Final Tax Instalment Due October 29

Please be advised that the 2014 Final tax instalment is due on Wednesday October 29, 2014. Please note the various methods of paying your taxes on the reverse of the tax bill.
For more information contact Debbie Mills, Tax Collector at 519-923-2110 ext. 227.
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:45am

Clerks Office open at Dundalk Library for Proxy purposes on Oct. 11, 2014

The Clerk's Office will be open for Proxy Certification and Voter List inquiry purposes only at the Southgate Ruth Hargrave Library Mill Room in Dundalk on the advance Vote day Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10 am - 5 pm.  
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Recycle Pick Up Delayed Week of October 13 to October 17

Southgate's Waste Resources and Diversion Management department would like residents to be aware that Recycling pick up will be delayed by one day the week of October 13 to October 17, 2014.

Zone 1 will be picked up on Tuesday October 14
Zone 2 will be picked up on Wednesday October 15
Zone 3 will be picked up on Thursday October 16
Zone 4 will be picked up on Friday October 17.

Happy Thanksgiving.
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 4:00pm

Notice to Voters - Where to vote

Voting day is October 27, 2014 from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm.
Voter notification cards will not be sent out this year as there has been no change to the voting location boundaries. Simply bring a piece of identification with your name and qualifying address on it to receive your ballot. 

Voting Locations are at the:

  • Egremont Optimist Building - for all former Egremont Township electors​
  • Hopeville Administrative Office - for all former Proton Township electors except Concession 1, 2, 3, 4 SWTSR (old Proton survey)​
  • Frank Macintyre Building - for all former Village of Dundalk electors plus all electors on Concession 1, 2, 3, 4 SWTSR (old Proton survey)​
Click here to view the boundary map for this year's election.

Advance Voting

  • October 11 from 10 am until 2 pm in the Dundalk Library Mill Room
  • October 18 from 10 am until 2 pm at the Holstein General Store
For more information on voting in the Southgate Election, including acceptable forms of ID, please see our election page here.
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Canadian Diabetes Association - Awareness Month and Canvassing

Greetings from the Canadian Diabetes Association.

The volunteers at the North Perth - North Wellington Branch of the
Canadian Diabetes Association recognize November as National Diabetes
Awareness Month.

We would like to inform you that in November our volunteer canvassers
will be engaged in a door-to-door residential campaign throughout the

Some of our volunteers are eager to canvass and will be heading out to
their neighbours' homes and businesses after Thanksgiving.

Thank you.


George Van Ankum
Branch Chairman
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 2:45pm

Road Maintenance on Southgate Road 12 and 10

Southgate's Public Works Department would like residents to be aware that road maintenance will be completed on Southgate Road 12 between Southgate Sideroad 13 and County Road 14 and on Southgate Road 10 between Southgate Sideroad 15 and County Road 8.
If you have any questions please contact Jim Ellis at 519-923-2110 ext 224.
Thank you
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:30am

Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month
October 1 - 31, 2014

Click here for the full proclamation.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 9:30am

Grey County Citizen Self Reporting - Available to Residents

Citizen Self Reporting – Available to Residents
(Chatsworth, ON) -  Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding residents that they can file low priority incidents online via an internet reporting system. 

Citizen Self Reporting was launched by the OPP on July 7, 2014 to improve efficiencies and expand service delivery to the public. 

Using the Citizen Self Reporting System, low priority incidents can be reported online, at your convenience, without attending a detachment or waiting to see an officer.   However, should you require immediate police assistance, call 911.

Some frequently asked questions:
  • How do I use the system?  To access the system, go to
  • What types of crimes can I report?  Thefts under $5,000, Damage to Property under $5,000, Thefts from vehicles, Lost or Missing Property.  Only occurrences that do not involve an injury, suspect or evidence are applicable.
  • What if I want to see an officer?  You may still contact the OPP by phone to make your report and have an officer attend.  The 24 hour OPP toll-free number is 1-888-310-1122.
  • How secure is my information that I submit online?  All information submitted via the Citizen Self Reporting System is confidential and secure from hacking and other forms of electronic intrusion.
Officers remain available 24 hours a day through the OPP Communications Centre if your matter requires an officer to respond.  Online reporting has been designed to allow an easier and more convenient way to report low priority incidents.

For more information on Citizen Self Reporting, you can check online at:
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Alina Grelik
Media Relations/Community Services Officer
Grey County OPP
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 11:30am

Southgate Sideroad 13 Road Closure

Southgate's Public Works department would like residents to be advised that Southgate Sideroad 13 will be closed between Southgate Road 10 and Southgate Road 12 for a bridge replacement.  If you have any questions please contact the Public Works Manager Jim Ellis at 519-923-2110 ext 224.

Thank you
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:15am

Council Highlights September 24, 2014

Council Highlights - September 24, 2014
  • October 1-31, 2014 has been proclaimed Lupus Awareness month in the Township of Southgate. This is a month to increase awareness in communities of the debilitating impact of lupus. For more information on Lupus and what you can do to help, please visit
  • October 20-26, 2014 has been proclaimed Waste Reduction Week in the Township of Southgate. Check out the Environmental Services page of our website for ways you can reduce waste in your home.
  • Council discussed the next steps for the Olde Town Hall building. It was agreed that any further recommendations regarding the building should be left in the hands of the new Council to be elected.
  • The zoning for a new Mennonite School in Southgate has been passed. The proposed school will be located on Southgate Sideroad 41 in the former Township of Egremont.
  • Southgate has received the first of seven expected payments from Skyway 8 Wind Farm to be received over the next 6 years. These funds will be placed in a Community Enhancement Reserve.
  • Council approved a full step movement for the CAO after successful completion of the performance appraisal process as recommended by Ward and Uptigrove.
Upcoming Meetings:
o Council – October 1
o Council – October 15 (CANCELLED)
o PSB – October 21
o Committee of Adjustment & Council – October 22
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 1:45pm


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