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Township of Terrace Bay Strategic Plan – Community Surveys

As per the Township's Strategic Planning Session, held August 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Terrace Bay Community Centre: Activity Room, the following surveys are for those who did not attend the session or did not submit the survey in-person at that time.

The surveys will be open for the next two (2) weeks, starting August 13.

The surveys are as follows:

Community Questionnaire

Quality of Life Survey

We'd like to thank everyone for their input and continued dedication to the prosperity of Terrace Bay.

Updated: August 15, 2019.

Strategic Plan – Community Input Session

Council is inviting the residents to attend the Terrace Bay Strategic Plan 2019-2022 - Community Input Session on Tuesday, August 13 at 6:00pm in the Terrace Bay Community Centre - Activity Room.

UPDATE: Town-wide Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Attention, all residents of Terrace Bay!

The Township has met the Ontario Drinking Water Protection Regulation and, therefore, the boil water advisory has been lifted effective Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 11:30 AM.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Jonathan Hall, CAO/Clerk at 807-825-3315 x232.

Thank you.

Terrace Bay Swim Pool – Weekly Schedules

The Terrace Bay Swim Pool weekly schedules are posted online on FaceBook - Terrace Bay Swim Pool, please like and follow this page for happenings at the pool!  All Swim information and schedules are also available on our swim pool website page.

Notice to Residents – ATV Bylaw for Terrace Bay

Reminder to Residents regarding the use of ATV's in Terrace Bay. Please ensure you obey the bylaw which pertains to all Municipal Roads and was written in line with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act. To view Bylaw 31-15   Please Ride Safe and Understand the Rules!

  • Only single rider ATV's allowed with one licensed rider
  • Speed limit is 20km/h within the municipality
  • Only allowed on roads during the hours of 7am to 11pm
  • No access permitted - 1. on private property without owner's consent, 2. Municipal public property except established trail systems, 3. on any municipal sidewalks or walking black paths, and 4. on Simcoe Plaza.

Reminder: Summer Lawn Care

A friendly reminder for our residents: please ensure you are cutting your lawn in a timely manner; let's keep Terrace Bay as the "gem" of the north shore. Thank you everyone for your cooperation and hard work.

Bear Problems? Here’s what you need to know…

Now that we’re in the summer season, here’s what you need to know when it comes to dealing with problem black bear in town.

The Township asks you keep these three things in mind the next time you see a black bear in the Township:

  1. If you have a complaint regarding threats to life or property coming from problem black bears in the Township, please direct all complaints to 911 or the OPP. Make the call to 911 or the OPP when a black bear poses an immediate threat to your personal safety, or:
    • enters a school yard (when school is in session)
    • enters or tries to enter a residence
    • wanders into a public gathering
    • kills livestock/pets and lingers at the site
    • stalks people and lingers at the site
  2. If you see a bear within the Township, but it is not posing a threat to human life or property, please report those sightings to the MNRF, between April 1 to November 30. Make the call to the MNRF for black bear non-emergencies, such as:
    • roaming, checking garbage cans
    • knocking over barbecues
    • moving through a backyard or field, but not lingering
  3. Bylaw complaints associated with black bear attractants (such as summer bird feeders, improper garbage storage, etc.) shall be made to the Township, as per policy C-3-29.

If it is a black bear emergency, call 9-1-1.

If it is a black bear non-emergency/sighting, call MNRF (1-866-514-2327).

Surplus of Goods Sale

The Municipality of Terrace Bay is offering the following equipment/items for sale.  The equipment is being sold on an “As Is, Where Is” basis. Arrangements for viewing can be made by contacting the Terrace Bay Community Centre Office at (807) 825-3315 ext. 230.  Read More

Residents Notice – Final Street Sweeping

Residents Notice - Public Works will be starting the second and final STREET SWEEPING for 2019 on Wednesday, June 5th. Sand and Gravel from winter road operations will no longer be collected once the sweeper has gone by. Property Owners are responsible for clean-up of any lawn sweepings left on the road after spring sweeping operations have concluded and/or for any of the prohibited materials listed above. Street Sweeping Schedule will start in this order - Northside, Southside & Terrace Heights

Notice to Residents – Bear Trap

Notice to Residents! Please be advised that a BEAR TRAP has been placed in the Superior/Strathcona/Lakeview area. Please stay clear of the trap to ensure all residents safety! Thanks for your cooperation.