News & Notices
Are you a passionate, enthusiastic, creative problem solver?
If you are a commercial property owner or business tenant located in the Downtown Business Improvement Area, and this matches you - Please apply for this opportunity to work with like-minded individuals as a Director of the Board of Management. Businesses may even nominate a dedicated staff member that has the leadership and other skillsets needed!
The Town of Collingwood is adding an app-based parking payment option to paid parking in Downtown Collingwood beginning on Friday, September 4. Parking passes, pay and display, and coin operated payment methods will continue to be available in Downtown Collingwood. This app-based, online-based payment option will enhance the user experience and reduce interactions and touchpoints through the pandemic. Downtown Parking Fees have not changed.
The Town of Collingwood would like to remind property owners that outside of hotels, motels, and owner-occupied bed and breakfast establishments, Short Term Accommodation (less than 30 days) is not permitted.
Please take notice that there will be an emergency road closure on Telfer Road from Campbell Street to Spruce Street on Thursday, August 20 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM for a tree removal. This will include a full closure from 76 to 83 Telfer Road.
The Town of Collingwood is launching a new Paid Parking Pilot Project at Sunset Point Park and Princeton Shores. This pilot will be in operation beginning on Friday, September 4 (Labour Day Weekend) and will test an app-based, online-based payment method for parking that increases the user experience and reduces interactions and touchpoints. Parking fees will be $5.00 per hour, and fees will be waived at the Resident-Only Parking Lot on the east end of Sunset Point Park near the Water Treatment Plant.
Collingwood has embraced the outdoor dining experience in a new way this year! Introducing Collingwood Patiolicious - a fresh new way of experiencing the taste of Collingwood's culinary experts and the creative approach they have taken to their expanded patios. Located on back lots, hidden gardens, main street parking spaces, and other undiscovered areas, these new patios also reflect the artistic creativity that abounds around South Georgian Bay.
Poets with a passion for literary arts and who are willing to act as a champion for poetry and/or the spoken word are invited to apply for the position of Collingwood’s second Poet Laureate. A complete description of the position and details for applying are available online at www.collingWord.ca.
The Collingwood Museum is pleased to announce that it is taking steps to return to services. While the building is not yet ready to re-open to the public, staff will be offering curbside pick-up, commencing Monday, August 17.
As of Monday, August 17, the Town of Collingwood is pleased to announce the re-opening of Central Park Arena for ice rentals, with a modified schedule of Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and with special Return to Play instructions.
Join the Urban Economy Forum (UEF), in collaboration with UN-Habitat and the Town of Collingwood, for the Habitat in Towns - Collingwood World Summit on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 2, 2020. This virtual summit will work toward realizing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and in particular the urban SDG: creating resilient and sustainable towns and communities.