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“Go Organic” series continues with focus on food rescue

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 03:34 PM

Future Oxford Speaker Series explores ways to prevent excess food waste at home, on the farm, and at institutions


Up to 60% of the waste by weight in black garbage bags in Oxford County is organic waste: potato peels, food scraps, plant matter, paper towels and more.

This month, Future Oxford continues its virtual Fall Speaker Series “Go Organic: Rot and Rescue” to help local residents understand new and more familiar ways of managing their organic waste.


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Public Notice: Fall Flushing Notice - 2022

Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 09:00 AM

Watermain flushing

Having 100% groundwater as our drinking water source means that mineral build-up in our distribution system is common. Regular watermain flushing helps maintain drinking water quality by removing build-up and mineral deposits in the distribution system.

Oxford County Water Operations performs watermain flushing twice a year by forcing water through watermains at high speed and discharging it through hydrants and blow-offs. The fast-moving water washes away any sediment.


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Public Notice: Pesticide Use

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 06:27 AM

For Invasive Plant Species Roadside (Phragmites) Control Program

Oxford County will be applying pesticide along rural roadsides to control Phragmites, an invasive plant species, under the Public Works exception for the promotion of health and safety. The pesticide application will take place in the Townships of Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Norwich, South-West Oxford, Zorra, Town of Tillsonburg, Town of Ingersoll and City of Woodstock.

Oxford County will be using the following pesticide...

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2024 Oxford County Transportation Master Plan

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 02:22 PM

Status: Notice of Study Completion

Originally posted March 21, 2022 
Last updated: November 1, 2023

Notice of Study Completion for the 2024 Transportation Master Plan Oxford County has completed the 2024 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study. The plan identifies the policies, programs and infrastructure improvements needed to manage both existing and future transportation demands to the year 2046. By this notice, the Transportation Master Plan Final Report is...

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Council this Week, Oxford County - 20220810

Posted on Friday, August 05, 2022 02:00 PM


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

Secondary Unit Program

County Council will receive a report outlining the parameters of the “My Second Unit” funding program, first supported by Council in May 2022. The program seeks to provide eligible homeowners with a grant of up to $15,000 to create a new secondary rental unit within their...