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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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M​ayor & Council Messages to Residents​

​Support for Smal​​​l Businesses​

March 5, 2021 - Message from Mayor Macdonald and Council - Our businesses are able to open​ Monday March 8th. Please support your local businesses. They provide a great service to our residents. They need your support to stay​ alive following the last three lockdowns.Businesses and Customers we all need to do our part to keep everyone safe and to be able to stay open. Wishing all businesses a safe and prosperous opening. Take care, stay healthy and safe.

Kind Regards, Sandie Macdonald, To​wnship of Essa Mayor (on behalf of Essa Council​)

February 27, 2021 - In an effort to level the playing field for ALL businesses during COVID restrictions, Mayor Macdonald ​sent a letter on behalf of Council and local businesses in Essa to Jim Wilson, MPP Simcoe-Grey, and Dr. Gardner, CMO Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, advocating for small businesses to remain open du​ring the Grey Zone of the Province's COVID-19 Framework.  While Council agreed that the Pandemic is a serious health crisis, Council stated that this third lockdown will jeopardize the ability of small businesses to survive.  She urged the Province and local health unit to re-visit the COVID-19 Framework to make necessary changes to allow small businesses to remain open.
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