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Upcoming County Council meeting (Feb 12)  
County Council meets next on Feb 12 to discuss the 100% Housed Plan,  a new project to bring affordable rental units for seniors in Woodstock, "flushable" wipes and more. An update on the water and wastewater billing and collections review also comes forward. Read Council this Week | Download the agenda

Oxford's municipalities prepare for release of Draft EA for Walker landfill proposal  
With Oxford County residents soon getting their first opportunity to give feedback on the EA for the Southwestern Landfill proposal, the JMCC is encouraging citizens to learn more and watch for updates at www.walkerea.com. The JMCC released on Feb 3 a comprehensive briefing of the EA and peer review processes to date and a high-level infographic

Family Day fun in Oxford County
Family Day is on Monday, February 17. Enjoy free public skates, movies, a game cafe, swimming, a pancake breakfast and more! Visit InformationOxford.ca to find out what's planned for Family Day in Oxford's area municipalities. More.

Oxford County updates Transportation Master Plan
The Transportation Master Plan for Oxford County has been updated to provide a strategy for safe, efficient and sustainable transportation infrastructure to the year 2038 and beyond. The plan is multi-modal focusing on all modes of transportation, including walking, cycling, public transportation (i.e., transit, intercommunity bus, commuter rail), automobiles, motorcycles, etc. Read the report.

Regional transportation plan for southwestern Ontario
The Government of Ontario has announced Connecting the Southwest, Ontario's first regional transportation plan that aims to connect individuals, families and businesses in southwestern Ontario. Take the Government of Ontario survey to give your feedback.| Read the Oxford County statement

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

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GROWING STRONGER, TOGETHER

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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