Georgina Council wants to hear your opinion on whether retail cannabis stores should operate in our community. Complete our survey online or, hard copies can be found at the three library branches, the three Club 55 locations, the Georgina Gym and the Civic Centre. The survey closes Jan. 10 and results will be presented to Council on Jan. 16. Visit georgina.ca/cannabis to learn more.
Did you receive your copy of the 2019 Waste and Recycling Calendar? They are available at the Civic Centre, Georgina Public Library (Keswick, Pefferlaw and Sutton branches) or you can view and download a copy online on the Waste and Recycling Collection Schedule webpage. Christmas trees will be collected the week of Jan. 14, 2019 on your regular collection day.
The Mayor and Council New Year’s Levee takes place on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the ROC. Enjoy a free pancake and sausage breakfast cooked by staff from Enbridge Gas Distribution and served by Members of Council. It all happens from 9 a.m. to noon and includes free tubing, tobogganing, snowboarding and skiing.
The Town of Georgina is hosting a series of workshops for Festival and Event organizers on Jan. 17 and 31 at the Link. Learn how to leverage free advertising opportunities, find out if you’re eligible for grant funding programs and how you can reach more people through established social media networks.
Don’t miss this unique shopping experience celebrating local artisans, chefs, farmers and crafters - and new vendors too! Join us for the Link Winter Market on Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be henna demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, ice rink games and a ribbon cutting for the quilt display at noon.
Council is back this month with a number of meetings focused on the draft 2019 Budget. If you would like to attend, the meetings take place Jan. 9, 29 and 30. Council is anticipated to approve the budget on Feb. 13. To keep up to date on everything related to the 2019 Budget, visit georgina.ca/budget.