September Community Exchange & October 13 Public Workshop
The September2016 edition of the Community Exchangenewsletter is now available! This issue focuses on the upcoming public workshop on October 13, 2016 at the Colombo Club in Beachville.
The October 13 workshop has two sessions starting at 3 pm and 6 pm. Each session will discuss the same 5 topics (below). There will be facilitated conversations using a booklet that will be made available prior to the event. Walker representatives will be available to answer questions throughout.
The workshop will focus on different options for 5 different topics:
- Landfill Footprint
- Landfill Design
- Haul Route/Site Entrance
- Leachate Treatment
- Landfill Gas Management
If you are planning on attending the workshop, please register by contacting our officeor by registering online.If you are interested in attending but are unable to commit to one of the workshop sessions, Walker encourages you to stop by theColombo Club on October 13 between 3p.m. - 8:30p.m.to speak with a Southwestern Landfill Project Team member to learn more about the 5 landfill components and provide input.
If you have any questions or comments, pleasecontact usand we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
Click here to register for the October 13, 2016 Public Workshop
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Notice for Fall Flushing of Water Systems
Please be advised that the municipal water systems will be flushed on the following days:
- Brownsville – October 14
- Mount Elgin – October 14
- Beachville – October 27
- Dereham Center – October 28
- Sweaburg – October 28
When water mains are flushed customers may experience discoloured water or sediment in the areas being flushed.
For more information, see the notice here.
Notice of Study Commencement - Transportation Master Plan
Oxford County has initiated an update to the 2009 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) to help guide the County’s transportation programs and investments for the next 20 years and beyond. Public input will be a key element in developing the TMP. Members of the public are invited and encouraged to comment on the project at any time during the Study.
View the public notice here.
For more information, visit the County of Oxford's Site for Project information here.
Water Meter Replacements in South-West Oxford
In the coming weeks, residents in the following communities will be asked to schedule an appointment to have a new water meter, or meter reading equipment installed in their home:
- Dereham Centre
- Mount Elgin
Learn more at: www.oxfordmeter.ca
TOWNSHIP COMMUNICATIONS POLICY ADOPTED
At their meeting on September 1st, Council adopted a communications strategy. The Township believes that good governance requires an ongoing, symmetrical exchange of ideas. Information must flow not only from the municipality to stakeholders, but from stakeholders to the municipality. The communications policy considers both internal and external stakeholders and aims to provide strategic direction to Council and staff to improve the exchange of information and ideas. To view the communications policy, click here.
As part of this communications policy, Councillors are now contributing blogs to the website. Check out these council blogs, here.
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