Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19
The County of Oxford forms a second tier of local government.
Oxford looks forward to our future because we are “growing stronger together”!
By-law for governing the calling, place and proceedings of meetings
In compliance with the State of Emergency declared by the Province of Ontario due to COVID-19, specifically measures to limit public gatherings and reinforce physical distancing, all Oxford County Council meetings are being held electronically until further notice.
A Special Council Meeting was held Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. at which time Council adopted By-law No. 6211-2020, being a By-law to amend the County’s Procedure By-Law No. 6023-2018. This amendment enables Council to meet virtually, which includes full participation and voting rights for participating members of Council. The amendment also altered the regular meeting schedule for the months of April and May 2020.
How to watch County Council meetings:
For more information, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 519-539-9800 ext. 3001 or firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Financial relief measures, update on automated speed enforcement and more. Click on "Read more" to download the agenda and for the link to watch live
Read more - County Council meeting on May 13, 2020
Agenda - V2
RELEASED WDN (CS) 2020-03 May 13 2020
Council this Week
Council meets on April 8 through webinar; meeting open to the public online
Agenda - V1
County Council will hold a special meeting of Council by teleconference on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Donor presentation for Old Gaol reconstruction, tax policy, council composition review, wastewater annual report summaries and more
Oxford Stewardship Award, new contract for garbage and recycling program, drinking water system performance reports and more
Public Works Waste Management Contract Awards presentation
Recommendations of Striking Committee – Citizen Appointments to the Oxford County Library Board
Strategic Plan Update Workshop following regular Council meeting
100% Housed Plan, affordable rental units for seniors, single-use wipes and more
100% Housed Plan presentation
Updated draft water by-law and more
Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, seasonal load restrictions and more
2020 Budget, election of Deputy Warden and more
Declaration of Pecuniary Interest
Oxford County's second special budget meeting takes place on Tuesday, December 3, 2019: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m
Regular meetings held on 2nd Wednesday of the month start at 9:30am. Meetings held on 4th Wednesday of the month start at 7:00pm.
Two meetings per month unless otherwise specified(*).
Written and/or verbal comments will be considered at public meetings. Written comments can be submitted to the County's Customer Service Desk located in the Oxford County Administration Building, 21 Reeve Street, Woodstock - P.O. Box 1614, N4S 7Y3.
Please address correspondence to Chloé J. Senior, County Clerk, who
can be reached at 519-539-9800, ext. 3001, regarding Council inquiries. For Delegation requests, click here.