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Council highlights from the June 7, 2022, meeting

Business Advantage Program
Continuing to act on the recommendations of the economic development strategy, staff delivered a presentation on the Business Advantage program. This program focuses on ensuring that investors and growing businesses have the support and guidance they need to successfully navigate the development process.

2021 Year in Review
Staff presented a “2021 Year in Review” for the EG Emergency Management program. Highlights of 2021 include: continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, adherence to compliance requirements, training of the control group members, and completion of an annual emergency exercise. Future program efforts include the transition of the Emergency Operations Centre to the new EG Operations Centre and development of EG’s Business Continuity Plans.

Vivian Creek Hiking Trail Realignment
The community is invited to provide input on the Vivian Creek hiking trail realignment. This work is required to address eroding infrastructure. A public meeting will take place on Thursday, June 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mount Albert Community Centre.

Watch past meetings online

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Idea Consultation

Don’t know where to begin when starting your own business? In partnership with the Town of Georgina and the Town of East Gwillimbury, York University’s YSpace Idea Consultations can help you get started. This program provides entrepreneurs everything you need to launch or refine your business.

The program provides:

  • Free one-on-one consultation with a business professional
  • A defined roadmap aligned to your unique needs
  • Additional support and mentoring

Connect with us today at www.advantageeg.ca/entrepreneurshiphub/

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Get involved in your community

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If you are interested in running for office, nomination forms for the 2022 Municipal Election may be filed in person or by an agent with the Returning Officer during regular business hours and by appointment only. Candidates may file a nomination form until 2 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022. For more information visit www.egvotes.ca

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Waste Collection Changes - Back to Two
Starting July 5, EG will return to its two bag/item garbage collection limit. Waste over the two bag/item limit will require a collection tag. To purchase collection tags, please visit Customer Service at the Civic Centre. For more information, visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Waste

Grass clippings are not yard waste
The Town reminds residents that grass clippings cannot be collected as yard waste. Consider grasscycling, which means leaving the clippings on your lawn to help keep moisture in the grass and reduce the need for fertilizer.

Joint Fire Services Public Information Centre
Share your thoughts! Join us for EG’s joint fire services assessment Public Information Centre on Tuesday, June 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Have your say about how fire services are delivered in our community. Learn more at

Notice of Passing - By-law 2022-054
Council passed by-law 2022-054 to rezone a portion of 18818 and 18948 Woodbine Avenue to permit cold storage distribution, a distribution centre, a transport terminal, a stormwater management facility, a pumping station, a truck refuelling station, and a truck repair garage. More specifically, the property is rezoned from Rural (RU) to Employment Prestige – Exception (M1(170)) and Environmental Protection (EP) and Environmental Protection – Exception (EP (171)). The last date for filing an appeal is June 28, 2022. For additional information, please contact planning@eastgwillimbury.ca

Join our CTV News team camp!
This half-day camp will introduce students to the exciting world of journalism in a fun, supportive and encouraging environment that promotes innovative thinking. All proceeds from this program will be used to purchase technology for future STEAM initiatives in EG. For students ages 10 to 13. Register using code 8833 at www.eastgwillumbury.ca/ireg

Artist Applications Open for 2022 Tapestry of Taste
The Town is accepting applications from artists who want to display their creations at the 2022 Tapestry of Taste. Applicants are encouraged to submit artwork that reflects the event’s “Together Again” theme. Apply to be in the show by Friday, July 15, 2022, at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/TOT

June is Recreation and Parks Month
Join EG to celebrate June as Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM)! Take a photo of yourself completing one of the activities on our JRPM calendar and comment on our Facebook post to be entered in a draw to win one of five Active EG passes. Each pass is redeemable for 10 visits to Town-run drop-in programs. View the calendar at
www.eastgwillimbury.ca/JRPM and visit our Facebook page @TownofEastGwillimbury to enter!

The Youth & Community Initiatives Fund is receiving applications for Grant Funding!
Proceeds raised through the East Gwillimbury Mayor & Council Annual Golf Tournament are directed to the Youth & Community Initiatives Fund (YCIF). The YCIF has funds available that will be dispersed to various community groups, agencies, schools, and organizations. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, June 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/YCIF. For any questions, contact Gina Casey at gcasey@eastgwillimbury.ca

EG Sports Complex COVID-19 Booster Clinic
York Region is opening pop-up vaccination clinics for booster doses on June 10 and June 24 at the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex in the Canada Hall. Learn more: www.eastgwillimbury.ca/VaccineSupport

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EG Farmers Market
Every Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Civic Centre!
For details, visit www.egfm.ca

Friends of the EG Library Shabby Chic Fundraiser
Help raise $3000 for Southlake’s Books for Babies initiative on June 18, 2022, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sharon Temperance Hall rain or shine! Gently used clothing, books, household and vintage items. For more information, email eglibraryfriends@gmail.com

Summer of Parks signature planter opening

Paid on-call firefighter recruitment

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