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Posted Thursday, January 29, 2015

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS 2015 BUDGET WELLINGTON COUNTY- At today's Council meeting, Wellington County Council adopted its 2015 budget with a 2.8% increase to the County portion of property taxes. “This is a budget that invests in the residents of Wellington County,” says Warden George Bridge. “With this budget, the County is making a significant commitment to improving health care in our community in addition to enhancing the County's physical and technological infrastructure. T...

Posted Wednesday, January 07, 2015

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Winter has arrived in Wellington County. It's a good time to remind County residents to be better prepared during an emergency. The Wellington County Emergency Management Team recommends that residents prepare an emergency kit for emergencies so that you are able to take care of yourself, your family and your pets for a minimum of 72 hours. AN EMERGENCY KIT SHOULD INCLUDE: Water - at least two litres of water per person per day Food that won't spoil, such as canned food...

Posted Monday, December 22, 2014

WillowdaleRibbonCuttingGUELPH - The County of Wellington officially re-opened the new Willowdale Child Care and Learning Centre in Guelph today. The new Centre is located at 95 Willow Road in Guelph on the same parcel of land as the former building. The new $2.4 million dollar Willowdale Child Care and Learning Centre offers spaces for children from birth to four years of age, including six spaces for infants, 10 spaces for toddlers and 16 spaces for preschoolers. The Programme is fully inclusive for children with s...

Posted Friday, December 12, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY- At today's Council meeting, members of County Council were elected and appointed to the following standing committees, boards and associations: WARDEN'S ADVISORY Chair: Warden George Bridge Members: Councillors Anderson, Black, Lennox, Lever, McKay, Chris White, Lynda White, Williamson ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE AND PERSONNEL Chair: Councillor Dennis Lever Members: Warden Bridge, Councillors Alls, Lennox and Chris White ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Chair: Councillor Chris White ...

Posted Friday, December 12, 2014

warden 2015-16GUELPH - At its annual inaugural meeting today, George Bridge, Mayor for the Town of Minto, was elected to the position of Warden by Wellington County Council. Warden Bridge will follow in his father Milton Bridge's political footsteps. Milton Bridge served as County Warden in 1986. Warden Bridge has represented the constituents of Minto, and has served on County Council, since 2010. Warden Bridge is the past Chair of the Wellington County Economic Development Committee and has also served on t...