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County holiday services reminder

​Midhurst/December 19, 2022 The County of Simcoe reminds residents of the following schedule changes during this holiday period and Christmas tree collection which occurs throughout January.

County Administration Centre (Midhurst)

  • The Administration Centre will be closed to the public on December 26, 27 and January 2

Simcoe County Museum

  • The Museum is closed December 24, 25, 26 and January 1
  • From December 27-31, the Museum will be open for its regularly scheduled hours (10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 
  • For information, visit

Simcoe County Archives

  • The Archives are closed on December 26, 27 and January 2

Landfills, Curbside Waste Collection and Christmas Tree Collection

  • There is no change to our collection schedule this year, as the statutory holidays fall on a weekend. Please place your carts roadside on your regular collection day by 7 a.m.
  • Waste Drop-off Facilities close at noon on D​ecember 24, and are closed on December 25, 26, and January 1
  • Waste Drop-off Facilities are open January 2
  • Click here ​ for more details on holiday waste collection and landfill services
  • ​Christmas tree collection occurs throughout January. Click here for more information or use the Simcoe County Collects app (or your calendar) to determine your collection week
    • Christmas trees must be placed at curbside Monday at 7 a.m. of your collection week
    • Collection of trees does not necessarily coincide with your g​arbage collection day

LINX Transit

  • LINX Transit services are not in operation on December 25, 26, and January 1 (with the exception of Route 4)
    • Route 4 onlywill be operating a Sunday schedule on December 26 and January 1
    • Route 4 will not be in operation on December 25
  • Normal service will resume on all routes from December 27-31, 2022 and on January 2, 2023
  • Please visit to check schedules

Ontario Works and Children Services

  • All Ontario Works offices and Children Services are closed on December 26, 27 and January 2

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at

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Chris Hedley
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-715-7654 (mobile)

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)