Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 06:25 PM
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Town of Caledon is announcing additional measures to contain costs and ensure that staffing and resources are in place to provide core services.
In addition to the recently announced declaration that 300 casual staff are being placed on emergency leave, the Town today announced that approximately 50 full and part-time staff (Town and Library) are being placed on Declared Emergency Leave (DEL) with an additional 20 staff being redeployed to other positions.
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 06:28 PM
The Town of Caledon’s Economic Development Office is launching a campaign to support and promote essential businesses that are still operating. At the same time, it is releasing a survey to gauge the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on local business.
“Now more than ever we need to come together and do what we can to support our local business community,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “Our online map will help residents find and support local businesses that are still operating. We know...
Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 06:30 PM
(March 31, 2020) In light of last night’s announcement by the Province of Ontario to extend its emergency declaration and close all outdoor recreational amenities, the Town of Caledon is closing all its communal or shared outdoor recreational amenities.
According to the provincial statement, this closure applies to all playgrounds, sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, the off-leash dog park on Coleraine Drive, skateboard / BMX parks, picnic areas, outdoor community gardens, park shelters,...
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 06:32 PM
(March 30, 2020) All Town of Caledon facilities, including Town Hall and all recreation facilities, will remain closed until further notice. The Town had previously announced these closures through April 5, 2020.
“We don’t take this decision lightly, we know these closures impact the daily lives of our residents,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “But based on the best advice we are getting from public health experts we need to continue doing all we can to fight this pandemic.”
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Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 06:34 PM
The Town of Caledon is deferring all remaining 2020 property tax payments by approximately two months for taxpayers who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It’s important that we do our best to help Caledon residents during this difficult time,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “Deferring tax payments is something that all of Council felt strongly about, and we hope that this will help lighten some of the stress that taxpayers might be feeling at this time.”