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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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Yard Waste Disposal Resident Survey

Posted: November 1, 2019

Yard Waste Disposal Survey10 short questions to assist the Council of the Town of Petrolia in garnering a better understanding from our residents regarding Yard Waste Disposal & Compost Depot location.The Survey will be available to complete up to November 25, 2019 by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CDGHJQ6

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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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Petrolia Community Fund Micro Grant Application

Posted: October 29, 2019

 Petrolia Community FundThe Petrolia Community Fund Grant process is NOW  OPEN . The grants are given to organizations that are focused on improving the quality of life in the greater Petrolia area. Quality of life includes all aspects of the arts, culture, education, the environment, health, recreation and social services and issues affecting the community. PETROLIA COMMUNITY FUND2019…

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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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Mystery of the Petrolia East End Pioneer Cemetery One Step Closer to Being Solved

Posted: August 19, 2019

Mystery of the Petrolia East End Pioneer Cemetery One Step Closer to Being Solved! Petrolia is proud of our heritage and of the people that, so many years ago, had the foresight to come to the area and build a life by working in the oil fields, opening businesses, building homes and raising their families in…

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Petrolia & North Enniskillen Fire Department Purchase New Ladder Truck for $1.28M, Delivery Expected Early 2020

Posted: July 24, 2019

Petrolia & North Enniskillen Fire Department Purchase New Ladder Truck for $1.28M, Delivery Expected Early 2020A committee comprised of Captain Darren Allan and other members of the Petrolia & North Enniskillen Fire Department have been discussing the replacement of the ladder truck for the past five years.  More recently, they have evaluated three different demonstration…

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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 Heritage Funds Several Façade Grant Improvement Requests

Posted: June 7, 2019

Petrolia Heritage Funds Several Façade Grant Improvement Requests Petrolia Heritage Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the Committee has been able to provide funding to several Petrolia façade improvement projects this year.Each year the Committee has a budget set by Council for these restoration and maintenance projects, with the hope to maintain and improve the…

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Petrolia in Bloom Introduces “Bee a Pollinator” Program

Posted: May 14, 2019

Petrolia in Bloom Introduces “Bee a Pollinator” ProgramPetrolia in Bloom is proud to announce a new program that is taking place in Petrolia. “Bee a Pollinator” is a program to encourage residents to work alongside the Committee of Council to help save honeybees and Monarch butterflies. The program will launch at the Farmers’ Market Grand…

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PETROLIA A PROUD RECIPIENT OF $539K FROM PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO MODERNIZE SERVICE DELIVERY AND REDUCE FUTURE COSTS

Posted: March 20, 2019

PETROLIA A PROUD RECIPIENT OF $539K FROM PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO MODERNIZE SERVICE DELIVERY AND REDUCE FUTURE COSTSIt was announced today that the Town of Petrolia will be the recipient of $539,163.00 in unanticipated funding from the Province of Ontario. In a letter from Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Steve Clark, it is identified that, “…Municipalities…

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PETROLIA MAYOR CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERISM

Posted: March 8, 2019

Mayor R. Brad Loosley and Town of Petrolia staff were pleased to honour all Town volunteers tonight at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Eighty people attended the event at the Petrolia Legion and were treated to dinner and an evening of celebration of their efforts for the Town. Service Club members, Town Committees, Victoria Playhouse Petrolia…

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PETROLIA ANNOUNCES PURPLE & ORANGE FLOWER THEME FOR 2019!

Posted: March 5, 2019

Petrolia will be full of colour this summer!  Volunteers have been hard at work planning for the year ahead and are pleased to announce that the theme for 2019 will be purple and orange.  Shortly, gardeners will begin to plan their planting beds for the season and residents are encouraged to participate in the colour…

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PETROLIA COUNCIL APPROVES 2019 BUDGET – SEWER RATES DOWN BY 5%, WATER RATES UP 2%, TAXES UP 1%

Posted: January 29, 2019

PETROLIA COUNCIL APPROVES 2019 BUDGET – SEWER RATES DOWN BY 5%, WATER RATES UP 2%, TAXES UP 1%Petrolia – Council approved the 2019 Budget as presented at the Regular Council Meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Petrolia Town Hall that will see a 1% tax rate increase (or $10 per every $100,000 of assessment)…

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Petrolia Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Receives 2018 Project of the Year Award from the Ontario Public Works Association

Posted: January 29, 2019

 The award, presented on January 24, in Mississauga, was presented to the Town of Petrolia in association with CIMA+ Engineering and Stone Town Construction Ltd.; by the Ontario Public Works Association for the 2018 Project of the Year Award in the category of Small Municipality and Community Category. Years of work in preparation and pre-planning for…

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Notice of Intention to Designate – Water Stand Pipe

Posted: January 16, 2019

Notice of Intention to Designate – Government

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Petrolia Council Supports Plans, In Principle, for an All-Season Multi-Sports Complex

Posted: January 15, 2019

Petrolia Council Supports Plans, In Principle, for an All-Season Multi-Sports Complex  Petrolia, ON – During regular Council last night, the Council of the Town of Petrolia heard sixteen-year-old resident Matt Mueller’s idea for an All-Season Multi-Sports Complex.  The idea is to raise $2.2M in capital funds to support the facility in Lambton County, ideally in…

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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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Successful Second Session of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia

Posted: January 8, 2019

Successful Second Session of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia Petrolia, ON –Council of the Town of Petrolia deliberated the draft 2019 budget in a second session held last night at Town Hall.  The proposed budget would see a proposed 1% increase to the Municipal portion, and a proposed 5% reduction in sewer costs, with a proposed modest…

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Successful First Day of Budget Deliberations in Petrolia

Posted: December 18, 2018

Successful First Day of Budget Deliberations in PetroliaToday Petrolia Town Council deliberated the draft 2019 budget.  The proposed budget would see a proposed 1% increase to the Municipal portion, and a proposed 5% reduction in sewer costs, with a proposed modest 2% increase to water rates.  The full day session concluded with Council providing direction…

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The Rotary Club of Petrolia Donates Sign to Victoria Park

Posted: December 11, 2018

At the regular meeting of Petrolia Council last night, the Rotary Club of Petrolia presented a cheque to the Town of Petrolia in the amount of $7708.35 for a new information and way-finding sign for the North-East corner of Victoria Park.In the 2018 Municipal Budget, funds were set aside for sign and park improvements to…

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Public Skating Schedule

Posted: November 20, 2018

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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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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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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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