Tiny Township COVID-19 Updates

Phase 2 reopening of Tiny’s outdoor amenities: Beaches are available for limited recreational use

Date: June 2, 2020
Further to the Provincial Government’s implementation of Stage 1 – A Framework for
Reopening our Province, the Township of Tiny is initiating Phase 2 of reopening our
outdoor amenities. As of Friday, June 5 at 12:01 AM, public beaches will be made
available for limited recreational use. Our number one priority is protecting the wellbeing
of Tiny’s residents, which is why new health and safety protocols and parking
restrictions are being introduced.
The Township of Tiny is taking a cautious, phased approach to the reopening of outdoor
amenities, which will be guided by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit guidelines
and the Province’s regional reopening strategy. Staff will continue to monitor the
COVID-19 pandemic situation, including public compliance and the potential for
expanding public access to outdoor amenities. Visit www.tiny.ca/coronavirus to view
the current reopening status of outdoor amenities.
Beaches
Recreational use of all public beaches will be permitted, including sitting/laying on the
beach, swimming, fishing from shore, paddle boarding, kayaking, etc. Playgrounds on
beaches and in parks remain closed.
Users are reminded that personal items/private property cannot be left overnight or
stored on municipally-owned property for any reason, including for the purpose of
reserving beach space. This includes but is not limited to chairs, watercrafts,
barbeques, boat launches/docks/lifts, decks/platforms, fire pits, delineation, umbrellas
and tents. These temporary encroachments will be tagged and removed by Municipal
Law Enforcement Officers at the owner’s expense.
Portable Washrooms and Garbage Receptacles
Porta potties will be made available for public use at Balm Beach, Bluewater Beach,
Cawaja Beach, Concession 13 West beach, Jackson Park, Lafontaine Beach and
Woodland Beach. Each location will include one accessible porta potty. The porta
potties will not be sanitized on a daily basis. Hand washing stations and sanitizer will
not be provided. Users should bring and use their own alcohol-based sanitizer.
Garbage receptacles will be provided in the vicinity of the porta potties. Beach users
should properly dispose of or ‘pack out’ any garbage they bring to the beaches.
Parking
In an effort to make complying with physical distancing requirements and social
gathering restrictions easier on public beaches, new Township-wide parking restrictions
will be implemented, effective immediately. All paid/metered parking will be unavailable;
affected spaces will be identified with signage. Parking will only be available through the
use of resident and non-resident parking permits. The total number of parking spaces
available will be reduced for beach population control. Closed parking spaces will be
identified with signage and/or barriers. Accessible parking will be maintained at each
regular location.
The intent of the parking restrictions is to limit the number of individuals who can access
public beaches, while giving priority access to permit holders. Although the Township
regrets the need to restrict day use of its public beaches at this time, it is imperative to
move slowly under the circumstances to ensure public safety. As the pandemic situation
improves, the Township will consider expanding access to non-resident permit parking.
The ‘30-minute maximum’ parking spaces at Balm Beach will continue to be available
free of charge and without the need for a parking permit. These parking spaces are
available to access the local businesses in that area, such as for curbside pick-up or
take-out orders.
Enforcement
Tiny’s Municipal Law Enforcement Officers (MLEO) and the Ontario Provincial Police
(OPP) will be patrolling and enforcing beach use restrictions, physical distancing and
social gatherings. MLEO will also be enforcing parking. MLEO and OPP remain focused
on providing education about Provincial Orders, public health guidelines (i.e. physical
distancing, hand washing, mask use, etc.) and Township restrictions. Ensuring
compliance through education and awareness remains the preferred method of
engagement, but enforcement through warnings and fines will be relied upon if
necessary.
Officers will be assisted with educational patrols by Tiny’s Beach Ambassadors –
qualified staff and volunteers who will be on site to answer questions and provide
information to encourage compliance.
Compliance with Provincial Orders and public health recommendations
All Provincial Emergency Orders must be adhered to when using outdoor amenities.
Social gatherings of more than 5 people remain strictly prohibited unless all of the
individuals reside in the same household (Ontario Regulation 52/20). To ensure that the
use of public beaches and outdoor amenities is a success, residents and visitors should
continue to follow public health guidelines, such as practising physical distancing,
wearing a face mask when physical distancing is difficult or not possible, regular
handwashing and staying home when ill.
Any person using opened outdoor amenities must adhere to the following regulations:
• Practice physical distancing in accordance with public health guidelines;
• Team sports are not to be played or practiced on the fields/courts/beaches; and
• Any sports, games or activities that are likely to result in individuals not being
able to comply with physical distancing requirements are not allowed.
To report an allegation of non-compliance with the Provincial Emergency Orders, please
call the OPP non-emergency line (1-888-310-1122). The OPP will forward COVID-19
complaints to the Township’s Municipal Law Enforcement Department, where
applicable, for further action. Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies only.

