Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 01:31 AM
The Muskoka Emergency Response Committee (MERC) is excited to launch #AlertMuskoka, an important new notification tool powered by the Voyent Alert! System. This free community alerting app will make it easy for residents and communities across Muskoka to quickly receive important information during critical incidents and emergency situations.
By downloading the Voyent Alert! app and registering, residents and visitors can select to receive notifications from a wide variety of communication...
Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 05:41 AM
Recycling collection for Muskoka residents continues as normal, please continue to sort recyclables and set out on your normal collection day.
A Request for Proposal (RFP) was recently issued for Recycling Processing and Hauling contracted services. The deadline for submission of proposals is Monday, March 29, 2021 and the results will be considered at the Engineering and Public Works Committee on April 12, 2021.
The RFP was developed to prepare for province-wide blue box...
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 05:57 AM
The average resident will see an overall 2.05% tax increase in the District portion of their municipal property taxes in 2021 for general services, which translates into an impact of approximately $17.57 for a property valued at $300,000 in Muskoka.
District Council approved a $131,668,252 tax-supported operating expenditure budget earlier this week. The 2021 budget focuses on maintaining existing services and service levels across the District, while continuing to invest...
Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 01:49 AM
March 18, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) – While spring brings the promise of warmer weather and longer days, it also brings a variety of conditions, including heavy rain, severe weather, and rapid snowmelt that can increase the risk of flooding in flood-prone areas.
This spring thaw, commonly known as the spring freshet, is a result of snow and ice moving and melting into our lake...
Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 07:29 AM
(Huntsville, ON) Huntsville’s Diggin’ Downtown construction transformation is officially underway. Stage 1 road closures are in effect: Main Street is fully closed from the Bridge to West Street and River Street remains fully closed from High Street to Main Street.
What’s Happening Now: March 15 – March 26, 2021
This week and next, crews are removing asphalt, curbs, poles and traffic lights to access underground infrastructure so we can start Diggin’ Downtown and expose the aging...