News & Announcements

Post Flood Update

Issued at 4:00 p.m. June 26, 2017

As was reported on the Town’s website and through social media, all Town of Mono and Dufferin County roads were open by Saturday morning. Town Roads Crews continue to repair edge of road and culvert washouts; however, have been hampered by ongoing rain. Stabilization of washouts will continue over the next several weeks.

The Town wishes to thank its residents for their cooperation during the flooding. Our top priority is always the residents’ safety.

We are working with the province to implement the provincial “Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians” program which provides financial assistance to private landowners following natural disasters. More information about this program and eligibility is available at http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page13760.aspx.

Residents are cautioned to remain clear of watercourses as many are still running high. Please refer to Credit Valley Conservation and Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority websites for the latest flood updates.

www.creditvalleyca.ca
www.nvca.on.ca

Care should also be exercised if your private well was near any flooded areas. More information on private well safety is available on Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph’s website at https://wdgpublichealth.ca/search?search=private+wells.

The Town wants to recognize and thank the efforts of both Town & County Roads Crews and First Responders for their efforts during the flood event.

For latest updates follow the Town of Mono's Twitter feed @TownOfMono or Facebook page.

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 4:00pm

Flood Watch Update

Updated at 10:30 a.m. June 24, 2017

Due to heavy rainfall throughout the County, with some areas receiving over 100 mm of rain since Thursday, the Town has experienced significant flooding. Public Works road crews have been diligently working since early morning to address flooded and washed out roads.

Staff, in concert with local conservation authorities, have been monitoring water levels at numerous locations in Town. Flood watches & warnings remain in effect in the Nottawasaga, Credit Valley and Grand Valley Conservation watersheds.

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has confirmed that 113 mm of rain fell over a several hour period, classifying it as an 100 year storm event. They confirmed that water levels peaked in Dufferin County around 1 p.m. on Friday.

Residents are encouraged to avoid flooded areas where possible.

Some of our watercourses are at or above their banks but are receding. Flooding of low lying areas has ocurred with water levels remaining high through the weekend. As a result, local streams and rivers are dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts, bridges and dams. Children should be warned to stay away from all watercourses.

Evacuation & Shelter Information

Dufferin Community Services has coordinated with the Red Cross to ensure that anyone needing disaster assistance after hours or during the weekend can access services by calling the Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance line at 416-676-8559.

Residents can dial 211 after hours for information regarding emergency shelter. People with VOIP phones can dial 1-866-743-7818 as they won’t be able to dial a 3-digit code.

All Town of Mono & Dufferin County Roads are OPEN

For latest updates follow the Town of Mono's Twitter feed @TownOfMono or Facebook page.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:30am

Nuisance Beavers at Monora Park

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Residents and visitors are reminded that beavers can be an on-going concern at the pond at Monora Park.

Activity has been observed in recent days, so we ask that you restrain your pets and children while in the vicinity of the pond.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:45pm

Hazardous Waste Day | June 24, 2017

Hazardous waste day June 24, 2017 at Orangeville Operations Centre

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment | 994448 Mono-Adjala Townline

Applicant Jason Philips and Delia Teixeira
Property Part of East Half of Lot 18, Concession 8 EHS, Town of Mono
994448 Mono-Adjala Townline, Mono, ON
File No. ZBA 2017-01
Proposed amendment to Town Bylaw 2002-62, as amended, being a bylaw to provide for the keeping, control and licencing of dogs, and notice of receipt of complete application.

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Corporation of the Town of Mono received an Application for Zoning Bylaw Amendment.

In accordance with Section 34(10) and Section 10(1) of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, as amended, the above noted Zoning Bylaw Amendment was deemed complete by Council on April 25, 2017.

In conjunction with the above site specific Zoning Bylaw Amendment, Town Bylaw 2002-62, as amended, being a Bylaw to provide for the keeping, control and licensing of dogs, is also proposed to be amended.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the Zoning Bylaw Amendment is to consider a proposal to rezone 994448 Mono-Adjala Townline (the subject lands) from the current RURAL (A) zone to SPECIAL RURAL – 1 (A-1) to permit a specialized farm on the subject property with a reduced acreage of 10.92 hectares (26.99 acres), from the required minimum of 19.5 hectares (48 acres), in order to permit a Dog Kennel on the property.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the amendment to Town Bylaw 2002-62 is to consider a proposal to permit a Class 2 Kennel License, which would allow the Applicant to keep a maximum of 7 to 10 dogs on the subject property, with a reduced acreage of 10.92 hectares (26.99 acres), from the required minimum of 19.5 hectares (48 acres).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, including including the proposed draft Zoning Bylaw Amendment and draft Town Bylaw 2002-62 amendment, and any supporting information and documentation, are available for public viewing during regular office hours at the Municipal Administration office at 347209 Mono Centre Road.

TOWN OF MONO PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will be reviewing these applications TUESDAY, JULY 4th, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers located at 347209 Mono Centre Road, 4 kms east of Highway #10/24. Meetings of the Planning and Environmental Advisory Committee are open to the public, and the public are welcome to attend and submit comments on the matter. Please note that the Planning and Environmental Advisory Committee only make recommendations to Council on the merits of the application.

