Pavement Patching in Dundalk September 2, 2014

Southgate's Public Works Department would like residents to be aware that there will be pavement patching throughout Dundalk on September 2, 2014.
Thank you
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 9:15am

Election - Members/Workers Required

Election Compliance Audit Committee - Members required
Southgate is seeking additional members for a Compliance Audit Committee, as required under Section 81.1 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. The term of membership is consistent with the term of Council, however members will only meet if an audit is requested. A copy of the Terms of Reference for the Committee can be obtained from the office of the Clerk.
Persons interested in an appointment to the Compliance Audit Committee should submit applications to the Clerk by Friday, September 5, 2014 at 4 pm. Applications are available at the Southgate Municipal Office or on our website by clicking here.

Election Workers Required - Advance and Regular Polls
Applications are now being accepted from interested persons to assist in the upcoming 2014 Municipal Election. The hours are from 9 am until the returns have been finalized after the voting stations are closed at 8 pm on October 27, 2014 and from 9 am until 2 pm on Advance Voting Days (Oct. 11 & 18, 2014). Successful applicants will also be required to attend training session(s) with dates to be determined. No prior experience is necessary, but would be an asset. Consideration will be given to those who have assisted with past elections. Persons that are not a candidate or a spouse of a candidate or a person connected to an election campaign of a candidate may apply in writing for the above mentioned positions. Please include your municipal address, phone number and note any related experience. Please send application clearly marked on the outside of the envelope or in the subject line “ELECTION” by September 5, 2014 to:
Raylene Martell, Clerk
We thank all applicants who apply for the positions, but only those candidates selected will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purposes of determining eligibility.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 2:15pm

August 27, 2014 Council Agenda Now Available

The Agenda for the August 27, 2014 Council meeting is now available under the Local Government tab!
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 1:30pm

Memorial Park Playground Closed Sept 2-5

The Memorial Park Playground will be closed from September 2 to September 5 for maintenance and upgrades. 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:00am

Public Liaison Committee Meeting September 9, 2014

The Waste Resources and Diversion Management Department would like residents to be aware of the upcoming PLC meeting on September 9, 2014.  For information view the PLC agendas page. 
We are looking for members to join the PLC.  Are you interested in discussing with local residents on how operations work within the Waste Resources and Diversion Management department and how to divert items from the landfill?  Come to the Township's PLC meeting and learn how!
Thank you,
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 3:30pm

Updated - Transportation and Public Safety (TAPS) Meeting September 8, 2014

Southgate's Public Works department would like residents to be aware that there is a TAPS meeting on September 8, 2014 in the Council Chambers at 1:00pm.  For information view the TAPS agenda page.  If you have any questions or comments please email
Thank you
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 1:30pm

Public Input Requested!

Council and staff are looking for public comment on a draft policy for the creation of Working Groups and Task Forces, as well as comments on the draft Terms of Reference for these committees. Comments from the public will be accepted until September 15, 2014. Look for the link on the homepage of our website.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 4:15pm

The Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards

The Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards recognize Youth Achievement, Lifetime Achievement, Community Leadership, and Excellence in Conservation. Nominations for these awards and for the Young Heritage Leaders program will be accepted until September 30, 2014.

For more information on nominations or any other inquires, please click here.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 11:30am

Creation of a Community Liaison Committee

Southgate Solar LP is planning to engage in a renewable energy project, in respect of which, the issuance of a renewable energy approval (REA) is required. The proposed Southgate Solar Project would be located on multiple privately-owned parcels in the Township of Southgate, in the County of Grey. ​To continue effective consultation with stakeholders and community members, Southgate Solar LP will be forming a Community Liaison Committee (CLC). 

Please visit the Current Opportunities section of our website, under Employment & Volunteer Opportunities, for more details about this committee.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 1:00pm

Summer Newsletter Information Correction

Some of you may have received the Summer Newsletter via email, and some as an inclusion with your tax bill.
Please be advised that the time for the advance vote in Holstein was incorrectly listed as 11-4 on October 18.
The correct time should be 10 am - 2 pm.
Sorry for any confusion this may have caused. The corrected times will be adjusted on the newsletter online.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 8:30am


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