Tillsonburg Update - March 16

Tillsonburg Update appears every Thursday in the Norfolk & Tillsonburg News.

Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring:

• Lifeguard/Instructor
• Deputy Clerk (Contract)

Visit careers.tillsonburg.ca for full details.

Bid Opportunities

Request for Proposal - RFP2023-007
Engineering Consulting Services for John
Pound Sanitary Design

Request for Proposal - RFP2023-002
Engineering Consulting Services - Charlotte
Ave & Clarence St. Reconstruction

Request for Proposal - RFP2023-005
Engineering Consulting Services for Segal
Sanitary and Design Build

Request for Proposal - RFP2023-003
Engineering Consulting Services for Fox
Alley Sanitary Design

Request for Proposal - RFP2023-004
Consulting Services for OSIM Inspections

Request for Tender - RFT2023-003
Hot Mix Asphalt Bayham Drive Resurfacing

Visit tillsonburg.bidsandtenders.ca for full details.


New Resident Survey

If you’re new to Tillsonburg (i.e. moved within the last three years), the Town of Tillsonburg would like to find out more about how you chose our community through a short, online survey. The survey is being coordinated by the Town’s Economic Development & Marketing Department. The information collected will help inform the Town’s marketing, business support and workforce development strategies.

Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/newresidents and complete the survey by March 23, 2023.


Snow removal reminder

During snow events, please remember that snow or ice from private property should never be deposited on roadways, streets or sidewalks (By-law No. 2189 Section 3.3.1).


2023 Dog Licences

All dogs living within the Town of Tillsonburg must be licensed annually. Licensing your dog online takes less than five minutes. Once you’ve purchased a licence, you can create a profile that can help reunite you with your dog if they get lost. While dog licences become active immediately after purchase, pet tags typically take eight to ten business days to arrive in the mail. 2022 licences are no longer valid. Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/pets to purchase your 2023 licence. Licences are also available for purchase at local pet stores.


Youth Advisory Council

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently seeking youth 15 to 19 years of age to apply to the Tillsonburg Youth Advisory Council. Two members of the community aged 20 or above are also needed to serve on the committee. The committee’s mandate is to advise and make recommendations to Tillsonburg Town Council on all matters with respect to youth recreational and social issues in the Town of Tillsonburg. Applications will close March 17, 2023. Learn more and apply online at www.tillsonburg.ca/apply

Winter Parking Restrictions

On-street parking is not permitted 2:00 AM to 6:00 AM from November 15 to March 31.
Learn more about winter road and sidewalk maintenance, including snow removal priorities, at www.tillsonburg.ca/snow


New Exhibit: What’s Your Sign?

“What’s Your Sign?” tells the stories of local people, businesses, and schools with signs
from the permanent collection. Exhibit runs until to May 7. For more hours and details, visit www.tillsonburg.ca/annandale


March Break Skates and Swims

Join us for free skating and swimming during March Break. Avoid disappointment
by registering now to reserve your space. For full details see, www.tillsonburg.ca/

Free Skates

March 17 - 10:00 AM
• Sponsored by Martinrea
March 19 - 1:15 PM
• Sponsored by J&J Concrete

Free Swims

March 17 - 1:00 PM
• Sponsored by Wellmaster


Council Meeting Highlights - March 13


• Council approved the request from Stonebridge Community Services to waive the facility rental fee associated with the Lion’s Auditorium to deliver indoor pickleball for a six-week period
from March 16 to April 27.
• The program will run Tuesdays from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, and Thursdays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Horticultural Society

• Council approved the 2023-2025 Memorandum of Understanding with the Tillsonburg Horticultural Society

Bridge Street Reimagining Task Force

• Council directed the Development Commissioner to provide regular reports on task force initiatives

Permanent Patio Program

• Council directed staff to bring forward a by-law addressing the seasonal patio program, as well as a by-law to allow the Clerk, or designate, to respond to AGCO Municipal Approval requirements.

Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/council for full details.

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