Effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 12:01 a.m., the Ontario government is temporarily moving the province into a modified version of Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen.
Penetanguishene Town Hall has lowered its flags to honour the passing of one of the town’s volunteer firefighters. Captain Ron Marchand passed away after a courageous battle with cancer.
(Penetanguishene) - In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Town of Penetanguishene has made the conscious decision to operate all Town Facilities by appointment only, effective January 4th, 2022 at 8:00a.m.
This notice has been issued by the Town of Penetanguishene Public Works Department to inform you that there will be a road closure on Burke Street, between Fox Street and Church Street. This section will be closed on Sunday, December 19th, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 am until the completion of the repair.
December 17, 2021 - In response to the rapidly spreading Omicron variant, and following the provincial announcement of new restrictions to control the spread of the Omicron variant, the Penetanguishene Memorial Community Centre (PMCC) will be restricting the number of people that can enter the facility to 50% capacity, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, December 19, 2021.
The Town of Penetanguishene relies on the expertise of volunteers in the community and appoints approximately 55 public appointments to one of the many boards and committees.
Although we have battled another difficult year of COVID-19, the holiday season provides a time to take a pause and reflect on some of the positive happenings that our Town has gone through.
December 10, 2021 - At Wednesday night’s Council meeting, Penetanguishene Council approved the 2022 operating and capital budgets and the 2023 capital budget which include expenditures totaling $23 million ($14.6 million operating & $8.4 million capital). Town staff worked closely with Council and provided opportunities for public input, to develop a budget that maintained or enhanced service levels, focus on key areas that the public identified as priorities and keep the tax rate increase at a reasonable level. After much hard work, the approved budget resulted in an increase of 2.2% or $249,822 (-0.2% Operating; and 2.4% Policing).
Council Highlights provide a brief overview of noteworthy decisions and presentations made at Town of Penetanguishene Council meetings. Detailed agendas and minutes from the meetings are available on our website. This meeting is available for viewing on our YouTube Channel.