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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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