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Amherstview West Secondary Plan Kickoff

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 02:50 PM

Secondary Plan Kickoff Meeting

In September 2020, the Township put out a Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop the Amherstview West Secondary Plan. Township staff completed an evaluation of the submissions and received approval from Council in December 2020 to enter an agreement with WSP Canada Inc. for the development of the Amherstview West Secondary Plan.

“I am pleased and excited to see this Plan proceeding. The development of the Amherstview West Secondary Plan will be an influential...

Waterfront Property on Amherst Island Gifted to Loyalist Township

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:54 AM

At the January 11th Loyalist Township Council meeting, Loyalist Township Mayor Ric Bresee announced that Council had accepted a gift of a waterfront property on Amherst Island.


The property being gifted - by Dayle and Eloise Gowan - is a waterfront piece of property bordering Front Road across from Amherst Island Public School. The east boundary of the property is the drystone wall models and west includes the wetlands. The property is a flat lot with excellent waterfront with potential...

Notice of Public Meeting Interim Development Charges Study & By-law

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 04:43 PM

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of Loyalist Township has scheduled a public meeting to consider a proposed Interim development charges by-law and background study, in accordance with sections 10 and 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, on Monday, January 11th, 2021 at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be a virtual Zoom webinar.  The webinar has been set up with no registration or authentication required to join.  The public is urged to Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android...

Loyalist Township Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Posted on Saturday, December 12, 2020 02:22 PM

December 12,2020 (Odessa, Ontario) – Loyalist Township has been notified that a Township staff member who works aboard the Amherst Island Ferry has tested positive for COVID-19.  We have reviewed this employee’s work schedule and with this information, we can confidently say that the employee has not worked a shift since the exposure. The Township has chosen to advise the public out of an abundance of caution.


The Township extends its support and best wishes to the employee and hopes...

2021 Municipal Calendar available now

Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 11:14 AM

The 2021 Loyalist Township Municipal Calendar (large pdf: 8 MB) is being distributed via Canada Post between December 1st and December 11th.  Residents are advised to keep an eye out for delivery of this important municipal resource. Additional copies will be available at the Loyalist Township Municipal Office.

Loyalist recreation events, recreation programming and other services may continue to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check for current details.