Swimming Advisory Lifted - Jaspen Park Beach - July 3, 2021
Posted on Monday, July 05, 2021 02:08 PM
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has lifted the swimming advisory for Jaspen Park Beach in Bala.
For additional information on beach water testing, please visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website.
Mayor's Message | Canada Day 2021
Posted on Thursday, July 01, 2021 09:17 AM
I would like wish everyone a safe and healthy Canada Day.
There is no denying that some of our history is in fact shameful and though we cannot change the past, we can change the future. This year Canada Day should be celebrated differently by acknowledging our past, and committing to reconcile and show greater respect to our Indigenous, and all communities that are part of the Canadian fabric.
My personal pledge for the coming year is to acknowledge the truth about our past and...
Swimming Advisory - Hanna Park Beach, Jaspen Park Beach & Baycliffe Park Beach | June 29, 2021
Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 02:35 PM
The Township of Muskoka Lakes has been notified by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that based on beach water samples collected on June 28, 2021, a swimming advisory has been issued for Hanna Park Beach, Jaspen Park Beach and Baycliffe Park Beach.
During a swimming advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers that may increase your risk of developing minor skin, eye, ear, nose or throat infections or stomach illness. If...
Milford Bay Bridge Closure
Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 03:37 PM
Upcoming Milford Bay Bridge Closure
Date(s) Closure: July 2021 - November 2021
Reason for Closure: Bridge Replacement
Commencing in the week of June 28, 2021 the Township through its contractor Hugo MB Contracting will be replacing the Milford Bay Bridge.
As a consequence it will be necessary to close Milford Bay Road to all traffic at the bridge. Access for local traffic will be provided from either side of the bridge between Butter & Egg Road and the west junction with...
Media Release - Multiple Muskoka Lakes Property Owners Charged
Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 01:12 PM
MUSKOKA LAKES – Following the issuance of Stop Work Orders, multiple property owners and their contractors have been charged under the Tree Preservation By-law and Site Alteration By-law. The charges involve three separate properties, two on Sugarloaf Island on Lake Joseph and the other on Brandy Lake. Orders to Remedy that require the submission of a satisfactory re-naturalization plan of disturbed areas were also issued.
The violations include altering the landscape and grade of the property in...