June 2018
Middlesex Centre Communicator
Council Highlights

Stay informed on Council meetings & decisions through our municipal website.

June Meetings of Council

July Meetings of Council
  • Wednesday, July 18th, 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 25th, 6:00 pm
2018 Municipal Elections
The 2018 Municipal Elections will be held on
Monday, October 22nd, 2018
To run in the 2018 Middlesex Centre Municipal Election you must file your Nomination Package with the Clerk’s Office at 10227 Ilderton Rd., Ilderton on or before 2:00pm, July 27 th , 2018.
For more information on the Municipal Election - visit our Elections 2018 web page

For all Questions related to the 2018 Municipal Election, Please Contact:

Ann Wright - Clerk
519-666-0190 extension 225
Bev Hughes - Senior of the Year
At the June 6th, 2018 Meeting of Council, Council recognized and presented resident Bev Hughes with the Middlesex Centre 2018 "Senior of the Year" award.

Bev is a familiar face to most in Middlesex Centre. Bev has been a volunteer in the community for most of his life. Currently, Bev volunteers his time to many organizations and events including the Middlesex Centre Archives , Tri-County Heritage.Club , and the Ilderton Agricultural Society/Ilderton Fair Board

"I am very honoured to be recognized, I truly feel that volunteerism is what builds a strong community" - Bev Hughes.

Middlesex Centre council wishes to thank Bev Hughes on his continued hard work and dedication to volunteerism - it is truly inspirational! Thank you to all residents that take time out of their lives to volunteer in the community.

Congratulations Bev!
Municipality of Middlesex Centre's Pedestrian Crossovers are Coming...
Media Release - Thursday, June 21st, 2018
ILDERTON - The Municipality of Middlesex Centre, Ontario, Canada, in partnership with Middlesex County, with the support of Council and an initiative led by Ward 1 Councillor Stephen Harvey, will soon unveil two pedestrian crossovers in Ilderton on Hyde Park Road at the intersection of Heritage Drive and another crossover in the approximate location of the Ilderton water tower...
This survey will be accessible until July 19, 2018.
Open Air Burn By-Law: Quick Guide
Middlesex Centre reminds residents that there is no open burning during designated poor air quality days. Please monitor these advisories before starting any open burns. To check current advisories from Environment Canada:
A Reminder...
  • No person, being the owner or keeper of any dog within the municipality shall permit any such dog to run at large (Dog must be leashed at all times!)

  • Any person who owns or controls a dog shall remove forthwith any excrement left by such dog on any property in the municipality (Clean up after your dog!)

In addition, please ensure that dogs are not confined or unattended in a parked or stationary vehicle.
For all Questions related to Building and By-Law Enforcement, Please Contact:

519-666-0190 extension 241
Glendon Drive Streetscape Municipal Class Environmental Assessment
Middlesex County and the Municipality of Middlesex Centre have completed a Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to identify potential streetscape improvements to Glendon Drive, County Road 14. The study area extends from the Thames River Bridge through the communities of Kilworth and Komoka to the Highway 402 interchange. The Class EA has been undertaken in accordance with the planning process outlined in the Municipal Engineers Association, Municipal Class EA (2000, as amended in 2007, 2011, & 2015).



A full day of events starting with "The Fireman's Breakfast" at 8 am and ending with fireworks at former Prince Andrew School site at dusk - with plenty in between.

The 37th annual Del-Ko-Brydges (Delaware-Komoka-Mount Bryges) Canada Day celebrations are being held in Mount Brydges this year at the Caradoc Lions Park. A jam-packed day with events for all ages.
Summer Reading Programs

What is Cam Read S'More?

Camp Read S'More is a fun, free summer reading club for kids. Participants will be able to earn up to 10 camp badges during the 7 week program by completing activities,  attending library events  and reaching their reading goals. There are also some great prizes to be won!

How can we join Camp Read S'More?

Beginning July 3, visit any  Middlesex County Library branch  to register. Every child that registers will receive a camp pass,  badge chain and a registration badge. They will also set a personal reading goal for during the 7 week program. Camp Read S'More is open to children of any age, but kids entering grade 6 or higher may wish to participate in the Scratch Off Summer Challenge instead!

What is the Scratch Off Summer Challenge?

The Scratch Off Summer Challenge is a reading program for youth entering grade 6 or higher in the fall.

How do you participate in the Scratch Off Summer Challenge?

By visiting any Middlesex County Library and checking out a book, audiobook, graphic novel or magazine, or by showing that you've checked out an eBook or digital audiobook. For each check-out of one of the listed items (limit of one per day) you'll receive a scratch ticket; you'll win a prize instantly or be entered into the Grand Prize Draw.  

What Can I win?

You can instantly win a variety of small and large prizes at every branch (including fun toys, ear buds and gift cards). If you don't win an instant prize, your ticket will be entered into the end of summer, system-wide Grand Prize Draw.
July 1 - Bryanston Birr Optimist Canada Day
A full day of events starting with "The Fireman's Breakfast" at 8 am and ending with fireworks at former Prince Andrew School site at dusk - with plenty in between. PDF Flyer & Bryanston Birr Optimists Facebook Page
July 1 - Del-Ko-Brydge Canada Day Celebrations
The 37th annual Del-Ko-Brydges (Delaware-Komoka-Mount Bryges) Canada Day celebrations are being held in Mount Brydges this year at the Caradoc Lions Park. A jam-packed day with events for all ages. PDF Flyer & Del-Ko-Brydge Canada Day Website
July 13 (eve) - 15 - Tri-County Heritage & Antique Show
Displays include all brands of antique tractors, cars, trucks, gas engines, steam engines, lawn and garden tractors (must be 25 years and older). The weekend includes a large outdoor and indoor (in the Agriplex) Fleamarket; Indoor Displays (including Ladies’ demos) in the Arena; Children’s Activities, a Saturday Parade on the grounds; Jamboree Music in the Community Centre; Fun Tractor Pulls; Sawmill; Threshing; and other demonstrations. See PDF Flyer or Tri-County Heritage Club website .
July 13 - 14 - Delaware Speedway Monster Truck Throwdown
See 6 Monster Truck Superstars, a Monster Truck Backflip Attempt, and Backflippin’ Freestyle Motocross! See Delaware Speedway website for full details and ticket information
July 18 - Meeting of Municipal Council - 6:00 pm
July 25 - Meeting of Municipal Council - 6:00 pm
July 27 (2:00 pm) Last day for the filing of nominations for the 2018 Municipal Elections - Municipal Council & School Board
Let us know about your local community event!

Michael Barnier
519-666-0190 extension 259
To pay Middlesex Centre bills through your online banking:
Water bills, dog licenses and drains:
Payee:  Middlesex Centre Utilities
Account #:  10-digit account number as listed on your bill or statement
Property taxes:
Payee: Middlesex Centre Taxes
Account #:  19-digit roll number as listed on your property tax bill or statement

* RBC users will need to exclude the first 4 digits, “3939” and enter the remaining 14 digits only.
Please allow time for bank processing when paying online. We recommend that all online payments are made 3 days before the due date in order to avoid potential late penalties.
Did you know Middlesex Centre offers two options to receive your bills electronically?

  1. e-mail delivery:  PDF attachment to provided email address. 
  2. e-commerce:  Allows residents to login to access current and historical bills

Visit us online at middlesexcentre.on.ca/emailbilling or middlesexcentre.on.ca/ecommerce to signup or contact the Water Billing Department (X264) for more information!

Municipality of Middlesex Centre
10227 Ilderton Road, Ilderton, ON, N0M 2A0