Media Release: COVID-19 Update for Town of Huntsville

Posted On Wednesday April 29, 2020

(HUNTSVILLE, ON) Town of Huntsville Council met electronically for a Regular Council meeting on April 29th to discuss COVID-19 impact, questions and concerns from residents. The following updates were approved by Council:

  1. Tax Payments Extended – Council extended the waiving of the penalty on tax payments to July 31, 2020. The deferral allows Town of Huntsville residents the ability to defer interim tax payments prior to July 31, 2020 deadline without incurring any penalty.
  2. Boat Launches – Municipal boat launches are still open at this time. Residents are asked to obey all posted signage, practice 2m distance, avoid gatherings of 5 or more and wash hands frequently.
  3. Garage/Yard Sales – Garage and yard sales are not allowed until further notice. Fines may apply.
  4. Farmers Market – Only food vendors will be allowed to operate with recommended best health practices for essential businesses. No craft vendors at this time.
  5. Special Events – The status of special events will continue to be monitored from a health perspective and plans to postpone, cancel or apply mitigation strategies will be communicated to event organizers.

For frequently asked questions or to ask a question on Town Services during COVID-19 visit myhuntsville.ca. For a full list of up-to-date information on Town services, support and resources during COVID-19 visit online at huntsville.ca/covid19.

-30-

For More Information Contact:
Denise Corry
Chief Administrative Officer
Office 705 789-1751 x 2356
Cell 705 783-0567
Denise.Corry@huntsville.ca