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Council in Petrolia Seeks Advice Regarding Educational Grants for the Benefit of Students

Posted: October 16, 2020

Council in Petrolia Seeks Advice Regarding Educational Grants for the Benefit of Students At the 2021 Draft Budget deliberations in the Town of Petrolia, it was discussed that the annual grant of $10K USD that the municipality receives on behalf of the Nicol Scholarship Foundation should be gifted by the Municipality back to the Foundation…

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SANTA CLAUS PREPARES FOR ARRIVAL TO PETROLIA

Posted: October 15, 2020

SANTA CLAUS PREPARES FOR ARRIVAL TO PETROLIA Petrolia – Following up on a promise to provide more information about the Christmas celebrations in Petrolia, the events team and Community Services Advisory Committee are pleased to confirm that Christmas in Petrolia will proceed with a few changes this year.After careful consideration and discussions with our community…

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Successful Day of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia – 0% Municipal Tax Rate Increase Proposed, 0% Sewer Rate Increase Proposed and 0% Water Rate Increase Proposed

Posted: October 14, 2020

Successful Day of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia – 0% Municipal Tax Rate Increase Proposed, 0% Sewer Rate Increase Proposed and 0% Water Rate Increase ProposedPetrolia Town Council deliberated the draft 2021 municipal budget today. The proposed budget would see a proposed 0% increase to the Municipal tax rate, and a proposed 0% increase in sewer…

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Petrolia Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Complete

Posted: October 14, 2020

Petrolia Water Treatment Plant Upgrades CompleteIn 2018, it was announced that, for the first time under the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund, four communities are working together following a successful joint application to the program’s 2017 top-up application intake. The grant of $7.4 million dollars is the second largest grant that Petrolia has been the recipient…

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PETROLIA HARVEST DAYS CARVED PUMPKIN CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Posted: October 13, 2020

PETROLIA HARVEST DAYS CARVED PUMPKIN CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCEDSaturday, October 10 marked the delivery and display date for the for the first carved pumpkin contest in Victoria Park, Petrolia. This event was the final community participation event in the series of four Petrolia Harvest Days weekend events. Petrolia Harvest Days replaced the annual Harvestfest meal held…

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Greenwood Recreation Programming Update – Public Skating

Posted: October 6, 2020

The Greenwood Recreation Centre in Petrolia has adapted facility scheduling to allow for deep-cleaning between user groups and throughout the day.  These changes include more time between groups, a full sanitation and deep cleaning of benches, the lobby, washrooms, and public areas. In keeping with the Provincial limitations of 50 persons inside of sports facilities, staff…

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A NEW VIRTUAL OPTION TO SHOP PETROLIA ON NOV. 20

Posted: October 5, 2020

A NEW VIRTUAL OPTION TO SHOP PETROLIA ON NOV. 20  Changes to how Petrolia merchants conduct business have been evolving throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most popular local shopping events – Shop Like Charlotte – an event that was due to celebrate its 10th anniversary of shopping in Petrolia and supporting the Charlotte…

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Mayor Letter to Residents – October 2, 2020

Posted: October 2, 2020

Dear Residents,As we look ahead to Thanksgiving, I would like to take this opportunity to remind residents that we have so much to be grateful for. As we gather in our family or chosen family bubbles of ten or less, it is a good time for reflection and for gratitude. As we see rising numbers…

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ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR. 216, PETROLIA PROVIDES UPDATE REGARDING REMEMBRANCE DAY 2020

Posted: October 1, 2020

The Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 216, Petrolia has provided the following information to the Town of Petrolia regarding Remembrance Day 2020. Poppy Chairperson, Joe Card has asked that this information be shared with our community.The Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 216, Petrolia has provided the following list for quick reference.1. Poppy boxes will still be placed…

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Curb Side Leaf Collection in Petrolia Starts October 15

Posted: October 1, 2020

The Town of Petrolia Operations Department will begin curb side leaf collection for the season on October 15, 2020.The start of this collection program also marks the beginning of the use of paper bags only for curb side leaf collection. To reduce the use of single use plastics, the Council of the Town of Petrolia…

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SOLD OUT The Petrolia Resident Tree Program Will Return October 20

