Resident News

Fire Ban Lifted as of 12:01am , May 30, 2020

As of 12:01 a.m. on May 30, 2020, The MNR is lifting the Restricted Fire Ban. Under the authority of the Fire Chief, the Township of Terrace Bay is going to temporarily allow open – air burning in outdoor fire containers only. Please Note that all Residents are required to have a Fire Permit.

Anyone wishing to renew or apply for a permit MUST call:
Fire Chief Moe Stark (807) 229-6421
Deputy Chief Ryan Bolan (807) 823-1503
The Fire Hall (807) 825-3554

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Council Zoom Meeting – Monday, June 1, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Council Meetings will be held through Zoom Video Conferencing until further notice.

The Terrace Bay Council Meeting will be held on Monday, June 1, 2020 - 6:30pm. The public is invited to attend this meeting through Zoom. Just click on the Zoom link below to attend the virtual meeting:

Public Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85922266389

Agenda Link: https://bit.ly/2MbZPA9

Water Bills Due May 29, 2020

Notice to Rate Payers:  Please be informed that the payment of water bills is due on Friday, May 29, 2020.  Payments can be made by calling the office with credit card, online banking or mailing in a cheque.  Should you have any issues with the payment during these trying times, please contact the Municipal Office at 825-3315 Ext. 227 or email the treasurer@terracebay.ca to discuss other payment options.

Notice of Public Meeting Concerning a Rezoning Application (File No. Z03-2020)

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay will hold a public meeting on the 15th day of June, 2020, at 6 p.m. via a Zoom Webinar to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, as amended.   READ MORE 

Fire Ban in Effect as of midnight tonight May 23, 2020

ATTENTION RESIDENTS
As of midnight tonight, the Ministry of Natural Resources will be implementing a restricted fire zone/fire ban for our area. All residential fire permits will be suspended at 12:00am Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 until further notice. We WILL be allowing propane fire pits within the township limits but please use them responsibly and keep away from any combustibles. Please stay tuned for updates as they become available.

Skate Park Rules & Regulations – Under COVID-19

The Skate Park is Open for public use as of May 21, 2020.

The following Skate Park Rules & Regulations are in effect under COVID-19:

  • All skatepark users will read the signs prior to entering and self-screen/answer the questions
  • Anyone not feeling well or showing symptoms shall not enter or use the park.
  • Anyone that has travelled and is subject to self-isolation regulations imposed by the Health Unit or otherwise, shall not enter the park
  • Skatepark users MUST maintain physical distancing of at least two metres (2m) at all times.
  • Skatepark observers MUST maintain physical distancing of at least two metres (2m) between individuals at all times.
  • The skatepark surfaces, railings and seating areas are currently not sanitized or cleaned regularly. All users should take proper precautions and wash hands or sanitize after any contact.

Public Notice COVID-19 Pandemic Update – Outdoor Recreation Amenities

TERRACE BAY, ON May 21, 2020 As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Township of Terrace Bay remains active in monitoring the situation and continues to evaluate all communications from Public Health Agencies, Federal and Provincial Government related to the pandemic. We are also in contact with local businesses and neighboring communities to share and ensure best practices for the health and well-being of our residents are in place.  Community safety is of utmost importance as we consider the next steps in this situation.

The Township has reviewed the recent information as released by the Province on May 19, 2020 regarding outdoor amenities. Based on the information received, the Township has made the following decisions:

  • Picnic tables in all areas are considered open to the public as of May 21.
  • The Skate Park and Tennis courts will be open as of May 21.
  • The Aguasabon Gorge Boardwalk will be open as of May 21
  • Parks and greenspaces are open to foot traffic only (no playground equipment or team sports) as of May 21

Individuals using these amenities, except for members of the same household, are required to maintain a physical distance of at least two metres (2m) or six feet (6ft).    READ MORE

Temporary Allowance for Open Air Burning

As of 12:01 a.m. on May 16, 2020, Ontario is lifting the Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) designation that was put in place last month across Ontario's fire region. Under the authority of the Fire Chief, the Township of Terrace Bay is going to temporarily allow open – air burning in outdoor fire containers only.    Temporarily Allow Open Air Burning Notice.           READ MORE

Terrace Bay Boat Docks Open for the Season

The Terrace Bay Docks & Boat Launch is now Open for the season.  The Township has put in place the following Guidelines for Boat Launch and Dock usage during COVID-19 - May 15, 2020.       READ MORE

Council Zoom Meeting – May 19, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Council Meetings will be held through Zoom Video Conferencing until further notice.

There Terrace Bay Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 6:30pm.  The public is invited to attend this meeting through Zoom.  Just click on the Zoom link below to attend the virtual meeting:

Council Meeting May 19, 2020 at 6:30pm -  Agenda Link  and  Zoom Link