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Notice of Proposed By-Law Amendment - Road Names in the Town of Huntsville - December 14, 2023

Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023 02:02 PM

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Huntsville has,

pursuant to Section 11 and 48 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended,

proposes to name the following roads:  

Black Cherry Street, Fir Crescent, Spring Peeper Way, Meadowsweet Avenue, May Apple Drive, Wood Thrush Crescent, Green Ash Trail, Trout Lily Drive

in the Town of Huntsville, in the District Municipality of Muskoka.

The proposed by-law amendment will come before Council for consideration at its regular meeting to be...

Council Post-Meeting Highlights – December 13, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 04:22 PM

This month, Council heard from Town staff and had discussions on key issues including individual community member recognition, local immigration, and MPAC data sharing. Here’s what happened:

  • Special Recognition: At this Council meeting, local UFC fighter Kyle Nelson, who was raised in Huntsville, was recognized for representing Huntsville on the global stage and for his work with local youth through his Muskoka Martial Arts Dojo.  
    • Mr. Nelson was recognized for representing the Town with class and...

Media Release: The “Super-Magicated” Portage Flyer Christmas is Saturday, December 23, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 11:21 AM

(Huntsville, ON) The Town of Huntsville, Muskoka Heritage Place, and Santa Claus would like to invite everyone to the Portage Flyer Christmas event scheduled to take place on the evening of Saturday, December 23, 2023.

The Portage Flyer Christmas is a ‘super-magicated’ event that has become a holiday tradition in Huntsville since 2004. Enjoy the festive evening outdoors and ride the open-air Portage Flyer train, decked out in over a thousand holiday lights, along the Muskoka River to the Purser’s...

Special General Committee – Draft 2024 Budget - Post-Meeting Highlights – December 12, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 04:26 PM

At this Special General Committee Meeting, Town Staff presented the Draft 2024 Consolidated Budget. 

Here’s what happened:

  • At the December 12 Special General Committee Meeting, Town Staff presented the Draft 2024 Consolidated Budget. The tax rate increase proposed (~15.26%) was higher than the original guidelines set by Council. Town Staff discussed the many factors that impacted the Draft Budget, including the following:
    • The population of the Town of Huntsville has grown 11% from 2014-2021.
    • Cost of...

Notice of Intent to Amend Fees and Charges By-law - December 13, 2023

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023 03:07 PM

Notice is hereby given of an amendment to the Town of Huntsville Fees and Charges By-law No. 2023-114 - Schedule A.1 – Community Services – Algonquin Theatre/Huntsville Civic Centre will be presented to Council for consideration on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.