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2014 North Durham Building Business Forum

“If you have any inclination to grow, expand or start your business, this is where you need to be.” 2013 BBF participant.
2014 North Durham Building Business Forum
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
8:30 am-12:15 pm
Nestleton Waters Inn
3440 Beacock Rd, Nestleton, ON L0B 1L0
The event is free and seating is limited - reserve your spot now.  For event details and registration visit 2014 North Durham Building Business Forum.
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Pitch In Week 2014

To register for this year’s PITCH-IN Week, please click the following link PITCH-IN Week Registration.

In 2013, 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.

This program is a great way to promote to Canadians the importance of reducing, re-using, recycling and properly disposing of waste as everyone's responsibility. PITCH-IN WEEK involves volunteers in various action programs ranging from initiating waste reduction, recycling and composting programs to cleaning and enhancing shorelines, streams, urban and wilderness areas.

PITCH-IN WEEK 2014 is April 20-26. Plans are underway to make this year's efforts more successful. In order to accomplish this goal the Municipality will be contacting all Schools, Businesses, Organizations, Clubs and Associations to request their participation in this initiative to clean up our environment.

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Notice of the Passing of a New Comprehensive Zoning By-law, By-law 14-14

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Scugog passed By-Law Number 14-14 on the 17th day of March, 2014 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.  Please click the link below to view the complete Notice.

Notice of the Passing of a new Comprehensive Zoning By-law

Zoning By-law 14-14 – Text

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Township of Scugog to Review Fire Services

The Township of Scugog wants to ensure that our fire services are safe, responsible, efficient and sustainable.  In order to do this, we have undertaken a Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

Scugog has retained Dillon Consulting to assist in reviewing our fire services.  The starting point for this process is the Fire Organizational and Operational Review.

The public will have opportunities to provide input into this important process.  The latest information will be available on the Township's website at www.scugog.ca.

To view the Media Release from March 18th, 2014 click the link below.

Dillon Consulting provided a presentation to Council at their Monday, March 17th, 2014 meeting.  To view this presentation click on the link below.

For more information:

Mayor Chuck Mercier
905-985-7346 ext. 116
Fax: 905-985-9914
Email: mayormercier@scugog.ca


Bev Hendry, CAO
905-985-7346 ext. 116
Fax: 905-985-9914
Email: bhendry@scugog.ca
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Upcoming Seminars

The Scugog Seniors Advisory Committee is hosting the following seminars:

‘Support for Caregivers ‘ with Karen Morley - Tuesday, May 6 at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Seminar will be held in the Council Chambers (2nd Floor) at the Municipal Office, 181 Perry Street.

‘Being Prepared Made Simple’  with Mark Fletcher from Wagg Funeral Home - Tuesday, June 3  at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM.  Seminar will be held at the Prince Albert Hall, 19 Jeffery Street, Prince Albert.

You’re welcome to stay for the Seniors Advisory Committee meeting following each of these seminars.


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Boulevard Tree Maintenance

The Township of Scugog is committed to protecting and enhancing our urban and rural tree canopy, as trees are an essential part of our community and environment.  Trees reduce the effects of many forms of pollution, create and enhance wildlife habitats, help reduce energy demands on your home, increase property values, and help make our Township beautiful.

As part of this commitment, the Township has identified a need for boulevard tree maintenance for one or more of the following reasons:
- To maintian an aesthetic shape of a tree;
- To remove dead, diseased, or interfering branches;
- To improve the structural integrity and health of the tree;
- To maintain safe clearances over the roadway, sidewalk, or walkway;
- To maintain safe sight lines;
- Other tree canopy management practices.

Commencing the week of March 17, 2014, the Township will be performing one or more of the above maintenance practices in selected areas.  Please click here for the tree maintenance location map.

Please note: based on criteria, not all trees may be pruned in the specified locations.

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Residents Invited to Offer Input into Durham Region’s Greenbelt Plan Review

Members of the public are invited to provide feedback about their experience with the provincial Greenbelt Plan and accompanying  Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan (ORMCP) during a series of upcoming community consultation sessions or via an online survey.

A Session will be held on:

  • Wednesday, April 16th from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pickering Recreation Complex (1867 Valley Farm Rd., Pickering)

In 2015, the province is undertaking a mandatory 10-year review of its Greenbelt Plan, ORMCP and Niagara Escarpment Plan.  In preparation, Durham Region has engaged a consultant to assist in conducting a consultation exercise intended to help influence the Province’s upcoming legislated review.

The comments received, via these outlets, will be used to develop a Regional submission that highlights the major themes, challenges and opportunities that emerged from the consultation process, with recommendations to address these findings.  The final report will be forwarded to the Province to provide a Durham perspective about the 2015 Greenbelt Plan Review.

Residents who are unable to attend a consultation session are invited to participate in an online survey, which can be found at www.durham.ca/greenbeltreview.

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2014 Weight Restricton on Township of Scugog Roads

The 2014 Weight Restriction Season for ALL
Township of Scugog roads will begin Monday, March 3, 2014 and will end on
approximately Friday, May 16, 2014.  The actual end date will be
determined following reviews of road and weather conditions periodically toward
the end of the weight restriction season.
The weight restriction is five (5) tonnes per axle,
with no exceptions.

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Approved 2014 Budget

To view the Approved 2014 Township of Scugog Budget , please click on link   http://www.scugog.ca/2014_Budget.174.php



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Notice of Nomination

The Nomination Period for the 2014 Municipal Election is now open.
Nominations are being accepted at the Municipal Office for various positions at the Municipal and Regional levels, as well as the Local School Boards.
Details on the upcoming election, along with information for prospective candidates, can be found by clicking the link below.

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