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March Certainly Came In Like a Lion! - Snow Clearing Update

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2016 10:00 AM

March certainly came in like a lion!

The winter storm that came through overnight dumped as much 28 cm. of snow keeping Town crews busy since 2:30 a.m. The majority of the main roads have been cleared. The clearing of the side roads is in progress.

Due to the heavy snow conditions the clearing is taking more time to complete – estimated to be 12-13 hours. Under less demanding conditions snow clearing would take 8 hours.

It is anticipated that the snow clearing to be completed around 2:00 p.m. today.


Recommended Budget Keeps Town on Path to Financial Sustainability

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 04:00 PM

NEWS RELEASEFebruary 17, 2016 Recommended Budget Keeps Town on Path to Financial SustainabilityTaxpayers Likely to See a 1 to 4 % Increase in Their 2016 Tax Bill Gravenhurst, ON – The recommended 2016 Budget was presented to Gravenhurst Town Council on Wednesday February 17th, by Val Sequeira, Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer. It continues to implement the multi-year plan initiated in 2015 that will move the Town towards greater financial strength and sustainability. The tabling...


Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 02:30 PM

New Ministry of Natural Resources Requirements for Docks and Single Story Boathouses

Effective immediately,the Town of Gravenhurst Building Department will require a copy of the Land Use Permit issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources for your proposed construction of docks and single storey boathouses occupying more than 15 square metres.(shadow).  This work permit should be submitted at the time of application.

The Ministry Requirements that affect Gravenhurst include:

  • New docks, expansions...

Town Notices, Feb.11 2016

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 04:30 PM

Your Town of Gravenhurst Public Notices (click to view)

Smoke Alarms Have a Life Span Too! Make Sure Your Alarms are in Working Order

Posted on Friday, February 05, 2016 03:45 PM

NEWS RELEASEFebruary 5, 2016 Smoke Alarms Have a Life Span Too!Make Sure Your Alarms are in Working Order GRAVENHURST, ON -  Smoke alarms aren’t just for show, they’ve been a requirement in homes outside sleeping areas since 1976. Today, its a requirement to have one alarm on every level of a home and one outside every sleeping area. It is equally important to properly maintain your smoke alarms to ensure they are in working order.  “A common misconception people have is...

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