Posted: September 30, 2020

Each year, the Town of Petrolia Community Services department hosts a tree giveaway program where residents may request one tree (while supplies last) that they can plant on their property at no charge to the homeowner.The trees are traditionally native trees, trees that provide a large canopy for shade, and trees that show off their…

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Petrolia Christmas Parade Cancelled, Other Events to be Announced

Posted: September 29, 2020

Even though the Petrolia Community Services Advisory Committee selected a “Christmas Under the Sea” theme for 2020 with hopes that the parade would be possible on December 5, 2020; for the health and safety of residents the parade has been cancelled for this year.“We have all spent many months learning a changed way of doing…

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The Rotary Club of Petrolia has Donated a Bench and Flagpole to Further Beautify Petrolia

Posted: September 4, 2020

The Rotary Club of Petrolia has Donated a Bench and Flagpole to Further Beautify Petrolia Petrolia – The Rotary Club of Petrolia has shown their support to Petrolia once again, with a donation of a new flagpole for Victoria Park and a new bench for Woodland Park.The new flagpole in Victoria Park is situated behind…

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PETROLIA HARVESTFEST MOVED TO 2021 – FAMILY FUN “PETROLIA HARVEST DAYS” ANNOUNCED

Posted: September 3, 2020

September 19, 2020 would have been the fourth annual Petrolia Harvestfest event at the Petrolia Farmers’ Market site.  The event has become incredibly popular, often selling out weeks ahead of time.  The meal has always been sourced within 100 km of Petrolia and has featured food from Petrolia Farmers’ Market vendors using the talents of…

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The Lambton Central Petrolia Optimist Club and the Rotary Club of Petrolia Have Donated a New “Grasshopper” Ride-On Play Equipment to Kerr Park

Posted: September 2, 2020

The Lambton Central Petrolia Optimist Club and the Rotary Club of Petrolia Have Donated a New “Grasshopper” Ride-On Play Equipment to Kerr ParkPetrolia is the proud and fortunate recipient of a new piece of playground equipment for Kerr Park.Generously donated by the combined fundraising efforts of the Lambton Central Petrolia Optimist Club and the Rotary…

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TOWN OF PETROLIA ISSUES CALL FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Posted: September 1, 2020

TOWN OF PETROLIA ISSUES CALL FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERSThe Town of Petrolia is pleased to seek volunteers to sit as members on Advisory Committees of Council for the 2021-2023 term. There are several opportunities available within the Advisory Committees.The role of an Advisory Committee of Council varies for each committee. Some are classified as working committees,…

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Council Votes for Mandatory Mask Use in Petrolia’s Indoor Public Spaces Effective Friday, August 14, 2020

Posted: August 11, 2020

Council, the Emergency Control Group (ECG) and Staff have worked diligently and progressively to provide the highest level of protection to all residents of Petrolia throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic. Closely monitoring COVID-19 trends, in preparation of a rise in numbers or changing conditions; Council, Staff and the ECG are preparing to implement mandatory mask…

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FALL LARGE ITEM COLLECTION CONFIRMED IN PETROLIA

Posted: July 14, 2020

In consultation with Waste Management, the Town of Petrolia regrets to announce that a rescheduled date is not available for the postponed Spring Large Item Collection. However, the Fall Large Item Collection will proceed as scheduled.Residents are asked to place large items for collection on the curb with their regular waste on their regular collection…

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PLANNER NOW AVAILABLE FOR MEETINGS IN PETROLIA MUNICIPAL OFFICE

Posted: July 10, 2020

PLANNER NOW AVAILABLE FOR MEETINGS IN PETROLIA MUNICIPAL OFFICEPetrolia –In an effort to continue to provide excellent service to residential, commercial, industrial developers, and residents; the Town of Petrolia is pleased to announce that County of Lambton Senior Planner, Rob Nesbitt has returned to the Petrolia Municipal Office for in-person meetings as required.The role of…

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Public Notice – Valentina Street Allowance

Posted: June 22, 2020

Public Notice – Valentina street road allowance

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Petrolia Mayor Honoured to be a Part of Nicol Selection Committee

Posted: June 19, 2020

Over the past 33 years the elected Mayor of the Town of Petrolia has had the privilege of being a member of the Nicol Selection Committee, thus playing a part in changing the life of an L.C.C.V.I. high school graduate as they proceed to post-secondary education. The Committee meets annually to consider the applications.  These ‘pillars…

