Clear garbage bag program sees 38% reduction in garbage in first year
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 12:33 PM
Organics collection also sees substantial increase
For immediate release (March 24, 2023)– After one year of the City of Orillia’s new garbage bag program, the results are clear; curbside garbage has been reduced by almost 40 per cent and there is a significant increase in diversion rates.
“Council is committed to working with the community for a greener, more sustainable Orillia and I would like to thank residents and businesses for their efforts to make the clear garbage bag program a great...
Temporary Road Closure - 609 Broadview Avenue - Monday, March 27, 2023
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 12:06 PM
The road will be closed at 609 Broadview Avenue between Mooney Crescent and Dale Drive on Monday, March 27, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for a water service repair. Rain date is Tuesday, March 28, 2023.
- Detour details: Moberley Avenue to Broadway Avenue.
- Emergency and bus services have been notified.
Contact Chris Hoos, Superintendent of Collection and Distribution with the Environment and Infrastructure Services Department of the City of Orillia, at 705-325-2293.
Orillia launches 2023 Downtown Tomorrow grant program
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023 02:02 PM
Virtual community workshop scheduled for April 13, 2023
For immediate release (March 23, 2023)– Orillia’s Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (DTCIP) Grant Program has launched for 2023. A virtual community workshop for interested applicants is scheduled for April 13, 2023 and includes a summary of available grant programs.
Orillia Council recently approved $200,000 in funding for the City of Orillia’s DTCIP Grant Program in 2023. The program, now in itsseventh year, encourages growth in...
Orillia appoints new General Manager of Environment and Infrastructure Services
Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023 03:56 PM
For immediate release (March 20, 2023)– The City of Orillia welcomes Roger Young as the new General Manager of Environment and Infrastructure Services.
Council authorized the hiring of Mr. Young at the March 20 Council meeting on the recommendation of the recruitment panel, which consisted of Mayor Don McIsaac, Coun. Tim Lauer, Coun. Ralph Cipolla, Gayle Jackson, Chief Administrative Officer, Lori Bolton, Director of Human Resources, and Andrew Schell, current General Manager of Environment and...
Centennial Drive Reconstruction Phase 2 project update
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 12:06 PM
For immediate release (March 17, 2023)– As work continues as part of the second phase of the Centennial Drive Area Improvements project in the downtown waterfront area, the City is reminding residents and visitors there will continue to be impacts to parking and waterfront access as we head into spring.
“Construction continues this spring to make significant improvements to infrastructure and realign Centennial Drive. This is a critical project for the waterfront revitalization planned over the...