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Terrace Bay is a beautiful small town situated at the Top of Lake Superior in Ontario, Canada. The Township was created as a result of its proud forestry history and is home to approximately 1,800 residents, with another 1,200 people in nearby Schreiber. All of the amenities of a larger urban area are available, usually within walking distance – Interactive Map.
Organizations and Services
For a comprehensive listing of organizations and services located in Terrace Bay please visit 211North.ca
Final Street Sweeping to resume Monday, June 12, 2023
Council Meeting – June 5, 2023
Notice – Restricted Fire Zone as May 31, 2023 @ 12am
As of 12am, May 31st, the Northwest Region will be under a restricted fire zone. This RFZ includes the Township of Terrace Bay. All burn permits are pulled until the restriction is lifted. Thank you for your cooperation.
Council Committee Members Needed!
Council is seeking volunteers for two positions on the Accessibility Committee for the remainder of their current four-year term and commencing immediately. The Accessibility Committee advises Council about the requirements and implementation of Ontario’s accessibility standards.
Please address letters and requests no later than 12 Noon, Monday June 5, 2023, to:
Email: Jennifer Jeffery at email@example.com - Re: Accessibility Committee Position
Or mail to:
Mayor and Council
Re: Accessibility Committee Position
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue
Terrace Bay, ON P0T 2W0
Hydrant Flushing June 5 to 9, 2023
Voting Station – Stop the Privatization of Public Healthcare
Residents Notice – New Office Hours
Please be advised that effective June 1, 2023 we will be adjusting the office hours as follows:
Administration Office Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00 to 16:30
Recreation Office Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00 to 21:00
Saturday 10:00 to 16:00
This allows the Township to accommodate more tax and water payments that are being made in person.
For questions or concerns please contact:
C: 807 825 3317 ex 7107
Boil Water Advisory Lifted!
We have met the Ontario Drinking Water Protection Regulation and, therefore.
THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED EFFECTIVE FRIDAY May 19, 2023 AT 4:30 PM
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the municipal office at (807)-825-3315.
Residents Notice – Spring Clean Up Delay
Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances Residential Spring Clean Up may be delayed Thursday, May 18th (2023) for the Terrace Heights Subdivision.
Thursday, May 18 - DELAYED
Terrace Heights Subdivision - Terrace Heights, Terrace Court, Timber Grove, Timber Grove Court, East Grove, East Grove Court, Cavanaugh, Parkway & Southridge
Residents located in the Terrace Heights Subdivision will have their Spring Clean Up picked up at Public Works' next availability. It is anticipated to be the next day, Friday May 19th (2023).
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Reminder to get your 2023 Open Air Burning Permit
RESIDENTS NOTICE: Township Wide Boil Water Advisory in Effect – May 15 2023
|ATTENTION: TOWNSHIP WIDE BOIL WATER ADVISORY
Monday May 15, 2023, 5:30 PM
Effective immediately Monday May 15, 2023, 5:30 PM until further notification, the Township of Terrace Bay will be under a boil water advisory.
The Boil Water advisory will be lifted as soon as results ensuring water quality are received.
Information regarding what to do during a "Boil Water Advisory" is available at the Municipal Office (807) 825-3315 or the Thunder Bay District Health Unit at (807) 625-5900.
Please contact the Municipal Office for further information if required.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.
The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay, ON, P0T 2W0
Phone: (807) 825-3315 Fax: (807) 825-9576
Council Meeting – May 15
Swim Lesson Registrations 2023
Residents Notice – Hays Lake Dam Increase
Please be advised that there will be an increase in flow at the Hays Lake Dam from 105cms to ~200cms either today or tomorrow (May 9 or 10, 2023). Inflows into the lake are picking up and we are expecting them to stay high during this period of warm weather. Stay Safe, Stay Clear!