 

Victoria Day long weekend reminders to the community

Date: May 12, 2020

(Tiny, Ontario) As we approach the Victoria Day long weekend, the Township of Tiny is urging both permanent and seasonal residents to continue following all Provincial Orders and healthcare recommendations. Your actions impact the spread of COVID-19. Seasonal residents and visitors are asked to stay home As the weather gets warmer, we appreciate that many individuals may have plans to visit their seasonal property in Tiny or day trip to the area. We strongly urge you to follow the recommendation of Premier Doug Ford and the Medical Officer of Health to stay home. As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, citizens must make the difficult but responsible decision to avoid all non-essential travel. Township Council and staff recognize the hardship and inconvenience that the COVID-19 pandemic, Provincial Orders and precautionary measures have on residents and visitors alike.

The Township’s seasonal residents and visitors are valued members of the Tiny community, and we look forward to welcoming you back when the provincial/federal governments and healthcare experts deem it safe to do so. To seasonal residents who wish to visit their property to conduct outdoor maintenance, lawn care and landscaping services have been deemed essential by the Province under Ontario Regulation 82/20. This means that permanent and seasonal homeowners are permitted to hire private contractors to provide these services, so long as they follow the proper health and safety guidelines while working. We provide this information as a possible alternative to visiting your seasonal property for maintenance purposes. To those seasonal residents who have already returned to Tiny, please act responsibly to protect your community by physically distancing, practicing proper hygiene, and self-isolating for a minimum of 14 days as required. When self-isolating, do not leave your residence. Dial 211 for assistance accessing community resources.

While the Government of Ontario has not issued a Provincial Order to mandate that citizens must shelter in place at their primary residence, at this time, it is strongly recommended. However, there is no avenue for municipal enforcement if seasonal residents or visitors do migrate away from their primary residence. Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the authority to order seasonal residents or visitors to stay at or return to their primary residence lies with the Province. Outdoor recreational amenities are closed Under Ontario Regulation 104/20, outdoor recreational amenities are closed to the public. This closure applies to “outdoor recreational amenities that are intended for use by more than one family… regardless of whether they are publicly or privately owned and regardless of whether they are attached to a park system”. Outdoor recreational amenities include, but are not limited to, playground equipment, sports fields/facilities, off-leash dog areas (CBO dog park), washrooms and benches. Beaches are not considered outdoor recreational amenities and are not closed to the public.

Beaches are restricted to walk-through use only While beaches have not been closed to the public, the Township is restricting beach use to walk-through use only (click here for details). Recreational activities, such as fishing, sitting/laying on the beach, playing games on the beach, etc., are not permitted. These restrictions also apply to trails and greenspaces in parks. Although swimming, paddle boarding and kayaking have not been specifically prohibited by the Province at this time, these activities could result in increased complaints or the potential for an emergency rescue, should you not be able to return to shore safely. Tiny’s Municipal Law Enforcement Department is, therefore, strongly discouraging these activities. Boat launches are closed All municipally-owned boat launches in Tiny remain closed to the public and are being cleared for use by emergency services only. Under Ontario Regulation 82/20, privately owned marinas also remain closed to the public.

Enforcement will be assisted by Park Ambassadors The Township’s Municipal Law Enforcement Department has extended coverage hours and increased personnel. Crews will be responding to complaints and patrolling frequented areas of the Township, including beaches, parks and trails, to enforce municipal by-laws and Provincial Orders. Two Recreation Department staff have been redeployed as Park Ambassadors to aid the Enforcement Department in the management of parks. To report allegations of non-compliance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (i.e. for non-essential businesses being open, social gatherings exceeding 5 people who are not from the same household, use of closed outdoor recreational amenities, etc.), please call the OPP’s non-emergency phone line at 1-888-310-1122. The OPP are receiving complaints related to COVID-19 and forwarding them to the appropriate municipality for action as required. During these challenging times, please remember to be kind to one another. Let’s work together to protect our community and help flatten the curve. Stay connected with friends and family through virtual means, spend time outside in your yard, and support local businesses and frontline workers when possible. Remember, we are all in this together.

