Curbside collection schedule changes during the holidays
Curbside collection in Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Norwich, South-West Oxford, Ingersoll and Zorra will have regularly scheduled collection during the holidays. Tillsonburg and Woodstock will have adjusted pick-up schedules. Read the news release

2020 Budget approved  
County Council approved the 2020 Business Plans and Budget on Dec 11, authorizing $263.6 million in spending to maintain municipal services and respond to social housing, regional transportation and infrastructure needs. A total of $56.8 million has been approved for capital projects. Read the news release | More about the budget

Styrofoam now accepted as part of recycling pilot program at Waste Management Facility
The Oxford County Waste Management Facility in Salford is now accepting bulky, rigid, white Styrofoam for recycling. Styrofoam, also known as expanded polystyrene (EPS), is commonly used as protective packaging for electronics toys and appliances. Learn more

Tipping fees for 2020 and operational holiday hours for the Oxford County Waste Management Facility
Tipping fees are increasing effective Jan 1, 2020, and the operational hours have been posted for the Holiday season. For more information please visit the Waste Management tipping fees section of the website here, or view the notice here

Manager of Strategic Initiatives appointment  
Dennis Guy has been appointed manager of Strategic Initiatives, effective January 2, 2020. Dennis will play a key role in advancing Oxford County and Future Oxford’s goals to achieve 100% renewable energy, zero waste and zero poverty, as well as the evolving strategy to address Oxford’s housing crisis. Read the news release

Draft water by-law update  
The comment period for the draft water by-law ran Sept 11 to Nov 18. Please check the Speak Up, Oxford! page for answers to questions about the by-law and for the date of the next report to Council. More 

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Located in southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403, Oxford County has a population of approximately 119,000 people across eight area municipalities that are “growing stronger together.” Oxford County is emerging as a leader in sustainable growth through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan and County Council’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy, becoming a zero waste community, and working towards zero poverty. The Oxford County Administration Building is located in Woodstock, Ontario.

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