Residents Notice – Local Water Restrictions
Residents are reminded that water restrictions are in place effective from the first day of March each year until the thirtieth day of November of the same year. By-law 21-2006 specifies: “No person shall use, cause or permit the use of water externally or through a hose, pipe or any other watering device or mechanism, lawns, gardens or other outside plants, grass, plots, boulevards or grounds of any description or the washing of any vehicle, trailer, boat, driveway, sidewalk, except in accordance with the following:Read More
Residents Notice – Prohibit the Feeding of Wildlife
This is a reminder that in accordance with Bylaw No. 16-2012, a Bylaw to Prohibit the Feeding of Wildlife within the Corporate limits of The Township of Terrace Bay. Reminder to empty and/or remove your bird feeders between May 1 to October 31, as the bird feed is a known attractant to the bears.
Residential Spring Clean Up Week – May 13 to 20, 2023
Use of the landfill site will be free of charge from May 13 to May 20, 2023, closed May 16 & 18 inclusive for residential properties only of the Township of Terrace Bay.
Residents Notice – Hays Lake Dam Outflow Increase
Please be advised that there will be an increase in flow at the Hays Lake Dam from 14cms to 106cms today (May 4, 2023). We are expecting high flows coming this weekend due to warmer weather and some possible rain. Stay Safe, Stay Clear!
Council Meeting – May 1, 2023
Boil Water Advisory Lifted – April 21, 2023
The Township of Terrace Bay wide Boil Water Advisory is now lifted for residents and businesses as of April 21, 2023 at 9:20am.
RESIDENTS NOTICE: Township Wide Boil Water Advisory in Effect – April 17 2023
Monday April 17, 2023, 4:45 AM - All Residents and Businesses Affected
Effective immediately Monday April 17, 2023, 4:45 AM until further notification, the Township of Terrace Bay will be under a boil water advisory. The Boil Water advisory will be lifted as soon as results ensuring water quality are received. A Boil Water Advisory will be in effect until further notice. Please note that all water used for human consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for one (1) minute.
Information regarding what to do during a "Boil Water Advisory" is available at the Municipal Office (807) 825-3315 or the Thunder Bay District Health Unit at (807) 625-5900. Please contact the Municipal Office for further information if required.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.
J. Hall, CAO/Clerk
The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay
Council Meeting – April 17
2023 Senior of the Year Award
The Township of Terrace Bay is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Senior of the Year Award
The award is to recognize an outstanding senior who, after age 65, enriches the social cultural, or civic life of the community.
Nominations must include the first and last name, contact number, email address, and a detailed description of the nominee’s achievements and why they should receive the award.
Email - Jennifer Jeffery at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off at the Terrace Bay Municipal Office.
Nomination Deadline: 12 Noon - Thursday April 13, 2023
Council Meeting – April 3, 2023
2023 Minor Soccer & Ball
Council Meeting – March 20, 2023
March Break Events 2023
The Terrace Bay Library & Recreation Departments will be offering March Break Events from March 10 to 19, 2023. Bring the family out to enjoy the week filled with many activities for everyone to participate in. March Break Brochure 2023
Regular Council 2023/03/06
Special Council Meeting – 2023 Budget Meeting #2
Special Council Meeting – 2023 Budget Meeting #1
Regular Council 2023/02/21
Notice of disruption of service (Handi-Transit)
The handi-transit service will be unavailable until further notice. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Regular Council Meeting 2023/02/06
Residents Survey – Natural Gas Service
Lakeshore Natural Gas Inc, with support from the Town of Marathon and Township of Terrace Bay, has asked Forum Research to conduct a survey to help evaluate the feasibility of bringing natural gas to homes and businesses similar to yours. This online survey will run until at least February 6, with the intention of gauging your interest in connecting to natural gas, should it become available in your community.
We are only able to accept one survey response from each property. Survey respondents must be 18 years or older and the person most responsible for making energy decisions for your property. Your survey responses will be held in confidence and only shared with Lakeshore Natural Gas Inc. in aggregate for reporting and decision-making purposes.
Although we thank all respondents for completing the survey, completing the survey does not guarantee that your property will be served by natural gas as part of this project. In addition, please know that completing the survey is not an application for natural gas service.
If you have any questions about the survey, please reach out to us at email@example.com
To access the survey, please click here: Lakeshore Natural Gas (forumresearch.com)
2023 Budget – Public Info Session
RESIDENTS - please join us for the 2023 Budget - Public Info Session on Wednesday, January 25 from 6pm to 8pm - Activity Room, TB Community Centre! We encourage all residents to join us and offer their input at this public info session.
