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Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Town of Penetanguishene and Township of Georgian Bay are pleased to announce that the two municipalities will enter into a shared services agreement for Human Resources and Health and Safety for a two-year trial period until April 30, 2019.
The concept of shared service arrangements is listed as an opportunity for consideration in the 2014 Township of Georgian Bay Core Services Review Report. “This innovative partnership of alternate service delivery...

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Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017

Town of Penetanguishene Council approved the use of internet and telephone voting for the 2018 Municipal Election, in place of the traditional paper ballot system. In 2014, the Town used Internet and telephone voting as well as a paper ballot poll on Election Day; 62% of all voters in 2014 utilized the electronic method. "Penetanguishene stepped forward in North Simcoe in 2014 as a leader in technology, innovation and accessibility for the municipal election and we are pleased...
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Posted Friday, November 25, 2016

Budget ChartsAt last night’s Council meeting, Penetanguishene Council approved the 2017 operating and capital budgets which included expenditures totaling $21.1 million ($14.5 million operating & $6.6 million capital). Town staff worked closely with Council to meet the established budget target of 2.4% for the Town portion of the tax bill which falls within Council’s preliminary budget goal as per our calculated Municipal Price Index of 2.4%.
The objective was to provide...

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Posted Sunday, October 09, 2016

It’s Fire Prevention Week
Be sure to visit your local fire department during Fire Prevention Week and learn more about smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm requirements and other valuable fire safety information.
The fire departments of Georgian Bay, Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny will be on site at the following locations:
Thursday October 13th – McDonald’s Restaurants Highway 93 and Wal Mart locations
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM...

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Posted Saturday, October 01, 2016

The Town of Penetanguishene requests the co-operation of all drivers of motor vehicles on all highways and municipal parking lots within the Town as required by By-law No.2012-23 as amended.
From November 1, 2016, until April 1, 2017, between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., no person shall:
- Park a vehicle on any highway as defined by By-law, including the shoulder
- Park a vehicle within any municipal parking lot.
Notwithstanding any other provisions...

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