Elgin County Council Highlights – October 24, 2023

Elgin County Council met on Tuesday, October 24th to discuss the following items:

• Empowering Progress: Elgin County’s Support to Modernize the MFIPPA

• Enhancing Spasticity Care in Elgin’s LTCHs: Renewed Two-Year Service Agreement

• Enhancing Mobility and Wellness: Achieva Health’s Physiotherapy Services Contract Extended for an Additional Two Years

• Ensuring Seamless Pharmacy Services at Elgin County Homes

• Boosting Southwestern Public Health: County Council’s Commitment to Community Well-Being

• A Collaborative Approach to Taxation: Resolving Payment-in-Lieu Discrepancies

• Empowering the Arts: STEPAC’s Request for County Council Funding Increase

Uniting Partners for Emergency Preparedness

On Tuesday, October 17th, Elgin County’s Community Control Group conducted its annual Emergency Response Exercise. The simulation was designed to practice the County’s Emergency Plan to deal with a winter storm, multi-vehicle accident, hazardous materials spill, and power outage, all at once!

Introducing Yoto Players and Cards

Elgin County Library is pleased to announce the launch of two new collections: Yoto Bundles and Yoto Cards. The purpose of this pilot project is to bring a new and exciting screen-free smart audio player, the Yoto Player, to young children to engage them in reading in an audiobook format.

Elgin County Library Author Panel – Celebrating Ontario Public Library Week 2023

In celebration of Ontario Public Library Week, four Elgin County Authors will join our Local Author Panel at Port Stanley Theatre on October 18th at 1:00 p.m. for an afternoon of book talk with a Q&A session and a Door Prize draw for a free basket of books! Please register at your local library branch to receive a ticket/ballot for this FREE event!

County Council Highlights – October 10, 2023

Elgin County Council met today, Tuesday, October 10th to discuss the following items:
• Transforming Tomorrow Campaign: More Care. Closer to Home
• Official Plan Amendment No. 4 Transforms West Elgin’s Residential Landscape
• Charting the Course: Shaping the Future of Elgin County Library Programs
• Empowering Health: Elgin County Homes’ Strategic Move for Clear Medical Directives and Enhanced Resident Care
• Powering Progress: A Vision for Sustainable Growth and Community Engagement
• Securing the Future: Elgin County’s Proactive Approach to Upgrading to Office 365
• Modernizing Financial Operations: Upgrading Accounting Software
• Transparency in Action: 2022 Annual Report & Financial Statements

Victoria Day Closure 2024
Easter Holiday Closure Notice
Family Day Closure Notice
Graphic to indicate holiday closures at Elgin County Facilities. The Elgin County Administration Building, Provincial Offences Administration Building, and Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Friday, December 23rd at noon. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.