A STATUTORY PUBLIC COUNCIL MEETING will be held on TUESDAY, JULY 25th, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers at the above address. Any person or agency may attend the Public meeting and/or make written or verbal submissions either in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed amendments.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Town of Mono on the proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment and Amendment to Bylaw 2002-62, you must make a written request to the Town of Mono at 347209 Mono Centre Road MONO ON L9W 6S3.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Mono before the proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Town of Mono to the Ontario Municipal Board and may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

A KEY MAP is provided to show the location of the lands to which the proposed applications apply.

DATED at the Town of Mono this 16th day of June, 2017.

Supporting information and documentation

Key Map

David Trotman
Director of Planning
Town of Mono
347209 Mono Centre Road
MONO ON L9W 6S3
(519) 941-3599 Ext 230

Comments and opinions submitted on this matter, including the originator’s name, address, and/or email address, become part of the public record, may be viewed by the general public, and may be published in various Municipal reports, documents, and/or agendas. Alternate formats of this document are available upon request.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:30am

Mono Senior of the Year Award

Derek Spencer received the 2017 Mono Senior of the Year Award.

In Ontario, June is recognized as Senior’s month and in honour of this month, the Town of Mono chose to recognize an individual who has made our community a better place to live, Mr. Derek Spencer!

Starting in 2009, the Town of Mono, the Town of Orangeville, Credit Valley Conservation and the Friends of Island Lake were engaged in building a ten km accessible trail around the perimeter of Island Lake, known as the Island Lake Community Trail System. From the initial construction phase to the completion of the trail in 2015, to the present day, Mr. Spencer has been an exemplary volunteer and ambassador for this trail system.

During the construction of the trail, Mr. Spencer volunteered on a daily basis with doing whatever he could to help out. Tasks ranging from painting the foundation timber end cuts, cutting boards for the bridges and boardwalks, screwing in boards on the boardwalks and railings and even picking up garbage left by the construction crew were all tasks that Mr. Spencer took on with pride and enthusiasm.

As each section of the trail was completed Mr. Spencer, along with his companion Baxter (a very special sheltie), could be seen hiking the trail on a daily basis, keeping his eye out for any type of liability that may have occurred, such as fallen branches, loose boards, etc. and reporting the hazard to staff. And if the liability was something Mr. Spencer could handle himself, he very often did. It is not uncommon to see Mr. Spencer hiking the trail with a pair of clippers in his hands, or filling in a hole that is a tripping hazard.

Derek Spencer - Senior of the Year

If Mr. Spencer is not hiking or inspecting the trail, then he is volunteering at one of the trails special events, such as Seniors Day on the Trail and the Maple Syrup Festival held at Island Lake. Since January 1, 2015 Mr. Spencer and Baxter have not missed one day hiking the trail. Hikers on the trail are always greeted with his smile; friendly wave and tail wag from Baxter.

Mr. Spencer is an enthusiastic, tireless, compassionate, humble volunteer. He is an inspiring citizen of our community and one we are proud to present with Mono’s Senior of the Year Award for 2017.

Derek and Baxter were both on hand to receive the award from Mayor Ryan.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:15pm

Waste Management Public Information Night

This will be an opportunity for the public to weigh in on how we manage solid waste in the county for the next 20 years.

Monday, June 26, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health June 2017 Newsletter

The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Board of Health highlights for June 2017 are available on their website.

Topics include:

  • Opioids
  • Population Health
  • Rabies

Read the newsletter.

Public Health is governed by a Board of Health consisting of provincially appointed local municipal councillors, mayors and community members and is mandated to support the well-being of individuals and communities.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:30am

Asphalt Maintenance Operations

Asphalt Crack Sealing and Pavement Marking Operations will be taking place over the next month. To avoid damage to your vehicle and the pavement markings, please obey signage and blocker trucks and avoid driving on fresh paint. Please note that you may experience minor delays as crews carry out this work.

For details on where Asphalt Crack Sealing will be occurring, please see the Town's Public Works Capital and Maintenance Projects map.

Public Works Project Map icon

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:45am

2017 Fire Hydrant Flushing

Please be aware that from April 24 to June 30, 2017 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday each week Water Works Staff will be completing fire hydrant flushing and maintenance of the Cardinal Woods & the Coles/Island Lake/Purple Hill water systems. The programs are completed on a regular basis to ensure the fire hydrants remain in good working order and that any accumulated sediments in the watermains are removed.

Due to possible sedimentation, the flushing may cause discolouration of the water, so please check your cold water supply before using. If discolouration does occur, let the cold water run until it clears.

Users are also reminded that Water Works Staff will continue to regularly flush fire hydrants in some areas on subsequent Wednesdays as part of an ongoing maintenance program. Again, the water should be checked for discolouration before use on those days.

Your cooperation and understanding during the fire hydrant flushing and maintenance program is appreciated.

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 1:00pm

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