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January 22, 2020
Council this Week: Highlights from the Jan 22 County Council agenda

Updated draft water by-law and more

Download the full agenda for January 22, 2020

Water by-law update

The County is reporting back on January 22 on the development of its first water by-law. Following community consultation on the draft water by-law for more than eight weeks in the fall of 2019, the by-law has now been updated to address recurring comments, including those about the billing name on rental unit accounts. The proposed by-law now allows water/wastewater bills to be forwarded to tenants to pay, although the account must remain in the name of the property owner. Existing accounts that are held in tenant names will be grand-fathered in under the new by-law until the rental unit is vacated and a new tenant moves in.

The County’s proposed water by-law will put into policy many of the practices the County is already following in managing water and wastewater billing accounts. An explanation of changes under the by-law—along with public feedback that was received on the proposed changes-- can be found on Speak Up, Oxford!

Read: CS 2020-02 - Water and Wastewater Billing and Collections Review - Update

Other reports and presentations  

  • Delegation – Woodstock-Ingersoll & District Real Estate Board re: Proposed Draft Water By-law – William Cattle
  • CS 2020-03 – Internal Debt Financing – South-West Oxford
  • CP 2020-04 – Draft Plan of Subdivision SB19-03-3 – Estate of Iva Leah Zimmer (Fred Zimmer)

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