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STATEMENT: Mayor MacDonald Responds to Windsor-Essex Remaining in Stage 1

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 04:00 PM

"Today, the province announced that Windsor-Essex would not advance to Stage 2 in their reopening plan. Although this is not the decision we had hoped for, it was to be expected, as the case counts across the region remain high, specifically due to outbreaks among workplaces in the agriculture sector.

For the past three months, we have been working tirelessly in collaboration with the province, multiple organizations, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and community leaders to increase...


Council Considers - June 22, 2020

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 09:00 AM

A Special Council meeting to consider matters under the Planning Act will be held on June 22, 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 18, 2020 at noon. The following reports will be considered:

  • ZBA No. 208 and Consent Application B-02-20: To consider provisional approval of Consent Application...


Why Leamington is Selling Naming Rights

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 03:30 PM

You may have noticed some recent announcements wherein the Municipality has collaborated with local companies to rename some of Leamington’s municipal facilities. The Municipality has engaged an agency to provide sponsorship, naming rights and advertising services for various municipal facilities for the purpose of reducing the impact on taxpayers.

What are naming rights?

Naming rights are a financial transaction and form of advertising whereby a corporation or other entity purchases the right to...


Leamington Council Approves More Financial Relief Measures in Response to COVID-19

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2020 11:30 AM

Leamington Council has approved further financial relief measures for residents and business owners affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The move follows Council’s previous decisions to waive all penalties and interest charges on municipal payments since March 25, 2020.

Financial relief measures reflect the Municipality’s concern for the community’s well-being and economic condition. These measures include:

  • Waiving all penalties and interest on any overdue balances through to and including July 31,...

COVID-19 Safety Warning - Public Washrooms

Leamington Prepares to Cautiously Open Seasonal Washrooms

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

Beginning Saturday, June 13, 2020, the Municipality of Leamington will open public washrooms at the Leamington Marina, Rick Atkin Park, Mersea Park, Seacliff Park and Seacliff Beach, daily from 8:00AM to 8:00PM.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, residents should avoid municipal parks and beaches if they are busy, and should avoid using washroom facilities unless absolutely necessary. 

If washroom facilities are required, users should maintain a distance of two metres or six feet from others...