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Posted Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Town of Essex is undertaking a Council and Ward Structure Review that will consider the process by which the Deputy Mayor is elected, the composition of Town Council, and the number and size of wards.
BACKGROUND The composition of Essex Town Council and the process by which the Deputy Mayor is elected were established through a Minister’s Order that took effect at amalgamation on January 1, 1999.
Council is currently comprised of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and...

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Posted Friday, March 10, 2017

The Town of Essex is calling upon local organizations and groups to submit letters of interest related to renting or leasing space in the former Harrow District High School, based on a scenario in which the Town of Essex purchases the building.
An assessment of the level of interest will assist Council in determining whether to pursue this opportunity.
Letters of interest should include the following details:
The organization’s general mandate;
A description...

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Posted Friday, March 03, 2017

Council for the Corporation of the Town of Essex will be considering the adoption of the proposed 2017 Municipal Budget at a Special Meeting of Council to be held on Monday, March 27, 2017.
Copies of the Proposed Budget will be available for review at the Town Administration Office, 33 Talbot Street South, Essex, Ontario between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Proposed Budget is also available on our Budgets and Financial Reports page.
Written submissions relating to the...

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Posted Thursday, March 02, 2017

To be held on Monday, April 3, 2017, starting at 4:30 p.m., in theCounty of Essex Council Chambers, Civic Centre, 360 Fairview Avenue West, Essex, Ontario
In accordance with Section 16 of The Planning Act of Ontario, R.S.O. 1990, Council of the Town of Essex will consider proposed revisions to the Town’s Official Plan, which applies to the use of all lands within the Town.
The proposed revisions are as follows:
1. In Section 4, General Development Policies,...

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Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017

If you own property in the Town of Essex you should have received your Interim Tax Notice for 2017.
The installment due dates are as follows:
February 28, 2017 April 28, 2017
Failure to receive a tax notice does not relieve you from payment of taxes or penalties. Penalties are assessed on the first day of every month at 1.25% and each month thereafter until paid. It is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure the Town has the correct mailing address.
If...

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