Tillsonburg Update - May 16

Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring:

  • Communications Specialist
  • Fire Prevention Officer/Firefighter
  • Human Resources Summer Student

Visit careers.tillsonburg.ca for details.


Customer Service Survey

Complete our Town of Tillsonburg Customer Service Survey and let us know how we can serve you better!

The survey takes less than five minutes and is your opportunity to tell us what’s working well for you and where we need to improve. Plus, you could win a $30 Tillsonburg Recreation Voucher* just for sharing your thoughts.


Hurry! The survey will be open from May 6 to May 24.


Notice of Public Meeting: Development Charges By-Law and Background Study 

On Monday, May 27, 2024 the Council of the municipality of Tillsonburg will hold a public meeting, pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the municipality’s proposed development charges (D.C.) by-law and background study. 
All interested parties are invited to attend the Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed D.C. by-law and background study. 
When: Monday, May 27, 2024 
6:00 p.m.
Where: Council Chambers 
4 Elm St. (LPRCA Building)
Tillsonburg, Ontario

In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, the background study was made available online at www.tillsonburg.ca/dc on April 12, 2024. Copies of the proposed D.C. by-law and the background study are also being made available as of May 6, 2024 from the municipal Clerk via the Customer Service Centre at the 10 Lisgar Ave (519-688-3009). Interested persons may express their comments at the public meeting or in writing, addressed to the municipal Clerk, prior to May 20, 2024. Comments may also be provided through an online survey.


Property Tax Payment

Attention all property owners in the Town of Tillsonburg. Your next 2024 Interim Property Tax payment is due on May 23, 2024.

Penalty and interest of 1.25% is charged on taxes due and unpaid on the first day of the default and then the first day of each month thereafter. A $6.00 past due notice fee will also be applied when the Town issues a past due property tax notice. Learn more about how to pay your property taxes at www.tillsonburg.ca/taxpayments


T:GO Service Advisory

Please be advised that there will be no T:GO service on Monday, May 20 due to the Victoria Day holiday.

To learn more about T:GO, visit www.tillsonburg.ca/tgo


Transportation Master Plan and Survey

The Town of Tillsonburg has retained Paradigm Transportation Solutions Limited to develop the Town of Tillsonburg’s first Transportation Master Plan (TMP).

Tillsonburg’s first Transportation Master Plan will:

  • Guide transportation investment decisions over the next 10 years and beyond
  • Recommend ways to optimize the performance of existing infrastructure
  • Consider sustainability and be accompanied by a phasing plan tied to growth, affordability and community priorities

Citizens are invited to provide input on the Transportation Master Plan by completing a short online survey. The survey addresses how residents travel in Tillsonburg and asks for ideas on how to improve our transportation network. Learn more at www.tillsonburg.ca/tmp2024


Large Item Collection Program

Oxford County offers an annual program to facilitate the curbside collection of oversize waste. Tillsonburg has been divided into three collection zones. Your collection date is determined by your address.

June 17 - Zone 1
June 24 - Zone 2
July 2 - Zone 3

If you answer “yes” to any of the questions below, your item does NOT meet the program requirements and will not be collected.

  • Does your item weigh more than 45 kg (100 lbs)?
  • Can it be easily broken down into a garbage bag?
  • Is there another diversion program in place for this item?
  • Is your item small but you have a large quantity?

Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/items for full program details.


Kidproof Babysitting Course

This 8-hour program teaches youth (ages 11 - 14) how to find babysitting jobs, care for kids of all ages and make safe choices.. Covers basic emergency First Aid.

When: May 25

Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/guide for details.


High Five: Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD)

This training program equips people working with children (ages 4 to 12 years) to enhance the quality of their programs.

Learn techniques to ensure each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs are met. Registration closes one week before the course starts.

When: Tuesday, May 28

Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/guide for details.



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