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Welcome to The Township of Joly.

Joly Township was incorporated in 1890 and is located just east of the Village of Sundridge in the fabulous Almaguin Highlands, and the western boundry of the world famous Algonquin Park. Joly is a small Township that has an abundance of vacant land for building and developing. As well, there are thousands of acres of crown land. Forest Lake offers a multitude of summer water sports such as swimming, canoeing, and fishing. Lynch Lake also has a public beach; bird watching in Joly is fast becoming the Eco tourist's dream.

In the winter months two snowmobile trails pass through the Township, as well you can partake in cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and many other winter activities. Tourist accommodations are available in Joly. All amenities are available in nearby Sundridge or South River. Fire Protection Services are provided by the Sundridge/Strong Fire Department, the ambulance service comes from South River and the O.P.P. patrol the area to protect the residents.

Joly shares recycling, an arena, and library with Sundridge and Strong as well as the shared airport, which is located in Joly Township. Each September there is a great fly in which each year attracts many aircraft.

If you need room to expand Joly is the place to look.

Public Meeting 2016 Municipal Budget:
A public meeting is planned for Tuesday July 5, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Office. At this time the Council will review and adopt a by-law for the 2016 Municipal Budget.

The original meeting scheduled for Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m was rescheduled.

Canada Day:
The Municipal Office will be closed on Friday July 1, 2016 For Canada Day Sorry for the inconvenience

Financial Statements 2015:
The 2015 Consolidated Financial Statements for the Township of Joly and the Almaguin Highlands Air Park have been posted on the website. Copies of these reports, and the Auditors Report from Grant Thornton are available from the Township Office. To view both of these Financial Statements   click here

Planning Consulting Services:
The Township of Joly is accepting proposals from qualified individuals/firms to provide assistance to the Municipality with Land Use Planning. For more information regarding RFP 002-2016   click here.

Council Meetings:
Regular meetings of council are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The next Council Meeting will be held Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

Medical Centre Proposals:
The Sundridge & District Medical Centre Committee is seeking proposals from private individuals or companies for the construction and lease of a new medical centre in the Sundridge/Strong area. This building is intended to replace the current structure, currently located at 5 Park Street, Sundridge, Ontario. For more information click here.

Important fire safety tips during power outages:
The Sundridge - Strong Volunteer Fire Department has prepared information regarding Important fire safety tips during power outages. To view this document click here.

2016 Trailer License Fees and Application:
The 2016 Trailer License Fees and Applications are now due and payable as per By-law # 2013-26. To view this bylaw click here.

2016 Dog Tag License and Kennel Renewals:
The 2016 Dog Tag License and Kennel Renewals are now due and payable as per By-law # 2014-15. To view this bylaw click here.

Ombudsman Report:
The Township of Joly has received a written report from the Ontario Ombudsman regarding closed meetings prior to June 2012, December 2013,March and April 2014. To view this report click here.

Fire Protection:
Fire Protection for the Township of Joly is serviced by the Sundridge - Strong Volunteer Fire Department.

Communication With Township:
Comment Form   click here.




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