Art in Public Places Committee (APPC) unveiled its newest public art commission “Crossroads, Connections and Intersections”thanks to $331,700 in support provided by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
The APPC was joined by Orillia Mayor Don McIsaac at the Orillia Recreation Centre for the unveiling of the sculpture “Endorphin,”by artist Camille Rajotte...
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 12:01 PM
Events will take place this summer in Orillia with modified operations
For immediate release (April 18, 2023) – As work continues as part of the multi-phase Centennial Drive Area Improvements project in the downtown waterfront area, the City is working with local event organizers to adapt plans to continue hosting events this summer in the Sunshine City.
During its meeting on April 17, 2023, Council approved temporary changes to park by-laws for the 2023 season to allow additional events to take...
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 11:34 AM
City gathering public input and ideas for enhancing downtown over the next 10-20 years
For immediate release (April 17, 2023) – The City of Orillia invites members of the public to take part in upcoming workshops on May 9 and 10, 2023, to provide feedback to help inform an update of the current Downtown Tomorrow Plan, which provides a long-term vision for the City’s downtown.
“We look forward to working with the community to build a vision and direction for the future of our downtown,” said Mayor...
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 02:14 PM
Residents can park and launch for free with Resident Boat Trailer Parking Permit
For immediate release (April 4, 2023) – As approved during the 2023 budget process, a new Boat Trailer Parking Program will soon begin in Orillia.
The new program will be in effect seven days a week (Monday through Sunday) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will run from May 15 to Oct. 15 annually. Orillia residents, and those who pay taxes directly to the City, can park their boat trailer for free by displaying a Resident...
Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 10:54 AM
Program made permanent during April 3 Council meeting
For immediate release (April 4, 2023) – After running a pilot program with 12 participating properties, Council has declared the Backyard Hen Pilot Program a success and has authorized a permanent program moving forward in Orillia.
“Council is pleased with the outcome of the Backyard Hen Pilot Program. Allowing residents with appropriate properties to keep backyard hens for the purposes of egg production is one way the City can support food...