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Important Information Regarding Voter Information Letters
Posted on 09/21/2018
As a result of an error in printing, the Voter Information Letters indicate that the advanced poll for internet and telephone voting opens on Monday, October 12, 2018; however these advance polls open on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10:00 am. more
County Forestry conducting Controlled Burn in Museum Tract in Midhurst September 19 and 20
Posted on 09/18/2018
The County of Simcoe is executing a controlled burn on 30 hectares (74 acres) of County Forests within the Museum Tract in Midhurst adjacent to the Simcoe County Museum September 19 and 20. more
Notice: Fees and Charges Update Effective September 20, 2018
Posted on 09/12/2018
The Township of Springwater faces increasing costs to deliver essential services while at the same time striving to maintain reasonable and affordable tax and user rates. As a result changes to certain fees and charges have been proposed to Council for approval.more
County of Simcoe Forestry to conduct controlled burn in Museum Tract in Midhurst
Posted on 09/04/2018
he County of Simcoe will be executing a controlled burn on 30 hectares (74 acres) of County Forests within the Museum Tract in Midhurst adjacent to the Simcoe County Museum. The controlled burn is scheduled to occur this fall as early as conditions permit after mid-September. The exact date cannot be determined at this time as it will be dictated by site and weather conditions. During the controlled burn, a section of Anne Street North directly adjacent to the site between Snow Valley Road and Highway 26 will be closed.more
Doors Open Simcoe
Posted on 08/28/2018
The Township of Springwater is partnering with the County of Simcoe and its member municipalities to offer an event aimed at opening doors to our area's cultural heritage buildings and natural sites. On September 29 from 10 am to 4 pm a selection of locations throughout the County will be open to the public. more
Springwater Township Making a Splash
Posted on 08/15/2018
Springwater residents have a new place to cool down with the opening of the Homer Barrett Park Splash Pad in Elmvale. Township Council officially cut the ribbon and invited the public to enjoy the park during a ceremony which took place on Wednesday afternoon.more
Certified List of Candidates Released for 2018 Springwater Municipal & School Board Election
Posted on 07/30/2018
The Certified List of Candidates running in the 2018 Springwater Municipal and School Board Election has been releasedmore
Snow Valley Water Treatment Facility Upgrades
Posted on 07/16/2018
Between July 16 and 20 the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will be upgrading the electrical system and pumps at the Snow Valley Lowlands water treatment plant. Residents are asked to reduce their water use during this time.more
Residential Fire on Sunnidale Road
Posted on 07/09/2018
A residential fire on Sunnidale Road was caused by an improperly extinguished cigarette.more
Residential Fire on Vespra Valley Road
Posted on 06/18/2018
At approximately 1:00 pm on Sunday, June 17, 2018, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to reports of a structure fire on Vespra Valley Road in Minesing.more
Barn Fire in Minesing
Posted on 06/01/2018
At approximately 12 noon on Friday, June 1, 2018, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to reports of a structure fire on Fralick Road in Minesing. Approximately 25 firefighters responded to the scene and upon arrival discovered a fully-involved barn fire. more
Midhurst Secondary Plan Environmental Assessment Public Open House
Posted on 05/23/2018
The Township has received a response from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) on the Draft Environmental Study Report (ESR) submitted in April 2017 and will be hosting a public open house on June 18, 2018 at Snow Valley Resort.more
Simcoe County Hosts Public Information Centre for Commercial and Industrial Properties
Posted on 05/03/2018
The County of Simcoe, working with its member municipalities, will hold a Public Information Centre regarding the reform of the property tax rebate program that currently exists for vacant commercial and industrial buildings.more
Springwater Announces Location for New Community Hub
Posted on 04/27/2018
The Township of Springwater is pleased to announce that it has entered into formal negotiations to purchase approximately 50 acres of land from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) for the establishment of a community hub.more
Simcoe County Museum Fire
Posted on 04/23/2018
At approximately 2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to reports of a working structure fire at the Simcoe County Museum on Highway 26 in Minesing.more
Water Ban and Fire Ban in Effect for Hillsdale Area - April 23 to May 25
Posted on 04/19/2018
A water ban and fire ban have been issued for the Hillsdale area from April 23, 2018 to May 25, 2018 as a result of maintenance work being completed on the Hillsdale water tower.more
Advisory: Land Acquisition Announcement Regarding Springwater Community Hub
Posted on 04/18/2018
The Township of Springwater invites members of the media and the public to attend an announcement regarding a land acquisition for a community hub. The announcement will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Township of Springwater Administration Centre, 2231 Nursery Road.more
Springwater Residents Able to View and Pay Property Tax and Water/Wastewater Accounts Online with My Springwater
Posted on 04/05/2018
The Township of Springwater is pleased to announce the launch of My Springwater, an online self-service platform, which allows residents to view the balance of their property tax and water/wastewater accounts, as well as make payments online.more
CANCELLATION NOTICE: Council Meeting April 4
Posted on 04/04/2018
Please be advised that due to the deteriorating weather conditions the Springwater Council Meeting scheduled for this evening (April 4, 2018) has been cancelled.more