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Road Closure at the Intersection of Young and Hagan Streets

The intersection of Young and Hagan will be closed due to water and sanitary sewer works in conjunction with the water main rehabilitation project at the intersection.
The intersection will be closed Thursday August 27, 2015 until possibly September 8, 2015. An alternate temporary detour road has been constructed connecting Gold and Hagan Streets for access during this period. Emergency Services will also be notified of the detour.
Thank you for your patience and co-operation at this time of inconvenience.
If you have any questions regarding the above information please contact Jim Ellis at 519-923-2110 ext. 224
Thank you
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:45pm

Main Street Dundalk Sidewalk Replacements

The Public Works Department would like Southgate residents to be aware that "Sidewalk Replacement" on the north side of Main Street between Young St and Highpoint School.  The project will be commencing today August 24, 2015 and will be completed on August 25, 2015. The driveways of residents that live within this area will have access to their driveways.
For any questions please contact Tracey at 519-923-2110 ext. 233 or tdupuis@southgate.ca
Thank you
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:00am

Ontario G1 Driving Test Help

Are you or do you know somebody that is studying for the G1 Driver's Licence test? If you are having troubles studying or are not quite sure what to study, www.drivetest.ca may be the website for you. This website offers practice tests that are similar to tests that you will have to pass in order to get your G1 Driver's Licence. This is a great study resource for those that are nervous about writing their first Driver's Licence test. There are also other tests and information on any licence that you may want to obtain. Check out www.drivetest.ca today.
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 1:30pm

Township of Southgate 2015 Development Charges Update Study

Please see the Update Study for the Township of Southgate 2015 Development Charges to review and comment on.
 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 1:00pm

Union Gas Ltd. - Rate Change Effective January 1, 2016

Union Gas Limited has applied to change its rates to better reflect how it supplies natural gas to its customers. The proposed changes include the following:
• A change in the reference price used to set rates on a quarterly basis for a majority of its customers; and
• A change to how it allocates costs to the different types of customers that it serves.

Please find a copy of the Notice of Application together with a copy of the Application and Evidence for the above-noted proceeding.
 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 11:45am

Conservation Authorities Act Review Engagement Session Dates

As part of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) commitment to initiate a review of the Conservation Authorities Act, a discussion paper has been posted to the Environmental Registry to solicit feedback on opportunities to improve the existing legislative, regulatory and policy framework that currently governs conservation authorities and the programs and services they deliver on behalf of the province, municipalities, and others. 
The Discussion Paper can be viewed by going to the following link and searching for registry number 012-4509 http://www.ebr.gov.on.ca/ERS-WEB-External/ . The discussion paper will be posted for a 90 day period. The deadline for submitting comments is October 19th, 2015.
As part of the review, a number of regional engagement sessions have been scheduled to provide municipal officials, staff, and associations with an opportunity to provide input into the review. The dates and locations for these sessions are:
  • Wednesday, September 2nd at the Newmarket Community Centre, 200 Doug Duncan Dr., Newmarket, Ontario from 9am to 12pm
  • Tuesday, September 8th at the London Public Library, 251 Dundas St., London, Ontario from 1pm to 4pm
  • Thursday, September 24th at the Smith Falls Memorial Community Centre, 71 Cornelia Street West, Smith Falls, Ontario from 1pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday, September 30th at the Columbus Centre, 301 May St. South, Thunder Bay, Ontario from 9am to 12pm
  • Friday, October 2nd at the Steelworkers’ Union Hall and Conference Centre, 66 Brady Street, Sudbury, Ontario from 9am to 12pm
 
If you are interested in participating in any of these sessions, please RSVP to the Water Resources Section at mnrwaterpolicy@ontario.ca identifying which session(s) you will be attending. 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 1:00pm
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 9:00am
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 9:00am

Notice of a Public Meeting - Development Charges

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 the Council of the Township of Southgate will hold a public meeting, pursuant to Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, to present and obtain public input on a proposed amendment to the Township’s development charges by-law and underlying background study.
 
All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed amending by-law and background study.  The meeting is to be held:
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
9:00 am
The Council Chambers
185667 Grey Road 9 RR 1
Dundalk, ON
 
In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, copies of the proposed amending by-law and the background study are being made available as of August 11, 2015 from the Township Clerk at the above location (phone number 519-923-2110).
 
Interested persons may express their comments at the Public Meeting or in writing, addressed to the Township Clerk, at the above address prior to August 25, 2015.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 9:00am

Public Comments Required for Policy #61 Southgate Committee & Board Member Code of Conduct Policy

The Township of Southgate is asking residents to comment on Policy #61 Southgate Committee & Board Member Code of Conduct Policy. Southgate is asking that all comments be sent to the Township no later than August 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm. Residents can submit comments to info@southgate.ca.

Policy #61 Southgate Committee & Board Member Code of Conduct Policy
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:00am

Update - Break-In at Gro Bark Organics in Dundalk

(Township of Southgate, ON) – On Monday, July 6, 2015 at approximately 8:27 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break-in at Gro Bark Organics located on Eco Parkway, Dundalk, in the Township of Southgate. 
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 12:00pm

What is 211?

211 is an award-winning 3-digit phone and online service helping Ontarians connect to the complete range of government and community-based health and social services. Calls are answered 24x7 by professional information and referral specialists who are trained to assess caller needs, and to refer callers to the most appropriate resources.
211’s resource database contains more than 60,000 records, making it the most comprehensive human services database in the province. Combined with the demographic and caller needs information collected through our calls,   211 provides individuals, agencies and planners with rich data on the supply and demand for human services in Ontario.
211 in Ontario is supported by the Province of Ontario (Ministry of Community and Social Services), local United Way organizations, and some municipalities. 211 also receives project support from public and private sector partners such as Ontario Trillium Foundation and Green Shield Canada Foundation.
 
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Monday, June 22, 2015 - 9:45am

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