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Mayor, CAO Speak at Municipal Conference in Ottawa

Posted: August 23, 2018

Mayor, CAO Speak at Municipal Conference in OttawaThe Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference was held in Ottawa earlier this week.  Mayor John McCharles and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)/Treasurer, Rick Charlebois were invited to speak on a panel that is focused on the Innovative Solutions for Small Town Ontario.  Their topic of discussion…

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Flushing Hydrants Notice Fall 2018

Posted: August 22, 2018

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LONG GRASS NOTICE REGARDING 4248 PETROLIA LINE

Posted: August 16, 2018

LONG GRASS NOTICE REGARDING 4248 PETROLIA LINEPetrolia, ON – The Town of Petrolia would like to advise the residents of Petrolia that the grass at 4248 Petrolia Line will be permitted to grow longer than the standard maintenance guidelines through the remainder of the summer and through October 2018. The property owner has obtained permission from…

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Petrolia Preparing for Municipal Election

Posted: June 26, 2018

For the first time, electors in the October 22 Municipal Election will have the option of voting by telephone or by using the internet.  Petrolia is one of 101 Ontario Municipalities that has contracted Intellivote for this service, and one of 8 in Lambton County. In preparation for the telephone and internet voting process, the Town…

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Petrolia and Oil Springs featured in The Boston Globe

Posted: May 2, 2018

Petrolia and Oil Springs featured in The Boston Globe Petrolia, ON – It was a snowy day in January, when a travel writer sent an e-mail to Town Hall looking for some contact information to plan a visit to the area to tell a story.   In March, Claudia Capos, a Travel Writer from Brighton, Michigan…

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Local Innovation in Partnership Gets Provincial Interest

Posted: April 13, 2018

Local Innovation in Partnership Gets Provincial InterestSpeaking at Ontario healthcare leadership conference SARNIA & PETROLIA – April 14, 2018 – Bluewater Health and the Town of Petrolia have been invited to present key leadership lessons to Ontario’s health system leaders at Health Shared Services Ontario’s annual conference: Achieving Excellence Together.Achieving Excellence Together brings together well over 1,000…

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Petrolia Announces Compost Dates and New Curbside Wood Chipping

Posted: March 28, 2018

The Town of Petrolia has announced twelve compost dates for 2018.  Following last years change to using the Waste Management depot on Progress Drive, Council has approved the same location for this year. Staff have worked with Waste Management to develop a schedule to best fit the needs of Petrolia residents and have considered dates where…

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Notice of Election Day and Information Session Evening

Posted: February 23, 2018

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2017 Accomplishments

Posted: January 8, 2018

Dear residents,As 2017 comes to a close, it seems that now is an appropriate time to make note of some of the exceptional accomplishments that have taken place this year.  Our Town of Petrolia team of staff and Council, has spent countless hours working to better our community in many ways. In no particular order, please…

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PETROLIA COUNCIL APPROVES 2018 BUDGET – SEWER RATES DOWN BY 10%, TAXES UP 1%

Posted: November 29, 2017

Senior staff at Petrolia Town Hall presented Town Council with a budget in October proposing a modest 1% tax increase on the municipal portion of taxes for property owners.   This proposed increase speaks to the commitment of staff to work as efficiently as possible, and takes into consideration the proposed changes to minimum wage. The small…

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Hillsdale Cemetery Columbarium has opened

Posted: September 6, 2017

Hillsdale Cemetery is the site of the newly completed columbarium garden.  The columbarium garden section was added to Hillsdale Cemetery to create a peaceful and serene place for cremation interment.  The culture surrounding final resting place locations is quickly changing to reflect more people choosing cremation, and cemeteries being seen as not only the final…

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Learn About the Health Care Village Here!

Posted: March 30, 2017

170323 Petrolia Open House Panels FINAL_ Second Meeting170327_Petrolia Bluewater Open House Second MeetingPublic Input Panels First MeetingOpen House Presentation Slides First MeetingWELL ATTENDED HEALTH CARE VILLAGE OPEN HOUSE IN PETROLIAPetrolia – An Open House regarding the Health Care Village and CEEH Master Plan project was held Monday night at Victoria Hall. A presentation of information gathered for the project…

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** Resident Advisory ** Door to Door and Phone sales

Posted: February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017The Town of Petrolia has not issued any transient trader or solicitation licences.It has been brought to our attention that this past week there have been several active companies soliciting door to door and by telephone for water softening and mold remediation.We would like to take this opportunity to ask that if you…

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News Release regarding Heavy Truck Traffic on Petrolia Line

Posted: November 15, 2016

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Ontario Electricity Support Program information

Posted: November 10, 2016

https://ontarioelectricitysupport.ca The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP).If you are a customer of an electricity utility and in a lower-income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill. Click above to learn more about it. The OESP will reduce the cost of your household electricity by applying a monthly credit directly to your…

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MyCNN Community Notification Network – Sign Up Here!

Posted: November 28, 2014

Receive alerts about emergencies and other important community notices by signing up for My Community Notification Network (MyCNN). This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as tornado warnings, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuations of buildings or neighbourhoods. You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever…

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