Town of Minto: COVID-19 Update

Town of Minto: COVID-19 Update



As the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves the Town of Minto is taking every precaution to protect all staff and the public.

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. This consists of all arenas, curling clubs, community halls, museums, theatres, Launch It Minto and any other town run facilities. All council and committee meetings are also cancelled until Monday, April 6, 2020. At this time the COVID-19 situation will be reassessed and an update provided.

In these extraordinary times, the Town of Minto will be accommodating in dealing with property tax and utility payments. Residents are encouraged to make payments through online banking, by mail or by dropping cheques off to the drop box located at the front of the municipal office. For more information or assistance, please email Tawnya Roberston at

All mandatory building inspections will continue within the municipality. To book an inspection please leave a voicemail for Building Inspector, Amanda Nowell at 519-338-2511 ext. 249. All other building department activities are suspended until Monday, April 6, 2020.

Staff are ensuring continuity of services for essential services such as fire, water, wastewater and road maintenance. However, the public works department will be limiting public interaction and therefore, not completing requests that include staff entering resident houses. Certain activities may still be accommodated dependent upon risk, as such, residents are encouraged to inquire by telephone to the municipal office as normal.

Individuals who have questions or concerns regarding COVID-19 should contact Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health at 1-800-265-7293 or visit

The Town of Minto wishes to thank the public for their ongoing understanding during this unique circumstance.

For a full list of closures and information pertaining to Town of Minto related cancellations and closures, visit or call 519-338-2511. Updates also provided through traditional and social medias.


For further information contact
Derrick Thomson, CAO, Town of Minto
5491 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
Phone 519-338-2511 ext. 222 Fax: 519-338-2005; Email

George Bridge, Mayor, Town of Minto
5941 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
Phone 519-338-2511 Fax: 519-338-2005; Email

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