News & Notices
Now is a crucial time for you to exercise Physical Distancing and Self-Isolation so we can limit the spread of COVID-19. Health Canada, the Ministry of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, and the Town of Collingwood are asking you to stay at home and self-isolate.
At the Wednesday, March 25 Special Council Meeting, Town of Collingwood Council approved COVID-19 Relief Measures that will support residents and businesses through these uncertain times.
Here is a listing of our Alternative Customer Services opportunities during this time of temporary closures.
The Town of Collingwood has proactively implemented a number of temporary measures to help get ahead of COVID-19 and to protect Residents and Staff. The Town is closely monitoring the situation and is ready to ramp up Business Continuity and Essential Services Plans in the event that COVID-19 escalates. Town Staff and Council are working hard to safeguard the best interests of the community while continuing to successfully deliver Town Services.
The County of Simcoe has launched a Business Impact Survey with partners.
Please take notice that amendments to the Procedural By-law No. 2019-075 intend to be brought forward for consideration to allow for remote participation at a Council meeting during a State of Emergency pursuant to Bill 187, the Municipal Emergency Act, 2020. This will be considered at the Special Meeting of Council scheduled for March 25, 2020.
Reminder to Town of Collingwood residents to not flush sanitation wipes down the toilet.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is taking action to help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 by restricting the access to its facilities, including detachments, across the province until further notice. The OPP is committed to the health and safety of its members and the public. OPP facilities remain open during regular operating hours, with enhanced screening to ensure the health and safety of the public. Detachment phone numbers are available at opp.ca/detachments.
Please take notice that seasonal hiring is temporarily put on hold. As you are aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is having impacts around the world. Normally at this time of year, we look forward to our Seasonal employees joining our team and performing work that helps to make Collingwood an incredible place to live, work, and play. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we have been forced to put our seasonal hiring on hold until we know when the season will begin.