Clachan Road Bridge Closure over the Thames River

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.

King George VI Lift Bridge Maintenance Work

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.

Elgin County Raises Child Cancer Awareness Flag

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.

Elgin County Council – August Meeting Cancellation & December Date Change

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.

Elgin County Homes to host Three Job Fairs

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.

Public Notice – Pesticide Use within the County of Elgin

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

Elgin County Kicks off Pride Week with Raising of Pride Flag

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.