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Customer Service is available during facility closures. You can reach the team at 905-478-4282 or reach us online through either of these methods:

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Council Highlights - November 16, 2021

Covid-19 Updates - A staff memo was presented to Council outlining key Town COVID-19 updates. Items covered in the Memo include information about the Verify Ontario App, Council Operations continuing in a remote manner for the balance of 2021 with the potential for a hybrid meeting structure in 2022, and an update on the annual holiday Toy and Food drive. Council was also informed that a Remote Work Policy is being developed for EG staff.  For the latest COVID-19 updates, please visit our COVID-19 Updates page.

Seniors Community Grant: Awarded to EG - Staff announced that Ontario’s Seniors and Accessibility Ministry awarded up to $25,000 to the Town for the 2021 Seniors Community Grant program. The funding will contribute towards enhanced and safe programming within the Ontario loft at the Town’s Sports Complex.

Updates to Centre Street and Mount Albert Revitalization Projects - Staff provided an update on the Mount Albert Centre Street and the Holland Landing/Yonge Street Revitalization projects. The Mount Albert Project is currently undergoing a Request for Proposals process for design services. Additional economic development work is underway at the same time. The Holland Landing – Yonge Street Project is underway, and staff are reviewing input from the public. A revised concept plan is being developed and will be presented to Council in early 2022.

Bradford Bypass Update - As part of the recent provincial government Ontario Economic Outlook, plans were tabled to advance the Bradford Bypass, a key priority for the Town. Staff shared those details and provided a draft resolution for Council’s consideration to request updated information from the Province relating to the expected environmental impacts and traffic benefits of the project.

East Townline Bridge: Upcoming Closure - East Townline Bridge, located approximately 630 metres south of Holborn Road, is to be closed due to an unexpected and advancing localized failure of the deck. A design is being advanced to allow the bridge to be replaced/repaired as soon as possible commencing in 2022. Once plans for the closure are finalized, the surrounding community will be informed through the Town Page, website updates, signage and social media.

Updated Snowmobile Bylaw - Staff presented an updated Snowmobile By-law which now includes:

  • Operating restrictions from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
  • Operating restrictions on any turfed boulevard, defined as that part of the boulevard improved with regularly maintained turf grass
  • Exemptions section, which grants an exemption to operate a motorized snow vehicle for emergency purposes by York Regional Police, Town employees and employees of Public Utilities

Staff will focus efforts on informing the community about safe snowmobile use and operation.

Get involved with Council Meetings!

To view EG's Council Meeting schedule, visit our Council Calendar.

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2022 Business Plan and Budget

Upcoming Business Plan and Budget meetings

December 7 at 10 a.m. (Business Plan and Budget Deliberation)

December 14 at 6 p.m. (Business Plan and Proposed Budget Adoption)

January 18 at 6 p.m. (Water and Wastewater Budget Deliberation)

Get involved with EG’s 2022 Business Plan and Budget by joining us for virtual budget meetings! Learn more about EG’s budget process, watch previous meetings, review presentations, and provide feedback on how you would like your tax dollars invested in Town programs and services by visiting our Budget page. Watch the meetings at the Town's YouTube Channel.

Santa and reindeer - parade tour on December 4 at 10 a.m.

Public Notices

Children 5-11 Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccinations

On Friday, November 19, Health Canada authorized the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years of age. It is anticipated that administration of COVID-19 vaccinations for this age gorup will begin Friday, November 26, 2021. Appointments for this age group will be available by appointment only, at or by calling 1-877-464-9675. For more information, visit our COVID-19 Support page.

EG's COVID-19 Screening App

EG has a new COVID-19 Screening App for visitors entering Town Facilities. You can access the EG COVID-19 Screening App by using this QR code or by visiting EG's COVID-19 Screening App page.

QR Code to EG Screening App

Final Yard Waste Collection

The final week of yard waste collection will take place from November 30 to December 3 on your regular collection day. For more information, visit our Garbage, Recycling, Green Bin and Yard Waste page.

Lymantria Dispar Dispar (LDD/Gypsy Moth) Egg Masses

As you are cleaning up your gardens and yards for winter, make sure you are checking for LDD egg masses! LDD egg masses are oval in shape, tan in colour and fuzzy in texture. They tend to be on tree trunks and on the underside of branches and leaves, and other sheltered areas like deck chairs or firewood piles. To reduce the LDD caterpillar population and damage done next year, it is important to remove these egg masses now. Visit our LDD: Protect Your Trees page for step-by-step instructions and tips.

Notice of Virtual Public Meeting - Reminder

On Tuesday, December 7 at 10 a.m. there will be a virtual meeting regarding the Amendment to the 2019 Development Charge By-law. Those wishing to address Town Council must advise the Clerk in writing no later than noon on Friday, December 3, 2021 by e-mail. You can watch the meeting live on the Town's YouTube Channel.

Coyote Safety 

If you encounter a coyote, keep your distance and keep pets on a leash. If the coyote is aggressive:

  1. Stop and pick up small children and pets.
  2. Shout loudly, wave your arms high in the air or use whistles.
  3. Back away slowly while remaining calm.
  4. Never run or turn your back on a coyote.

To learn more about how to deal with coyotes, please call the Ministry of Natural Resources at 905-713-7400 or If the coyote poses an immediate threat to public safety, please call 911.

Let's Get Ready For Winter Parking!

Keeps roads safe this season!

  • Do follow the three-hour parking limit on all Town roads.
  • Do complete a parking consideration form for temporary parking relief from the three hour limit.
  • Don’t park on the road if it is snowing.
  • Don’t overhang onto the curb, road or sidewalk when parking on a driveway.

Visit our Parking page for more information on parking in EG, and to fill out the parking consideration form.

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Employment Opportunities

Winter Seasonal Parks Labourer (Seasonal Contract)
Deadline to apply is Sunday, November 28

Events Programmer (Farmers Market - Seasonal Contract)
Deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 30

There are also part-time recreational positions available! 
Visit our Careers page to learn more and to apply!

Community Events 

Santa Claus Facebook Live & Colouring Contest - Join Santa on December 8 at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live, as he answers your questions! He will also pick the three winners of the colouring contest between 6:30 to 7:30p.m.! If you did not have a chance to submit your colouring sheets, you can drop them off at the EG Sports Complex until December 7 for your chance to win a prize pack! For more details or to download a colouring sheet, visit our Events page.

EG Food Pantry - November 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holland Landing Community Centre.

James Anglican Church Food Pantry - Open every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, located at 18804 Leslie Street. Residents can drop in to the food pantry for assistance, if you require clothing, please call 905-478-1959 to make arrangements for pick-up.

Visit our website calendar to learn about all upcoming and new events in the EG community or to submit an event of your own! Check out our Calendar now!EGPL ad - enjoy entertainment