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TOMORROW JUNE 19 LONG TERM WINGFIELD STREET AND WALNUT STREET SECTION CLOSURE

Posted: June 18, 2020

**NOTICE: TOMORROW JUNE 19 LONG TERM WINGFIELD STREET AND WALNUT STREET SECTION CLOSURE***Town of Petrolia – Roads Updated Road Restrictions/Cautions (Public) (#34258515)Wingfield Street from Petrolia Line to Dufferin AvenueAND Walnut Street from Albany Street to Greenfield Street• Start Time: 2020-06-19 07:00• End Time: 2020-09-04 00:00• Description: Wingfield Street: a full road reconstruction with no access…

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Petrolia Municipal Office Opens to Public – Strongly Recommends Appointments

Posted: June 17, 2020

The Town of Petrolia has been working to develop safety protocols for public to access the Municipal Office during the COVID-19 restrictions. As some restrictions have been relaxed in Ontario, the Town of Petrolia has been following those suggested protocols very closely.Victoria Hall is a unique facility with a set of challenges for physical distancing.…

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Mayor Letter to Residents – June 12, 2020

Posted: June 12, 2020

Dear Residents,Thank you for your support as we continue to learn new ways of operating, and our businesses learn how to be open -safely. It is nice to see that a little bit more is open each week. Thank you for your collective patience as we all wait for the next announcements from the Provincial…

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TOWN OF PETROLIA OFFERING VIDEO PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR A VARIETY OF PLANNING NEEDS

Posted: June 2, 2020

The Town of Petrolia is working with developers and residents to further building and construction projects during COVID-19. Until now, planning meetings and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings have been proceeding via conference call and video calls to continue to move development forward.At this time, the Town of Petrolia is pleased to announce the opportunity…

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Wingfield Reconstruction Information

Posted: June 1, 2020

Wingfield Construction Notice

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Letter to Residents from Mayor R. Brad Loosley – May 29, 2020

Posted: May 29, 2020

Dear Residents,I would like to talk about gratitude!  For several weeks, I have been enjoying my weekly opportunity to share my thoughts with all of you and I am grateful that you take a few minutes to read my letters.  I’ve decided to change the format this week, I am going to list all of…

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Petrolia to Include Singles Pickleball in Available Outdoor Recreation Options

Posted: May 27, 2020

Petrolia to Include Singles Pickleball in Available Outdoor Recreation OptionsThe Town of Petrolia Community Services Department has been following the changes to permitted outdoor activities and announced last Friday the specific details surrounding access and available activities in Petrolia parks and green spaces.At this time, Singles Pickleball will be added to the available activities at…

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Petrolia Council Extends the Waiving of Penalties, Late Fees and NSF Charges for Taxes and Invoices until June 30, 2020 – Offers Cancelled Building Permit Refunds

Posted: May 26, 2020

Petrolia Council Extends the Waiving of Penalties, Late Fees and NSF Charges for Taxes and Invoices, Until June 30, 2020 – Offers Cancelled Building Permit Refunds The Council of the Town of Petrolia will provide further short-term relief to ratepayers related to property tax penalty and interest, and water and sewer interest charges and NSF…

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Petrolia Compost Transfer Site in Petrolia to Open June 6 – No Passes Required

Posted: May 25, 2020

At the regular meeting of Petrolia Council on Monday, May 25, 2020 the previously approved dates for the Petrolia Compost Transfer Site were permitted to proceed.For the 2020 season, the Compost Transfer Site will still be located at the Waste Management Depot at 4485 Progress Drive, Petrolia.  Should the approvals be received from the Ministry…

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Petrolia Parks Open for More Outdoor Recreation – Playgrounds Remain Closed

Posted: May 22, 2020

Petrolia Parks Open for More Outdoor Recreation – Playgrounds Remain ClosedFollowing the announcement last Friday about parks, playgrounds, and sports fields in Petrolia, we now have a more detailed list of available amenities in our public parks.Petrolia is home to more than a dozen public parks and we are pleased to have the outdoor recreation…

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Letter to Residents from Mayor R. Brad Loosley – May 22, 2020

Posted: May 22, 2020

Dear Residents,This week we have seen the beginning of the first phase of re-opening in Ontario. This tentative step forward is a very important one for small businesses in Petrolia. I challenge residents to buy items from Petrolia businesses and to think local first. The businesses in Petrolia that have opened, or that are in…

