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Notice of Special Meeting – May 25, 2015

TAKE NOTICE that a Special Closed Council Meeting & Education Training Session will be held Monday, May 25, 2015 as follows:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Closed Education and Training Session
  •   1:00 p.m. - Closed Council Meeting to discuss Labour Relations
  •   2:00 p.m. - Closed Council Meeting to discuss potential Litigation Re: Greenbank Airways
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Fireworks Safety

With the Victoria Day weekend approaching, please click here for Fireworks Safety Tips.

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Port Perry Secondary Plan Public Meeting – Monday, June 8, 2015

The Public Meeting regarding the Port Perry Secondary Plan will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Latcham Centre, 121 Queen Street, Port Perry.

The Township of Scugog is in the final stages of completing a Secondary Plan for the Port Perry urban area. The Secondary Plan will be an amendment to the Township Official Plan.

The purpose of this meeting is to enable members of the public to provide comments to Council on the draft Secondary Plan. The Township's planning consultants (MHBC) and Township planning staff will provide a general overview of the Secondary Plan, followed by an opportunity for members of the public to provide comments.

Please click the link below for full Notice details.

Notice of Public Meeting

The link below contains draft Port Perry Secondary Plan document.

Draft Port Perry Secondary Plan

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Public Meeting May 11, 2015 – To Receive Input Into Proposed New Sign By-law

The Township of Scugog will be hosting a Public Meeting to receive input into its proposed new Sign By-law.  The objectives of the Sign By-law review exercise were:

  • To restructure and modify the by-law to make it easier to understand, particularly by the public,
  • To update the by-law taking into account new sign technologies such as video signs;
  • To update the by-law with respect to the number, type and size of signs within specific zones (i.e. as per Township Zoning By-law);
  • To clarify sign requirements for the Downtown Heritage Conservation District in particular; and
  • To provide businesses with reasonable and appropriate means to promote themselves, while achieving the Township's urban design and heritage objectives.

The Public Meeting will be held on May 11, 2015 at 7 pm in the Council Chambers.

The proposed new Sign By-law is available by clicking the link below or by contacting Lindsay Burnett at the Township Municipal Offices (905-985-7346 ext, 120).

New Sign By-law 

 

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Get Real Durham!

Get Real Scugog! Fires are happening in your community! Watch for fire safety tips and other information on our website at Get Real Durham.

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Township of Scugog – Community Torchbearer

April 15, 2015 -- Port Perry, Ontario

The Township of Scugog is pleased to announce Gary Edgar as our community torchbearer for the upcoming TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay.

Gary Edgar was a natural selection to represent the Township for this significant event as an inspirational community leader and as an athlete who was inducted into the Scugog Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.

Gary received the prestigious Tom Longboat Award for Excellence in sport and physical activity among First Nations athletes in 1957.  Gary was also honoured for his achievements as a member of the 1955-56 Lake Ontario Bantam "B" champions (basketball), as the 1955 Junior and 1956 Intermediate Track & Field Champion, as an outstanding Midget hockey player, and a member of the Junior & Senior Basketball teams at PPHS including the 1959-60 C.O.S.S.A championship team.  In 1959-60 he was awarded the PPHS Best Basketball Player Trophy.  Gary is a proud member of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation and Chair of the Baagwating Community Association.

"Gary Edgar will proudly carry the Pan Am flame as the community torchbearer for the Township of Scugog" said Mayor Tom Rowett.  "Scugog is excited to be a part of the torch relay and looks forward to showing the world our community".

The relay will visit the Township of Scugog on Monday, June 8th, 2015.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Fitton, Assistant to the Mayor & CAO, email: lfitton@scugog.ca, phone: 905-985-7346 ext. 116, www.scugog.ca

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Seagrave and Scugog Line 8 Bridge PIC

The Township held a Public Information Centre (PIC) to provide information as to alternative solutions and to receive input and comments regarding the Seagrave and Scugog Line 8 Municipal Class Environmental Assessments on March 31, 2015.

Please click on the link to view the following documents that were available at the PIC.
PIC Presentation
Seagrave Bridge Arrangement
Scugog Line 8 Conceptual Configuration

If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at works@scugog.ca

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2015 Capital & Operating Budget and Business Plans

The 2015 Operating & Capital Budget for the Township of Scugog will be presented at the next Council meeting on Monday, March 30, 2015.

The draft 2015 Budget Summary may be viewed here.

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2015 Scugog Sports Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominations for the Scugog Sports Hall of Fame are now being accepted for the 2015 Induction Ceremony. Nomination forms are available for pickup at the Municipal Office and Scugog Arena. Please complete the forms and return them to Scugog Arena by April 24th for consideration. For further information please contact Brenda at brobinson@scugog.ca or at 905-985-8698 x 100.

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2015 PITCH IN WEEK – April 19-25

In 2014, The Township of Scugog held it's very successful PITCH-IN WEEK. Thousands of Canadians show their civic pride each year, cleaning up local neighbourhoods, ravines, waterways and illegal dump sites. Locally we had over 1000 registered volunteers including schools, Scouts, Cubs & Beavers from Port Perry & Blackstock, service clubs & individuals.
To register for this year’s PITCH-IN Week, please click the following link PITCH-IN Week Registration.

For more information, please contact Shawna at 905-985-7346 ext. 112

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