December 2021


2022 Budget Update

The 2022 Proposed Town Budget is available for public review and input. The proposed budget is the starting point in the annual budget process and will be reviewed and deliberated by Council through a series of special budget meetings beginning on December 2, 2021. 

Following the meetings, a revised budget will be made available on December 16, 2021 and the Budget Public Meeting is scheduled for January 24, 2022. Residents are encouraged to participate and share feedback with Council throughout the budget process.

View the 2022 Proposed Budget


Shop Local this Holiday Season!

'Tis the season to shop local for a chance to win big during the 2nd Annual Give the Gift of Blue holiday campaign!

From November 29 until January 2, 2022, when you make a purchase at a local business in The Blue Mountains, you can enter for a chance to win one of five weekly prizes valued at $350, as well as the chance to win the ultimate grand prize experience valued at $3,000.

Enter the Contest for Your Chance to Win!


Official Plan Update

The Town of The Blue Mountains is updating its Official Plan. When completed, the Official Plan will guide all future land-use decisions in the Town, including residential and commercial development, the type of permitted housing, density and intensification standards, and how agricultural and natural features will be protected. Residents and stakeholders will have the opportunity to share their feedback and vision for the Town’s future by participating in the Official Plan update process.

At the Committee of the Whole meeting on November 30, 2021, Town staff presented a detailed project update report outlining the project framework, project phasing, scope of work, roles and responsibilities, and public engagement plan for the Official Plan Update project. The report also included the proposed Terms of Reference and the Project Steering Committee Structure. In addition, at the meeting, Council directed staff to finalize a Request for Proposal and secure external consulting services for Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the project framework. To view the staff report, visit the webpage below. 
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2021 Holiday Events

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Join Mayor Soever and Members of Council on Dec. 11 at 5:00 pm for the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the park beside Town Hall.

Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas 
Get into the holiday spirit by attending the Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas event on Dec. 11, from 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Come and visit with Santa and his helper, enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, roasted chestnuts on an open fire, live entertainment and more! 

Clarksburg Tour of Lights
From Dec. 4 - Jan. 2, 2022 enjoy a self-guided drive around Clarksburg throughout the Holidays to view and vote for your favourite decorations and lights!

Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain
Experience Holiday Magic at Blue Mountain from Nov. 19 - Jan 2, 2022. The Village is wrapped up in garlands and bows and illuminated with the sights and sounds of the holidays! enjoy enchanting moments around every corner while you shop, dine and celebrate the magic of the season.

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Featured Projects

Fire Master Plan
Public Survey

A public survey is available to gain public feedback regarding the development of the Fire Master Plan. The survey closes on Friday, December, 3, 2021.

To learn more, watch the Fire Master Plan video or complete the survey.

Take the Survey

Thornbury West 

Reminder to residents that the Public Information Centre is  scheduled for Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. 

Visit the project webpage to learn about the planned reconstruction of Elma St, Alice St, Victoria St, and Louisa St.

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Food Truck Zoning
By-Law Amendment

A public meeting was held on November 22, 2021 regarding an application for a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment to permit Refreshment Vehicles to operate on various properties in the Town.

As a next step, a follow up staff report will be presented to Council within the coming months.

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Current Projects

The Town maintains an up-to-date list of all active Municipal Infrastructure Projects, Planning & Development Projects and Strategic Projects on the Town website. To learn more please click the button below.
Current Projects