UPDATE:

Essential businesses and services relating to property maintenance Lawn care, landscaping and pool maintenance permitted in the Township of Tiny

Date: May 6, 2020

The Township of Tiny is committed to following the Emergency Orders put in place by the Provincial Government, and taking any additional measures deemed necessary to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our residents and community is our top priority.

On May 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., the Office of the Premier announced that the Ontario Government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as of May 4, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., provided they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Included in the list of businesses are those that provide lawn care and landscaping services. As such, businesses providing lawn care and landscaping services can resume operations within the Township, effective immediately.

The Province’s list of businesses permitted to reopen does not include pool maintenance companies. It remains unclear whether the Province considers pool maintenance an essential service, and municipalities have been granted the discretion to interpret and enforce this matter as they see fit. Under section 20 of Ontario Regulation 82/20, the Township of Tiny will permit pool maintenance services to be provided within the municipality, effective immediately, to reduce the potential for stagnant water and the transmission of West Nile Virus. Contractors must operate in accordance with all public health and safety measures. The Township of Tiny Municipal Law Enforcement Department will be enforcing the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), including all relevant Regulations, as it relates to property maintenance in the following manner: Service Allowed Additional Information Tree Services Removal of hazard trees, limbs and decayed trees NEW: Pruning, Spraying of Gypsy Moth Landscaping services will be interpreted by the Township of Tiny to include tree services Lawn Care and Landscaping Leaf removal Trimming and mowing lawns Spraying Provincially-designated noxious weeds (i.e. poison ivy, giant hogweed, etc.) NEW: Fertilizing, Spraying weeds, Aeration, Overseeding, Planting and gardening Lawn care and landscaping services were deemed essential by the Provincial Government on May 1, 2020 2

 

COVID-19 Update #4: Public Reminder About Non-Essential Services

Date: April 9, 2020

The Township is committed to following the orders of the Provincial Government and taking any additional measures it deems necessary to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Everyone must do his or her part.  With the nicer weather around the corner, we ask that you keep the following in mind:

  1. Landscaping / Pool Maintenance

For those considering the use of various services to prepare for the upcoming summer months, such as landscaping or pool maintenance services, please keep in mind that certain non-essential businesses are temporarily closed to help protect the health and safety of the people of Ontario in response to the declared emergency.

Provincial Order 82/20, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), identifies essential businesses including repair and property management services strictly necessary to manage and maintain the safety, security, sanitation and essential operation of institutional, commercial, industrial and residential properties and buildings.

  1. Short Term Rentals 

Provincial Order 82/20 also mandates that every person who provides short term rentals in rental accommodations shall ensure that any rentals booked after April 4, 2020 are only provided to individuals who are in need of housing during the emergency period.

Allegations of non-compliance with the EMCPA can be made by calling the OPP non-emergency line (1-888-310-1122). Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies only.

You may also call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659 to confirm whether a specific situation is non-compliant. Assistance is available Monday to Sunday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, please visit www.ontario.ca/stopthespread.

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The Township of Tiny is working diligently to keep residents informed during the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, the Township has launched a webpage to provide information about municipal updates and service impacts. Visit www.tiny.ca/coronavirus for a comprehensive list of COVID-19 impacts on municipal services, information and community resources, and other important news, including a link to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act and accompanying Orders.

For questions or more information:

Kristie Czovek, Communications/Committee Coordinator

Township of Tiny

130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, ON L0L 2J0

T: 705-526-4204 ext. 277

E: kczovek@tiny.ca

Notice of Restricted Beach Use in the Township of Tiny

Date: April 3, 2020

Further to the Provincial Order (Ontario Regulation 104/20) issued on March 30, 2020, the Township of Tiny has implemented tight restrictions on the use of public beaches. The restrictions also apply to privately-owned areas used as communal or shared outdoor recreational amenities.

