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

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Welcome to the Township of Howick

Final Taxes

Property taxes have been mailed out.  Please contact the municipal office if you haven't received your bill by the end of August.

Countywide Economic Development

Huron County Economic Development Board and Huron County Council have agreed to support a truly countywide strategic planning process.  To support the countywide collaborative economic development strategic planning process, the County of Huron has created a Facebook Page entitled "Shaping Huron County's Economic Development Plan, 2015-2020". Anyone interested in this conversation is invited to join the page and participate!  

 

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 and links to upcoming events and workshops.

Dragon's Den - Casting Call for Entrepreneurs - Filming end of September

Recreation News

The pool is scheduled to close for the season on August 30/15. However, looking at the weather forecast for next week, it looks like it's supposed to be a warm, sunny week. Going by the weather forecast we're going to try to stay open Aug 31, Sept 1,2,3 with a Public Swim from 2:00pm - 4:00pm everyday. This is all depending on weather, if the weather isn't as nice as forecasted we will close earlier.  You can call the pool directly at 519-335-3471 for more information.

The Township of Howick is looking to form an advisory committee for the Howick Community Centre.  Follow the link for more information on how you can become involved. 

Calendar of Events in Howick

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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.

Special Announcements

Trillium LogoThe Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and Canada’s largest granting foundation. Over $110 million is awarded annually to some 1,300 nonprofit and charitable organizations across the province.  Howick Township is pleased to announce that the Trillium Grant approved funding to renovate the washrooms at the Gorrie Hall.  Click Trillium logo above for link to Ontario Trillium Foundation website.  The Gorrie Hall Board would like to issue the Press Release for the Official recognition held on August 31st, 2015.  Follow this link for photos of the presentation.

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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