Tillsonburg Update - May 18

Correction Notice: The following information is what should have appeared in the May 18 edition of the Norfolk and Tillsonburg News. An older ad appeared in error. We apologize for any inconvenience.  


Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring:

  • Public Works Coordinator
  • Summer Student - Water/Wastewater
  • Summer Student - Youth Leader

Visit careers.tillsonburg.ca for full details.


Bid Opportunities

RFP 2023-011
Master Plan: Parks, Cemeteries and Recreation

Visit tillsonburg.bidsandtenders.ca for full details.


Holiday Hours

Please note the following facilities will be closed in observance of Victoria Day on May 22.

  • Cemetery Office (Simcoe Street)
  • Community Centre (45 Hardy)
  • Corporate Office (200 Broadway)
  • Customer Service Centre (10 Lisgar Ave)

Annandale National Historic Site (30 Tillson Ave) will be closed from May 20 to May 22.


Watermain Flushing

The Town of Tillsonburg is continuing its spring water system maintenance program.

April 13- May 31
Directional flushing of watermains in all areas south of North Street and east of Tillson Avenue/Vienna Road.

Flushing will begin each morning at 8:00 a.m. and conclude by 3:00 p.m. Residents may notice some cloudy or discoloured water when watermain flushing occurs. These temporary side effects are not hazardous to the public and can be resolved by turning on the cold water taps to clear the system. If discolouring continues beyond a three-day period, please contact Customer Service at 519.688.3009.


New parking regulation

Visiting the Tillsonburg Town Centre? Please be advised that parking in the north lot (CIBC and LCBO entrance) is now limited to two hours. Your cooperation is appreciated.


Fireworks By-Law 4293

To minimize the risk of property damage, fire and serious injury, Tillsonburg Fire & Rescue Services does not encourage backyard fireworks displays. Fireworks are safest when handled by qualified fireworks experts at public events. However, if you choose to have a backyard or family display in the Town of Tillsonburg, you must comply with By-Law 4293. Please note that only consumer-grade, low-hazard fireworks (Canadian class 7.2.1/F.1) are appropriate for home/personal use.

Fireworks SHOULD NEVER be discharged:

  • After 11:00 p.m.
  • On Town-owned property including streets, sidewalks, parks and fields
  • On property that does not belong to you without written permission from the owner
  • From the roof of any building
  • Inside buildings, structures or vehicles
  • By persons under 18 years of age

Fireworks are allowed only to be discharged in conjunction with Victoria Day, on the actual holiday, or two days before or after this date.

Learn more at www.tillsonburg.ca/fireworks


Notice of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. (THI) Annual General Meeting

TAKE NOTICE that the annual meeting (the “Meeting”) of the holders of common shares of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. (the “Corporation”) will be held on Tuesday, June 27 at 12:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers (200 Broadway, Second Floor), for the following purposes:

a) Consideration and approval of the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. of June 28, 2022; and
b) To receive the audited financial statements of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. for the year ended December 31, 2022, together with the report of the auditor thereon; and
c) To appoint an auditor of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. for the ensuing year; and
d) Election of the Directors of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. Board of Directors; and
e) To appoint Legal Counsel for Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. for the ensuing year; and
f) To consider such other matters as may properly come before the Meeting.

You can watch the meeting online at www.tillsonburg.ca/watch The meeting video will be available on the Town of Tillsonburg website following the meeting at the following link: www.tillsonburg.ca/townmeetings


Animal Control By-Law

All residents are reminded that the Town’s Animal Control By-Law 2021-013 provides for the licensing, regulation, and control of animals within the Town of Tillsonburg.

Chickens are prohibited under Schedule A of the Animal Control By-law 2021-013.

Dog owners also have responsibilities under the By-Law. Dogs must be kept leashed unless on your own private property or inside the dog park. Failing to keep a pet from running at large can result in fines exceeding $200.

Learn more at www.tillsonburg.ca/petowners


Property Tax Due Dates

Attention all property owners in the Town of Tillsonburg. The next 2023 Interim Property Tax payment is due:

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Payments can be made in a variety of ways including:

  • eConnection
  • Financial Institution
  • Pre-authorized payment plan
  • Mail
  • Drop box (10 Lisgar Avenue)
  • In-person (10 Lisgar Avenue)

Learn more at www.tillsonburg.ca/taxes


Bike Rodeo

Calling all young cyclists! The Town of Tillsonburg, in partnership with Oxford OPP, is hosting a FREE bike rodeo. Choose from the full rodeo experience (ages 5+) or the mini-rodeo (under 5). 
When: Saturday, May 27
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m
Where: J.L. Scott McLean Outdoor 
Recreation Pad
45 Hardy Ave
Visit www.tillsonburg.ca/rodeo for details.


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