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Petrolia Parks, Tennis Courts and Sports Fields Update

Posted: May 15, 2020

Petrolia Parks, Tennis Courts and Sports Fields Update  Following the Provincial announcement by Premier Doug Ford yesterday, the Town of Petrolia has the following information for residents regarding use of Petrolia parks, tennis courts and sports fields.As per the Provincial order, municipally owned parks will retain the current guidelines, which include:Playground equipment will remain unavailable…

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Letter to Residents from Mayor R. Brad Loosley – May 15, 2020

Posted: May 15, 2020

Dear Residents,As we head into Victoria Day Weekend, recognizing that physical distancing will remain in full effect, a company called “snapd” has created a virtual fireworks experience delivered through their augmented reality (AR) platform. Their hope is to give people something uplifting and shared to enjoy together even while we are apart.  Simply, you have…

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Town Hall Closed – Monday, May 18, 2020 Victoria Day

Posted: May 12, 2020

Please note that the Petrolia Municipal Office will be closed on Monday, May 18, 2020 in observation of Victoria Day. 

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A Letter to Residents – May 8, 2020

Posted: May 8, 2020

Dear Residents,As Mental Health Week ends, I would like to encourage residents to access mental health services if needed. COVID-19 is causing stress and uncertainty for the world, and for individuals as they make tough decisions about finances, family health, try to teach their children, and work at home if able.  As a community it…

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Seventh Annual Petrolia Pizzafest to Proceed – Virtually

Posted: May 7, 2020

For the past six years, Petrolia has hosted Pizzafest on the first Saturday in June as a way to promote visitors to our downtown, to celebrate our array of pizzerias, promote local artists and to contribute funds to the Petrolia Community Fund, the Lambton-Central Petrolia Optimist Club, The Petrolia Lions Club, Petrolia Scouting and The…

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Petrolia Farmers’ Market Opening Delayed While New Safety Measures Are Put in Place

Posted: May 5, 2020

Petrolia Farmers’ Market Opening Delayed While New Safety Measures Are Put in Place  The open-air Petrolia Farmers’ Market, scheduled to open Saturday, May 16, 2020, will be delayed while staff work with vendors to make changes to safety protocols and work with Lambton Public Health to limit social gathering at the site.For more than a…

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A Letter to Residents from Mayor R. Brad Loosley – May 1, 2020

Posted: May 1, 2020

Dear Residents,Keep hope in your hearts during these difficult and unprecedented times. The Town is ready to move forward when it is safe to do so. Petrolia is enthusiastically preparing for the warmer weather to come; grass is being cut, purple and yellow flower preparations for ‘Petrolia in Bloom’ are taking place, the work in Bridgeview…

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Petrolia Marks the Return of the French Fry Food Truck, Cautions Against Use of Bridgeview Park

Posted: April 30, 2020

Petrolia Marks the Return of the French Fry Food Truck, Cautions Against Use of Bridgeview Park  Each year, May 1 marks the annual return of the French Fry Truck in Bridgeview Park, Petrolia.  Traditionally this is also the date that Bridgeview Park is open for the season with picnic tables and picnic areas.  Though, this…

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COVID-19 Tax Payment Options for the Town of Petrolia

Posted: April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Tax Payment Options for the Town of PetroliaProperty owners in the Town of Petrolia have many options when it comes to paying their property taxes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  To maintain the health and safety of residents and staff this will be the first time that the property tax installment, due May 29, 2020,…

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Public Survey: Trailers, Boats, Snowmobiles and Motor Homes in Petrolia Driveways – available until May 15

Posted: April 28, 2020

We want to hear from YOU! Please take a minute to fill out the survey about boats, motor homes, snowmobiles and trailers and share your opinion about them being parked in Petrolia driveways. This survey is available until May 15, 2020.https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TTMNN9V

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A Letter to Residents from Mayor R. Brad Loosley – April 24, 2020

Posted: April 24, 2020

Dear Residents,Today marks the end of a “Volunteer Appreciation Week” and it is timely when we look at some of the incredible volunteer initiatives that have been taking place in Petrolia recently. A graffiti concern has recently been identified in our community, and within days Dave Perrin of Metal Wurx Blasting and new resident Jamie…

