News Release: Municipal Office Closure

Tuesday, 04 January 2022 14:46

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For Immediate Release January 4, 2022

The province of Ontario will return to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. for at least 21 days (until January 26, 2022), subject to trends in public health and health system indicators.

Accordingly, Drummond/North Elmsley Township has closed the municipal office to the public and effective today, services to the public have resumed on a virtual basis. All staff who can perform their work from home are doing so.

Staff have access to voicemails and emails in order to respond to residents, so please call the office if you need information. We will continue posting and sharing information about municipal services on the Township website and on the Facebook page.

Phone:           613 267 6500

Please leave messages as you would normally at the office and staff will get back to you as quickly as possible. Documents can be hand-delivered to the locked drop box outside the municipal office at 310 Port Elmsley Road or mailed as usual.

Township staff continue to focus on the delivery of essential municipal services while protecting the health and safety of everyone concerned.

Regular road maintenance continues. Curbside collection of garbage and recycling continues, and the landfill at 745 Code Road is open with normal hours. If you need to interact with landfill or curbside collection staff, please maintain a 2-meter physical distance and wear a mask.

Community Halls are closed effective today, and the Code Road ReUse Centre remains closed.

The Township is committed to balancing community needs with the safety of its residents and employees in its approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information regarding the Township’s response to COVID-19 please visit

The Township thanks all residents in advance for following Public Health guidelines, and for performing your civic duty by staying home! That is an essential service too.