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Public Notices and Media Releases
Notice of Public Meeting - 2017 Budget
Public Notice
Friday, January 13, 2017

Please be advised that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Owen Sound will be holding a Public Meeting to consider the adoption of the 2017 Budget. The Budget is being adopted in accordance with section 290(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 and notice is being provided in accordance with City Policy No. CrS-C29.


13 Jan - Public Notice - Notice of Public Meeting 2017 Budget.pdf
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10th Street Bridge - Notice of Project Initiation
Public Notice
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The 10th Street Bridge is part of the main east-west arterial route through Owen Sound, carrying the highest traffic volumes through the City. In addition to being an integral part of the local road network, the bridge is part of a Provincial Highways Connecting Link system and a connection for Grey County roads.   It services significant volumes of heavy truck traffic and is relied upon by commercial and emergency vehicles. Based on the results of biennial bridge inspections, the existing bridge is deteriorating at an advancing rate. As a result, load posting restrictions or closure of the bridge may be required in the near future. This would have significant negative effects on the local and regional transportation system and the economy. Therefore, the City of Owen Sound, as Proponent, is studying alternative solutions to continue to provide a high level of service for personal, commercial and emergency vehicles through the City’s downtown corridor, while providing minimal disruption to the community in the coming years.


Agency Notification.pdf
10th St Bridge Sch C ESR Version 1 - Jan 10, 2017.pdf
10th St Bridge Sch C ESR Version 1 Appendices - Jan 10, 2017.pdf
Winter Storm: Public Works Update
Media Release
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Heavy snow squalls are expected to hit the City over the next 24 to 48 hours resulting in accumulations of 50 to 60cm in some areas. High winds will result in blowing and drifting conditions.


04 Jan - Media Advisory - Winter Storm Update.pdf
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Mayor and Council Host New Year's Levée
Media Release
Thursday, December 22, 2016

Mayor Ian Boddy and members of Council are pleased to host a New Year’s Levée on Sunday, January 1, 2017, to celebrate the first day of 2017 – Owen Sound’s 160th and Canada’s 150th anniversary.


22 Dec - Media Advisory - Mayor and Council Host New Years Levee.pdf
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Harrison Park Outdoor Rink Open for Skating
Media Release
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The City of Owen Sound is pleased to announce that the Good Cheer outdoor rink at Harrison Park is now open for public skating. Skaters are reminded of the ‘HOSE’ rink schedule:
HOCKEY is permitted on
ODD calendar days
SKATING is permitted on
EVEN calendar days


21 Dec - Media Advisory - Harrison Park Rink Open.pdf
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New Year's Eve Family Celebration Returns with a New Time
Media Release
Monday, December 19, 2016

On December 31, the New Year’s Eve Family Celebration returns to the Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre, starting and ending earlier than in past years to accommodate families with young children.


19 Dec - Media Advisory - New Year's Eve Family Celebration.pdf
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Owen Sound Holiday Transit Service
Media Release
Monday, December 19, 2016

Conventional Transit and Mobility Transit will experience minor interruptions over the holiday season.
As Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both fall on a Sunday there will be no transit service on the following Mondays to provide transit staff with their statutory holidays.


19 Dec - Media Advisory - Holiday Bus Schedule 2016.pdf
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City Hall Closing for Severe Weather
Media Release
Thursday, December 15, 2016

At the discretion of the City Manager, City Hall will close for the remainder of the day. This closure will include all city municipal offices.
During severe weather, residents are cautioned from unnecessary travel, and are advised to stay off the roads. Vehicles should be removed from streets to accommodate snow plows, and residents should not shovel snow onto streets.


15 Dec - Media Advisory - City Hall Closing.pdf
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Door-to-Door Water Treatment Sales Caution
Public Notice
Friday, December 9, 2016

 It has come to the City’s attention that a private company has been going door-to-door offering to sell water treatment and other equipment. These individuals are NOT City of Owen Sound nor other government employees. 


Dec 9 - Public Notice - Door to Door Water Quality Testing Caution.pdf
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Mylisa Henderson Wins Charlie Kelly Award
Media Release
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Mylisa Henderson of Scandinave Spa is the winner of this year’s Charlie Kelly Award, presented at the BruceGreySimcoe Regional Tourism Conference in Collingwood.


07 Dec - Media Advisory - Mylisa Henderson Wins Charlie Kelly Award.pdf
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