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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

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​Economic Development Committee

The mandate of this committee is to:

  • promote the financial and economic well being of the municipality;
  • advise Council on economic development strategies and policies to sustain the vitality of the Township's economic base;
  • look at methods for retention and expansion of the current business, retail and service sectors;
  • attract businesses and industries compatible with the Township's resource base;
  • preserve and protect the agricultural industry;
  • provide a forum for discussion and coordination of economic development initiatives and programs with other community groups and agencies; and,
  • promote Essa's excellent quality of life


Economic Development Committee Meetings and Minutes