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Leamington Passes 2024 Budget: Navigating Growth and Inflationary Pressures with Fiscal Prudence

Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023 04:37 PM

At its December 14 meeting, Leamington Council passed the 2024 Operating and Capital Budget for the Municipality of Leamington, recognizing the unique challenges of ongoing inflationary pressures and the need to support the municipality’s rapid growth.

The approved budget will result in a 3.8% increase in the municipal tax rate. This translates to an annual increase of $93.89 for an average urban home in Leamington assessed at $190,000, or approximately $7.82 monthly. For every $100,000 of...

Council Considers – December 12, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 10:20 AM

At the Leamington Council meeting of Tuesday, December 12, 2023, Council will:

  • Hold a public meeting under the Planning Act to consider an application to amend the Municipality of Leamington Official Plan and Zoning By-law for properties located at 602, 608, 612, 614 County Road 18 and 353 Highway 77.
  • Consider the final recommendations report regarding the Organizational Review prepared by StrategyCorp.
  • Consider a request to implement community safety zones on Erie Street South, Cherry Lane and...

Council Matters – November 28, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 03:32 PM

At the Leamington Council meeting of Tuesday, November 28, 2023, Council: 

  • Adopted a Drainage Report regarding the creation of the Atkinson Lockery Drain, East Branch; authorized the project to be tendered; scheduled a Court of Revision to be held on January 9, 2024, appointed Commissioners to let and superintend the drainage works; and directed Administration to advise the Essex Region Conservation Authority of the proposed improvements. 
  • Approved Consent Applications B-03-23, B-04-23, and B-05-23...

Elliott Street Closure

Temporary Road Closure – Elliott Street

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 03:42 PM

A temporary road closure on Elliott Street, between Talbot Street West and John Street, is scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, and Thursday, November 30, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. This closure is necessary for tree removal operations.

To ensure a smooth commute, we kindly ask residents to plan accordingly and use alternative routes during the specified hours.

All work operations are weather-dependent and subject to change.

We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary closure may cause and...

Council Considers – November 28, 2023

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 02:31 PM

At the Leamington Council meeting of Tuesday, November 28, 2023, Council will:

  • Hold a public meeting under the Drainage Act to consider the following matter:
    • To provide for the creation of a new municipal drain branching off the Atkinson Lockery Drain.
  • Hold a public meeting under the Planning Act to consider the following matters:
    • A Zoning by-law Amendment (ZBA) and Consent Application for 321 Mersea Road 5, Leamington; and
    • A ZBA and Consent Application for 539 Bruner Road, Leamington.
  • Consider an...