The Township Administration Centre is open for customer service with safety measures in place.

To learn more, please visit: COVID-19

Sign In

Oro-Medonte Logo

Skip Navigation LinksOro Medonte > Community > Township News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Township News & Notices

​Current News & Notices

COVID-19 Banner.png
 ​Click on links for more information.

General Information

2022 Tree Seedling Distribution Program

Severn Sound Environmental Association and the Township of Oro-Medonte are working together to provide residents in the Severn Sound watershed (Moonstone/Hillsdale/Bass Lake/Horseshoe Valley area- 
See map) with reasonably priced, native tree and shrub seedlings for planting in early spring 2022. 

Tree seedlings must be pre-ordered. The deadline for ordering is Friday, January 14th, 2022. 

Program details are available online.


Introducing the 211 Community Services Mapping tool, created in partnership by the County of Simcoe and Community Connection/211.

This tool is a quick and easy way to find, access and view over 4,000 community health, social and government services available for individuals and families.


​CURRENT TOWNSHIP NEWS​

​​​​Background Information Regarding Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that was issued by Clearford Waterworks Inc. October 7-10, 2021

Clearford Waterworks Inc. (“Clearford”), the licensed operator for the privately owned and operated Horseshoe Resort well supply; also referred to as Zone 1, issued a precautionary boil water advisory for residents connected to the private Horseshoe Resort well supply on October 7, 2021.  The precautionary boil water notice was not applicable to residents connected to the Horseshoe Highlands Municipal Drinking water system.

Following all Provincial regulatory practices, and in consultation with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Clearford lifted the precautionary boil water advisory on October 10, 2021.

​The following information was provided October 7-10, 2021:​

Information Bulletin #1 - Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued by Clearford Waterworks Inc.

Late last evening (October 7, 2021), the Township became aware of a precautionary boil water notice issued by Clearford Waterworks Inc​., for residents that are connected to the private Horseshoe Resort well supply; also referred to as Zone 1.  This notice is not applicable to residents connected to the Horseshoe Highlands Municipal Drinking water system. 

Information Bulletin #2 - UP​DATE Regarding Precautionary Boil Water Noticed Issued by Clearford Waterworks Inc. - October 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

This evening the Township received updated information from Clearford Waterworks Inc., the licensed operator for the privately owned and operated Horseshoe Resort well supply; also referred to as Zone 1, regarding the precautionary boil water notice issued on October 7, 2021. This precautionary boil water notice is not applicable to residents connected to the Horseshoe Highlands Municipal Drinking water system.

Information Bulletin #3 - UPDATE - Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued by Clearford Waterworks Inc. Has Been Lifted - October 10, 2021 at 7:40 p.m.​ 

The Township has been advised by Clearford Waterworks Inc., the licensed operator for the privately owned and operated Horseshoe Resort well supply; also referred to as Zone 1, that the precautionary boil water advisory issued by Clearford Waterworks Inc. on October 7, 2021, has been lifted.  This determination was made in accordance with Provincial regulation, and in consultation with the Simcoe Muskoka Distri​ct Health Unit, and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.

Simcoe Co​​unty Waste ​Collection Contract Changes

The County's new waste collections contract is set to commence November 2021. The service method of this new contract will be automated cart collection, continuing to utilize every other week ​collection of garbage and recycling on offsetting weeks with weekly organic pick-ups. While the collection frequency will not change, collection days and times will be affected.​ MORE INFO​

Connect Oro-Medonte

The Internet Connectivity Task Force was established for advocacy for better internet connectivity throughout the Township.


Township of Oro-Medonte Continues to Conduct Provincially Legislated Septic Maintenance Program

​​Township of Oro-Medonte North Simcoe Life News

​Past News & Notices​

Battery Safety Tips

Snowmobile use in Moonstone

ATV & ORV