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Garbage Collection - Thursday, December 6th, 2018
The Emterra collection truck was damaged by a passing transport this afternoon which has caused enough damage that the truck is not operational. Material that has not yet been collected will be collected tomorrow (Friday).
Sorry for any inconvenience.

Effective immediately, the bylaw enforcement officer for Southwest Middlesex will be ticketing anyone parked on the street between the hours of 3am and 6am.
Keeping the streets clear of vehicles during this time allows for effective winter road maintenance.

How to Help Yourself During an Extended Power Outage Brochure

Fire Services

Southwest Middlesex has been kept informed by Strathroy-Caradoc about resignations of firefighters from the Melbourne Fire Station.  The fire station in Melbourne provides initial response protection to a number of residences in the municipality of Southwest Middlesex under a fire protection agreement between the two municipalities.

While there is currently no operational reason to question the reliability of the fire service in Melbourne, to allay any concerns of residents and businesses in the Melbourne community, including the SWM fire protection area, there is a two station response for any emergency scene.  As per the normal practice, an alarm for a structure fire will dispatch the volunteer firefighters from the Glencoe Fire Station.

Should there be any concerns, please contact SWM Fire Chief Bob Hansen @ 519-494-1166 for more information. 

Cannabis Retail Store Opinion Survey (SWM resident input only)


Page 1On October 17, 2018, the use of cannabis became legal in Canada. Municipalities can opt-in or opt-out of licensed retail stores in their community by January 22, 2019. We are seeking your input to provide to council in January 2019. To help inform your input and for information about cannabis please review details on these government sites: and Questions? Contact Jill Bellchamber-Glazier, CAO-Clerk at 519-287-2015 x.109
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