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Council this Week: Highlights from the March 23 County Council agenda

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 10:20 AM

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Long-Term Care Committee of Management

County Council receives the inaugural update from the Long-Term Care Committee of Management. The Q1 2022 report focuses on the state of Long-Term Care in Ontario, highlighting aspects relevant to Woodingford Lodge, including the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, staffing and rising...

Otterville water tower aerial view

Oxford County Water and Wastewater Master Plan

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2022 02:12 PM

Status: Notice of Study Completion

Update: The final 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan is now posted in Reports and publications

November 1, 2023

Notice of Study Completion for the 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan Oxford County has completed the 2024 Water and Wastewater Master Plan Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study. The plan identifies the preferred water and wastewater servicing solutions to meet Oxford's growth needs to 2046 as well as provide effective ongoing continuity to...

COMMUNITY UPDATE: Ingersoll Water Tower Rehabilitation

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2022 01:16 AM

Oxford County is undertaking construction work in your community to rehabilitate the Ingersoll Water Tower.

Oxford County is rehabilitating the existing water tower located at municipal number 403 Wonham Street South located in Ingersoll, Ontario. This work will include completely replacing the existing interior tank linings; over-coating or completely replacing the existing exterior coating systems; undertaking miscellaneous upgrades to ensure compliance...

Oxford County housing program helps residents become homeowners

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 10:00 AM

Residents of Oxford County are invited to take advantage of a program aimed at helping make home ownership more attainable.  

Oxford County will accept applications starting March 14 for the Home Ownership Program (HOP), which provides eligible home buyers with a down payment assistance loan of up to five per cent, on a home valued at $425,000 or less. Funding is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.

The 20-year, interest-free loans provide low-to-moderate income households...

OSA Nominee profile - John McRoberts

Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 08:40 AM

How stewardship projects support the business of farming

What helps the environment also helps John McRoberts. It’s a win-win for the East Zorra-Tavistock farmer who is continually improving his farmland to protect the soil where he grows corn, soybeans, wheat and other edible beans.

Since moving to the 83-acre farm on the 17th line 10 years ago, McRoberts has created a series of structural erosion control measures around the farm including water and sediment control basins. All of these...