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​Transportation & Environmental Services

The Transportation & Environmental Services Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Township's infrastructure.

Transportation Services

Transportation Services is responsible for the maintenance of the municipal road system, storm sewers, storm water management ponds and sidewalks. In addition, the Division works in cooperation with the County of Simcoe's Environmental Services Department on waste management and recycling programs. The administration of a majority of the Corporation’s fleet of vehicles and departmental equipment is also the responsibility of this section. The different types of fleet equipment maintained by Transportation & Environmental Services includes light/medium/heavy vehicles, tractors, excavators, construction and snow removal equipment.

Engineering and Environmental Services

Engineering and Environmental Services is responsible for the operation of the water supply and distribution, and wastewater collection systems for the Township's municipal systems, streetlight maintenance, and review and approval of infrastructure for new subdivisions and developments.

Ontario One Call

The Township of Oro-Medonte is a member of Ontario One Call. As such, we kindly request that all locate requests be processed through the Ontario One Call at 1-800-400-2255, or online at www.on1call.com To avoid delays, it is imperative that your request information, provided to the call centre, is accurate and detailed. We encourage excavators and home owners to provide a sketch of the proposed work area, outline the dig area with paint, and provide at least one week’s notice before beginning the work. Please note that although the Ontario One Call Centre is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, we only process locate requests between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (unless an emergency), but aim to process requests in 48 hours. Furthermore, statutory holidays will be treated as weekends, with service provided exclusively for emergencies.

Ontario Water / Wastewater Agency Response Network (OnWARN)

As of April 23 The Township of Oro-Medonte is now a member of the Ontario Water / Wastewater Agency Response Network (OnWARN) and has made a commitment to support and promote province-wide emergency preparedness and response by signing OnWARN's Mutual Aid & Assistance Agreement. For further information on the network please visit http://www.onwarn.org/default.aspx

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has killed millions of trees in Ontario since 2002. EAB was first discovered in Simcoe County in 2013 and in the Township of Oro-Medonte in 2014. It poses a major economic and environmental threat with the Township now feeling its effects. Emerald Ash Borer infestation is inevitable, however the Township is taking proactive measures to protect its roadways and community from damage due to fallen and potentially infected trees. Trees marked with an “X” are considered infected and will be removed in an effort to address the potential public safety hazards. While the Township removes selected trees from its property, Oro-Medonte residents and businesses are reminded that it is their responsibility to manage or remove trees on their own properties. More information about Emerald Ash Borer can be found at www.simcoe.ca/eab or by calling the Operations Department at (705) 487-2171.