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The media contact is for members of the media only. For others, please follow the guidance of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. Media inquiries regarding COVID-19 are to be directed to the Clerk:
519.941.3599, ext. 234
Press Release: Council Votes in New Councillor
At the Special Meeting on October 19, 2021, Council voted for Melinda Davie to fill the vacant Councillor on Town Council.
Council Appoints New Mayor & Deputy Mayor
During a Special Council Meeting held on September 3rd, Town of Mono Council formally received Mayor Laura Ryan’s letter of resignation and declared the Mayor’s Office vacant as required by the Municipal Act. Following deliberations, Council elected to appoint a replacement as opposed to calling a bi-election, noting there will be a Municipal Election in just over a year. Council voted unanimously to appoint Deputy Mayor Creelman as Mayor for the remainder of the current term. Council then declared the Deputy Mayor’s seat vacant and appointed Councillor Fred Nix as the new Deputy Mayor. As for the councillor seat left vacant by Nix becoming Deputy Mayor, Council will receive nominations from eligible candidates. Those wishing to apply have until 2 p.m. on Thursday October 7th to submit their nomination package to the Town Clerk. Full details on how to apply will be posted to the Town’s website in the coming days.
Laura Ryan Resigns as Mayor of the Town of Mono
Laura Ryan resigned from Mono Town Council today. In her letter of resignation, Ryan stated that she is no longer eligible to hold a seat on Council as she no longer lives or owns property in Mono. The sale of the property that she owned in Mono closed yesterday, August 31st.
Emergency Road Closures Rescinded
The traffic and parking situation is no longer deemed an emergency. The Emergency Road Closures issued on May 24 & 27, 2021 have been rescinded.
Press Release: Emergency Road Closure — 3rd Line EHS
Under the authority of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, Mayor Laura Ryan issued an emergency road closure on May 24, 2021. 3rd Line EHS, from County Road 8 to 15 Sideroad in the Town of Mono was closed at approximately 11 am.
Press Release: Drinking Water Advisory — Cardinal Drinking Water System
The Cardinal Woods Drinking Water System had a brief water disruption from approximately 6:15 am until 7:15 am this morning. Water pressure has now been restored. There is no concern of quality; however, we are recommending running cold water for a couple minutes to refresh your service line.
Ministry of Environment, Conservation, and Parks Issues Clean-up Order
Today, the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) issued an Order for the immediate clean up of food wastes from a Mono property.
Town of Mono Pursues Charges Against Fill Violaters
The Town of Mono has filed charges against the owners of 4 properties that violated the Town's Site Alteration and Importation of Fill Bylaw (Bylaw 2014-31)
CVC News Release: Alertable App
Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) has partnered with Alertable, a Canadian public emergency alert app, to offer residents real-time flood alerts right to their mobile devices through push notifications.
WDG Public Heath Recommends Move to "Red"
Dr. David Williams, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Medical Officer of Health and CEO Dr. Nicola Mercer has recommended that the region move to the “Red – Control” level of the provincial COVID-19 response framework.
Schedule 6 of Bill 229 — Open Letter to the Honourable Sylvia Jones, MPP
Town of Mono Council has sent a letter dated November 25, 2020 to the Honourable Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon. The letter is in regards to the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act in Schedule 6 of Bill 229.
Headwaters Health Care Centre's COVID-19 Assessment Centre to Test Individual Showing Symptoms Only
On the advice of the Ministry of Health released late yesterday, Headwaters COVID-19 Assessment Centre will begin following the updated testing guidelines to prioritize those who are at the greatest risk and shift away from testing individuals with no COVID-19 symptoms.
Press Release: Order Under Section 22 of Health Protection and Promotion Act (Updated June 12, 2020)
Dr. Nicola Mercer, Medical Officer of Health for the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit, has issued an order regarding the wearing of face masks. Anyone entering a commercial establishment within the jurisdiction of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit is required to wear an appropriate face covering to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Declaration of Emergency
The Town of Mono made the decision to declare an emergency in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, with the recent confirmations of COVID – 19 within our health care facilities, and within the general population of the County and residents of the community in general.
Municipal Tax Penalty Relief
Town of Mono will suspend collection of penalty for late payment of the first instalment of taxes starting March 20 until after August, 2020. Further, the due date for the second instalment of taxes will be moved forward from May 20 to August 26th