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Special Note: Walkerton Library Elevator Out of Service

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019 04:15 PM

The elevator at the Walkerton Library Branch (235 Durham Street) will be out of service from April 1 to April 19, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact the library or library staff at 519-881-3240 before April 1, 2019 if this outage will cause an inconvenience, and we will try our best to accommodate your library needs during this period. Thank you for your cooperation.

Brockton Council Meeting - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019 04:00 PM

The agenda for the Municipality of Brockton Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 is now public. This meeting will be held at the Bruce County Council Chambers (30 Park Street, Walkerton, ON) at 7:00 p.m. 

A reminder that a Public Information Session will be held prior to the Council Meeting from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bruce County Administration Building, including a presentation by GSS Engineering Ltd. about the partial removal of the Truax Dam on the Saugeen River in Walkerton....

Public Meeting on Truax Dam Removal - March 26, 2019

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:15 AM

In January 2018 Council entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with The Lake Huron Fishing Club for partial removal of the Truax Dam on the Saugeen River in Walkerton. The existing dam acts as a significant barrier to fish migration, provides no flood management benefit and is in largely poor condition.

The project will see the dam structure partially removed, the area rehabilitated to a more natural state, address Brockton’s liability concerns with the dam and provide improved river access and...

Fire Escape Plan

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:00 AM

A fire escape plan that you and your family understand and have practiced could be the difference between life and death. Studies have shown that you and your family could have only seconds to escape your home in the case of a real fire emergency so develop your home fire escape plan today using the tips below.

  1. Know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds. Sit down with everyone in your household and discuss how each person will get out of the home in a fire.
  2. Practice your escape plan with...

Public Meeting to Consider a Planning Application - 1665426 Ontario Ltd. Z-76-18.34

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2019 01:00 PM

A Public Meeting will be held during the regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

This Public Meeting will be held in the Bruce County Administration Centre, (30 Park Street Walkerton) to consider the Planning Application for Part of Lot 21, Concession 1 SDR, Parts 1 to 4, RP 3R-5553, geographic Township of Brant, Municipality of Brockton.

The purpose of the application is to develop a residential plan of subdivision with 94 detached dwelling lots (Lots...