Southgate Road 10 Road Closure - Construction

The Township of Southgate Public Works Department will be completing road construction improvements including culverts on Southgate Road 10 between Southgate Sideroad 41 and Southgate Sideroad 47 from October 10 to October 20, 2017.  The road will be closed a ½ kilometre east of 41.  Traffic will not be passable on Southgate Road 10 and will require residents to reroute for access of Southgate Road 10 west of Southgate Sideroad 47.
Thank you
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:30am

Employment Opportunity - Seasonal - TAPS Patrol Person (2)

Please see the Employment Opportunities section of our website for more information regarding the TAPS Patrol Person (2) - Seasonal Employment Opportunities 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 3:15pm

National Teen Driver Safety Week - October 15 to 21, 2017

The Grey-Bruce Public Health Unit would like the public to be aware of National Teen Driver Safety Week.
NTDSW is designed to drive public awareness of teen driver safety issues, and encourages community and youth involvement as part of the solution. National Teen Driver Safety Week will run from October 15 to 21, 2017. For more information please visit the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit website. 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:45am

Bridge Closure Notice - Township of Melancthon


Township of Melancthon

2ND Line SW

Bridge 15 Rehabilitation


File No.: 300040751.0000

The Township of Melancthon is rehabilitating Bridge 15 which is located on 2ND Line SW,

approximately 70 meters north of 250 Sideroad, located at Concession 2/3 SW, Lot 249, in the

Township of Melancthon, County of Dufferin. (See map attached to back of the Notice). The

emergency numbers on each side of bridge are #118399 (north) and #118201 (south).

The construction project includes replacing the existing barrier system, concrete repairs,

waterproofing and the associated roadworks. The Contract has been awarded to Reeves

Construction Ltd. and the road closure is proposed to commence on September 25, 2017

and it is anticipated that the project will be completed and the road reopened by November 15,

2017. Local access will be maintained at all time for residents and businesses entering from

either the North or the South.

Emergency Services, Student Transportation Services, Waste Collection and Postal Service will

all be notified of the road closure. Road closure notification and project information signs will be

installed and maintained throughout the road closure.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 1:45pm

Road Closure on Southgate Road 24 from September 18 to October 13, 2017

The Township of Southgate hereby notifies and advises all local residents and affected parties

of the scheduled Closure of Southgate Road 24 and subsequent Replacement of Southgate

Structure No. S38 in the Township of Southgate and County of Grey.

Southgate Structure No. S38 is located on Southgate Road 24, approximately 150 m west of

Southgate Sideroad 75. The section of Southgate Road 24 between Southgate Sideroad 75

and Southgate Sideroad 71 will be:

Closed for Culvert Replacement, beginning Monday, September 18th, 2017,

and is scheduled to reopen no later than:

Friday, October 13th, 2017.

Local access will be maintained throughout the duration of the Culvert Replacement Works, via

Southgate Sideroad 75, Southgate Road 26 and Sideroad 71, as below.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause local residents for the duration of the

Culvert Replacement Works.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jim Ellis at 519-923-2110 ext. 224

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:15am

Public Information Meeting - Development Charges

Public Information Meeting re: Development Charges 
October 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Hopeville Council Chambers
Follow the link for the 2017 Development Charges Background Study
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:00pm

Employment Opportunity - Casual Crossing Guard

The Township of Southgate requires a Crossing Guard on a call-in basis to fill in for the regular guard when required. Applicants must be available for morning crossing guard duties from approximately 8 am to 9 am and afternoon duties from approximately 3:10 PM to 4 pm.  A complete job description and application forms are available at the Southgate Administration Office or on our web site at
Please submit applications to:
Township of Southgate ATTN:  Jim Ellis
185667 Grey Road #9, RR 1
Dundalk, ON  N0C 1B0         
Fax: (519) 923-9262
Or email to:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection only.
The Township of Southgate is an equal opportunity employer.
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 8:15am

Shouldering Throughout Rural Area in Township

The Public Works Department would like residents to be aware that staff will be completing shouldering throughout the rural area of the Township.  This project will last approximately 1 month.
Thank you
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 8:15am

Community Event - Livestock Day

The Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Committee is excited to present a Livestock Day featuring Dr. Temple Grandin.
Dr. Grandin is a Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. She has been a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals. She is a prominent author and speaker on animal behaviour. Grandin was honored as one of "Time" magazine's most influential people in 2010 and has authored more than 400 articles in both scientific journals and livestock periodicals on animal handling, welfare and facility design. Recently, she has received the Meritorious award from the World Organization for Animal Health and was inducted into The Academy of Arts and Sciences. Grandin is also widely celebrated as one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share her insights and personal experience with autism. Dr. Grandin will be presenting Importance of Good Stockmanship & Design of Livestock Handling Facilities.
Other Presentations Include:
·      What Is Your Cow Signals Score? - Barn Walk Through, Amelie Mainville Nadon & Darryl Smith, Purina Cargill; and
·      Proudly Canadian; Our Codes of Practice for the Care & Handling of Farm Animals, Dr. Tina Widowski, University of Guelph
The event takes place at the Elmwood Community Centre, 38 Queen Street West, Elmwood, ON, on October 30th, 2017. Doors open at 9:15 am and the speakers start at 10:00 am. Adjournment at 3:15 pm.
The ticket price of $40 includes a Hot Roast Beef Dinner. To purchase tickets go to
Dr. Grandin's books will be available for purchase and signing.
A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Autism Grey Bruce.
For more Information contact Grey Ag Services at 519-986-3756,, or see

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:30am

Recycle Coach App now available!!!

The Township of Southgate is excited to announce our free new waste and recycling application! Download the "Recycle Coach" application for free on the Google Play or App Stores. Access your customized collection calendar, set reminders and easily find important information.



Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:30pm
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