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Posted On Monday, June 14, 2021

Due to a watermain fix required on High Street (behind Town Hall), the public washrooms at Club 55 and Coldwell Banker will be temporarily closed and unavailable for use on Wednesday, June 16th from approx. 8:30am-3:30pm. Washroom use will resume once the appropriate infrastructure has been repaired.
Please contact the District of Muskoka Water and Sewer Operations team at 705-645-6764 with any questions about the scheduled watermain shutdown.
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Posted On Monday, June 14, 2021

Manager of Parks and Cemeteries discusses the Canada Geese in Huntsville area parks. Watch the June 14 video https://youtu.be/t80bhwbLo44 or review the highlights:
This time of year, the geese remain grounded in our parks to raise their goslings, until they are strong enough to fly
While they are here, they leave behind a significant amount of droppings. Did you know adult geese leave droppings every 12 mins?
Staff tend to the droppings daily to help keep our...

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Posted On Friday, June 11, 2021

(Huntsville, ON) Construction for Diggin’ Downtown Huntsville will enter Stage 2 on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Stage 2 means that Main Street will be closed to traffic from Brunel Road to Centre Street, including King Street. This brings good news as vehicular traffic will reopen across the swing bridge and on Brunel Road on Wednesday.
Over the next couple of weeks, crews will be finishing up some final restoration work in the Stage 1 area to complete sidewalk installation,...

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Posted On Friday, June 11, 2021

Director of Operations and Protective Services discusses dust suppression on Huntsville roads. Watch the June 10 video or review the highlights:
Calcium chloride is used on Huntsville’s gravel roads to help with dust. It doesn’t evaporate, but attracts moisture and is used for dust suppression.
By using calcium chloride, it assists in packing the road gravel in firmly, making the road surface hard and assists in reducing the maintenance costs for the road.
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Posted On Wednesday, June 09, 2021

The Town of Huntsville would like to notify residents that the 2021 Roads Surface Preservation Program will commence June 14 – 25th, 2021. Preservation is about timing of maintenance and rehabilitation effort to maximize the life expectancy of existing road surfaces. Keeping good roads good and not overlooking bad roads, is a proven asset management strategy. Learn more about the road infrastructure improvement plan and see what roads are scheduled for 2021 rehabilitation.
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