Municipality of Middlesex Centre
COVID-19 Update, May 20, 2020
To help keep you informed of what is happening at Middlesex Centre during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be sending out frequent updates on our website and Facebook and Twitter accounts, and through our e-newsletter.

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Project Restart: Reopening Middlesex Centre
With Ontario beginning to reopen and relax some of the regulations around COVID-19, Middlesex Centre has developed a three-phase plan for reopening our parks, facilities and the administration office. 

  • Phase 1 - parks open for walk-through and general use, arenas, community centres and other recreation services closed, municipal office closed to public, with most staff working from home 

  • Phase 2 - sports fields and courts open, limited opening of Wellness Centre and services such as the library and YMCA, expanded materials accepted at EnviroDepot, municipal office open by appointment only, with limited staff in the office

  • Phase 3 - playgrounds and all park amenities open, all facilities open, municipal office open

There are no timelines associated with reopening. Rather, the plan offers a road map to reopening, with timing based on guidance and direction from the province and Middlesex-London Health Unit. Based on this approach, we are just entering Phase 1 at this time.
COVID-19 Sports Field Update
Parks & Outdoor Spaces Starting to Reopen
We are cautiously reopening Middlesex Centre's parks and outdoor sports facilities!

  • Parks in Middlesex Centre have reopened for walking, hiking, biking, and bird watching. This includes walking your dog.
  • Tennis and pickleball courts have reopened.
  • Sports fields, basketball courts and skate parks are opening for limited use on May 22, 2020.
  • Playgrounds and splash pads remain closed.
  • Washrooms are closed at all parks.

You can find a detailed list of what is open and any special rules that may apply on the municipal website.

Remember - While enjoying the parks, please do your part and stay apart!
Paws in Parks Dog Off-Leash Areas reopen in Arva & Ilderton

Paws in Parks dog off-leash areas have re-opened in Douglas B. Weldon Park (Arva) and along parts of the Ilderton Rail Trail. Look for signs indicating the Paws in Parks area prior to unleashing. Dogs must be on-leash while visiting all other parks.

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Municipal Capital Projects & COVID-19

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of Middlesex Centre has re-assessed its capital projects planned for 2020.

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EnviroDepots Open for Yard Waste Drop-Off

Reminder: Middlesex Centre EnviroDepots at Denfield Rd. and Longwoods Rd. are open on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for YARD WASTE only. Additional materials can be taken to Try Recycling on Clarke Rd.

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Next Middlesex Centre Council Meeting: May 27
In order to respect Provincial direction on physical distancing and avoiding large gatherings, council meetings are happening "virtually" for the next while.

The next Middlesex Centre Council Meeting takes place Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm. You can watch the meeting on the municipality's YouTube channel.
Property Tax Payment due Friday, May 29: Ways to Pay

With the office closed we cannot accept in-person property tax payments, but you can pay by submitting a cheque in the drop-box at the municipal office or through your financial institution. See the website for even more payment options.

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COVID-19: Share your Ideas, Questions & Comments

Do you have ideas, questions or comments about how Middlesex Centre is responding to the COVID-19 emergency?

Share your thoughts using our online feedback form or by contacting us by telephone or email.
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Municipality of Middlesex Centre
Phone: 519-666-0190