Brockton Mayor Chris Peabody has declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19, which will enable the municipality to make use of all tools at its disposal to protect the health and well-being of all residents and businesses, including accessing any provincial funding that may become available in the future.

“The actions we take now are critical to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect and help Brockton’s vulnerable residents, Mayor Peabody said.

"Brockton is a resilient community that comes together to weather tough times and we can help to protect each other by staying home.” Read the full press release.

Tax Relief

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of Brockton has announced financial measures to help ease the economic impact to taxpayers for the March 31st and May 29th tax bills. The municipality will waive penalty and interest charges on unpaid balances for April, May and June for the two interim property tax payments.

For more information, please view our Tax & Utility Bill FAQs.

COVID-19 Information Poster

Brockton has created a COVID-19 Community Information Poster to help vulnerable people in the community, including the elderly, disabled, and those self-isolating. It includes links to local grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurants still offering take-out or delivery. Please share with clients or post publicly.

Thank you to the service clubs that are also assisting -- the Rotary Club of Walkerton, Walkerton & District Optimist Club, the Kinsmen's Club of Walkerton and the Walkerton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, as well as some faith groups.