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Bruce Power supports Essex County with pop-up isolation centre to help in COVID-19 fight

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 11:00 AM

Bruce Power has provided a 50-bed pop-up facility to the Municipality of Leamington to assist in the COVID-19 fight as the Windsor-Essex region battles an outbreak affecting local agricultural workers.

The pop-up ‘isolation centre’, located at the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre in Leamington, includes beds, dividers, gloves, gowns and linens and is ready to be activated if or when it is needed. Bruce Power previously donated 20,000 masks and a quantity of hand sanitizer to assist the...


Statement from Mayor Hilda MacDonald on Leamington and Kingsville Moving to Stage 2

Posted on Monday, July 06, 2020 05:30 PM

“This afternoon Premier Ford announced that Leamington and Kingsville would be moving to Stage 2 in the province’s reopening plan as of Tuesday, July 7. This is wonderful news and means that many of our local businesses may begin to reopen.

Today’s announcement recognizes the significant progress we have made as a community. It means that COVID-19 in Leamington and Kingsville, specifically within the agri-food sector, is being properly managed - and community spread has been slowed to a point...


Garage Sales during COVID-19

Posted on Friday, July 03, 2020 01:30 PM

It’s garage sale season in Leamington. If you are planning to host or visit a garage sale, it’s important to know the applicable rules and the measures you can take to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

In Leamington, garage sales are regulated by By-law 629-05. Key points of the By-law include:

  • A “garage sale” includes a yard sale and means any sale held inside or outside a building which includes the offering for sale of used household items
  • Garage sales are only permitted in...


Council Matters - June 29, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 01:45 PM

Leamington Council met electronically on June 29, 2020 for a Special Council meeting to consider matters under the Planning Act, Council:

  • ZBA No. 199: Approved rezoning 302 Sherk Street to Special Provision Residential Zone. There are currently five residential lots addressed as 22, 23, 25, 29 Parkdale Avenue and one vacant lot with no address. Access to the subject site will be provided from Sherk Street and the address of the development will be 302 Sherk Street. The amendment is to provide...


Council Considers - June 29, 2020

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:45 PM

A Special Council meeting to consider matters under the Planning Act will be held on June 29, 2020. Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held in a virtual forum through electronic participation only. There will not be an in-person meeting. Those wishing to speak to an application are required to register with the Municipality by June 25, 2020 at noon. The following reports will be considered:

  • ZBA No. 199: To consider rezoning 302 Sherk Street to Special Provision Residential Zone. There are...