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A Letter to Residents from Mayor R. Brad Loosley

Posted: April 17, 2020

Dear Residents,We are experiencing something that we have not experienced before.  This uncertainty has led to the Town of Petrolia hosting our very first electronic Council Meeting this past Tuesday evening.  This type of meeting has recently been permitted by the Province of Ontario, and for our first meeting it went extremely well.  At this…

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COMPOST AND WOOD CHIPPING DATES SET BY COUNCIL; COMPOST DATES DELAYED BY COVID-19

Posted: April 15, 2020

COMPOST AND WOOD CHIPPING DATES SET BY COUNCIL; COMPOST DATES DELAYED BY COVID-19At the regular meeting of Petrolia Council on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 dates for the Petrolia Compost Transfer Site and dates for Curbside Wood Chipping were approved for the 2020 season.  Due to the covid-19 health and safety requirements the Compost Transfer Site…

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Petrolia Council Waives Penalties, Late Fees and NSF Charges for Taxes and Invoices, Until May 31, 2020 – Offers Cancelled Building Permit Refunds

Posted: April 15, 2020

Petrolia Council Waives Penalties, Late Fees and NSF Charges for Taxes and Invoices, Until May 31, 2020 – Offers Cancelled Building Permit RefundsThe Council of the Town of Petrolia will provide short-term relief to ratepayers related to property tax penalty and interest, and water and sewer interest charges and NSF charges during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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UPDATE to Non-Compliance Reporting Method: re: covid-19

Posted: April 7, 2020

UPDATED —- NON-COMPLIANCE REPORTING METHOD FOR PETROLIA RESIDENTS TO REPORT COVID-19 RELATED ORDER VIOLATIONS Changes to processes and actions as we move through this unprecedented time are certain and constant.  The Town of Petrolia is working closely with all levels of government, and several organizations to help keep resident’s health and safety at the forefront of…

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PETROLIA ELECTRONIC MEETING MEASURES & COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION PROTOCOLS

Posted: April 6, 2020

PETROLIA ELECTRONIC MEETING MEASURES & COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION PROTOCOLSPetrolia – The Province of Ontario has made it possible for municipal councils to meet electronically during the covid-19 restrictions.  Petrolia Town Council will be participating in the first electronic meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  This meeting is a regular scheduled meeting for Council.For…

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Update Regarding Campfires and Open Burning in Petrolia

Posted: April 3, 2020

Update Regarding Campfires and Open Burning in PetroliaThe Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has issued a statement regarding fire bans in Ontario.  The announcement states that there will be a fire ban within their legislated region.  The fire ban does not cover the entire province.  Southwestern Ontario is not in MNRF’s legislated area.At…

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PETROLIA CANCELS TOWNWIDE GARAGE SALES, POSTPONES LARGE ITEM COLLECTION

Posted: April 2, 2020

PETROLIA CANCELS TOWNWIDE GARAGE SALES, POSTPONES LARGE ITEM COLLECTIONThe Volunteer Business Group, with cooperation from the Town of Petrolia has cancelled Petrolia’s Annual Town Wide Garage Sale Days on April 24 and 25, 2020. This effort is the latest cancellation aimed at stopping the spread of covid-19 and is focused on maintaining physical distancing. Residents are advised…

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Update to Changes in Service, Closures and Cancellations – Town of Petrolia

Posted: April 1, 2020

Town of Petrolia Changes to Service Cancellations Closures April 1 2020Click image to enlarge. 

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Letter to Petrolia Residents – covid-19 Updates

Posted: March 31, 2020

Dear Residents,The past couple of weeks have been a time of great uncertainty and daily changes to the way we live, work, complete daily tasks and socialize.  With each day come change, and with each change comes new challenges for each of us to continue with what we consider to be a normal life.  It…

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Petrolia Playgrounds and Sports Fields CLOSED

Posted: March 31, 2020

NOTICE: PETROLIA PLAYGROUNDS AND SPORTS FIELDS CLOSED, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY BY ORDER OF THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO.Signs will be placed in all parks this morning, and caution tape will close playgrounds and sports fields.https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03/ontario-extends-emergency-declaration-to-stop-the-spread-of-covid-19.htmlPlease click to enlarge the poster.

