Council identifies Peter St. S. as Arts District
Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 12:00 PM
One block of Peter St. S. can now officially be referred to as the City’s Arts District.
Council voted in favour of identifying the one block section of Peter St. S., between Missisaga St. E and Colborne St. E., as the Arts District at its meeting on Nov. 25, 2013.
“Orillia is extremely fortunate to have such a vibrant arts and culture community and I’m pleased that Council has officially recognized the block of Peter St. S. as its home,” said Mayor Angelo Orsi. “I look forward to the contributions...
Public input sought for Scout Valley Forest Management Plan
Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013 06:45 AM
The City invites residents to provide input on its Scout Valley Forest Management Plan at a Public Information Centre (PIC) being held Nov. 28, 2013.
“The Scout Valley Forest Management Plan will provide the City with a strategy to maintain, enhance and protect this important environmental park,” said Mayor Angelo Orsi. “Scout Valley users know the park better than anyone else and we want to hear from you how best to manage it now and into the future.”
What: Public Information Centre
Crunch time for City of Orillia 2014 Budget
Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2013 04:30 AM
Orillia Council had its first look at the City’s 2014 Budget Wednesday night.
The staff recommended tax increase for 2014 currently sits at 2.8 per cent; a reduction from the July estimate of 4.1 per cent. Aggressive targets met by City departments resulted in the substantial savings.
“I commend staff for doing their part in finding significant budget savings for 2014. Now it is Council’s turn to review the budget in detail and determine whether there are any additional savings to be found,” said Mayor...
Notice of Intention to Dispose of City Owned Lands
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 08:45 AM
The Corporation of the City of Orillia (the "City") is proposing to dispose of certain lands more particularly described in Schedule "A" (the "Lands"), and as shown in the Key Map.
Any person wishing to comment on the proposed disposition is requested to submit comments in writing to the undersigned by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at the Office of the Clerk, Orillia City Centre, 50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300, ORILLIA, Ontario, L3V 7T5.
The Council of the City will give consideration...
One-hundred solar construction jobs spark additional training
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 11:00 AM
Another local solar construction related training session will take place Nov. 28, 2013, following the success of two previous training events that led to more than 100 jobs. The training session is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Council Chamber at the Orillia City Centre.
“We had a great turn out to the last two training sessions we held, so this time we’ve expanded the session to include WHMIS and fall prevention training so we can really offer the full package,” said Chris Crompton, local representative...