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    Mayor's Welcome
    Welcome to Gore Bay.ca

    On behalf of members of council, our town staff and myself I would like to welcome you to our town website and for those of you visiting Gore Bay, I welcome you to our town. 

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    Contact Information

    Town of Gore Bay
    P.O. Box 590, 15 Water Street
    Gore Bay, Ontario 
    P0P 1H0 

    Phone: (705) 282-2420
    Fax: (705) 282-3076 

    Annette Clarke
    CAO/Clerk
    aclarke(at)gorebay.ca
     
    Pam Bond
    Treasurer:
    pbond(at)gorebay.ca
     
    Ron Lane
    Mayor:
    mayor(at)gorebay.ca
     
     
    General Inquiries
    admin(at)gorebay.ca
     
     
    Delroy Prescott
    By-Law Officer
    bylawofficer(at)gorebay.ca
     
     
    Volunteer Firefighters

    The Gore Bay-Gordon/Barrie Island Joint Fire Department is hiring interested parties for this rewarding experience!

    Minimum Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid "G" driver's license and mode of transportation.

    For more informatioon or to pick up an application, please visit the Gordon/Barrie Island municipal office or call 705-282-2702

    Welcome to Gore Bay on Beautiful Manitoulin Island

    The Town of Gore Bay, located on the North Channel of Lake Huron, is nestled between two splendid, tree-covered bluffs. Incorporated in 1890, Gore Bay is one of the larger communities on Manitoulin with a permanent population of just over 900. Gore Bay is the judicial centre of Manitoulin, and one of the island's commercial and professional centres.


    THE TOWN OF GORE BAY
    NOTICE OF POLLING STATION
    SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE


    MONDAY OCTOBER 27, 2014
    10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Voting at Gore Bay Municipal Council Chambers
    15 Water Street, Gore Bay, ON


    Photo I.D. with signature must be presented
    at time of voting.

    If you are unable to attend the voting place on
    date set above you may appoint someone to
    act as your proxy.  Please contact the Clerk’s
    office to obtain detailed information
    regarding the appointment of proxy.


    Temporary Part-time Work Available

    The Town of Gore Bay is looking for an individual willing to work some part time hours assisting the Theatre Director hang new lighting and curtains at the Gore Bay Community Hall.  Interested individuals should contact the Town Office at 705-282-2420.


    Town of Gore Bay
    Request for Committee Members

    2015 marks Gore Bay’s 125th Anniversary!  Gore Bay Council is looking for Community Minded Citizens to express interest in being part of the 125th Anniversary Committee.  This committee will take on the planning and coordinating of events to celebrate this great milestone.  The 125th Anniversary Celebration will be held in conjunction with 2015 Harbour Days Festival, July 24-26.  Please express your interest in writing to aclarke@gorebay.ca or at 15 Water Street in Gore Bay.
    Call (705) 282-2420 for more information.

     


    NOTICE OF ARENA OPENING (UPDATED OCT-21)

    The Gore Bay Memorial Arena will officially open Tuesday, October 14th, 2014.
    For ice-rental information please call (705) 282-2012


    NOTICE TO GORE BAY RESIDENTS

    WEEKEND OR AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CALL #
    705-282-7206

    Please only use this number in the event of an emergency
    involving matters related to Public Works in Gore Bay.
     



    Notice to Affected Residents

    Water Line Replacement/Insulation Project

    Over the next 4 weeks the Town of Gore Bay has hired a contractor to replace/insulate Town water lines affecting houses on the following streets:

    Thorburn Steet - Laird Street - New Street - Meredith Street - Dawson Street - Agnes Street - Main Street - Water Street - Phipps Street - Eleanor Street - Hall Street

    All residents living on these streets, please be advised of temporary road closures or one-lane traffic.  If water service is to be shut-off, you will be notified directly by the Town Office.  If you have any questions, please contact Annette Clarke at 705-282-2420 ext. 1.
     


    PUBLIC NOTICE

    GoreBayBreakwater Project
     
    Commenced the week of September 29, 2014
     
    Project duration is approximately 20 working days.
     
    Location:  Gore Bay Fish Point
          Purvis Drive
     
    Truck Route:  Hwy 540B; Gore St; Bay St; Water St; Fish Point.
     
    Heavy trucks will be travelling this route.
     
    If you experience any problems please contact the undersigned.
     
    Your patience during this project is appreciated.
     
    Annette Clarke, CAO/Clerk
    Town of Gore Bay
    15 Water St
    Gore Bay, ON P0P 1H0
    705-282-2420 aclarke@gorebay.ca
     





     





    Looking for Rental Space for a
    Special Event?

     
    Consider the 2nd Floor of the
    Red Roof Pavilion
    24 Water Street in Gore Bay
     
    Great Space for Meetings, Anniversaries,
    Weddings, & Birthdays
    Gorgeous view of the Harbour
    $50/day plus clean-up

    For those interested, please contact 
    Annette Clarke, CAO/Clerk
    Town of Gore Bay
    15 Water Street, Gore Bay  P0P 1H0

    Tel: 705-282-2420 
    Email: 
    aclarke@gorebay.ca
     



    TRANSFER STATION WINTER HOURS (Effective September 15)

    Wednesday     12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Saturday          9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


      

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    To keep the residents of Gore Bay and Western Manitoulin up to date with information relating to the Mayors Office and the operation of Council.
    Mayor's Report - Winter 2014

     By Ron Lane, Mayor Gore Bay
     
    Well, after a long cold and snowy winter it looks like spring is finally here.  The birds are back, the creeks are running and people are talking about maple syrup.  Along with this tough winter came the usual challenges to keep our streets and sidewalks safe. At this time I would like to say a special thank you to our Public Works staff who worked day and night to be sure everything was well plowed and sanded.
     
    In addition, with the colder than normal winter we also had problems with water lines freezing and although we were better off than many other municipalities we did have a couple of major breaks.  In addition there were freeze ups at some residences but with the help of Town... Read more...
    Upcoming Events
    Mon Oct 27, 2014 @10:00AM - 08:00PM
    School Board Trustee Election Day
    Tue Nov 11, 2014 @10:30AM - 12:00PM
    Legion Remembrance Day Ceremony
    Sat Nov 29, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
    Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Sat Dec 06, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
    Gore Bay Christmas Parade
    Thu Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:00PM - 10:00PM
    Old Fashioned Christmas Concert