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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 .

Township of Essa


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  • ​At its meeting of March 24, 2021, Council received the 2021 Periodic Report from its Integrity Commissioner.  In accordance with the Municipal Act, this Report is available for public viewing by clicking the link above.

  • Please be advised that Council conducted interviews at its Special Meeting of Council that was held on July 7, 2021, to select a candidate to fill the Councillor Ward 1 vacancy.

    The successful candidate selected and appointed to fill the Ward 1 Councillor Vacancy is Pieter Kiezebrink. 


    As such, the council vacancy has now been filled.

    The municipality would like to thank all applicants for their interest.

    Dated July 8, 2021
    Lisa Lehr, Manager of Legislative Services

  • Please be advised that the next regularly scheduled meeting of Council will be held on September 1, 2021 at the Administration Centre located at 5786 County Road 21, Utopia.

    As a result of the easing of restrictions in the Roadmap to Reopening of Ontario, Council meetings will resume in-person effective September 1, 2021.  Meetings will be held in a COVID-compliant manner.
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