Terrace Bay News
The Township of Terrace Bay is keeping most outdoor recreational amenities open during the province-wide lockdown and stay at home order. We are reminding residents to continue to obey all public health measures as per the Province’s Stay at Home Order that is now in effect. You can read the Order https://bit.ly/3srFElN,
The outdoor rink (volunteer run), sliding hills, parks, and recreational trails will remain open at this time.
Reminder that the Outdoor Rink (volunteer run) will be open to the public but organized games or practices are not allowed.
Residents are reminded when using outdoor recreational amenities to continue to practice physical distancing and to wear a face covering if physical distancing is a challenge.
Under the provincial lockdown orders, outdoor gatherings are limited to fewer than five people.
All indoor recreation facilities, including the fitness room, remain CLOSED by provincial order until further notice. Recreation Members will have their memberships extended for the period of the closure.
The public is still advised to only leave home for essential purposes and continue to follow and obey all public health guidelines.
Due to the Ontario Provincial Shutdown, all Council Meetings will be held through ZOOM Video Conferencing until further notice.
The Terrace Bay Municipal Office will remain OPEN from Monday to Friday - 10:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday - 10:00am to 4:00pm for front counter service only through this next provincial order/stage. These hours have been reduced in accordance with Provincial Regulations. All current COVID-19 restrictions and protocols remain in place and will be strictly enforced. A mask must be worn at all times while inside the Community Centre. All patrons will be asked to fill out a screening form. Anyone showing signs or symptoms associated with COVID-19 are asked to not enter the building.
Municipal Office Services
While the Municipal Office is open, we recommend the following:
Please only come into the Municipal Office if it is essential – for purchasing of garbage tags, landfill cards, dog tags and paying bills.
Did you know - utility and tax bills can be paid online through your financial institution. Credit card payments can be taken over the phone if necessary.
If you are applying for a building permit or planning application, please call the Municipal Office at 807-825-3315.
All recreation facilities, including the fitness room, remain CLOSED by provincial order until further notice. Recreation Members will have their memberships extended for the period of the closure.
Terrace Bay Cultural Centre
Seniors Centre and Michael King Hall are CLOSED.
Terrace Bay Public Library
Open for curbside pick up only. Call the Library at 807.825.3315 x222
All existing 2020 fire permits will be extended until Feb 1, 2021, provided your pit was inspected in 2020 and has not been moved or altered since inspection. New permits cannot be issued at this time due to COVID-19 / current lockdown restrictions.
All Council meetings will revert to virtual meetings until further notice. Links to the virtual meetings will be posted on the municipal website and on Township social media. Please contact the CAO/Clerk’s Office if you have questions.
In 2020 Council and Administration undertook a strategic planning exercise which culminated in the 2020 – 2023 Community Strategic Plan which can be found here: Terrace Bay Strategic Plan 2020-2023
The 2020-2023 Community Strategic Plan identifies 5 strategic directions within the plan as:
- Community Well Being
- Economic Diversification & Sustainability
- Community Growth – People and Assets
- Community Beautification and Environment
- Terrace Bay as a Destination
Taking the strategic direction into account, within the context of the 2021 municipal budget, please fill out the following survey.
Holiday Garbage Curbside Collection Days:
Tuesday - December 22
Tuesday - December 29
Reminder - Christmas wrapping paper is not recyclable and should be put into your regular garbage.
LANDFILL SITE HOURS - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, December 21 & 28
Wednesday, December 23 & 30
Landfill Site will be Closed on December 25, 26 and January 1
Regular Tipping Fees Apply for the Landfill and Curbside Pickup
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING A TEMPORARY USE REZONING APPLICATION
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay will hold a public meeting on the 18th day of January, 2021, at 6 p.m., at the Township Office, 1 Selkirk Avenue to consider a proposed Temporary Use Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 39 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, as amended. READ MORE