Volunteer Firefighters Needed!
Council Meeting – January 16, 2023
Council Meeting – January 3, 2023
Police Services Board – Provincial Appointed Board Member
The Township of Terrace Bay Police Services Board is looking for 1 - Provincial Appointed Board Member to serve on the board.
The Police Services Board oversee how policing is provided in your local community. They contribute to their community’s safety and well-being by working with local citizens and organizations to ensure their community receives the appropriate policing it needs. A municipality’s policing is overseen by a board where the community chooses one of the following:
- to establish a municipal police force
- to establish a joint police force with other municipalities
- to contract with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to receive policing services
For more Information on this board position and how to apply:
How to Apply
Vacant Position Available - 1
If you have any further questions, feel free to contact the Terrace Bay Municipal Office at 825-3315 ext.7103
Winter Emergency Preparedness
Are you prepared in the event of a winter emergency?
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For more information please see the links below:
Council Meeting – December 19, 2022
2022 Holiday Guide
Check out the Holiday Guide for a listing of public skating, family skating, shinny hockey and more! holiday guide 2022
Christmas Skating Party
Join us tomorrow! Christmas Skating Party is Friday, December 16th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Terrace Bay Arena! $2 Person! Special Visit from Santa! Free Cookies & Hot Chocolate! Canned Good Donations to the Christmas Help Campaign. Bring the Family out for a night of skating and celebrating!
Call for Local Committee and Board Members
Council is seeking volunteers for positions on all Committees and Boards during their new four-year term commencing January 2023.
If you have a specific interest and would like to share new input, ideas and suggestions, we hope you will consider one of the following positions:
Snow Piling Rules
In accordance with Bylaw No. 29-2014, a Bylaw to Prohibit the Dumping and Depositing of Refuse, Section 2, “No person shall throw, place, dump, deposit or permit or cause to be thrown, placed, dumped or deposited any refuse on any highway within the Township”.
We ask that you please ensure that there is no snow deposited on Municipal roadways, sidewalks and parking lots during your cleanup.
This Bylaw will be enforced.
Regular Council Meeting Dec. 5, 2022 6:30pm
Terrace Bay Public Library Board Vacancy
The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay is accepting applications for board members for the Terrace Bay Public Library Board 2023-2026 term.
Besides an abiding passion for libraries, the applicant must be:
• at least (18) eighteen years old.
• a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada).
• a resident of the Township of Terrace Bay; and the applicant must NOT be employed by the board or by the municipality.
• To participate as part of the Board and fulfil the goals and mission as set out in Library’s most recent Strategic Plan.
• The Board member represents a community perspective and is expected to represent the library in the community.
• This is a volunteer position.
• Minimum of seven (7) meetings per year (held monthly)
Please address letters and requests no later than Wednesday December 14, 2022, to:
Mayor and Council
Re: Terrace Bay Public Library Board Vacancy
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue
Terrace Bay, ON
Council Swearing In Ceremony & Council Meeting – November 21, 2022
The Township of Terrace Bay invites residents to witness the signing of the Oath & Declaration of Elected Office of our Council on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 6:00pm – Terrace Bay Community Centre – Conference Room.
Winter Overnight Parking In Effect!
This is a friendly reminder that in accordance with By-Law No. 95-18, The Uniform Traffic By-law, Section 22, Winter Overnight Parking, Subsection 22.1,
no person shall park or stand a vehicle on a street or highway effective from 1:00 am to 7:00 am, between November 15th and April 15th
of each calendar year. This By-law will be enforced
Notice of Declaration of Surplus Municipal Land and Sale: 16 Elizabeth Avenue
In accordance with By-laws 33-2007, 35-2008 and 30-2013 notice is herby provided of surplus municipal property (Roll# 5854 0000 0308 1000 000), legally described as PLAN M143 LOT 421; and municipally addressed as 16 Elizabeth Avenue; and owned by the Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay is to be sold via by-law at the Regular Council Meeting to be held on November 21st, 2022.
Notice of Declaration of Surplus Municipal Land and Sale: 16 Elizabeth