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Glencoe Animal Shelter Service Information

Posted: March 24, 2020

Notice from Glencoe Animal Shelter:We are continuing to pick up all stray dogs but are asking ratepayers to stay 6 feet away or in their homes and we will deal with pets.The kennel is open for owners to retrieve but we are asking that they remain in vehicle and we will bring out.For by-laws excluding…

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Provincial Government Essential Services List

Posted: March 24, 2020

Please click the link for a full list of essential services in reference to the covid-19 announcement.Province of Ontario covid-19 List of Essential ServicesWatch for a list of Petrolia Businesses Hours – coming soon!

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Petrolia Residents to Receive Special Delivery of covid-19 Information

Posted: March 23, 2020

Petrolia Residents to Receive Special Delivery of covid-19 InformationResidents of Petrolia should be advised that tomorrow, March 24, 2020 our Support Operations Response Team (SORT) volunteers and volunteers from the Petrolia and North Enniskillen Fire Department will be hand delivering a twelve-page Special Edition of The Petrolia Connection to each residence.  This Special Edition is…

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Town of Petrolia Declares State of Emergency

Posted: March 19, 2020

TOWN OF PETROLIA DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCYAt approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020, the Mayor of the Town of Petrolia declared a State of Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.A State of Emergency was declared for the following reasons:To raise public awareness regarding the gravity of the current…

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March 17, 2020 Press Release – Town of Petrolia Closures and Cancellations

Posted: March 17, 2020

PRESS RELEASE – TOWN OF PETROLIA FACILITIES CLOSURES CANCELLATIONS NOTICE EFFECTIVE 430 p.m. TUESDAY MARCH 17 2020

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INFORMATION BULLETIN: COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

Posted: March 13, 2020

News bulletin March 12 2020- COVID-19Notice – GREENWOOD REC. CENTRE PETROLIA YMCA TO CLOSE TO THE PUBLICLambton Public Health News Release – COVID19 Update-13MAR2020

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Health and Wellness Meeting POSTPONED

Posted: March 9, 2020

Please be advised that the Community Health & Wellness meeting for March 11, 2020 has been postponed until later in April, date still to be determined.  

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Town of Petrolia Moves to Digital Procurement to Simplify Tendering Process

Posted: March 6, 2020

Town of Petrolia Moves to Digital Procurement to Simplify Tendering ProcessThe Town of Petrolia will now be purchasing high value goods and services through the bids&tenders digital procurement platform (https://petrolia.bidsandtenders.ca). As of March 5, all opportunities for the Town will be available on the on the new portal.“We are looking forward to providing this platform to…

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GREEN LEADER PROGRAM

Posted: February 25, 2020

Questions?  Please contact us at lfurtado@wm.com and dmenzies@petrolia.ca.APPLY BY APRIL 22, 2020 NOTE THE NEW DEADLINE To begin the application process, visit:   https://www.wm.com/about/community/charitable-giving.jsp

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PLANNER HOURS EXTENDED AT PETROLIA MUNICIPAL OFFICE

Posted: January 31, 2020

PLANNER HOURS EXTENDED AT PETROLIA MUNICIPAL OFFICEPetrolia is booming once again with many current and potential developments on the horizon and is seeing a surge in residential property improvement projects.  In an effort to continue to provide excellent service to residential, commercial, industrial developers, and residents the Town of Petrolia is pleased to announce that…

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Petrolia Municipal Office Counter Renovations Complete

Posted: December 12, 2019

Petrolia Municipal Office Counter Renovations CompleteThe Municipal Office at Town Hall is pleased to announce that the project to provide an accessible counter for customer service for those using the Municipal Office has been completed.  The project took about four weeks to complete, came in under budget, and was fully funded by a Provincial Grant…

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Enbridge Gas Supports Petrolia & North Enniskillen Fire Department

Posted: December 11, 2019

Enbridge Gas Supports Petrolia & North Enniskillen Fire DepartmentEnbridge Gas has awarded the Petrolia and North Enniskillen Fire Department with a grant of $1500 to be used in support of their Home Protection Smoke Detector and CO Detector Campaign.Paul Ferrera, Advisor Utility Services at Enbridge Gas said, “At Enbridge Gas we are committed to making…

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Petrolia & North Enniskillen Fire Department Welcome New Ladder Truck

