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Residents of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge asked to share their pandemic experience

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 01:24 PM

Residents of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge are being asked to share their experience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic as part of a research project being led by the University of Guelph, in partnership with the Region of Durham and Community Development Council Durham.

Residents living in rural areas face different challenges throughout the pandemic; from access to services, food and prescription delivery to the mental health impacts of isolation, we want to hear from you about what local services could...

Council Highlights - September 20, 2021

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:22 PM

Council highlights for September 20, 2021:

  • Budget Meeting Timetable Announced
    The meeting timetable for upcoming budget discussions has been posted. Two budget open houses will take place on Nov. 23rd . Budget meetings will be held virtually.
  • South Balsam Bridge and Boardwalk Project Postponed
    Tender results for a parks construction project to renovate a pedestrian bridge and boardwalk came in higher than expected. The high price of lumber was attributed as the cause. Council decided to defer the...

Residents invited to provide input on the 2021-2040 Long-term Waste Management Plan

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:09 PM

From September 21 until October 25, Durham Region residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the draft 2021-2040 Long-term Waste Management Plan (Waste Plan) by visiting the virtual public engagement website at DurhamWasteOpenHouse.ca.

This is Durham’s second phase of consultation for the Waste Plan. It will focus on the proposed targets and actions to achieve the plan’s approved vision and objectives which were developed during the first phase of consultation with residents and stakeholders.

The...

Tree Planting at Off-leash Dog Park a Team Effort

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 01:12 PM

On a gorgeous fall evening, a large contingent of volunteers came together to plant four large evergreen trees at the Off-leash Dog Park. The trees, donated by Uxbridge Nurseries, were installed to provide a wind block as they mature. Two additional large elm trees were donated by Uxbridge Tree Service.

The event was organized by the Off-Leash Dog Park Committee who advocated for additional trees to break the strong wind which is frequently present at the site.  The Township Trails Committee...

Council Highlights - September 13, 2021

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 12:20 PM

Council highlights for September 13, 2021:

  • Dog Park Tree Planting a Team EffortFour mature evergreen trees will be planted at the Off-leash Dog Park to provide a wind block. The trees, donated by Uxbridge Nurseries, will be planted and maintained by the 1st Uxbridge Scouts. The Off-leash Dog Park committee is also accepting donations for improvements to the park.
  • Optimist Light Up Elgin Park Dec. 4th to Jan. 1st
    Council has supported the Optimists request to use Elgin Park between December 4th and...

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