Elgin County Council has re-elected Ed Ketchabaw, Mayor of the Municipality of Bayham, as the Warden of Elgin County during its annual election meeting held on December 5, 2023. Warden Ketchabaw is set to continue his role as the head of Elgin County Council for the upcoming 2024 governance year.
Elgin County Council will meet on Wednesday, December 6th for their final Council meeting of 2023.
Elgin County Council’s Annual Warden’s Election will be held on Tuesday, December 5th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Elgin County Council Chambers.
Elgin County Council met on Tuesday, November 28th to discuss several initiatives including: Elder Abuse, a recap of the 2023 year at the Elgin County Museum, a new Library Membership & Circulation Policy, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, and much more!
At its latest meeting on November 28, 2023, Elgin County Council approved their Council Meeting Schedule for 2024.
Elgin County dignitaries and staff gathered at the 2023 Warden’s Banquet last Friday, November 17th, to honour Ed Ketchabaw, who served as Elgin’s 2023 Warden. This banquet marked an opportunity to reflect on the successes of Warden Ketchabaw’s stewardship over the past year.
On behalf of County Council, Warden Ed Ketchabaw is happy to announce that Blaine Parkin (pictured below) has been appointed as the new CAO and Clerk for Elgin County.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. to complete the Preliminary Design, Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment Study for improvements to Highway 3 from Highway 4 to Centennial Avenue. A second Public Information Centre (PIC) is being held to provide the public and stakeholders with an opportunity to review the evaluation of alternatives and to present the preferred plan on Wednesday, November 22nd.
The County of Elgin will be undertaking maintenance work on the King George VI Lift Bridge from Wednesday, November 15th at 8:00 AM –
Thursday, November 16th at 4:00 PM. As a result, the Lift Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic during this time. Pedestrian traffic is expected to be opened.
The scholarship awards $1,000 per year for up to 10 individuals who are enrolled in a medical school accredited with the Medical Council of Canada through the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) with emphasis placed on the pursuit of a career as a physician in family medicine.