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Posted Tuesday, August 01, 2017

living the dream prize packThe Town of Penetanguishene hired a consulting firm; Blackline Consulting to conduct a Service Delivery Review. The review will lead to: • a better understanding of whether the Town is meeting the needs of its residents and customers • how efficient and effective the Town operates, and • identify ways to improve services.
Meetings, interviews and focus groups have been held with Council, Town staff, and committee members of the Town to get their thoughts...

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Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Town of Penetanguishene and Township of Georgian Bay are pleased to announce that the two municipalities will enter into a shared services agreement for Human Resources and Health and Safety for a two-year trial period until April 30, 2019.
The concept of shared service arrangements is listed as an opportunity for consideration in the 2014 Township of Georgian Bay Core Services Review Report. “This innovative partnership of alternate service delivery...

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Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017

Town of Penetanguishene Council approved the use of internet and telephone voting for the 2018 Municipal Election, in place of the traditional paper ballot system. In 2014, the Town used Internet and telephone voting as well as a paper ballot poll on Election Day; 62% of all voters in 2014 utilized the electronic method. "Penetanguishene stepped forward in North Simcoe in 2014 as a leader in technology, innovation and accessibility for the municipal election and we are pleased...
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Posted Friday, November 25, 2016

Budget ChartsAt last night’s Council meeting, Penetanguishene Council approved the 2017 operating and capital budgets which included expenditures totaling $21.1 million ($14.5 million operating & $6.6 million capital). Town staff worked closely with Council to meet the established budget target of 2.4% for the Town portion of the tax bill which falls within Council’s preliminary budget goal as per our calculated Municipal Price Index of 2.4%.
The objective was to provide...

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Posted Sunday, October 09, 2016

It’s Fire Prevention Week
Be sure to visit your local fire department during Fire Prevention Week and learn more about smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm requirements and other valuable fire safety information.
The fire departments of Georgian Bay, Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny will be on site at the following locations:
Thursday October 13th – McDonald’s Restaurants Highway 93 and Wal Mart locations
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM...

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