Restrictions:

  • Areas of beaches that contain outdoor recreational amenities are closed to the public. View Ontario Regulation 104/20 for a list of what is defined as an amenity.
  • Gatherings of more than five people will not be permitted on public beaches.  Individuals are permitted to walk along the shoreline on public property that has not been closed; however, physical distancing must be practiced (i.e. a minimum distance of 2 metres between each person) and gatherings of more than five (5) people are strictly prohibited if the individuals are not from the same household (Ontario Regulation 52/20).

The Township is committed to following the orders of the Province and taking any additional measures it deems necessary to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  This is a fluid situation that is evolving at a rapid pace. Provincial and/or Federal orders could further impact the use of public areas, including beaches. The Township will continue to work diligently to keep the community informed of additional impacts to municipal services.

The Provincial Offences Act has been updated to include offences contrary to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). Contravention of the Act can lead to fines of $750 to $100,000.

Beaches will be patrolled by Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

Individuals are encouraged to use their best judgement when in public spaces or when witnessing others in public spaces. Enforcement resources are limited and complaints will be addressed on a priority basis.

Allegations of non-compliance with the EMCPA can be made by calling the OPP non-emergency line (1-888-310-1122). Dial 9-1-1 for emergencies only.

You may also call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659 to confirm whether a specific situation is non-compliant. Assistance is available Monday to Sunday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, please visit www.ontario.ca/stopthespread.

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The Township of Tiny is working diligently to keep residents informed during the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, the Township has launched a webpage to provide information about municipal updates and service impacts. Visit www.tiny.ca/coronavirus for a comprehensive list of COVID-19 impacts on municipal services, information and community resources, and other important news.

For questions or more information:

Steve Harvey, Chief Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

Township of Tiny

130 Balm Beach Road West

Tiny, ON L0L 2J0

T: 705-526-4204 ext. 227

E: sharvey@tiny.ca

 

The Township of Tiny Cancels the 2020 Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament due to COVID-19

Date: April 1, 2020

(Tiny, Ontario) It is with a heavy heart that the Township of Tiny announces that this year’s Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner, scheduled for Friday, July 24, 2020, has been cancelled. After careful consideration, the Township has made the difficult decision to cancel the fundraising event to protect the health and wellbeing of our community members and to recognize the financial hardships being endured by local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each year, funds are raised primarily through event sponsorship by businesses and donors. Given the ever-evolving pandemic, the Township wishes to alleviate the financial burden that a sponsorship commitment may place on businesses and donors during these unprecedented times.

In an effort to continue our support for local charities, the organizing committee will be investigating alternative fundraising options for later this year. To be notified about future updates, please contact the Golf Tournament staff resource listed below.

For more information:

Jaelen Josiah, Recreation Administrative Coordinator

Township of Tiny

130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, ON  L0L 2J0

T: 705-526-4204 ext. 288
E: jjosiah@tiny.ca

 

UPDATE: Special Meeting of Council

Date: April 1, 2020
TAKE NOTICE that a Special Meeting of Council will be held on Monday, April 15, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., for the purposes of enacting a by-law to consider an amendment to the Township’s Procedure By-law. The amendment will allow for the full electronic participation of Council members, during any period where an emergency has been declared under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
The regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole Meeting and Regular Meeting of Council will proceed directly thereafter.
The Township of Tiny holds the health and safety of its residents and dedicated staff as a top priority. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Township is taking precautions to help flatten the curve of this virus, including physical distancing. All Township of Tiny Municipal Offices remain closed to the public. As a result, we invite residents to view the Council meeting proceedings through the livestreaming option available on the Township of Tiny’s website, www.tiny.ca.
For questions or more information:

Sue Walton, Director of Legislative Services/Clerk
Township of Tiny
130 Balm Beach Road West
Tiny, ON L0L 2J0
T: 705-526-4204 ext. 225
E: swalton@tiny.ca

 

UPDATE #3: COVID-19 Impacts on Township of Tiny Services

Date: April 1, 2020

The Township of Tiny holds the health and safety of its residents and dedicated staff as its top priority. The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to evolve at a rapid pace. In response to calls for action by the Provincial and Federal Governments and healthcare professionals, the Township is continuing to modify municipal services to help control the spread of the virus. Below are additional COVID-19 impacts on municipal services:

Municipal Service     Impact Additional Information
CBO Dog Park Closed for public use until further notice
(ordered under O. Reg. 104/20)
Notice will be issued when the dog park has been reopened.
Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament
(July 24, 2020)
Cancelled Alternative fundraising options are being investigated to support local charities.
North Simcoe Youth Symposium
(May 5, 2020)
Postponed Notice will be issued when the event is rescheduled.
Playgrounds Closed for public use until further notice
(ordered under O. Reg. 104/20)
Notice will be issued when playgrounds have been reopened.
Recreation Programs (Spring) Cancelled Refunds will be issued in the coming weeks.

