Posted on Thursday, September 02, 2021 09:56 AM
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
CONCERNING AN AMENDMENT TO THE DISTRICT OF MUSKOKA OFFICIAL PLAN
District of Muskoka Official Plan Amendment (OPA) 53 Moose Deer Point Community Water Intake Protection
The District of Muskoka Community and Planning Services Committee will hold a Public Meeting on:
September 23, 2021 1:00 p.m.
This meeting will be held ELECTRONICALLY in accordance with the Municipal Act and the District of Muskoka Procedural By-law, which allow meetings to be held virtually.
Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 12:27 PM
The District Municipality of Muskoka (the District) has launched a new Attainable Head Lease Program to help residents access attainable housing in Muskoka.
Through the program, the District intends to work with private rental property owners and builders to secure residential units in the private market. The District can then make these units available at affordable rental rates consistent with current Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation market rates and provide ongoing support to landlords...
Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 10:51 AM
Following the Province’s commitment to fund additional beds last fall, work to redevelop the Fairvern Nursing Home in Huntsville into a 160-bed long-term care facility is well underway.
Planning and Design Work
Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 10:20 AM
August 11, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) --The District Municipality of Muskoka has provided notice to terminate its curbside collection contract with Waste Connections of Canada, effective November 5, 2022. The District would like to thank the staff of Waste Connections of Canada for their past and on-going service work to the communities of Muskoka to November 5, 2022.
“Council is committed to providing reliable and consistent service to our residents that aligns with the District’s...
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 01:00 PM
Fraserburg Road in Bracebridge will be closed from Cedar Lane to Finch Road at 2pm today, Thursday, July 29, 2021 due to an emergency excavation for water repair.
A detour is made available through the Bracebridge Fairgrounds to Monica Lane.
Repairs are expected to be completed today and the road should reopen this evening.
Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 01:39 PM
July 28, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) -- In April 2021, District Municipality of Muskoka received an investment of over $4 million from the Province of Ontario to fund 12 projects intended to help reduce the impacts of flooding and address the health of the Muskoka River Watershed. Working in collaboration with the community and partners, the District is pleased to announce that several phase one projects have launched.
"On behalf of Council and our partners in these upcoming projects, we want...
Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:23 AM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) -- The Muskoka Emergency Response Committee (MERC) is excited to publicly test Muskoka’s new emergency alert system powered by Voyent Alert! The test will take place on Thursday, July 29th at 2pm, and will give users an example of the notification systems’ design and sound. This free community alerting notification system will make it easy for residents and communities across Muskoka to receive important information quickly during critical incidents and...
Posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 01:41 PM
The District Municipality of Muskoka is excited to launch Muskoka Transit, a new public transit application (app) now available on the Muskoka GeoHub.
The Muskoka Transit app allows residents to plan their trips within and beyond Muskoka by viewing routes of Muskoka transit services all in one interactive map.
Mapped routes include the Corridor 11 Bus, the Rural and Community Connection Service, the Bracebridge Transit – Ride the Wave, Huntsville Transit and connections to the Simcoe County...
Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021 01:49 PM
July 12, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) -- The District is seeking community input to develop a Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan (CSWB) for Muskoka. Every municipality responsible for police services in Ontario must develop a CSWB plan, as part of the Police Services Act. CSWB plans target important community issues like discrimination, racism, financial security and poverty, housing, mental wellbeing and gender- based violence.
“The Solicitor General defines community safety and wellbeing...
Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 02:08 PM
A decision was made by Muskoka District Council to pass District By-law 2021-21, adopting Amendment 50 to the Official Plan of the Muskoka District Area (i.e. Muskoka Official Plan)
Purpose and Effect of the Official Plan AmendmentThe purpose and effect of the Amendment is to: