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Public Meeting - Official Plan Amendment

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 09:14 AM

The Council of the Corporation of Loyalist Township has scheduled a hybrid Public Meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter to consider an amendment to the Official Plan, in accordance with the provisions of Section 17(15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.

The Public Meeting will be a hybrid meeting, where participants can attend the Council Chambers in person at 263 Main Street, Odessa or via the Zoom platform. The Zoom link can be found on the Council Agenda prior to...

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Update on Amherst Islander II Following ROMA Conference

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024 04:18 PM

Loyalist Township Council joined more than 1,600 participants from across the province this week at the 2024 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference. A key priority for the Township delegation was advocacy concerning the commissioning of the Amherst Islander II.

On January 23, 2024, a Township delegation met with the Minister of Transportation, The Hon. Mr. Prabmeet Sarkaria, to discuss an agreeable path towards commissioning of the Amherst Islander II. The discussions were...

Cataraqui Conservation to Host Hazard Mapping Public Information Sessions

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024 06:21 PM

As part of an ongoing project to map natural hazards (flooding and erosion) along the Lake Ontario/St. Lawrence River shoreline, Cataraqui Conservation is hosting two special public information sessions in early February.

The Lake Ontario/St. Lawrence River Hazard Mapping Update Walk-in Open House will take place on Wednesday, February 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Outdoor Centre at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area, 1641 Perth Road in Glenburnie (just north of Highway 401).

A second session...

Township to meet with Minister Sarkaria at ROMA

Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024 12:00 PM

Deputy Mayor Townend has released the following statement to advise residents that the Township will be meeting with the Minister of Transportation, The Hon. Mr. Prabmeet Sarkaria MPP at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference next week.

Dear Residents,

As part of Loyalist Township’s ongoing efforts to communicate information about the status of the Amherst Islander II, I want to share that the Township will be meeting with the Minister of Transportation Mr. Prabmeet Sarkaria...

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Deputy Mayor Statement Regarding the Amherst Islander II

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 11:07 AM

Dear Residents,

I want to recognize your enduring patience as you await updates regarding the status of the Amherst Islander II. I acknowledge and understand the frustration you feel when faced with a lack of information. However, I want to assure you that Council and staff remain committed to providing accurate information to residents whenever possible. Moving forward, more routine updates should be expected.

At this moment in time, staff have been working to prepare the update below, with MTO...