READY FOR SOME GOOD NEWS? SPRING IS HERE AND 2 PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS UNDERWAY!

You might have seen some different trucks in the village yesterday. The first group of vehicles belonged to the crew doing bore holes on Bedford St. to take samples of the road bed. Yup …. one of the first early steps required before the reconstruction of Bedford St. The second group of vehicles belonged to a sewer camera crew. The Village had to wait for the spring water levels to rise to install cameras in the sewers. These are expected to help identify where the illegal sump pumps are operating. The contractor was busy today doing the installations. For the 98% of you who comply with the sump pump by-law, we want to thank you and let you know that we are still working hard to solve th

Mayor Jones' Message

Currently, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in the Village and an Emergency has not been declared. However, there have been 3 cases reported in Kingston. Prior to today (March 17), we had already made some changes, including closing Town Hall at 1:30 each day, closing the Community Centre, Library, suspending meetings of committees of council and other boards. The Village’s Emergency Control Group (ECG) met March 17th 2020 and opened the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to incorporate proactive measures to limit the spread of the virus within the Village and to protect our residents, businesses, visitors and staff. The EOC will remain open and the ECG will meet weekly or as r

COVID-19 Update - Mayor's Message

As you would expect, I have had many meetings and teleconferences this past week with Village and UCLG Staff, members of council, Mayors, Dr. Paula Stewart – the Medical Officer of Health for Leeds, Grenville & Lanark, MPPs and other service providers to our municipality. With the quickly evolving information about COVID-19, it is important to communicate with others who are also putting together strategies to slow down the spread of the virus and keep people healthy. Currently, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in the Village and an Emergency has not been declared. Today, some changes occurred at Town Hall that I want to brief you on. We employ two staff in the office, other t

Mayor's Breakfast - Strategic Plan (Cancelled)

In order to maintain public safety and do what we can to limit the spread of the Covid19 virus, the Mayor's Breakfast has been cancelled. Please join Mayor Jones and members of Westport Council to receive a presentation from Nancy Johnston of McSweeney and Associates discussing the creation of the new 5-year corporate Strategic Plan for the Village. This event will take place at The Cove on Friday, March 20 @ 8 a.m. A Buffet Breakfast is available at a cost of $10 per person. Please RVSP by March 18, 2020 to: pmueller@villageofwestport.ca. Come and share your thoughts and ideas for Westport!

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