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Oxford County Council response to new provincial legislation

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 04:34 PM

Statement from Marcus Ryan, Warden, Oxford County


Affordable housing for all should be a focus of government policy. Efficient municipal decision-making and reducing barriers to planning and development are worthy goals to pursue.

But removing local control from municipal governments and putting our communities and environment at risk are not the right means to achieve these ends. The More Homes Built Faster Act and Bill 39, Better Municipal Governance Act threaten the existence of local...

Council this week: Highlights from the December 14 County Council agenda - 20221214

Posted on Friday, December 09, 2022 03:57 PM

Master Housing Strategy, impacts of the More Homes Built Faster Act, preliminary tax analysis and more

 

County Council meetings are broadcast live at www.oxfordcounty.ca/livestream. To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/council.

Preliminary property tax change for 2023

Oxford County is releasing an estimated increase for the County portion of 2023 property taxes. Based on information from the Municipal Property Assessment...

Oxford County Archives and Historical Society book sale

Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2022 09:53 AM

Find the perfect gift for the history lover or genealogist in your life at the Oxford County Archives and Historical Society book sale

 

Oxford County Archives, the Oxford Historical Society, and the Ingersoll & District Historical Society are teaming up to host a holiday book sale inside the main lobby of the Oxford County Administration Building on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

Just in time for the festive season, the one day book sale will feature plenty of books on local history and...

Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario ground-breaking in Tillsonburg

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2022 11:33 AM

Oxford County was proud to attend the official Habitat for Humanity ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday, December 1, 2022, in the Town of Tillsonburg.


This project was made possible thanks to the partnership between Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario, Hayhoe Homes, the Town of Tillsonburg, and Oxford County.

Melissa and her daughter Brooklyn will be the proud new owners of this home, which is expected to be completed in 2023. The highlight of the ceremony was when Brooklyn took to the microphone...

Wardens & Council in Oxford County exhibit

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 01:22 PM

The Oxford County Archives is celebrating the history of County Council and the Wardens with a new online exhibit: “Wardens & Council in Oxford County.” The exhibit features a gallery of over 100 years of County Council composite photographs from 1896 onward and the official portraits of each Warden since the County’s incorporation. The exhibit also details the life stories and achievements of the County Wardens from the very first Warden elected in 1850, to the present day.

A display has...