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June 24, 2020
Council this Week | Highlights from the June 24 County Council agenda

SWIFT funding, planning reports and more

Download the full agenda for June 24, 2020

SWIFT Funding

County Council will consider on June 24 a request to support “SWIFT 2.0,” a plan seeking funding from all levels of government to build out high-speed Internet access that helps meet COVID-19’s urgent connectivity needs. Under SWIFT 2.0, broadband infrastructure would be added to a total of 8.4 km of road in Oxford County at a cost of $3.1 million, a proportionate share of the $26.3 million project total. In addition to financial support, the County is being asked to support funding advocacy on behalf of southwestern Ontario’s communities for more than $367 million in federal and provincial broadband funding.

SWIFT (Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology) is a non-profit municipally-led broadband expansion project created to improve internet connectivity in underserved communities and rural areas across southwestern Ontario.

Read: WDN 2020-04 - Proposed SWIFT 2.0 Project Funding Advocacy Plan


Other reports and presentations

  • CP 2020-142 – Application for Draft Plan of Subdivision SB 18-10-8 – City of Woodstock
  • CP 2020-143 – Application for Draft Plan of Subdivision SB 19-05-8 – Thames Developments (XI) Inc.
  • CS 2020-24 – OILC Financing Application - Norwich


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