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Welcome to Essa Township

Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

All Council meetings will be held electronically until further notice. Meetings will be live streamed to the Township of Essa's Youtube Channel .

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    Essa Council continues to help keep residents safe by following the directives of Federal, Provincial and upper-tier governments, in addition to directives of local health units. Orders issued as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic supersede Essa Council.
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  • Special Meeting of Council - Budget Deliberations

    ​Please be advised that Special Meetings of Council will be held on the following dates for the 2021 Budget Deliberations:

    • Wednesday December 2nd, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - CANCELLED
    • Wednesday December 16th, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    To watch the meeting livestream, click the link to visit the Township of Essa's YouTube Channel

  • ​TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Townshp of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on Wednesday the 16th day of December, 2020 at approx. 6:00p.m. to consider an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment under the Pl​​anning Act relating to 14 and 18 Margaret Street, Angus.​

    To watch the meeting livestream, click the link to visit the Township of Essa's YouTube Channel

  • TAKE NOTICE that Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa will be holding a Special Meeting of Council on the 1st day of December, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
    The purpose of the Special Meeting is to discuss matters in Closed Session pertaining to section 239 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended:

    • Personal matters about identifiable individuals including Township or Local Board employees [s.239(2)(b)];
    • Labour relations or employee negotiations [s.239(2)(d)].

    As a result of COVID-19 measures, the meeting will be held electronically and in accordance with provisions contained in section 238 of the Municipal Act, 2001.

    This Notice is being provided in accordance with Sections 3.1.2 and 3.1.4 of the Township’s Procedural By-law 2017-77.

    DATED this 20th day of November, 2020.
    Lisa Lehr, CMO

  • The next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held in Council Chambers on December 2, 2020 starting at 6:00 p.m.

    In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Committee of the Whole and Council Meetings will be held virtually by electronic means and will be livestreamed for the public to watch as the meeting is occurring.  

    To watch the meeting livestream, click the link to visit the Township of Essa's YouTube Channel

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions and in an effort to ensure the health and safety of Council, staff and members of the public, participants of the meeting MUST PRE-REGISTER with the Clerk's Department . Please call 705-424-9770 ext. 116 or 117.​​  If a member of the public has questions or concerns about staff reports on the agendas, they are to email the Department Manager(s) directly prior to 12:00 pm noon on the day of the meeting.

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