Georgina is marking its 200th anniversary in 2018! The Township of Georgina was named and declared open for settlement on August 28, 1818. All members of the community are invited to join together to recognize and celebrate this important milestone. Visit Georgina.ca/g200 for details and a look back on our local history. Stay tuned for ongoing updates throughout 2018. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Slip on some shades and think spring. Your Spring/Summer Program and Municipal Guide will arrive February 22 online and in the Georgina Advocate. Registration for spring programs and summer camps opens March 6. Take advantage of our February programming while you wait, including the Sweetheart Swim on Tuesday, February 13 or Family Day Swims or Skates on Monday, February 19.
You can now contact Green for Life (GFL) directly at 1-866-421-5625 or WasteLine@gflenv.com for waste inquiries. Customer service is open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Visit www.gflenv.com for up-to-date status on your waste pickup. For more information, check your 2018 Waste & Recycling calendar, available at the Civic Centre, local library and online, or try the MyWaste app on your phone.
Thank you for your feedback during the 2018 Town Budget process. On February 7, Council ratified a 1.76% increase for the 2018 Tax Levy Budget, an additional 1.19% Tax Levy increase for capital reserves, for a total 2.95% increase. The budget offers something for everyone, including projects and improvements across the community. See our 2018 Budget Breakdown for an informative look at how your tax dollars are put to work.
Don’t miss your chance to apply for the Georgina Community Initiatives Fund. Applications are open until February 16. Georgina is committed to assisting local individuals, community groups and organizations with their fundraising needs. To support this commitment, the Town established the Community Initiatives Fund, which is funded through the Annual Georgina Charity Golf Classic. Apply today.
We're on the lookout for exceptional staff to join our team! Current openings include Camp Counsellor, Parks Crew Leader, Parks Attendant and more. Check our careers page on georgina.ca often to keep up-to-date with current opportunities. Employment with the Town of Georgina offers an opportunity to make a positive difference in our community. Join us!