Matters of Interest

Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2021

Municipal Water – Tottenham
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Posted On Wednesday, September 02, 2020

fall webworm nettingThe fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) is usually noticeable on trees in August through to September and later as the nests remain in the tree. Species impacted are Apple, Ash, Cherry, Elm, Maple, Willow, Walnut, and other trees and shrubs.
Damage: Larvae of the fall webworm feed as a colony within nests constructed of webbing. At first, the larvae only skeletonize the leaves. Later as the larvae develop, the leaves are devoured entirely. Injury caused by the webworm is seldom...

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Posted On Wednesday, September 02, 2020

We have been receiving concerns from residents about their linden trees - mostly in north Alliston.  There is a common and native skeletonizing and leaf mining insect that is making your linden tree look like it is in trouble, the Basswood Leaf Miner ( Baliosus nervosus ).  The insect “mines” the leaf in its larvae stage through the summer and renders the tree showing up reddish brown around this time of year.  The insect can also impact birch, elm,...
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Posted On Friday, January 04, 2019

Tottenham Airfield Corporation Inc. (TAC) Fill Management Agreement
The Engineering Department administers the Fill Management Agreement (Site Plan Agreement) between Tottenham Airfield Corporation Inc. (TAC) and the Town. The TAC Property is located at 8128 Highway 9, where TAC is undertaking works to improve the Property which is an existing airfield under Federal jurisdiction. The scope of the improvement works includes the importation of substantial quantities of soil...

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Posted On Friday, January 04, 2019

Recreational Cannabis Retail Stores in New Tecumseth Key Dates: Cannabis Survey Closes December 31, 2018
Committee of the Whole Meeting December 17, 2018
Council Meeting – Makes Final Decision January 14, 2019 (final date subject to Council approval of Council calendar)
  The Town is engaging residents on whether or not they support cannabis retail stores being allowed in New Tecumseth. This is an important decision and we want to hear from...

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