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2019 Pre-Budget Consultation

Have Your Say - The Town of Placentia is seeking input for Council consideration for the 2019 Municipal Budget.  You are invited to submit feedback here.   Pre-Budget Consultation Form   We also invite you to attend our public pre-budget consultation to be held from 7:00-8:00pm on Thursday, November 8 at the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre.   

Bulk Waste Collection

Bulk Waste Collection is October 24, 2018.  Find information on what will be collected here!

Fire Hazard Index Low

Fire Hazard Index for Placentia region has returned to LOW. Conditions are normal for travel and work in wooded and grassy areas. Burning under permit is allowed and open fires are permitted in outside fireplaces etc. Residents are reminded to use caution with activities in the forest and on trails.

Council Meeting Broadcast

Follow this link to watch Council meeting broadcast!

Waste Collection Schedule (Calendar Large Format)

May to December 2018 Waste Collection Schedule (Large Format)

Services

Waste Management

The Town of Placentia maintains a year round schedule for household garbage, recycling and bulk garbage collection. Click here to download the 2014 municipal collection schedule.

For further inquiries or additional information, please contact our Town Office: 709 227 2151 or email us at townofplacentia@placentia.ca.

Public Works

The Town of Placentia Public Works Department is responsible for such services as municipal water, wastewater, sidewalks, municipal buildings, parks, recreational infrastructure and other municipal properties. Placentia’s Public Works Department is also responsible for all aspects of municipal services and routine maintenance of the municipality’s buildings and capital assets.

For emergency service, please contact 709 227 4314.

For further inquiries or additional information, please contact our Town Office: 709 227 2151 or email us at townofplacentia@placentia.ca.

Fire Protection

The Town of Placentia is dedicated to providing fire protection services to the community by protecting life, property and the environment through prevention, public education and emergency response with well maintained equipment and highly trained, dedicated personnel.  

For emergency service, please contact 709 227 3200.

Recreation

The Town of Placentia is proud of its very long and storied heritage in sports, recreation and active living. The town prioritizes opportunities for all ages to engage in exercise and active lifestyles and backs that continued commitment and investment through its Recreation Commission.  

Placentia maintains a large network of parks and facilities for both team and individual activities. These include:

  • Unity PARC Arena
  • Community Allied Youth
  • Skate Park/Green Gym
  • Regatta Grounds
  • Wayne John Searle Memorial Recreation Complex
  • Willard Hatfield Memorial Ball Field
  • William Hogan Ball Field
  • Jeff Jones Memorial Soccer Pitch
  • Coalyard Playground
  • Ferndale Veterans’ Park Playground
  • Mount Pleasant Playground
  • Freshwater Playground
  • William Hynes Memorial Playground
  • Mount Pleasant Playground
  • Heritage Walking Trails and Boardwalk

The Town of Placentia is also in the process of pursuing the construction of a community swimming pool in partnership with the Placentia Lions Club.

Placentia CYN (Community Youth Network) provides a variety of services, events and programs targeting youth in grades 7-12. The initiative concentrates on career development, leadership, community capacity building, recreation and supportive services. Placentia also offers summer recreation programs for younger children, aged 4 – 14.

Arts and crafts workshops and other activities are offered throughout the year at the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre.

We would love to hear from you if you have ideas or would like more information on our programs. Drop by our office or connect with Scott Batten, our Recreation Director at: sbatten@placentia.ca

Healthcare

The Town of Placentia’s primary healthcare facility is the Placentia Health Centre operated by Eastern Health and is located at 1 Corrigan Place. The Placentia Health Care Centre is an acute care facility, offering 24-hour emergency care, obstetrics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, X-Ray and lab, a diabetes clinic, and palliative care. The main phone number for the Placentia Health Centre is 709 227 2013.

The Town of Placentia also features both assisted living communities and primary care facilities.

Schools

The Town of Placentia offers full K – 12 educations through St. Anne's Academy, a K - 6 primary school located in Dunville and Laval High School, which educates students from grades 7 to 12 in a new state of the art facility. Reflecting a strong tradition of active living and community engagement, both schools feature many extracurricular activities, including student council, sports, drama and music, and volunteer organizations.

The Town of Placentia is also home to a campus of the College of the North Atlantic, offering programs in heavy duty equipment mechanics, heavy equipment operation, welding, machinist, and industrial machinery.

 

 

What’s Happening

Bulk Clean up

Oct 24, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018
Annual Collection

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Trunk or Treat

Oct 28, 2018
Annual Halloween Event in the Square

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2019 Pre-Budget Consultation

Nov 8, 2018
Public Meeting and Feedback Form

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Light up the Square

Nov 26, 2018
Annual Tree Lighting

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Dunville Lions Club Town of Placentia Santa Claus Parade

Dec 1, 2018
Annual Parade

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News

Sep 14, 2018
September 2018 Municipal Minute
Municipal Minute September 2018
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Aug 1, 2018
July 2018 Municipal Minute
Municipal Minute July 2018
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Jul 3, 2018
June 2018 Municipal Minute
Muncipal Minute June
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Jun 13, 2018
Municipal Minute May 2018
May 2018 Municipal Minute
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Jun 12, 2018
West White Rose Project Workers Recognize World Environment Day
World Environment Day in the Town of Placentia
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Town of Placentia
P.O. Box 99
Placentia, NL A0B 2Y0

townofplacentia@placentia.ca