On March 28, 2023, Elgin County Council approved its 2023 operational and capital budget of $92.6M. For this year, residents can expect a 3.76% increase in the County portion of their municipal property taxes. This share of municipal taxes supports road and bridge maintenance on county roads, paramedic services, community planning, long-term care homes, libraries, and more. Homeowners will see a slight addition of $23.88 for every $100,000 of residential property assessment.
The West Lorne Arena is one of the top four communities and has a chance to win an NHL game and $250,000!! Help us vote March 31 and April 1!
After two years of extensive research, analysis, and community consultation, the County of Elgin’s Draft Official Plan is now available for public review and comment.
–With the news of Elgin County Deputy Warden Duncan McPhail’s passing on March 11, 2023, Warden Ed Ketchabaw spoke admiringly about a man who worked tirelessly for the residents he served.
The County of Elgin is pleased to announce that beginning today, March 1, 2023, eligible residents living in Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas will have access to a new Community Paramedicine (CP) program. This program, funded entirely by the Province, will bring high-quality care to residents living in seniors housing and retirement homes while also offering accessible home-based care for our community’s most vulnerable population.