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Posted Friday, July 14, 2017

The Memorial Park Rehabilitation Committee is beginning a fundraising campaign for the Listowel Memorial Park Walkway and Lighting Improvements project. Through this project, a new concrete and stonedust walkway and enhanced LED lighting will be installed. The walkway will be a fully accessible, complete loop around the Maitland River in the park and the LED lighting will enhance security for users and provide environmental benefits. Project completion is scheduled for fall 2017. The Municipal...

Posted Monday, June 26, 2017

The Municipality of North Perth, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), and Trillium Mutual Insurance have joined resources to help reduce auto thefts in the area. In 2016, Perth County OPP responded to 67 separate incidents of auto theft and recovered stolen motor vehicles in the Municipality of North Perth. Police spent over 800 hours investigating these incidents. Over 95% of stolen vehicles had the keys left in them when they were taken. An additional 563 hours was spent by police in...

Posted Monday, June 05, 2017

North Perth Council received an update on the Municipality’s assets at the Council Meeting on Monday, May 29, 2017. The 2016 Asset Management Plan (AMP) update, developed by Public Sector Digest, details the state of the Municipality’s infrastructure and provides asset management and financial strategies for future asset maintenance and development. According to the 2016 update, North Perth’s asset inventory has a total 2016 valuation of $250 million. Nearly 60% of analyzed M...

Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017

There are many exciting and fun community events planned to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday in North Perth! The Municipality is honoured to have joined and supported various community and service organizations in their event planning. Please see below for the events announced to date, including: Atwood Lions Celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary Drive Through Time Car Rally, hosted by the Listowel Agricultural Society in conjunction with the Atwood Lions Canada Day Celebrations and supported ...

Posted Friday, May 12, 2017

The record-setting building boom experienced during 2016 in North Perth has continued into the new year. Between January 1 and April 30, 2017, North Perth has issued 110 building permits, with 50 new dwelling units created – compared to 92 permits and 34 new dwelling units created during the same time last year. The increase in quarterly building is more noticeable when permit values are compared: In the first quarter of 2017, the value of the 110 building permits issued was almost $23 ...