COVID-19 Service updates
Some Oxford County services are making interim changes in response to the Government of Ontario’s temporary move to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen. This includes returning to curbside service for Oxford County Library branches and virtual service for Oxford County Archives, closing the Waste Management Facility on Saturdays, and pausing general visits and social outings at Woodingford Lodge. More
Waste collection delays in Norwich Township (January 27)
Waste collections are delayed today in Norwich Township and may carry over into tomorrow, January 28. If your material is not collected by 7 p.m. today, please put it out again tomorrow by 7 a.m. If your material is not collected by 2 p.m. tomorrow, please call (Monday - Friday) 1-800-755-0394 ext. 3159. Ongoing updates will be posted at www.wasteline.ca.
Oxford County Waste Management Facility remains closed on Saturdays temporarily
The landfill at the Waste Management Facility in Salford will remain closed on Saturdays to all customers until February 21, 2022. This extended but temporary measure will help alleviate staff shortages due to illness and isolation requirements for COVID-19 and reduce potential exposure to the virus. These restrictions will be reassessed in 21 days to align with the provincial reopening plan. The landfill remains open for 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
New tourism grand aims to enhance the visitor experience in Oxford County
Tourism Oxford is teaming up with Community Futures Oxford to award two grants of $3,000 to local businesses that develop or expand tourism experiences in Oxford County. Local businesses are invited to apply by March 1, 2022. Learn more.
Burgessville and Otterville branches of Oxford County Library temporarily closed
Oxford County Library branches in Burgessville and Otterville are closed until further notice due to a staff shortage. Curbside service is not available at this time. More info
Feedback on proposed roundabout at Cedar Creek & Trussler Roads
The Region of Waterloo has invited Oxford County residents to fill out a survey to give their feedback on a proposed roundabout at the intersection of Cedar Creek and Trussler Roads. More
Literacy Day with Oxford County Library January 27
Oxford County Library is hosting a day of free virtual programming on Thursday, January 27, in celebration of National Family Literacy Day. Library staff will be posting activities and storytimes on the Oxford County Library Facebook page and YouTube channel to help you engage in literacy-boosting activities that encourage you to learn as a family in the great outdoors. Read more.
Oxford County issues winter driving safety reminder
This winter, Public Works crews in Oxford County will be salting, sanding, and plowing to keep our roads safe for driving. With snow mixed with high winds in the forecast for Oxford County Public Works is reminding drivers to slow down and give our snow plow operators space to work.For more tips, read the full news release.
Road ownership transfers effective January 1, 2022
Oxford County and a number of local area municipalities agreed to several road transfers in 2021 to improvehow efficiently roads are managed. These changes were identified as part of the2019 Oxford County TransportationMaster Plan. The changes will not affect addresses. More.
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COVID-19: Oxford County follows guidance from Southwestern Public Health and the Government of Ontario. See updates on our programs and services at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19