Ramara Building Department — Septic Re-inspections Ontario Building Code Regulation 315/10 took effect January  1, 2011.  It mandated that all septic systems within 100m of the Lake Simcoe shoreline be re-inspected within a five year period for Phase 1 of its implementation.  Phase 1 has ended and all systems in the prescribed area have undergone

We would like to say “thank you” to all our members who were able to come to our June 18th, 2016 AGM this year.  For those that have just joined us, welcome and it is great to have you with us. Our newsletter will be coming to everyone shortly.

North Mara Beach Residents Association Annual General Meeting We have an AGENDA!!! Lyme Disease “Don’t let a small pest become a big problem” With all the news focus on the Zika virus, let’s not lose sight of the one that’s here! Lyme disease is in Simcoe County – let’s understand and be aware! Our presenters

Following the presentation by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) at the FOCA AGM in March, please note that property tax re-assessments have begun rolling out across Ontario.   Results are already out for Leeds~Grenville, Simcoe and the Sudbury area (see a CBC news item on this topic). To see the trends in your neighbourhood, or find

An introduction to Lyme disease Lyme disease is a serious disease caused by the bite of infected small insect-like parasites called blacklegged ticks. Lyme disease can have severe symptoms but it can be treated — very effectively if caught early. While not all blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease, populations of infected blacklegged ticks are growing.

Atherley Narrows Bridge Project

Monday, 04 April 2016 by

Notice of Study Completion – Atherley Narrows Pedestrian Bridge The City of Orillia, in partnership with the Township of Ramara and the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, and through their consultant AECOM, has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study to assess the opportunity to provide a recreational trail connection across the Atherley Narrows,

NOTICE OF AERIAL PESTICIDE APPLICATION FOR THE CONTROL OF LARVAL MOSQUITOS FOR NUISANCE CONTROL This notice is to advise that between April 7, 2016 and May 15, 2016, approximately, the Township of Ramara will be conducting an aerial pesticide program in that area of the Township along the shore of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RAMARA Proud History – Progressive Future February 12, 2016 Notice Following a decision made by council, effective immediately, Ramara Fire & Rescue Services will be reducing their level of service from a Level A response to Level B calls only, Township wide, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and

GOOD NEWS FOR STRAWBERRY ISLAND!!!!

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 by

Good news for Strawberry Island A plan to build 80 condo units on Strawberry Island, at the north end of Lake Simcoe, has been abandoned. Simcoe County Committee of the Whole accepted this information as a update on March 22, 2016. The owner and developer, now renamed TAG Developments, is going back to the drawing

Thanks to the Ontario government, citizens will now be able to participate in public debates without fear of being slapped with a lawsuit. Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) silence public debate and put a chill on free speech. Today the Protection of Public Participation Act passed third reading and will now become law in the