• Phone: 519-335-3208
  • Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Welcome to the Township of Howick

Notice: Landfill/Garbage Collection

East side garbage and recycling scheduled for July 1, 2015 has been rescheduled for July 4, 2015.

Wanted! Upcoming Events

If you know of upcoming events in Howick that you think we should include on our Community Events Calendar, please contact Howick Township Office by e-mail or telephone at 519-335-3208.

Employment Opportunity

Howick Logo  The Township of Howick is seeking a By-law Enforcement Officer to enforce various municipal by-laws and perform all statutory and operational functions according to legislation to ensure compliance.  Interested applicants are invited to review the By-law Enforcement Officer job description.   Follow this link for the full position description and advertisement.

Recreation News

Howick Pool News
This summer the Howick Optimist Club will be subsidizing $20 per child for all the sessions of swim lessons throughout the summer.  For more info contact the pool directly at 519-335-3471.  Follow this link for more information.

Calendar of Events in Howick

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Upcoming Events

Council Meetings 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office

  1. July 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  2. August 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  3. September 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  4. September 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  5. October 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  6. October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  7. November 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  8. November 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  9. December 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
  10. December 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

Request for Tenders - Nichol Bridge

Description: Nichol Bridge, Johnston Line Guiderail: Township of Howick
Contract No. 312-001A

Due Date: July 20, 2015 
Time Due: 12:00 noon

* Please note that Addendums may be added for current tenders.  For more information for this tender please follow this link.

Education and Training

Huron County has a wide variety of learning options for the whole family, from pre-schoolers to retirees. For school-age children, public and private learning opportunities are available; 24 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools are located throughout the county, all with safe school policies. If you like opportunities for adult education, skills development, and self-improvement, business and economic development, Huron County hosts several unique learning partnerships that bring a range of programming to local residents.  Please follow this link for more information.

Special Announcements

Service Ontario has launched a new section for not-for-profits (NFPs)  in Ontario making it faster and easier for organizations to get the services and information they need to start, operate and grow their NFPs.  The new site features information on government open call programs for funding, ideas on how to start and manage a not-for-profit organization, a section to help organizations understand the laws that affect the sector, research about the sector, government initiatives that support the sector, and much more. Please follow the link to visit this new resource: www.ServiceOntario.ca/NotForProfits

OPP News: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is improving its capacity for emergency response and enhancing the safety for an important segment of the communities it serves.  Beginning Wednesday, April 15, the OPP will be equipped to receive emergency calls for service via Text  people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.  The Ontario Provincial Police is pleased to offer Citizen Self Reporting, an alternative reporting option that allows the public to report specific crimes to police via the internet, anywhere, anytime.

Welcome to the Township of Howick

On behalf of Council and the residents of the Township of Howick, welcome to our community.  The rural area of the Township is ideal for farming and other agricultural based operations. Our three villages, Fordwich, Wroxeter and Gorrie and two hamlets, Belmore and Lakelet  offer a setting for commercial and residential applications. We would like to extend an invitation for you to visit, relocate or establish a business in our friendly community.

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