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Family Day 2021

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 04:26 PM

Family Day is Monday February 15th. Loyalist Township Recreation Services will share ideas for family fun the week leading up to the 15th but will be silent on the day itself to encourage the community to spend time with their households.

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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...

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...

Township-wide service delivery review completed

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 10:07 AM

A Township-wide Service Delivery Review was recently completed and presented at the Committee of the Whole meeting on November 2, 2020. The review was completed by Maclaren Consulting Inc. and was made possible through funding from the Province under the service modernization funding for small and rural communities. The objectives of the study were to analyze and evaluate current services and service delivery methods, as well as to recommend opportunities to improve the efficiency, effectiveness,...