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Posted Tuesday, May 03, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The Government of Ontario is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $20 million from the Ontario Green Investment Fund to build electric vehicle charging stations across Ontario. The County of Wellington will receive $215,076 which will finance three electric vehicle charging stations. These stations will be located at the Puslinch Library, Arthur Library-Medical Centre and the Social Services Office (Old Post Office) located at 138...
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Posted Friday, April 01, 2016

CENTRE WELLINGTON - At its meeting on Thursday, March 31, County Council approved property tax incentives for the new Pearle Hospitality Development in Elora in partnership with the Township of Centre Wellington.
Once the development is complete and increased assessment values are reflected by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), the County will provide tax incentives in the form of property tax rebates as a result of the development improvements. The County’s...

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Posted Thursday, March 31, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY - During today’s Wellington County Council meeting, Council approved expanding waste and recyclable collection to all rural households, and to change user fees for waste disposal. Both changes will take effect on July 1, 2016.
“Expanding rural collection will allow all County residents the opportunity to access curbside services,” commented Warden George Bridge. “Given a convenient end of driveway option, we expect households will...

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Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Morriston Bypass Announcement PUSLINCH - The Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, held a press conference this afternoon to announce that the Government of Ontario has included the Highway 6 Morriston By-pass in its 5 Year Capital Plan for highway construction.
“The Township of Puslinch is very pleased with today’s announcement and the commitment to move this project forward,” said Puslinch Mayor Dennis Lever. “The Highway 6 Morriston By-pass project has been...

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Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY - Brush from the ice storm will be accepted free of charge at the following waste facilities:
• Riverstown • Harriston • Belwood • Aberfoyle
Brush will be accepted until Saturday, April 30.

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