Contractors working on the Clachan Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project on the border of West Elgin & Chatham-Kent have worked diligently over the past eight (8) months to complete this project. Due to labour and material shortages and challenges relating to the bridge’s original construction, the initial completion date has been pushed back to the first week in December.
The County of Elgin will be undertaking maintenance work on the King George VI Lift Bridge on Sunday, October 16th, 2022. As a result, the Lift Bridge will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 16th.
On Wednesday, September 14th, Elgin County Warden Mary French proclaimed September as Child Cancer Awareness Month within the County of Elgin. Warden French, alongside representatives from Childcan, raised the Child Cancer Awareness flag at the County’s Administration Building to mark the occasion.
The County of Elgin is deeply saddened by the news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s passing on Thursday, September 8th, 2022. To mourn her loss, flags at all Elgin County facilities have been lowered to half-mast and will remain lowered until the state funeral on Monday, September 19th.
The County of Elgin has cancelled the Tuesday, August 23, 2022 County Council Meeting that was scheduled for 9:00 a.m. The next scheduled meeting of County Council will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
The first County Council Meeting in December has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
The County of Elgin is hosting three (3) Job Fairs to recruit for PSWs, RPNs, RNs, and Dietary Aides/Cooks within each of the three (3) County owned Long-Term Care Homes: Bobier Villa (Dutton, ON), Elgin Manor (Fingal, ON) & Terrace Lodge (Aylmer, ON). These job fairs are being held off-site on August 16th, 18th, and September 15th where there will be on-the-spot job interviews with same-day conditional job offers.
The County of Elgin intends to control invasive Phragmites in specific areas along roadsides across the county. We are controlling Invasive Weeds under the Public Works Exemption of the Cosmetic Pesticides Ban for the promotion of public health and safety. Spraying will commence on August 15th, weather permitting, and continue until September 15th
On Tuesday, August 9th, Elgin County Warden, Mary French, proclaimed August 8th to August 14th, 2022, as Pride Week within the County of Elgin. To celebrate the occasion, Warden French raised the Pride flag at the County’s Administration Building with staff members, dignitaries, and community members in attendance.
Earlier this month, the Elgin County Archives gratefully received a donation of $10,000, as well as various artifacts and records, from Wendy Phillips, Secretary/Treasurer of the Rodney Legion, Branch 525..
The Budget Committee Meeting Scheduled for 1pm on July 12, 2022 will be moved to 11am the same day.