Tune into our Essex Ontario YouTube Channel Monday at 4:30 for our first 2022 budget walk through. The following road projects in Ward 1 are carry overs- Victor, Viscount Parkway and the Maidstone-Gosfield- Arthur intersection. Proposed Property Tax Increase: “The unapproved change to the Municipality’s general mill rate for the… Read More »Roads In Proposed 2022 Budget
Hot off the Press.. We are the proud new owners of the former Harrow High School. What does that mean? Good question! At least right now WE know we are in the drivers seat when it comes to what happens next to the building and property. I am so excited… Read More »We are Proud New Owners of Harrow High School Land and Building
Please check out Councillor Kim Verbeek’s video on her Facebook for more details for the Ward Rep who represents the landfill area. Read the report, the Harrow News article and send your thoughts to council. Essex Council email is email@example.com Essex is NOT Required YET and is This plan a… Read More »The Expensive Organics Vote: Are WE going to pay for the City’s Solution?
Democracy Only Works When We Fight to Protect It This term started off with an investigation into what happened during our 2018 municipal election. Tune into the 40 minute mark of our inaugural meeting to see the issues I felt we needed to deal with as a council right at… Read More »Essex Pushes To Fix Proxy Forms at Provincial Level
Council Received an Update: I get asked daily about the status of the Project so I thought it would be best to share so we are all in the know! This update is from our Director Kevin Girard. Asphalt paving has been completed. A substantial amount of landscaping is completed. Line painting… Read More »Harrow Streetscape Update
We have a new member on the Accessibility Committee! Corrine Bridger is a mother of three fantastic boys ranging in age from 8 to 19 who are all neurodivergent and have mental health struggles, along with caring for adult family members with intellectual and physical disabilities. Corrine’s background is in… Read More »Welcome Corrine Bridger!
Urgent Feedback Needed This is the newly proposed Flex Plan for the Essex Centre Streetscape plan… Please read the report and share your feedback with me. Council is being asked to make a decision tonight. I think the Flex plan is beautiful but I want to be sure all questions… Read More »Feedback Needed Essex On- The Flex Plan Proposal
Council meets Monday and the agenda is a whooper- 518 pages! A few things of interest are up for discussion – the lease for Heritage Colchester, Essex Centre Streetscape Flex Street Concept, Proclamation: Salvation Army Week – December 20 – December 24, 2021 and lots more! Tune into our Essex… Read More »Agenda Tee-Up, Regular Council Meeting: November 15, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Council is headed into a closed meeting Monday. Closed meetings are not open to the public. A report will be made in open session. Council is expected to meet in Closed Session to discuss a pending acquisition of land by the municipality and as permitted to do so by Section… Read More »Notice of Closed Meeting: Monday, November 15, 2021 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Town of Essex Administration have been working with the County to discuss plans for roadwork and the completion of the County Road 50 West paved shoulder. The trail heading West is much more complicated than the trail going East. In 2019 council decided to go all the way East… Read More »Trail Ends Here: Update
Come to Harrow go to School AND Play Hockey Check out the Gallery of fun and Spread the word about this amazing private school in Harrow, Ontario. Coaching resume for: PETER THYRRING · NCCP Intermediate coach. · Minor hockey coach (HL-A-AA-AAA) 1981-2010, 2016-present. · Junior and Senior School Hockey Coach… Read More »ACHS Headmaster Coaching Resume
Essex County Council recently advocated for affordable housing… October 4th Essex Council Agenda- Correspondence from the County: “County Council recognizes that, it has been twenty-two years since the funding formulasfor Ontario Works, Child Care and Social Housing were arbitrated and with respect toSocial Housing, it would be appropriate to review… Read More »Affordable Housing- It is Time to Step it Up