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Upcoming Council Meetings

The next Council Meetings will be on February 21. The Committee of the Whole (CWC) meeting will be at 2 p.m. and Council at 6 p.m. A few topics you may be interested in are:

CWC Meeting:

  • Staff from the Town of Newmarket will present their Automated Speed Enforcement for EG's consideration
  • Learn more about EG’s municipal projects and accomplishments in the 2023 Strategic Plan Annual Report presentation
  • Complete Communities Secondary Plan – EG is undergoing a planning process to help identify what land uses will be allowed. An introductory presentation will be made by the Town’s consultant, outlining options for consideration. To learn more and see a list of impacted lands visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/secondaryplan.

Council Meeting:
There will be two public meetings. You can attend in-person at the Civic Centre or virtually to provide feedback:

  •  A Zoning By-law Amendment application for 17743 McCowan Road. The application proposed to permit a fitness facility within an existing barn.
  • A Zoning By-law Amendment application for 18363 Leslie Street. The application proposes to permit a variety of Employment uses, including warehouse, office, commercial and warehouse uses in three buildings. 

Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/PIC

Get involved!
Review the agenda at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Agendas
Make a deputation at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Deputations

Watch current/past meetings online Contact Council

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Family Day Hours
The Civic Centre will be closed on Monday, February 19 for Family Day, and will reopen on Tuesday, February 20 at 8:30 a.m. Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/holidays

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Draft Tree Protection By-law
The Town is seeking public feedback on the Draft Tree Protection By-law. The proposed draft by-law will protect the existing tree canopy on private property to ensure the preservation of natural heritage areas throughout the Town. Residents are invited to review the draft by-law and provide feedback at the upcoming Public Open House:  
Wednesday, February 28, 2024  
5 to 8 p.m.
East Gwillimbury Civic Centre, 19000 Leslie St.
Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Parks

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Last Call – Give your feedback on EG’s Environmental Strategy by February 16
The draft Environmental Strategy is available for review. Once approved, the Environmental Strategy will guide the municipality’s journey toward building a more diverse, resilient, and sustainable Town for years to come. Visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/EnvironmentalStrategy to view the document. Email your feedback to environment@eastgwillimbury.ca by February 16.

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East Gwillimbury Farmers Market
The East Gwillimbury Farmers Market is looking for vendors for the 2024 season! Vendors can enjoy early-bird pricing until February 29. Learn more and sign up to be a vendor at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/FarmersMarket

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Family Fun Day – THIS Monday!
Join us for Family Fun Day on February 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex (1914B Mount Albert Rd.). Enjoy:

  • Summer Camp registration from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Customer Service desk
  • Free Skate - Sponsored by East Gwillimbury Minor Hockey
  • Face Painting - Sponsored by Cobs Bread
  • Photobooth by EG Public Library
  • Health and Active Living Fair
  • Fire pit, seating and music
  • Free Cobs Bread Fun Buns (while quantities last)
  • Food For Thought Catering - Sponsored by Tiny Seedlings
  • Food Truck ($)

Find more details at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/FamilyFunDay

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Black History Month
February is Black History Month. Join East Gwillimbury and our partners for a series of events and activities to honour, engage, learn, and celebrate the contributions of Black Canadians. Everyone is invited to participate in the following events taking place in East Gwillimbury:

  • York Cinemania: When Morning Comes Wednesday, on February 28 at 7 p.m. at SilverCity Newmarket

Learn more www.eastgwillimbury.ca/BHM

International Women's Day
Join us at the EG Sports Complex (1914B Mount Albert Road) on March 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for International Women's Day as we Inspire Inclusion! Hear from and network with women in various fields who are forging a way for others. Enjoy lunch and a variety of topics including:

  • Helping women to become ‘unstuck” and achieve heightened levels of performance
  • Inspire Inclusion
  • Lifestyle Tips and Strategies for Managing Stress in Daily Living
  • Breaking the Mould: Women in Environmental Work
  • The Ever-Changing Woman
  • Empowering Artistic Voices: Promoting Creative and Artistic Talent of Women and Girls

Learn more and register for $50 at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/WomensDay

Free Public Skates
Brush up on your skating skills and join us at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex for two free skates:

  • Monday, March 11 from noon to 2 p.m. - Sponsored by NewRoads Automotive
  • Thursday, March 15 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Sponsored by Tiny Seedlings

Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/skate

March Break Camps in EG
Get ready for some fun during March Break in EG! Registration is open for:

  • Senior Multi Sport Camp for 8 to 12-year-olds
  • Junior Multi Sport Camp for 4 to 7-year-olds

For more details and to sign up, please visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/SchoolBreakPrograms

360° Kids Experience
Join 360° Kids for the 11th annual 360 Experience event! This fundraising event is in support of at-risk and homeless youth in York Region. Are you ready to join the challenge? Register for the 360°Experience today and help make an impact in the lives of those who need it most. Register at  https://www.360kids.ca/

Winter Solstice Art Show and Sale
Discover the creativity and passion of local artists in our community at the Civic Centre! The show runs Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until March 29.

All pieces are for sale, providing a unique opportunity to support our local artistic community. If you see a piece you are interested in purchasing, please bring the artwork to the Customer Service desk at the EG Civic Centre.

Don't miss out on this celebration of local talent!

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EG is hiring for various positions, including:

  • By-law and Licensing Administrator
  • Camp Supervisor
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Engagement Officer (part-time)
  • Fire Chief
  • Fire and Emergency Services Student
  • Fitness Staff
  • Municipal Law Enforcement Student
  • Planning Student
  • Seasonal Parks Labourer
  • Strategic Advisor
  • Student Parks Labourer
  • Yoga Instructor, Seasonal

Learn more or apply at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Careers

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EG is recruiting for two Council Advisory Committees:

Join EG's Accessibility Advisory Committee
We’re looking for EG Accessibility Advisory Committee volunteers to:

  • Advise on the Town’s Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 
  • Review site plans for accessibility 
  • Connect with the York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee 

Join EG’s Youth Advisory Committee  
Adult members are needed to support the committee and:

  • Make connections with the community
  • Work with other Town advisory committees and groups
  • Help develop new events or programs for teens in EG

Learn more or apply for these committees at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Careers

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