For a comprehensive list of impacted municipal services, visit www.tiny.ca/coronavirus.

All Township of Tiny Municipal Offices remain closed to the public and municipal staff are working remotely. The Township is working diligently to continue providing essential services. Residents are encouraged to access municipal services through the following options:

  • Email: Staff can be reached by email during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM). Visit www.tiny.ca/contact for our staff directory.
  • Phone: Staff will be monitoring their voicemails during regular business hours. Urgent matters will take priority for response.
  • Online Portal: Visit www.tiny.ca/onlineportal to access Tiny’s online portal for fire, dog and parking permits, and program registration.
  • Drop-box: A drop-box is available at the front of the administration office (130 Balm Beach Road West) for non-urgent payments and correspondence.

We urge residents to protect themselves and other members of the community by

  • Staying home – avoid all non-essential trips into the community;
  • Practicing physical distancing – maintain at least 2 meters between you and another person;
  • Practicing proper hygiene – wash/sanitize your hands frequently, sneeze and cough into your sleeve, avoid touching your face; and
  • Adhering to legislation – including no public events or social gatherings of more than five (5) people.
To our valued seasonal residents:

Further to the recommendation of Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada and Ontario Premier Doug Ford, we are urging Tiny’s seasonal/weekend residents to shelter in place in your primary residence. Delaying your return to the area will help to alleviate some of the strain that is being placed on our rural food supplies and healthcare facilities, resulting from the early influx of seasonal residents returning during the off-season. We appreciate that Tiny is a second home for many of our residents, and we look forward to welcoming you back when area resources can support your return.

To those seasonal residents who have already returned to Tiny, please act responsibly to protect your community by physically distancing, practicing proper hygiene, and self-isolating as required. When self-isolating, do not leave your residence. Community resources are available to assist you with accessing essential supplies from home. Dial 2-1-1 for assistance accessing these resources.

Mayor Cornell wishes to deliver the following message to our community:

On behalf of the Township, thank you to all of our residents who are adhering to the healthcare guidelines. Your efforts are critical in controlling the spread of COVID-19. Thank you also to our frontline workers, including first responders, healthcare professionals, grocery store and pharmacy employees, and those working to provide essential services. Let’s do our part to help these members of our community by staying home.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation. Tiny’s emergency management team will continue to monitor the situation and communicate with members of the public as it evolves. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.

For questions or more information:

Kristie Czovek, Communications/Committee Coordinator

Township of Tiny

130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, ON L0L 2J0

T: 705-526-4204 ext. 277

E: kczovek@tiny.ca

 

UPDATE #2: COVID-19 Impacts on Township of Tiny Services

Municipal Staff to Transition to a Remote Work Protocol

Date: March 23, 2020

The Township of Tiny holds the health and safety of our residents and dedicated staff as our top priority. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Township is taking precautions to help flatten the curve in terms of the spread of COVID-19.

All Township of Tiny Municipal Offices remain closed to the public. As of 4:30 PM on Monday, March 23, 2020, municipal staff will transition to a remote work protocol and services will be reduced to only those that have been deemed essential. This decision was not made lightly; however, we are confident that a remote work protocol is the best way to ensure that staff remain healthy and in a position to continue providing the essential services that our residents rely on. Be assured that all essential services will continue to be provided. Contingency plans are in place and the Township is prepared for this situation.

