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Council this Week: Highlights from the November 8 County Council agenda - 20231108

Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 03:07 PM

2024 Business plans and budget, internal DEI action plan, and more

County Council meetings are broadcast live at To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit

Please note a name change for Councillor Bernia Martin (City-County), formerly Bernia Wheaton, effective October 20, 2023. Councillor Martin can be reached at her updated email address: The full listing and contact...

Statement re: removal of provincial HST on construction of new rental apartment buildings

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2023 11:29 AM

Statement from Marcus Ryan, Warden, Oxford County

Oxford County welcomes the Government of Ontario’s announcement that it will remove the 8% provincial portion from the HST on the construction of new rental apartment buildings. Combined with the removal of the federal portion announced in September, this effectively removes HST on this type of construction in Ontario and is a major incentive to supplying more homes. Ontario’s tax exemption for the HST also extends more broadly to student housing...

Set your clocks, check your stocks this weekend

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2023 10:08 AM

Don’t fall behind in an emergency, make sure to check your emergency supply kits when you are changing your clocks this weekend  

When it’s time to change your clocks this weekend, use that extra hour of daylight to check your 72-hour emergency preparedness kit.

Oxford County’s Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks campaign reminds everyone to refresh their emergency supplies now before disaster strikes. The coming months can bring unpredictable emergencies, including ice storms and power outages.


Flag notice: Wrapped in Courage and Women Abuse Prevention Month

Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 02:10 PM

The Oxford County Administration Building is flying the “Wrapped in Courage” End Gender-Based Violence purple flag in recognition of November being Woman Abuse Prevention Month. The Wrapped in Courage campaign seeks to build awareness, connect survivors to services, and to call on decision makers about the social change that is needed. The flag will fly at the Oxford County Administration Building for one week.

Domestic Services Abuse Oxford (DASO) and Ingamo Homes joined Deputy Warden Jerry...

Notice of Master Plan: 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan

Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 12:00 PM

Oxford County has completed the 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan (W/WW MP) Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study. The W/WW MP has identified the preferred water and wastewater servicing solutions to meet Oxford's growth needs to 2046 as well as provide effective ongoing continuity to existing serviced settlements.

Environmental Assessment process

The Class EA Study was undertaken in accordance with the master planning and design process of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment...