Declaration of Election - 2014

The results have been verified and the following is the declared list of Elected Officials for the 2014 - 2018 Council Term:
Mayor - Anna-Marie Fosbrooke
Deputy Mayor - Norman Jack
Councillor - Christine Gordon
Councillor - John Woodbury
Councillor - Barbara Dobreen
Councillor - Dale Pallister
Councillor - Jim Frew
The Inaugural meeting for the new Council will be held on December 1, 2014 at 7 pm in Council Chambers. More information will follow in the coming weeks.
To view the tally sheet: Click here
To view the signed declaration: Click here
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:30am

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

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

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

Grey County Media Release

Grey County’s Economic Development Strategic Plan Begins

Grey County is undertaking a strategic planning process to help identify areas for economic growth and diversification across the County for the next 5-10 years. The strategic plan process will involve extensive community consultation and will culminate in the development of a detailed action plan that will be executed by county staff over the next three years. 

Please click here to view the full media release.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 10:30am

Which Cart Do Your Items Go In?

The Waste Resources and Diversion Management Department would like to remind Southgate residents of what items can be placed in which cart.  Click quick reference sheet to review what items are able to be placed in each cart.
Remember you are able to upgrade your 240 litre blue cart for free to a 360 litre.

Working together as a community always helps to divert items from the landfill.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 8:45am
Sunlight beaming through the trees in a forest on a bright spring day.
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