Toys for Tickets raises over $2,600 in toys for local children
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 02:37 PM
For immediate release (Dec. 12, 2022) – Parking tickets were turned into holiday cheer this morning as Mayor Don McIsaac presented over $2,600 in children’s toys and toy store gift certificates from the 2022 Toys for Tickets campaign to the local chapter of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District, the Couchiching Jubilee House and the Salvation Army.
“The City of Orillia is proud to facilitate this program to turn parking tickets into toys...
Council authorizes long-term direction for Rotary Place refrigeration system
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2022 04:36 PM
Replacement system eliminates possibility of Legionella bacteria through dry, air-cooling
For immediate release (Dec. 7, 2022) – Orillia Council has approved a long-term plan for the refrigeration system at Rotary Place.
At its meeting on Dec. 7, 2022, Council authorized staff to execute an agreement for the design and contract administration for a new, indoor, self-contained compressor system and outdoor dry condenser (dry chiller) to replace the current Rotary Place...
Council greenlights temporary measures to put ice back in at Rotary Place
Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2022 04:33 PM
For immediate release (Dec. 1, 2022) – Orillia Council has approved temporary measures to get user groups back on the ice at Rotary Place as soon as possible.
At a special meeting on Dec. 1, 2022, Council authorized staff to execute an agreement for the rental, installation and other potential costs associated with installing a temporary refrigeration system at Rotary Place for up to 18 months with a total cost limit of $425,000. The funding was allocated from the Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve.
Foundry Park Design Plan Community Workshop #2 takes place Dec. 14
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 02:45 PM
For immediate release (Nov. 30, 2022) – Members of the public are invited to learn more about the Foundry Park Design Plan project at a Community Workshop taking place on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber at the Orillia City Centre (50 Andrew St. S.).
“With the help of our community, the City is exploring the design of a potential skateboard park and playground at Foundry Park. The feedback we receive through the upcoming workshop on Dec. 14 will be instrumental to determine the...
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Forum takes place Nov. 30
Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 03:36 PM
Members needed for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Community Roundtable
For immediate release (Nov. 16, 2022) – Residents and organizations are invited to take part in an open forum at the Orillia Public Library on Nov. 30, 2022 at 5 p.m. regarding the establishment of an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Roundtable.
The forum will provide an update on results of the research and consultation with stakeholders and community members conducted earlier in 2022 and includes an open call for...