Following yesterday’s announcement of a province-wide lockdown, the Town of Minto will be closing all municipal buildings to the public as of December 24th 2020 at 5:00PM.
At this time, due to the concerning upward trend of cases in Wellington County, the province has made the difficult decision to move the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit into the red ‘control’ category.
In accordance with By-Law 2019-105 Notice is hereby given that the Town of Minto intends to consider amending certain licenses and user fees in its Comprehensive Fees and Charges By-law.
Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority (SVCA) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) are pleased to announce they have partnered together to offer a Water Well Improvement Program that will financially support landowners in their efforts to protect groundwater.
While every municipality in Wellington County has cases of Covid-19, data shows that the Townships of Wellington North & Mapleton and the Town of Minto have the highest number of cases in all of Wellington County.
Please send in budget questions by December 7, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has provided the Town of Minto with total numbers of Covid-19 Cases in Minto as of November 30, 2020.
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has provided the Town of Minto with total numbers of Covid-19 Cases in Minto as of November 23, 2020.
NOTICE: As of November 1st, parking on municipal roads and streets between 2:00 AM - 6:00 AM is prohibited until March 31st, 2021.
Effective Monday, November 16, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health will be moved to the ORANGE (Restrict) level, as outlined in the provincial COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open.
The Town of Minto, partnering with the Palmerston Legion & Harriston Legion Br. 296 invites local children to take part in a Remembrance Day colouring contest!
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health strongly advises people to spend Halloween with their own household and not host or attend Halloween parties because of the increased risk of COVID-19. If you are trick or treating, please keep to your household and keep your distance from others.
As the numbers continue to climb, the Town of Minto remains devoted to ensuring all safety measures are followed, to protect our staff and the public. At this time, we have made the difficult decision to keep the Municipal Office closed indefinitely.
The Town of Minto municipal office will be closed to the public at 5:00pm today, Friday October 16, 2020 until Monday, November 2, 2020. At this time the COVID-19 situation will be reassessed and an update provided.
Watermain Flushing Schedules for Minto Pines, Clifford, Harriston and Palmerston will be taking place in September and October.
Effective Tuesday October 6th, 2020 the Town of Minto Municipal Office will remain open to receive documents from the public, and assist them in any way we can. All in-person meetings with members of the Municipal Office staff will require pre-arranged appointments.
* Maintenance Has Been Completed *
The Harriston Water Tower will be out of service for scheduled maintenance. There will be a BAN on Lawn Watering / Car Washing / Any Other Un-Necessary use of water until the Tower is put back into service.
After the recent Provincial announcement, reducing the number of people permitted to gather indoors, the Town of Minto will be returning to virtual Council Meetings for the next 28 days.
After the recent Provincial announcement, all administrative buildings for the Town of Minto will be opening on Wednesday July 22, 2020.
After the recent Provincial announcement, all playgrounds are now open and booking requests for recreational facilities are being accepted. Playgrounds will be inspected regularly but will not be disinfected or cleaned for use.
The Town of Minto Dog Licensing By-law was updated in 2019, to accommodate changes to the licensing guidelines, and a graduated fee system. Read full article for more details.
The Town of Minto has installed a new community flagpole on the grounds of the municipal office. This designated flagpole will be made available to community organizations who wish to fly a flag in honour of an event or a special cause.
Town Staff Working Towards Opening Farmers' Market, Railway Museum, Splash Pad, Pools and Day Camp Programs
The Town of Minto continues to keep public safety as top priority during the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19. After the recent Provincial announcement, Town staff are working towards opening farmers’ market, railway museum, splash pad, pools and day camp programs.
In response to feedback from the community and our many partners throughout the region, Dr. Mercer has provided clarification to her Class Order under Section 22 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act.
Roadside Weed Spraying will commence on July 2nd, 2020 weather permitting, and conclude August 21st, 2020.
Dr. Mercer’s Section 22 order requires all persons who own or operate a Commercial Establishment in the jurisdiction of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit to prohibit Persons from entering the premises of the Commercial Establishment or remaining in the premises if the said Person is not wearing a Face Covering.
The Town of Minto continues to keep public safety as top priority during the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19. After the provincial extension of the emergency order and consultation with many other agencies, all municipal buildings within the Town of Minto will remain closed indefinitely.
The County of Wellington has approved an application from Little Angels Development Inc. Child Care Centre in Elora to provide 15 new emergency child care spaces for children up to 12 years of age.
After the recent Provincial announcement, all parks and certain amenities will open with limitations on May 25, 2020.
Beginning May 26, all County of Wellington waste facilities will re-open and resume regular business hours. Reuse Centres and textile bins will remain closed at all sites until further notice.
The Town of Minto wishes to advise you of the reconstruction of Arthur Street East (Highway 89) between Elora Street and east connecting link and Lawrence Street between Arthur Street East (Highway 89) and the dead end, Harriston.
The County of Wellington continues to actively redeploy available staff to the Wellington Terrace Long Term Care Home and to assist at County Child Care Centres currently providing emergency child care for health care workers and first responders.
