The Dysart et al Emergency Control Group continues to meet on a regular basis to make decisions regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic. Haliburton Highlands Health Services has created a page titled Haliburton Cares which provides information and links related to COVID-19.

Due to current COVID-19 precautions, Dysart Council meetings will take place via videoconference and will be live-streamed. You can watch previous meetings on the Dysart YouTube page.

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MAYOR’S MESSAGE – May 7, 2020



  1. Tax due date deferred until June 30, 2020.
  2. As of Friday, July 17, the county wide fire ban has been lifted. Local regulations still apply, and no burning will be permitted between 7 am and 7 pm.
  3. Dysart et al office staff are available by phone 705-457-1740 or e-mail.
  4. Haliburton Junction Skate Park, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic areas, outdoor shelters, public beaches and park benches will be open for use. Please practice physical distancing and follow provincial guidelines around group sizes.
  5. Playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment are now open.
  6. Boat launches are open, ensure physical distancing is practiced if you are launching your boat
  7. While Council meetings will continue electronically, all other meetings are cancelled until further notice.
  8. Cash transactions at landfills are prohibited.



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Thank You

The staff in the office at the Municipality of Dysart want to extend our sincere gratitude to all of the essential workers in our community. Our community is strong and we will push through this together. Stay safe everyone!

Posted by Dysart et al on Monday, April 27, 2020


For updates and media releases visit the links below:

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – May 11

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – April 9

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – April 3

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – April 1

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 27

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 25

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 24

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 23

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 20

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 18

COVID-19 Pandemic Update – March 16


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The Municipality of Dysart et al is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and will provide information and updates as they become available. For more information please visit our home page and blog posts.