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Posted Thursday, 28 April, 2022

DTCIP West Street April 2022

Registration is now open for virtual community workshop happening May 10
Orillia’s Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (DTCIP) Grant Program has launched for 2022. A virtual community workshop, which will include a summary of all grant programs, has been scheduled for May 10, 2022.
“The DTCIP has been a very successful program to date and we see an opportunity to work with the development community to further spur the revitalization...
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Posted Thursday, 28 April, 2022

April 2022 City of Orillia Grant PresentationMayor Steve Clarke, Coun. Mason Ainsworth, and Coun. Ralph Cipolla presented $4,250 in grant funding to local organizations during a presentation at the Orillia City Centre on April 28, 2022 as part of the City’s 2022 General Grants Program.
“The City of Orillia is pleased to offer funding to support these local organizations and initiatives that contribute greatly to the betterment of Orillia,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “The grants program is another...

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Posted Wednesday, 27 April, 2022

Orillia MCR Process Timeline

Study continues for potential boundary expansion land requirements
As the City continues its Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) process to plan for future growth, at its meeting on April 25, 2022, Council provided direction to update the City’s Land Needs Assessment to contemplate higher minimum intensification and designated greenfield density targets for residential development to be considered with boundary expansion recommendations.
The Province...
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Posted Tuesday, 26 April, 2022

Orillia's Climate Future

Council adopts Climate Change Action Plan for City of Orillia
During its April 25 meeting, Orillia Council adopted the Climate Change Action Plan, entitled Orillia’s Climate Future, in principle. This plan will serve as a roadmap for climate action decision making and priority setting in the City of Orillia over the next 30 years and sets ambitious corporate and community greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets.
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Posted Tuesday, 05 April, 2022

Waterfront Redevelopment Project

City finalizes sale for waterfront redevelopment lands
The City of Orillia is pleased to announce that the sale of municipally-owned lands for redevelopment located at and around 70 Front St. N. to FRAM Building Group (FRAM) is now complete.
The sale, which closed on April 5, 2022, is a major milestone in the redevelopment and revitalization of approximately 8.7 acres of strategic downtown waterfront land in Orillia.
“This sale...
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