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Highlights of the Meeting of Council on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:00 AM

Anti-Idling Policy

Council approved the implementation of a new anti-idling policy which aims to limit unnecessary idling within the Town limits. The idling limit is currently set to five minutes. The primary implementation strategy involves public education, and enforcement can occur when necessary through the provisions of the Noise By-law. The Town will develop a webpage dedicated to idling education, with facts, statistics and tips for reducing vehicle idling. The policy will be brought forward...

Santa Under the Stars Parade road closure

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 05:00 PM

Please be advised that Industrial Parkway North will be temporarily closed to northbound traffic from  5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2020 from Wellington Street East to St. John's Sideroad for the Santa Under the Stars Parade. We apologies for any inconvenience.

York Region, including Aurora, moves to modified Stage 2 over rising COVID-19 cases

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020 03:41 PM

As of today at 12:01 a.m. York Region has implemented a modified Stage 2 amid the rising positive cases of COVID-19. On Friday, October 16, the Province of Ontario announced amendments to the orders and regulations under the Reopening Ontario Act (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) to limit the spread of COVID-19. York Region joins other municipalities in Ontario including Toronto, Ottawa and Peel where similar restrictions have been imposed. The orders are effective for a minimum of 28 days.

“With...

York Region placed under Modified Stage 2 restrictions

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 02:34 PM

Today the Government of Ontario announced The Regional Municipality of York will be placed under Modified Stage 2 COVID-19 restrictions effective Monday, October 19, 2020 for a minimum period of 28 days.

These restrictions include the closure of indoor dining and drinking in bars and restaurants, and the closure of gyms, fitness centres, cinemas, performing art and gaming venues. In addition, organized public gatherings will be reduced to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.

As positive cases...

CYFS Incident Report - October 12, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 02:08 PM

Central York Fire Services Incident Report
Incident Type: Working Basement Fire
Date: September 7, 2020
Time of Call: 10:19 a.m.
Address / location of incident: Langman Place, Aurora
Description:

Central York Fire Services (CYFS) was dispatched to a home on Langman Place for reports of a house fire.

On arrival, the first crew reported a working basement fire, adopted an offensive strategy and requested a second alarm.
The fire was declared under control at 11:21 p.m. The...