Rumours of an ‘unauthorized automobile rally’ deliberate for this weekend have prompted response from Mayor Nina Bifolchi
TOWN OF WASAGA BEACH
The City of Wasaga Seashore is conscious of an unauthorized automobile rally scheduled to happen within the municipality the weekend of Sept. 25-27.
“Primarily based on info the city is conscious of, this pop-up occasion is unacceptable for various causes. In different communities the place it has taken place the OPP have suggested of legal guidelines being damaged and disrespect proven in the direction of native companies and residents,” Mayor Nina Bifolchi mentioned.
“Rushing, extreme noise, and harmful driving are simply a number of the issues which have occurred elsewhere on account of this occasion. Now we have consulted with the Ontario Provincial Police about this rally and they’re taking the lead to make sure public security.”
Residents and guests will see a stepped-up OPP presence in the neighborhood this weekend as a result of occasion. Police will focus their efforts on site visitors incidents and towing and impounding automobiles, the place relevant.
“I need to thank the OPP for the proactive efforts main as much as this weekend. We’re grateful for his or her dedication to the security of our group,” Mayor Bifolchi mentioned.
On the request of police, the city has positioned momentary velocity bumps on the entrances and exits of some municipal parking tons anticipated to draw automobile rally exercise to discourage improper behaviour.
“Harmful and exhibition-type driving won’t be tolerated in Wasaga Seashore,” Mayor Bifolchi mentioned. “Elevated enforcement will probably trigger inconveniences for all of us this weekend – this might embrace delays for motorists coming into city. Wasaga Seashore has an extended historical past of welcoming guests, however we do count on folks to be respectful of our group and obey the regulation.”