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Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2017

 
Town Council Approves Contract for Both Splash Pads
ABC Recreation Ltd. Awarded Construction Contract for Port Elgin and Southampton Pads
Saugeen Shores, ON; The Town of Saugeen Shores has awarded the construction contract for the Port Elgin and Southampton Splash Pads to ABC Recreation Ltd.
After the RFP closed on December 20, 2016, contractors with the two preferred bids presented their submissions to a panel made up of representatives from both...

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Posted Friday, February 03, 2017

Saugeen Shores rolls out Aquatic Recreation Assistance Program “Fill the Program” initiative aims to remove financial barriers
Saugeen Shores, ON; Swimming is an important life skill, especially in a beach community. However, not every family can afford to put their children in swimming lessons. The Town of Saugeen Shores hopes to help remove this financial barrier by encouraging families to sign up for the Fill the Program initiative.
The initiative...

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Posted Friday, February 03, 2017

Hazard Tree Removal to Begin at Fairy Lake
Saugeen Shores, ON; Now that hundreds of trees have been identified as hazardous due to an Emerald Ash Borer infestation at Fairy Lake, the Town of Saugeen Shores hopes that swift action will remove public safety concerns and help the forest rejuvenate quickly.
Removal of the hazard trees is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 6 th and may take up to 6 weeks to complete. During this time, the park will be closed to ensure...

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Posted Friday, January 13, 2017

The Town of Saugeen Shores hosted a Public Information Session on Thursday, January 12 to discuss Emerald Ash Borer, Hazard Tree Removal and environment & visitor facility improvements at Fairy Lake.
Presentations were made by Frank Burrows (Parks Manager, Town of Saugeen Shores), Victoria Serda (SauGreen) and Donna Lacy (Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority). If you missed the meeting, the slide presentations can be found here. 

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Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Update: Due to inclement weather, this Public Information Session has been recheduled to Thursday, January 12 beginning at 5pm at the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.
 
Town Council Approves Removal of Infected Trees
Fairy Lake Restoration Project Public Information Session Planned
Saugeen Shores, ON; Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a serious problem and Saugeen Shores Council agrees. At the December 12, 2016 meeting, council approved a recommendation...

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