Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 01:38 PM
The Town of Wasaga Beach has initiated a process to amend the Official Plan, Zoning
By-law, and Downtown Community Improvement Plan in order to implement the
Downtown Development Master Plan through redevelopment at Beach Area One.
Three Town-initiated applications have commenced including proposed Official Plan
Amendment (File No. OP04/20), Zoning By-law Amendment (File No. Z13/20) and
proposed amendment to the Downtown Community Improvement Plan (File No.
Council for the Town of Wasaga Beach...
Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 10:30 AM
The total project cost for the twin-pad arena and library project is $59-million, of which the land portion is already paid along with some project management and design fees. The remaining project cost to be covered is $51-million, of which $31-million will be financed through long-term debt. This debt will be issued when the project is complete in 2023. The annual payment will be in the range of $1.5 million and will be made through tax revenue and development charges.
Posted on Monday, February 01, 2021 11:51 AM
Schematic design approved for new twin-pad arena and library
Council has approved the updated schematic design for the new twin-pad arena and library. This is a major milestone in the development of the project.
In addition, they have approved the revised distribution of expenses for the project, based on the more refined design, while maintaining the total project budget of $59-million.
As well, council approved an amendment to the contract with the architectural firm for the project, MJMA Architects...
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 04:49 PM
A Town of Wasaga Beach employee at town hall has tested positive for COVID-19.
The town learned of the positive test Friday and immediately contacted the Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit.
The employee started self-isolating at home on Wednesday and is following the direction of public health, which has completed contact tracing. The town is providing support as needed.
The employee was following protocols in place while in the workplace. They contracted the virus during non-work hours.
Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 05:24 PM
Council has authorized staff to upgrade the bus pass system so transit users can reload bus passes online.
They will also be able to purchase a new pass online and report a lost or stolen pass.
The new features will be accessible through a portal on the town website at www.wasagabeach.com. Watch our website and social media channels for details about the launch.
The service enhancement is due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The recent closure of the municipal office and other town facilities to the public...