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Response to COVID-19

Posted March 31, 2020

All Town outdoor recreational amenities such as sports fields, playgrounds, basketball courts, skate parks, bike parks, picnic areas, park shelters, and community gardens are closed as per the Province’s Emergency Closure Order. For a full list of updates and frequently asked questions please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page  http://ow.ly/15Pq50yLtSO


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Strategic Priority

Invest in core infrastructure to connect and serve our growing community

Strategic Actions

  • Enhance the Town’s core infrastructure network including roads, sidewalks, water, sewer, and broadband
  • Create infrastructure to support healthy and active lifestyles and connect residents with nature 
  • Effectively manage new and existing assets to deliver exceptional services to residents while ensuring a sustainable community
  • Focus on improving availability and quality of telecommunications servicing 
  • Revitalization and rejuvenation of key downtown areas to provide a sense of place for the community

Current Projects​

This portion of the website will be updated throughout the Term with relevant projects and plans.

2019

Community Parks, Recreation & Culture

Community Infrastructure & Environmental Services

Development Services

  • Conducted a review of the Town's Servicing Allocation Policy to prioritized future development

Emergency Community Safety Services

  • Corporate Emergency Management Training
    Company Officer development
  • Aerial apparatus delivered
  • Emergency Plan and By-law Update (Annual Compliance update)
  • 2019 Emergency Management Compliance on track   
  • Tanker Shuttle Accreditation Planning
  • Traffic/parking by-law update ongoing
  • Received Firehouse Sub Grant Public Safety Foundation to support and enhance programs
  • Paid on-Call Recruit training
  • Aerial Apparatus Delivered

Corporate Services

  • 2018 year-end audit and financial statements completed with enhanced resident-focused documents
  • Development Charge By-law Update complete (Bill 108 changes to DC legislation, review and sensitivity analysis underway)
  • User Fee By-Law update underway with completion expected in 2019
  • Staff are working on reviewing internal processes and system to move towards a more self-serve, user friendly process in billing and customer service
  • Strategic recruitment of Economic Development Manager
  • Review and revamp program to prioritize job creation and non-residential investment in EG
  • Continue to work with YorkNet to expand fibre connectivity of Town facilities

Legal and Clerks

  • Proposed agreement reached regarding appeal on Zoning By-law