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Media Release: Fire Department Responds to Early Morning Emergency in Baysville

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2024 10:59 AM

(Baysville) – At 12:04 am this morning the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting an explosion at the Lake of Bays Brewing Company in Baysville. Crews from Station 4 in Baysville, including 15 firefighters and three trucks, attended the scene on Muskoka Road 117.

Upon arrival firefighters discovered a vapour cloud around the building. The cause of the plume was attributed to an over-pressurized tank containing carbon dioxide. This caused a supply line to fail,...

Community Flag Raising - Crime Stoppers Month

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2024 10:30 AM

In recognition and support of Crime Stoppers Month, the Town of Huntsville is pleased to raise the Crime Stoppers Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka Flag on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 1:00 pm in Civic Square. All are welcome to attend as it is an opportunity to acknowledge the support of the community, RCMP, and media in helping Crime Stoppers achieve much success. To learn more about Crime Stoppers Month, visit:

Notice of Special General Committee Meeting - January 11, 2024

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2024 02:51 PM

A Special General Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2024. The Committee will work to revise the 2024 Draft Consolidated Budget.

Details are as follows:

Special General Committee Meeting
10:00 a.m. at the Huntsville Civic Centre, Municipal Council Chambers
Online and in person
Agenda Package

Special General Committee Pre-Meeting Highlights – January 11, 2024

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2024 02:22 PM

At this special meeting, General Committee will receive a presentation from Town Staff on the Revised Draft 2024 Budget.

To provide a brief recap: at the previous Special General Committee Meeting on December 12, 2023, where the initial Draft 2024 Consolidated Budget was presented by Town Staff, General Committee provided direction to staff to revise the Draft Budget and return for further consideration by Committee in January. The revisions requested by Committee would reduce the proposed net tax...

News Notice: Huntsville Releases Updated Development Charges for 2024

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 02:08 PM

(Huntsville, ON) The Town of Huntsville has released the updated Development Charges for 2024 that will come into effect on January 1, 2024.

As per By-law No. 2019-133, Development Charges are indexed annually as of January 1, using the non-residential building construction price index in the third quarter (Q3) of the preceding year, which was 6.6% in 2023. The updated charges represent an increase of $435 per unit for single & semi-detached houses and an increase of $0.08 per square foot for...