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Budget Discussions Are Happening Now 

East Gwillimbury Council is meeting to review the 2024 Budget. The first two meetings were held on November 13 and 15 and the next meeting will occur on November 22 in the Council Chambers at the Civic Centre. Residents can attend the meetings in-person or virtually watch the meetings on the Town’s YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/TownEastGwillimbury.  

The Budget was initially presented with an overall tax levy increase of approximately $155 per average household. Budget pressures include inflationary and contractual cost increases to maintain base programs and services, growth-related cost increases related to training, legal fees, and software licensing, new staffing requests, and service level enhancements including contributions to asset management reserves and funding for operating the Health and Active Living Plaza when construction is complete.  

Council is working with staff to review the budgets and see where they can reduce the overall impact.  

Council wants to hear your thoughts!  
Every year, residents are asked to provide feedback and share how they’d like tax dollars invested. To complete the 2024 Budget feedback survey, view the Budget details, or watch the meetings, visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/budget

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Upcoming Council Meeting

The next Council meetings will be November 21. Here are a few topics that will be discussed at the 2 p.m. Committee of the Whole Council meeting. You can learn about EG's:

  • Multi-year Accessibility Plan
  • Housing Pledge
  • Servicing Allocation Policy

Get Involved!
The Agenda is now available at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Agendas
You can make a deputation at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/deputations
Watch the meeting at www.youtube.com/TownEastGwillimbury

Redwood Properties Public Meeting
A public meeting is being held to discuss a Zoning By-law Amendment for the Redwood Properties at 18477 Yonge Street on November 21 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Civic Centre, 19000 Leslie Street. The applicant is proposing a multi-phased mixed-use residential development with an on-site private sanitary servicing system. Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/RedwoodProperties

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Customer Service is back upstairs!
The Customer Service area renovation is complete, and the team is back in their original home upstairs at the Civic Centre (19000 Leslie Street). Please visit our new space during regular business hours, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Customer Service is also available at the Sports Complex from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sundays.

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Santa Claus Parade and Road Closure
Santa Claus is coming to Town on Sunday, November 19 beginning at 2 p.m. To ensure the safety of the parade participants and the public, Mount Albert Road will be temporarily closed on November 19 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. between the EG Civic Centre to the EG Sports Complex. Detour routes will be in place; however the closure may affect access to your home.  
Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Santa

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Winter Parking Reminders
Winter and snowy weather is approaching. During winter weather residents are asked to:

Winter Weather Parking

Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/parking

Yard Waste Collection
Yard waste collection takes place every other week until December 1. Place yard waste/fall decor by the curb at 7 a.m. on your collection day. Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/yardwaste

Purchase Collection Tags
Waste collection tags can be purchased at the Civic Centre Customer Service desk at the Civic Centre, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or the Sports Complex. There is a two-item limit for any bin or bag. For more information on waste collection, visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Waste

Youth Virtual Courses – Babysitting, Home Alone and Personal Safety
Expand your knowledge and learn something new at our upcoming fall virtual training sessions! Participants will learn important tips on how to provide care, emergency planning, leadership, and more.

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Notice of Study Commencement
The Town of East Gwillimbury has initiated a Secondary Plan Process for the Town’s Complete Communities (New Community Areas) Secondary Plan. The purpose of the Secondary Plan is to establish a detailed planning framework and urban land uses in accordance with the policies of the Town of East Gwillimbury Official Plan and York Region Official Plan (2022) to allow the Town to begin the long-range planning of the Town’s new community areas.
Learn more information at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/CompleteCommunitiesSecondaryPlan

Summer Camp 2024

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Santa Claus Parade

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
EG's Santa Claus Parade is on November 19 at 2 p.m. followed by festive events at the Sports Complex (1914B Mount Albert Road) sponsored by Tiny Seedlings:

  • Christmas Market from 2 to 6 p.m.
  • Free Skate from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Tree Lighting at 5 p.m.
  • Donations for the toy and food drive will be accepted after the parade at the EG Sports Complex

 Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Santa

Learn about Heat Pumps Information Session
Join EG’s Environmental Advisory Committee for a free information session on November 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Civic Centre (19000 Leslie Street) to discuss using heat pumps at home. The session will explore the environmental, energy efficient, and cost saving benefits with experts. Details are available at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/environment. To register, email environment@eastgwillimbury.ca

Free Skate with Sparky
Join Sparky and the Emergency and Community Safety Services team on December 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. for a free skate at the EG Sports Complex. Food donations of a non-perishable item will be accepted as admission. Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/SkateWithSparky

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