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Ice Testing Underway at Elgin Pond – Red Flag Indicates Ice Unsafe for Use

Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 04:32 PM

Elgin Pond has frozen due to recent cold weather and testing of ice thickness has begun. Elgin Pond will officially open for skating when the ice thickness has reached between 8 and10 inches. Ice thickness is monitored and reported by using a system of flags.

Residents are asked to check the flag status prior to moving onto the ice. A yellow flag means the ice thickness is appropriate for skating. Venturing out on ice should always be done with caution. A Red flag means the ice-thickness is insufficient...

Committee Highlights for January 16, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 04:02 PM

Committee Highlights for January 16, 2023:

  • Township 2023 Financial Audit Process FinalizedThe Township Auditor presented the financial Audit Service Plan to the General Purpose and Administration Committee of Council. The audit scope includes the Consolidated Financial Statements of the Township, the BIA, the Library Board and Township-managed Trust Funds.
  • Federal Funding Support to Create Affordable HousingPickering-Uxbridge Member of Parliament Jennifer O’Connell spoke to details about the...

Township Page January 19, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 02:15 PM

The January 19 2023 issue of Township page 2 of the Cosmos newspaper is available for viewing.

Council Highlights - January 9, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 09:20 AM

Council highlights from January 9, 2023:

  • 2021 Census Population Indigenous and Housing Information ReleasedCouncil received a Census Population - Indigenous Peoples and Housing Portrait  report from Durham Region. Council noted the difference in housing numbers between Scugog and Uxbridge and requested a review of the OMPF funding formula to ensure the Township of Uxbridge is receiving an equitable share of funding. 
  • Growth Plan Predicts 100,000 new Residents in Durham Region in 5 YearsCouncil received...

Announcing 311: An easier way to connect with Durham Region

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 02:16 PM

Customers can now connect with Durham Region by calling 311 for convenient access to information about Regional services like waste and recycling, water and sewer, and more.

Regional information is available by calling 311 within the geographical borders of Durham Region. If you are outside those borders, you can access information by calling one local number, 905-668-7711, or toll-free at 1-800-372-1102.

With 311, you don’t need to know the specific Regional department or employee you want to...

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