Looby Construction Limited would like to advise all affected parties including: Emergency Services, School Boards & Transportation, Municipalities and other business & Interest groups; that construction will soon begin for the removal and replacement of the existing bridge over the South Saugeen River on Highway 89 west of Mount Forest.
The WCMA is collecting records that document personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to share your story with us during this unprecedented moment in history.
The Town of Minto wishes to advise you of the reconstruction of Ann Street South between Allan Street West and Park Street West and asphalt paving of Ann Street North between Queen Street West and Allan Street West, Clifford.
The Town of Minto continues to keep public safety as top priority during the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19. After consultation with many other agencies, all municipal buildings within the Town of Minto will remain closed until May 31, 2020.
The Wellington Home Child Care Agency is expanding to provide Emergency Child Care Services for health care workers and first responders in Wellington County and the City of Guelph during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Collection will begin the week of April 27 and run for six weeks. Each municipality will have two separate collection weeks. Details will be promoted through local media and will be available on the County’s website at www.wellington.ca/yardwaste
In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the County of Wellington has cancelled all upcoming Green Legacy Municipal Tree Day events. The Green Legacy will alternatively be offering a contact-free home delivery service of tree orders across the County.
The County of Wellington has implemented proactive measures to limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, all County Waste Facilities have been closed to the public until further notice. All County of Wellington residents are asked to use the curbside collection services for their residential waste needs at this time. Garbage must be placed in a County-issued User Pay garbage bag.
The County of Wellington is extending facility closures until further notice to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The County of Wellington will be providing $1 million dollars in low interest loans to help local County businesses get through the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Town of Minto continues to keep public safety as top priority during the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19. After consultation with many other agencies, all municipal buildings within the Town of Minto will remain closed until Thursday, April 30, 2020.
The County of Wellington has implemented proactive measures to limit further transmission of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, all County Waste Facilities have been closed to the public until further notice.
County to Provide Emergency Child Care for Health Care and Frontline Workers in Guelph and Wellington
The County of Wellington is working in partnership with the Ministry of Education to support health care and other frontline workers in Guelph and Wellington by providing access to licensed child care at no cost during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The County and its local municipalities recognize that residents and businesses may experience financial strain and economic impact during the COVID-19 outbreak and that municipal office closures may affect payments owed to the municipalities.
During the Covid-19 pandemic the Building Department will only be able to review plans electronically. Please email all plans for review to CBO Terry Kuipers at email@example.com
The County of Wellington and all seven of its member municipalities declared emergencies in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, 1990, as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The Town of Minto continues to assess and adapt to the ever changing circumstances surrounding the COVID19 pandemic. In an effort to keep public safety as top priority in this unique circumstance, as of 5:00pm on
Monday, March 23, 2020 the Town of Minto will operate essential services only within the municipality.
The Town of Minto continues to assess and adapt to the ever changing circumstances surrounding the COVID19 pandemic.
Please note the following event and meeting cancellations in the Town of Minto.
The Town of Minto municipal office, as well as, recreation and culture facilities will be closed to the public at 5:00pm today, Monday March 16, 2020 until Monday, April 6, 2020.
As COVID-19 spreads and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health warns against large gatherings of people, as of 5:00 pm today, Friday, March 13, 2020 all Town of Minto recreation and culture facilities are closed until further notice.
The Town of Minto has implemented proactive measures as precaution to limit further transmission of the Coronavirus, known as COVID-19.
In an effort to create a more vibrant, intriguing downtown experience in Clifford and to celebrate local phone + communications heritage, the Clifford Connects Committee, in partnership with the Minto Cultural Roundtable, is embarking on a unique Public Art Project featuring Phone Booths!
To hear from the public on the proposed 2020 budget and to gather input, Council and Department Heads will host an open house in the Council Chambers, at the Town Administrative Building Tuesday March 17, 2020 from 5:00 to 6:30pm.
Join us on Wednesday March 25, 2020 from 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm at the Harriston Library Public Meeting Room for a come-and-go style public meeting to receive an update on the Harriston Flood Mitigation Proposals.
On Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the Council of the Town of Minto will hold a public meeting, pursuant to the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, to present and receive public input regarding proposed amendments to the County of Wellington Official Plan
The County of Wellington and six participating member municipalities, including the Town of Minto, have been successful in receiving a Municipal Modernization Grant from the Government of Ontario.
After a successful Phase II procurement process, SWIFT has awarded approximately $19.4 million in provincial and federal funding to support 11 broadband projects.
The Town of Minto is happy to announce the hiring of our new CAO, Derrick Thomson
The Town of Minto is hiring! If you're looking for employment this summer, please fill out an application at www.liveandworkminto.com
On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 the Council of the Town of Minto will hold a public meeting, pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the Municipality’s proposed development charges (D.C.) by-law and underlying background study.
View the Minto Economic Development Department's Year in Review Booklet to see what projects took place in Minto in 2019.