After the first winter storm of the season, the District of Muskoka is waiving brush tipping fees as residents clean up the messes in their neighbourhoods.
Not only did the storm knock out power for thousands of residents in Bracebridge, Huntsville, and Parry Sound Thursday morning and well into the evening, but it caused branches and other debris to litter the streets and front yards of many residents. There were pictures posted to social media of trees that were completely uprooted and fell over as well.
All vehicles dropping off debris at the Rosewarne Transfer Station in Bracebridge must enter and exit over the scales. Officials with the District of Muskoka say the site attendant with request information for tracking reasons, so be prepared to show proof of residency.
The officials say the fees are being waived for Bracebridge residents only.
“Today, while the lights – and thankfully the heat – are back, many residents in the Bracebridge community are facing yard clean-up with significant brush and branch debris, toppled by heavy snow,” say officials with the District of Muskoka.