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Gorrie Mill

Mill in Gorrie

Welcome to the Township of Howick

Compliance Audit Committee 2014

The Huron County Municipalities Compliance Audit Committee is looking for members for 2014.  Compliance Audit Committee members must possess an in-depth knowledge of the campaign finance rules of the Municipal Elections Act. Prior experience on a committee, task force or tribunal would be an asset.  If there is anyone who would be interested in this committee please follow this link for more information

Road Closing

road closedCreamery Road will be closed to through traffic between Fordwich Line and Malcolm Line from July 21, 2014 until September 15, 2014.  Emergency Services will be advised of this road closure.

The tender for replacement of this culvert was awarded to Kurtis Smith Excavating Inc. and construction is expected to begin the third week of July and will be completed no later than September 30, 2014.  

If you have any questions, please contact Wray Wilson, Public Work Co-ordinator.

Howick Township Citizen of the Year 2014

Marion Feldskov Volunteer of the Year Howick Township Citizen of the Year for 2014 is Marion Feldskov.  Marion is the editor of "What's Happening in Howick" and gives many hours of volunteer time to various community projects and organizations.  Thank you Marion for all you do.

One Care - Senior Fitness Instruction Course

No Cost! Classes at Howick Arena & Community Centre - see poster for more information.

Farm to Table

Food Box pictures Farm to Table.  For more information please follow this link.   Next order is August 1st for delivery  for August 14th.

Note that there are two sizes available, a large box for $18 and and small box for $13 and boxes are delivered twice monthly.  See  Schedule 

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.

Calendar of Events in Howick

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Upcoming Events

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

  1. August 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  2. September 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  3. September 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  4. October 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  5. October 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  6. November 4, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  7. November 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  8. December 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
  9. December 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Good Food Box Payment Dates

  1. July 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  2. August 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  3. August 15, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  4. August 29, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  5. September 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  6. September 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  7. October 10, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  8. October 31, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  9. November 14, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  10. November 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am

Good Food Box Pickup Dates

  1. August 14, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  2. August 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  3. September 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  4. September 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  5. October 9, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  6. October 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  7. November 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  8. November 27, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  9. December 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am

Employment Opportunity

Howick Logo

The Township of Howick is currently inviting applications for the following positions:   

Members Wanted for the Township of Howick Economic Development Committee - follow this link for more details.

Contractors for work to be done in relation to Property Standards Bylaw Enforcement  to provide maintenance, clean up, repair, demolition of properties and buildings to ensure compliance with Property Standards Bylaw No. 23-2010. Follow this link for more details.
 

Special Announcements

Volunteers for Citizen of the Year 2014 Picture of the Volunteers that attended Howick Township's Citizen of the Year evening for 2014. 

Howick Township - "Not a Willing Host"**

The Gorrie Community Hall is pleased to announce that they received funding under the Community infrastructure improvement Fund for upgrading the Kitchen Facilities as well as Enabling Accessibility to the Hall.

Ombudsman Complaint Form 
Ombudsman Investigation Report - July 2011

Municipal Information including above Minutes, Agenda and Packages will be provided in an accessible format upon request.  If you require information provided in an alternate format, please contact the Clerk at 519-335-3208.

Howick Turnberry Fall Fair Photos 2013

Last fall the Township sponsored a new category "Promote Howick" in the Fall Fair with adult and youth categories.  Prizes for each category were: First Prize: $30.00, Second Prize: $25.00 and Third Prize: $20.00.  In anticipation of the upcoming fair we wanted to remind everyone of the wonderful pictures that were submitted and give congratulations again to the winners. 

Junior Division
First Place - Elizabeth Collier. Photo taken in Wroxeter along the River.
Second Place - Adler Shaw.  Photo taken at Wroxeter Mill Pond.
Third Place - Breelle Shaw.  Photo taken along the Maitland River.

Adult Division
First Place - Donna Husnik - The Gorrie Dam
Second Place - Liz Allen - The Wroxeter Mill Pond
Third Place - David Dinsmore - Mennonites threshing on Fordwich Line

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