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Town of Collingwood

Weekly Town Page

Friday, September 29, 2017

Council Corner

? Corporate & Community Services: Monday, October 2 | 5:00 p.m. 3rd Flr Library ? No Council meeting October 9th ? Council Meeting: Monday, October 16 | 5:00 p.m. Council Chambers ? Development & Operations Services: Monday, October 23 | 5:00 p.m. 3rd Flr Library For more information please visit

Bid Opportunities

? FIN2017-047 Collingwood Public Library Roof Renovation. Mandatory site meeting October 4, 2017, closing October 10, 2017 ? FIN2017-019 Supply & Delivery of Multiple Light Vehicles (12), closing October 10, 2017 Town of Collingwood competitive bid opportunities can be found at (a fee may apply). Documents can also be picked up in person from Clerk Services, 97 Hurontario Street during business hours, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Business Forum Notices

Fall Bi-Weekly Yard Waste Collection Place your materials at curbside by 7 a.m. on Monday of your collection week. To determine your yard waste collection week visit or consult the waste management calendar. Collection may not coincide with your garbage day. Utilize paper yard waste bags, cardboard boxes, compostable bags or open-ended rigid containers. County of Simcoe Customer Service 1-800-263-3199 12 cm (5 in) 2 m (6.5 ft) Bundle Securely 30 cm (12 in)

Notice of Public Meeting

On Monday October 16, 2017, the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood will hold a public meeting, pursuant to Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, to present and obtain public input on the Black Ash Creek Watershed Special Policy Area Background Study Update and related proposed bylaw imposing the Development Charges. Any person may attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the study and proposed by-law. The meeting is to be held: Monday October 16, 2017 at 5:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Ontario, L9Y 2L9 Tel: 705-445-1030 In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, copies of the proposed by-law and background study are being made available on or before August 25, 2017 from the Clerk Services Department at the above noted location and online at Interested persons may express their comments at the Public Meeting or in writing, addressed to the Clerk at the above address prior to October 16, 2017.

Notice of Road Closure

Hurontario Street, east side parking between 4th Street and 2nd Street, will be closed on Saturday, October 7, from 7:00 a.m. till 9:00 a.m. for the Collingwood Half Marathon.

Grant Program for Heritage Properties

The Town of Collingwood Council and the Heritage Advisory Committee are pleased to announce a Heritage Grant Program for 2018. Eligibility criteria and application process are outlined in the Collingwood Heritage Advisory Committee Grant Guidelines. Grant Guidelines and application forms are available from the Town of Collingwood, Building Services, 55 Ste. Marie St., Unit 301 (3rd Floor), Collingwood or at Applications will be accepted at Town of Collingwood Building Services, 55 Ste. Marie St., Unit 301 (Third Floor) Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W6 beginning October 2, 2017 until December 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood


Citizen Engagement

The Town of Collingwood is seeking applicants for the following Committees/Boards:

Library Programs

A Little Lunch Music

Tuesday, October 3 at 12:15 p.m.

Greg Smith

vocals and guitar

Fraud Protection

for Seniors

Wednesday, October 4

from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. more info: Collingwood Heritage Committee Applicants should have an interest in heritage conservation, historical research, historical building materials and techniques and have good communication skills, demonstrate initiative, and positive attitude. Collingwood Public Library Board Applicants should be passionate about the importance of public library service in Collingwood, believe that a vibrant cultural life is important to a healthy community, be committed to the idea of lifelong learning, believe in providing fair and equitable access to library services to all members of the Collingwood community, be open to new ideas and be willing to listen to the community?s needs and wants. Museum Advisory Committee Applicants should have an interest in historical artifacts and events, background knowledge and experience which will be of benefit to the operation of the Museum, encouraged to be a member of the Museum, demonstrated leadership (mandatory for chair), good communication skills, demonstrate initiative, and positive attitude. Applicants must submit a completed application including a brief statement as to why they are interested in the committee/board and how they believe they could contribute. The application is to be submitted to the undersigned no later than: Friday, October 6, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. All members appointed to committees/boards must reside, own or rent property within Collingwood, be a Canadian citizen, and over the age of eighteen. Please note that the positions are on a volunteer basis. Application forms are available at the Town Hall and on the website at For further information on Town of Collingwood Committees/ Boards please visit: Citizen engagement for a healthy, creative and active community Attn: Christa Carter, Coordinator, Clerk Services, Town of Collingwood 97 Hurontario Street, PO Box 157, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5

Healthy, creative and active

Collingwood is definitely a great place to live. We know that our residents and visitors love our trails, special events, recreation facilities, museum and public art, and we want to know how you see these resources in the future. Join us as we embark on the PRC Master Plan, which will guide our department for the next 10 years. Public Engagement is essential to ensure that together we can build a community that makes us proud! The Collingwood Fire Department will be at the Collingwood Farmers? Market on September 30th. Please stop by our booth and learn about the importance of having working smoke/CO detectors in your residence. Our Fire Prevention team will be on hand to answer any questions about fire safety issues

Framework for Well-Being in Collingwood


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I live here!

PUBLIC MEETING #1 Wednesday, October 4 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Community Rooms 3rd Floor of the Collingwood Public Library 55 Ste. Marie Street PUBLIC SURVEY October 4 until the end of January 2018 Available online and at all recreation facilities Want all the latest updates on the PRC Master Plan, and reminders of upcoming sessions? Join our e-mail list at

Fire Department

Applications for 2018 municipal grant available now

The Town is accepting applications to the Community Recreation & Culture Grant (CRCG) Program. Applicants must speak to PRC staff prior to submitting an application. Contact 705-444-2500 or Full eligibility and application details available at Application deadline: October 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Join the Grant Review Team We are seeking expressions of interest from Collingwood residents who would like to volunteer as a 2018 Grant Review Team member for the Community Recreation and Culture Grant Program. Inquire before October 13 by contacting 705-444-2500 ext. 3236 or

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