Posted: November 28, 2019

The new ladder truck has arrived!  Petrolia and North Enniskillen Fire Department members were excited to greet the new addition on Thursday, November 28, 2019.The ladder truck – a Pierce Ascendant 110-foot Aerial Apparatus is a “bucket” Single Axle elevated platform arrived slightly ahead of the estimated 2020 date.  The final cost for the demo…

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IODE Margaret Stokes Chapter Offer Residents and Visitors to “Have a Drink on Us” with New Drinking Fountain in Petrolia

Posted: November 28, 2019

The IODE Margaret Stokes Chapter is celebrating 70 years in Petrolia this year, and to commemorate the occasion the service club is offering residents and visitors the chance to “Have a Drink on Us” with a new drinking fountain installed at the foot of the entrance to Victoria Hall at the South East corner of…

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The Community Playground at the YMCA Opens Despite the Early Snow

Posted: November 13, 2019

The Community Playground at the YMCA Opens Despite the Early Snow The Community Playground at the YMCA has been in place since late September of 2019 and today many of the donors were present for the “official opening” of the Playground.The $70,000.00 accessible Playground was funded by donations from several Service Clubs, Groups, Organizations, Businesses, individuals…

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Successful Day of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia – 0% Municipal Tax Rate Increase Proposed

Posted: October 31, 2019

Successful Day of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia – 0% Municipal Tax Rate Increase ProposedPetrolia Town Council deliberated the draft 2020 municipal budget yesterday.  The proposed budget would see a proposed 0% increase to the Municipal tax rate, and a proposed 2.4% increase in sewer costs, with a proposed 2.4% increase to water rates.  The full…

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Bridgeview Park South Wetlands Project Begins

Posted: October 9, 2019

Bridgeview Park South Wetlands Project BeginsStaff are working with the St. Clair Regional Conservation Authority (SCRCA) on a wetlands project in Bridgeview Park South in Petrolia.  The Park, owned by the SCRCA, maintained by the Town of Petrolia will see work continue over the next several weeks.To manage existing flooding concerns, SCRCA and the Town…

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The Rotary Club of Petrolia Donates New Chairs to Victoria Hall

Posted: September 30, 2019

The Rotary Club of Petrolia Donates New Chairs to Victoria Hall The Rotary Club of Petrolia has donated more than $7000 worth of new chairs for the Victoria Hall lobby.  The donation of 120 chairs will replace the existing 30-year-old ones.The lobby chairs serve more than 40,000 patrons of the Victoria Playhouse and more than 25…

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2019 Christmas Parade Announcement and Registration Forms

Posted: September 24, 2019

2019 PETROLIA CHRISTMAS PARADE THEME ANNOUNCEDThe Town of Community Services Advisory Committee is pleased to host the Annual Santa Claus Parade on December 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., downtown Petrolia.  A “Christmas in Space” theme is planned for this year.“Christmas in Space” speaks to the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.  It is…

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St. Clair Regional Conservation Authority – Wetlands Project

Posted: September 24, 2019

Please see the information poster below regarding the St. Clair Conservation Authority Wetlands Project that will take place in October and November 2019.St. Clair Regional Conservation Authority Wetlands Project

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Storm Water Drainage Master Plan – follow up

Posted: July 12, 2019

Thank you to all residents who attended the Public Meeting on July 10, 2019. We appreciated your comments and feedback and look forward to hearing more from you!Please complete the  Comment Form, and return in person to Town Hall or mail directly to BM Ross Engineering.If you would like to view the complete presentation again, please…

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Petrolia Council Votes to “Opt In” Regarding Retail Cannabis

Posted: January 15, 2019

Petrolia Council Votes to “Opt In” Regarding Retail CannabisThe Council of the Town of Petrolia has joined other municipalities in Lambton including Sarnia and Dawn-Euphemia and has decided to “opt in” and to allow Cannabis Retail Sales in Petrolia. This decision was made after Council heard the results from residents through a survey that was…

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Petrolia Community Well-Being Master Plan Executive Summary

Posted: October 2, 2018

Petrolia Community Well-Being Master Plan Executive Summary is available here:  Petrolia Community Well-Being Master Plan Executive SummaryHealth Hub Report available here: Health Hub Final ReportIf you wish to have a copy of the Health Hub Report, please visit Town Hall or send an email to mpearson@petrolia.ca 

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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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