Tillsonburg Update - March 30

Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring:

  • Recreation Program Staff
  • Summer Student - Youth Leader

Visit careers.tillsonburg.ca for full details.


Bid Opportunities

Request for Tender - RFT 2023-003

Hot Mix Asphalt Bayham Drive Resurfacing

Request for Tender - RFT 2023-002

Young Street North Reconstruction

Request for Tender - RFT 2023-004

Townline Road Storm Sewers

Request for Proposal - RFP 2023-008

Consulting Services for Pay Equity and Compensation Review

Visit tillsonburg.bidsandtenders.ca for full details.


Transfer Station Hours

The Transfer Station (50 Newell Road) is open to serve you!

Large Item Depot

  • Open Saturdays
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Yard Waste Depot

  • Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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


Spring Flush Program

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

April 3-7

Flushing all dead ends south of Concession Street

April 11-14

Fire flow testing Harvest/Potters Gate Phase 3 (Seaton Cres., Harwood St., Beretta St.)

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 cleared up 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.


Theft Prevention

Oxford OPP and the Tillsonburg Police Services Board remind you to be aware of your surroundings and secure your valuables at all times.

If you are unloading groceries or fueling your vehicle, make sure you keep your purse/ wallet on your person. OPP are investigating occurrences in Tillsonburg and Ingersoll where people have been distracted by an individual asking questions while another individual takes the person’s property.

Have more information on these crimes? Call 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers 1-800- 222-8477.


Adult Easter Egg Hunt & Tea

Come enjoy tea and hot cross buns, warm from the oven. Eggs will be hidden throughout the museum for you to find just like when you were a kid!

When: April 4, 2023
Time: 1:30PM to 3:00PM
Cost: $20 plus Taxes

Pre-registration is required via Connect2Rec or by calling the museum at 519-842-2294.


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


Indoor Pool Remains Open

Due to an unexpected delay in construction, the indoor pool at the Tillsonburg Community Centre will remain open until April 8, with the exception of Good Friday (April 7). View the current pool schedule at


Council Highlights from March 27

A regular Council meeting was held on March 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Public Meetings

  • Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change OP 22-11-7, SB 22- 01-7 & ZN 7-22-05 – Victoria Wood (Tillsonburg-West) GP Inc.

  • Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change OP 22-27-7, SB 22- 03-7 & ZN 7-22-10 – Performance Communities Realty Inc.

  • Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change OP 22-19-7, SB 22-07-7 & ZN 7-22-15 – Lindprop Corp.

Other highlights

Council received FIN 23-06 2022 Remuneration & Expenses Report as information.

Council authorized the Fire Chief to purchase Next Generation 9-1-1 related goods, services and complete the Transfer Payment Agreement to recoup eligible costs from the Province of Ontario.

Council passed a Lot Maintenance By-law, to provide for the cleaning and clearing of land; clearing of refuse, dead and decayed trees, graffiti; storage of commercial motor vehicles and recreational vehicles, and yard sales.

Council received Report RCP 23-16 Land Acknowledgement Update as information.

For full details and relevant reports, visit www.tillsonburg.ca/council


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