Essential services will be provided under the remote work protocol as follows:

  • Staff can be reached by email during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM). Visit www.tiny.ca/contact for our staff directory.
  • Staff will be monitoring their voicemails during regular business hours. Urgent matters will take priority for response.
  • Many of our services are available online. Visit https://townshipoftiny.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx to access Tiny’s online portal for fire, dog and parking permits, and program registration.
  • A drop-box is available at the front of the administration office (130 Balm Beach Road West) for non-urgent payment and correspondence.
  • Drop-box items and mail will be collected periodically.
  • Building Permit, Sewage System and Planning Applications are not being accepted at this time. If they are dropped off or mailed in, they will NOT be process.
  • Building inspections will be conducted under limited conditions. Please call 705-527-9789 to learn about these conditions and to schedule your building inspection.
  • Sewage system inspections will be conducted under limited conditions. Please call Tatham Engineering at 705-527-0119 to learn more.
  • By-law complaints that have been classified as ‘urgent’ will be investigated. All other complaints will be deferred until further notice.
  • Municipal water systems will continue to operate as per regulatory requirements.
  • The initiation of capital construction projects will be deferred until further notice.
  • Road maintenance deemed necessary for the continued provision of essential services and public transportation safety will be completed.
  • Regular maintenance of all municipally-owned parks, properties and facilities will be suspended until further notice, with the exception of checks required under insurance policies. Residents are encouraged to suspend their visits to playgrounds to help control the spread of the virus, as playground equipment is not sanitized.
  • Payments for property taxes can be made through your bank either online or at the bank branch. Payments can also be placed in the municipal drop-box. Please remember that the March 27, 2020 due date has been extended to May 1, 2020.

For a comprehensive list of impacted municipal services, please visit www.tiny.ca/coronavirus.

For the health and safety of our community, particularly our vulnerable populations like seniors, residents are encouraged to practice social distancing, frequent hand washing, and all other recommendations issued by official health and government agencies. Information and community resources can be found on the webpage listed above.

Mayor Cornell wishes to deliver the following message to our community:

I want to remind all residents, we are at a critical stage. Our focus is on containment so that we do not overwhelm our healthcare system. Each of us must take responsibility and follow the guidelines provided by our healthcare professionals – social distancing, washing your hands, avoiding touching your face, and isolate as required. Please stay at home and only venture out when absolutely essential.

We will get through this together, as a community, by helping each other, supporting those that are most vulnerable and taking care of ourselves. Remember, social distancing does not mean social isolation; check in on your neighbours, friends and family with a phone call or video chat.

Please take this situation very seriously and follow the advice of our healthcare professionals. Spread information, not the virus.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation. Tiny’s emergency management team will continue to monitor the situation and communicate with members of the public as it evolves. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.

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The Township of Tiny released this notice on Friday March 13th, 2020:

The Township of Tiny is taking precautions to help protect our staff and vulnerable residents from the COVID-19 virus. Following a meeting of the Emergency Management Team, the Township has made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone some municipal services in an effort to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Effective immediately, the following municipal services are impacted:

Municipal Service            Impact Action
Committees of Council Meetings

·       Accessibility

·       Heritage

·       Mayor’s Golf Tournament Working Committee

·       Parks & Recreation

·       Police Services Board

·       Property Standards/Fence Viewers

·       Senior Advisory

·       Trails and Active Transportation

·       Youth Advisory

Cancelled until further notice Notice will be issued when the meetings resume.
Committee of Adjustment Proceeding as scheduled All guests are asked to use self-screening practices. Notice will be issued if the meeting is cancelled.
Community Centres & Rentals

·       Lafontaine

·       Tiny Township (TTCC)

·       Wyebridge

Closed – All programming and rentals are cancelled until further notice. Notice will be issued when programming and rentals resume.
Council Meetings Proceeding as scheduled All guests are asked to use self-screening practices or view the live-stream on our website. Notice will be issued if the meeting is cancelled.
March Break Day Camp

(March 16-20, 2020)

Cancelled Full refunds will be issued.
All Recreation Programs

(including fitness, seniors and youth)

Cancelled until further notice Notice will be issued when programming resumes.
Seniors’ Club Open House at Le Club de l’Age d’Or

(March 18, 2020)

Postponed Notice will be issued when the event is rescheduled.
Senior Symposium

(April 1, 2020)

Postponed Notice will be issued when the event is rescheduled.

The Township will continue to monitor the COVID-19 virus and communicate with our residents as the situation evolves. Up-to-date information, including information about the virus, how to protect yourself, and signs and symptoms, can be found on the following websites:

For questions or more information:

Kristie Czovek, Communications/Committee Coordinator

Township of Tiny

130 Balm Beach Road West

Tiny, ON L0L 2J0

T: 705-526-4204 ext. 277

E: kczovek@tiny.ca