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November 21 Council Highlights

Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (MYAP)
The Town’s 2023 to 2027 MYAP was approved. The Plan outlines EG’s strategy to meet, and where feasible, exceed the requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to identify, remove and prevent barriers for people with disabilities, making Town programs, services, and facilities more accessible and inclusive for all. The plan is available at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/MYAP

Upcoming Road and Sidewalk Designs Public Information Centre (PIC) - The Town is hosting a PIC on December 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Civic Centre for members of the community to review and provide feedback on a proposed new sidewalk on Mount Albert Road, intersection improvements at Centre Street and Queensville Sideroad., and Rogers Road reconstruction. Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/InfrastructureProjects

Updated Servicing Allocation Policy – Council approved an update to the Town’s current Servicing Allocation Policy, which will provide direction and guidance when making decisions about how EG'S remaining Municipal reserve will be allocated. The updated policy ensures that the Town can achieve the objectives defined in the Strategic Plan through the following updated priority criteria: Employment Related Uses, 40%, New Applications that diversify housing stock or contribute to attainability, 50%, Consents/Individual Connections 10%.

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Upcoming council highlights

December 5

  • Committee of the Whole Council at 10 a.m.
  • Municipal Council at 2 p.m.

December 12

  • Special Council and Council Education Workshop at 10 a.m.

December 19

  • Committee of the Whole Council at 2 p.m.
  • Municipal Council at 6 p.m.

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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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Toy and Food Drive

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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 limit of two waste items/bags for collection each week. More than two items/bags require a collection tag. For more information on waste collection, visit www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Waste

Food Pantry
November 25, and December 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holland Landing Community Centre (19513 Yonge Street). To find more information, email foodpantry@egpl.ca or visit www.egpl.ca/services/egpl-food-pantry

Winter Program Registration
Join us for winter programs! East Gwillimbury has many programs for you to get active during the cold weather. Registration opens for EG residents on December 14 and non-EG residents on December 19. Find a program at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/guide

Parking Reminders

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Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/Parking

2023 Winners from Santa Claus Parade
Thank you to everyone who participated! Congratulations to our award winners:

Best Effort by School

  • York Professional Care and Education 

Best Effort by Walking Group

  • New Leaf Living and Learning Inc.

Best Community Float

  • Viking Shrine Club

Best Commercial Float

  • New Roots Garden Centre

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Chanukah Celebration

On December 7 at 5 p.m., together with the Chabad of Newmarket, EG will be celebrating Chanukah with a LED Menorah lighting outside of the EG Sports Complex. Enjoy free Chanukah doughnuts, hot drinks, and festive music!

Light up the Landing
Join the Holland Landing Community Group's 5th Annual Light Up the Landing: Holiday Lights Competition! The competition takes place from December 1 to 15. Judging happens on December 19. Winners will be announced December 22! Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/lightupHL

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 (1914B Mount Albert Road). Donations of a non-perishable food items will be accepted as admission. Learn more at www.eastgwillimbury.ca/SkateWithSparky

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