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

Welcome to the Township of Howick

One Care - Senior Fitness Instruction Course

Welcome to Howick

Reeve Art Versteeg and Clerk Carol Watson

Clerk Carol Watson is welcomed by Reeve Art Versteeg at Howick Council meeting on April 1, 2014.  Carol comes to Howick with many years of municipal experience and is "excited to be here and looking forward to meeting Howick residents."  

Annual Volunteer Appreciation night

The date of the 2014 Howick Annual Volunteer Appreciation is June 11th, 2014.   Volunteering is extremely important to this community and Howick Township has many generous volunteers.  We encourage the residents of Howick Township to submit to council nominations for Citizen of the Year.

Special Announcements

Fanshaw College Continuing Education (Goderich) - Accounting and Marketing

The Farmers' Market Craft and Food Show is being held on Saturday May 10, 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.

New and Noteworthy

Reeve Versteeg and Deputy Treasurer Brenda Weishar On March 5th, Brenda Weishar, Deputy-Treasurer of Howick was honoured for her 10 years of valuable service to the municipality.  Brenda  was awarded a certificate by Reeve Versteeg with his thanks for being a loyal and dedicated employee of the Township of Howick.

Tax Due Date:  May 23, 2014

dog pictureYour responsiblities as a dog owner in Howick .  By-Law 10-2012  .  2014 Dog Tags are now available. 

Calendar of Events in Howick

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Good Food Box Payment Dates

  1. April 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  2. May 8, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  3. May 22, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  4. June 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  5. June 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  6. July 10, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  7. July 24, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  8. July 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  9. August 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  10. August 15, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  11. August 29, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  12. September 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  13. September 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  14. October 10, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  15. October 31, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  16. November 14, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  17. November 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am

Good Food Box Pickup Dates

  1. May 8, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  2. May 22, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  3. June 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  4. June 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  5. July 10, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  6. July 24, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  7. August 14, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  8. August 28, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  9. September 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  10. September 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  11. October 9, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  12. October 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  13. November 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  14. November 27, 2014 @ 9:00 am
  15. December 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am

Street Light Update

Street LightThe new streetlights have been delivered and installation and any necessary re-wiring has been started by the contractor.  Work is almost complete in the villages and hamlets.  Please note that there are some lights that haven't been replaced due to weather conditions, but if you have any questions or would like to report a light that hasn't been replaced yet, you can contact your village Management Committee or the Township Office.

Farm to Table

Food Box pictures Farm to Table.  For more information please follow this link.   Next Deadline is April 4th for delivery on April 17th and note that there will be two sizes available, a large box for $18 and and small box for $13.  ** 2 boxes a month begins with delivery on 2nd or 4th Thursday starting April.  Schedule 

Recreation News

 One Care Logo Volunteers Needed - One Care is looking to offer free exercise and fall prevention fitness classes - click here for more information.  One care is willing to train in seniors fitness Instruction Course through Canadian Centre for Active Aging and first Aid ($500) value - click here for more information.


easter eggsHOWICK LION'S CLUB are hosting and Easter Egg Hunt at the Howick Community Centre on April 19th - click here for more information.  

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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