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Posted Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Until May 31, Wellington County residents can drop off ice storm related brush material free of charge, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the following Waste Facilities: Aberfoyle, 6922 Concession 4, Puslinch Township, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday Belwood, 8585 Wellington Road 19, Centre Wellington Township, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday Harriston, 5668 Highway 23, Town of Minto, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday Riverstown, 7254 Sideroad 5 West, Wellington North Township, Tuesday-Saturday Restrict...

Posted Friday, April 04, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY- The County of Wellington is pleased to announce the completion of Wellington's first ever Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) project. The roll-out of this 9-month long project was a collaborative effort of the County, each of the seven municipalities, the Wellington Federation of Agriculture and the Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership. “Businesses and the jobs they create form the basis of all strong economies,” said Warden Chris White. “Cou...

Posted Friday, April 04, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY- The County of Wellington launched its 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan today to a crowded room at the Welcome In Drop In Centre in downtown Guelph. “We need to be working closely with all of our partners if we are going to meet our housing and homelessness goals,” commented Warden Chris White. “It was great to see so many of our partners here today to support the launch of the Plan.” The 10 Year Plan is titled “A Place to Call Home” a...

Posted Wednesday, March 19, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY - Last summer, the County of Wellington and the Ontario Provincial Police collaborated on a four-part road safety video campaign. The series of four videos focused on predictable and preventable collisions. Today, the County and OPP released a fifth video as part of the online campaign. The 60-second video focuses on sharing the road safely with snow plow operators. The concept for this video came from County Operations Manager, Paul Johnson. “It's been quite a winter i...

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY - At today's Council meeting, Wellington County Council adopted its 2014 budget with a 2.2% increase to the County portion of property taxes. “County Council has passed a stay the course budget,” said Warden Chris White. “This budget will continue to protect and enhance core services like roads and bridges and other important County priorities. The County will also continue to support our local businesses through several County initiatives.” 2014 Budge...