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Joint Media Release: Huntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department Seeks Input on Fire Services

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 10:30 AM

(Huntsville and Lake of Bays ON) The Huntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department is seeking public feedback on fire services in our community as part of the Fire Department’s Master Plan.

“As our communities continue to grow, it is integral that our fire services continue to meet the needs of the area,” says Fire Chief Rob Collins. “We want to know what is important to our residents with respect to our services and where improvements can be made.”

The Huntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department operates five...

Joint Media Release: Diggin’ Downtown Winter Road Re-Opening

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 02:15 PM

(Huntsville, ON) Diggin’ Downtown construction will continue through October, and early November.  The District of Muskoka and Town of Huntsville are working closely with crews to re-open road access to the downtown core for the winter season.

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For the remainder of October and early November, crews will be continuing the sewer and water replacement in the Stage 3 area (West Street to Centre Street). Additionally, crews are working to remove equipment and prepare the site for...

SMDHU Public Notice: Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Mary Lake (Port Sydney beach area)

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 04:30 AM

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit would like to inform residents and visitors to the Town of Huntsville that laboratory analysis has confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom impacting the Port Sydney beach area on Mary Lake, Town of Huntsville.

Many species of blue-green algae (also called cyanobacteria) have the potential to produce toxins that are harmful to the health of humans and animals when exposed in large amounts. Due to the confirmed presence of the bloom, we are asking resident...

Huntsville Seeks Input on Draft Community Planning Permit By-law at Public Meeting on October 27

Posted on Friday, October 22, 2021 05:00 AM

(Huntsville, ON) The Town of Huntsville is looking for public input on the Draft Community Planning Permit By-law (CPP) at an upcoming Public Meeting on October 27, 2021. The CPP By-law will provide Huntsville with the ability to regulate and manage development in a more streamlined and flexible manner, replace the existing Huntsville Zoning By-law and implement the policies of the Town’s Official Plan.

The CPP By-law will provide a new development approval process for Huntsville that merges three...

Joint Media Release: Diggin’ Downtown Lane Restrictions at Main Street and Centre Street

Posted on Monday, October 18, 2021 10:45 AM

(Huntsville, ON) Diggin’ Downtown construction work continues in Stage 3 this week with crews working from West Street toward Centre Street. In order to safely install services and access the construction working zone, lane restrictions are anticipated Tuesday, October 19, until Thursday, October 21, 2021 on the east side of the Main Street and Centre Street intersection and delays will be experienced in this area from 6:30am – 6:30pm.  Crews will be completing the remaining work immediately...