Mayor's Weekly Update

Mayor Gerry MarshallMayor Gerry Marshall sends out weekly updates which are forwarded electronically to interested residents, businesses and groups in Penetanguishene.

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Posted Sunday, January 14, 2018

Hola, from Mexico!
Hard to believe half of January slipped by already and it is time for my first County update of 2018. I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays. Jan and I are returning this Tuesday from a vacation in sunny Mexico and I look forward to officially kicking off what is sure to be a busy year ahead.
Many residents have experienced waste collection impacts over the last 2-3 weeks. We apologize for the inconvenience and would like everyone to know that we are doing...


Posted Sunday, January 07, 2018

Good morning all, Bonjour !
I hope everyone is keeping warm during this deep dive in the temperatures, the weather has set the stage for all things winter and with warmer temperatures being predicted I hope you get out to the enjoy the sport of your choice.
This past week was quieter as we got ourselves back in gear from the holiday’s.  That said we did get one big item out of the gate and that is our SWIFT Fibre broadband Request For Proposals (RFP) . ...


Posted Sunday, December 31, 2017

Happy New Year ! 
Another year has come and gone, they do seem to go by quickly. 
A fairly short message today as the past week was filled with time spent enjoying family and friends,  I hope your week was similar!
Staff wise , not a creature was stirring at town hall this past week as we closed down for the holidays and will re-open on January 2 nd .  That said, there was lots of stirring with our Roads Division staff with all the snow that fell,...


Posted Sunday, December 24, 2017

Happy Holidays, Joyeux Noël and a giant Merry Christmas shout out to everyone !!
As the year comes to a close I thought similar to last week’s year in review at the County of Simcoe level that I would do the same today from a Town perspective.
A look back at 2017
Recreation & Community Services
Canada 150
July 1, 2017 marked Canada’s 150th birthday and we certainly did it up in style.  The inaugural All Things...


Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017

Bonjour, Good Morning
It is mid-month so it is time once again for a Wardens update, it is hard to believe that we have just about put another year in the books.  That said, we still  have a few weeks left to celebrate this special time of year and enjoy the company of our loved ones and friends.
Jack Frost arrived with a vengeance this past week (just ask all our hard working roads staff ! ), if you’re travelling please drive safely and according to conditions...