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 Quotations, Tenders & Request for Proposals  ongoing
 Canine Control  ongoing
 Road Construction and Closures  ongoing

2017 Easter Food Drive

Posted 2017-03-21 2:29pm

25 Years of Service Awards

Township staff members Donna Harrington and Linda Westcott were each recognized for over 25 years of service to the municipality by Council at the March 20, 2017 Committee of the Whole Meeting.

Council members congratulate staff employees on 25 years of service   

Posted 2017-03-20 10:14am 

Funding for High Speed Internet - Connect to Innovate grant application

Your Support is Needed!

Posted 2017-03-16 4:04pm

Notice of Proposed LCPW Budget Amendment

To be considered on March 27, 2017 regarding replacement of South Footbridge.

Any concerns respecting the proposed amendment to the 2017 Lagoon City Parks & Waterways Budget should be submitted, in writing, before 4:30 p.m. on March 27, 2017.

Posted 2017-03-14 11:11am

Spring Safety Message from LSRCA - Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Posted 2017-03-09 1:33pm

February 2017 Newsletter from Ward 2 Councillor Marg Sharpe

Please note that the 2017 Approved Budget has not yet been posted to the website.

Posted 2017-03-06 4:18pm

Proclamation Notice - April 2, 2017 as World Autism Awareness Day

Council will raise the Autism Ontario Flag during the week of April 3-7, 2017.

Posted 2017-03-01 12:04pm

Proclamation Notice - April 24-30, 2017 as Rail Safety Week

Visit the Operation Life Saver website for additional information.

Posted 2017-02-28 11:40am

Notice - Proposed Fire Budget Amendment

Posted 2017-02-28 11:37am

Road Closure - portion of Sideroad 25

Sideroad 25 between Muley Point Lane and Bonnie Beach Road has been closed due to flooding.
Posted 2017-02-27 11:12am
Sand bags and bottled water only provided when emergency declared 

Sand bags and bottled water only provided when emergency declared

Contact 705-484-5374 ext.253 for a list of local sandbag suppliers.

Posted 2017-02-24 2:08pm

Road Closure - Sideroad 5/6

Sideroad 5/6 is closed between Concession Road D-E and the first house due to flooding.

Posted 2017-02-24 9:10am


Effective immediately all Township of Ramara roads are on half load restrictions.
Posted 2017-02-23 11:31am

County Waste Collections may be impacted during winter season

Residents may contact the County’s Customer Service Centre at 1-800-263-3199 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or follow Customer Service on twitter via @simcoecountyCS for additional information if required.

Residents are being encouraged to  sign up for waste schedule alerts at www.simcoe.ca/wasteschedule to receive notification of collection changes or to check the website www.simcoe.ca frequently for updates.

Last update posted 2017-02-01 11:57am

News Release - Ramara Resident Receives County Education Bursary

Posted 2016-12-22 2:29pm

Attention Lake St. John Residents / Property Owners - Public Notice Lifted

Posted 2016-12-16 4:29pm

Proposed 2017 Budget Notice

2017 Budget PowerPoint Presentation

Posted 2016-11-30 3:39pm

Office Update

Environmental Services Offices, located at 2115 Highway 12, Brechin, will be closed to the public. All Environmental Services business will be conducted out of the Township of Ramara Administration Centre, 2297 Highway 12, Brechin. Please direct all faxes to 705-484-0441.

Posted 2016-11-30 11:51am

2017 Council & Committee of the Whole Meeting Schedule

Posted 2016-11-16 10:30am

Bayshore Village Spray Irrigation

PIC Questions and Answers from Open House

PIC Displays from Open House - Bayshore Spray Irrigation

Notice of 2nd Bayshore Public Information Centre Open House - regarding Effluent Spray Irrigation System

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Township Council Chambers
2297 Highway 12, Brechin, ON L0K 1B0


Bayshore Village Sewage Works - Annual Performance Reports




Last Update Posted 2016-11-21 1:40pm
Posted 2016-10-25 1:28pm 

2017 Dog Licences Available

$16.00 each - Price goes up March 1st

Posted 2016-11-09 1:50pm

Results from 2016 Resident Service Satisfaction Survey

Posted 2016-10-14 2:08pm

Physician Opportunity in Brechin

Notice from Orillia and Area Physician Recruitment and Retention

Posted 2016-08-03 10:26am

Organization and Service Delivery Review

Report by consultant John Whitesell

Reposted 2016-08-03 10:14am
Previously posted on homepage

Farm Emergency Safety Information from OMAFRA

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Posted 2016-03-22 2:48pm

CIS - Community Information System 

Click logo to sign up for alerts

Posted 2016-03-09 2:19pm

Ramara Fire & Rescue Notice

Service offered by County of Simcoe Rapid Response Unit to be expanded on a 1 year trial basis for certain emergency medical calls.  Click heading to view complete notice.

Posted 2016-02-12 1:45pm

Brechin and Lagoon City Stormwater Management Master Plan

Notice of Study Completion

Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Final Report

Posted 2016-02-03 9:12am

Accessibility Plan Updates

Township Council adopted the annual updates to its 2013-2018 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan and associated policies on November 23, 2015. 

Posted 2015-11-24 2:27pm

Simcoe County Business Services for Immigrants

Immigration Business Portal

Networking Opportunities

Posted 2015-10-06 2:38pm

Financing Opportunity for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) is designed to support high-growth, innovative Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in rural and urban communities by offering loans of usually $150,000 to $500,000. The goal is to create jobs in our communities by providing a source of financing for viable companies to implement innovative projects.

Click Flyer for more information.


Posted 2015-08-14 2:08pm


TAKE NOTICE that on July 27, 2015, the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Ramara enacted By-law No. 2015.39 adopting Amendment No. 18 to the Official Plan of the Township of Ramara.

OPA 18 designates Strawberry Island as "Island Accommodation (Strawberry Island)" and in part as "Natural Area Protection", instead of "Rural".

Click Notice to read the complete notice from the Clerk.


Posted 2015-07-31 2:45pm

GHG Emissions Report and Energy Management Plan for Ramara Township

Please click the following links to view documents in pdf format and in compliance with Ont Reg 397/11:

2013 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions report


Last update posted 2015-07-09 3:08pm
Posted 2014-07-14 13:37:13

211- Government & Community Information

Click 211 Question & Answer sheet to view information detailing the 211 government and community-based health and social services system available by phone and online.

Posted 2015-05-15 3:21pm

Funding Assistance for Wetland Projects

 Ducks Unlimited Canada logo

Ducks Unlimited Canada has a new program, called the Lake Simcoe Georgian Bay Wetland Collaborative, with funding available for landowners for wetland restoration projects through March 2017. Eligible projects include wetland restoration, livestock exclusion fencing and nesting boxes.  Ducks Unlimited Canada can cover up to 90% of the costs for these projects.

For more information on how to conserve your wetlands or to apply for this funding, please contact Sean Rootham at 1-888-402-4444, ext. 232 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click www.ducks.ca to visit the Ducks Unlimited Canada website.

Click Programs to learn more about the Lake Simcoe Georgian Bay Wetland Collaborative.


 Last Update Posted 2015-01-20 10:29am
Posted 2013-12-18 12:07:41


For information about Garbage and Recycling Collection
please call the County of Simcoe at 705-735-6901
or for 426 or 689 exchanges call toll-free at 1-800-263-3199

The County Customer Service Department operators are available to take your calls:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Visit simcoe.ca for more information.


Last update posted 2015-05-19 2:14pm