Tillsonburg Update - October 12

NEW! Leaf Collection Program

Loose leaf collection will begin October 9 and run through November 24.

This year every Tillsonburg resident will enjoy seven (7) weeks of curbside leaf collection. No more zones. No more rushing to get your leaves raked for a certain week. No more fretting about uncooperative weather.

Simply rake or place your leaves at the curb or edge of the street at any time during the collection period and we’ll do the rest! Please do not cover storm grates or clog roadside ditches.


Water System Maintenance

August 23-October 15
Sanitary sewer flushing will occur in areas south of Concession Street West and west of Rolph Street. Affected neighbourhoods include Baldwin Place, Bridle Path, Edgewood Dr., Hickory Hills, Reynolds Way, Trottier, Victoria Wood, Westmount, Whispering Pines and Woodhaven.

The work will be performed on weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

High traffic areas may be flushed after 7:00 p.m. to ensure safety for contractors and residents.

During this work, a bubbling and/or vacuum effect may be noticed in your drains and/or toilets. If you notice this occurring, close all toilet seats and cover any floor drains during the flushing period.

September 18 - October 18
Hydrant testing in areas east of Tillson Ave

October 10 - October 20
Hydrant testing in Glendale subdivision, between Broadway and Quarter Town Line Road.

Residents may notice temporary cloudy or discoloured water when watermain flushing occurs. Testing will be done between You can help clear your line by simply turning on the cold water.

For more details on our water maintenance program, visit www.tillsonburg.ca/water


Property Tax Due Dates

Attention all property owners in the Town of Tillsonburg. 2023 Final Property Tax payments are due:

  • Thursday, October 26, 2023

Learn more about how to pay your property taxes at www.tillsonburg.ca/taxes.


Fire Prevention Week - October 8-14

This Fire Prevention Week Tillsonburg Fire Rescue Services reminds you, “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”
Did you know cooking is a leading cause of home fires, injuries and fire deaths in Ontario? 
Learn important actions you can take when cooking to keep yourself and loved ones safe. Visit the Fire Prevention Week Open House or check out the TFRS Facebook pages to learn more.

Fire Prevention Open House
When: Thursday, October 12
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: 80 Concession Street E.

Bid Opportunities

RFP 2023-013
Engineering Consulting Services for
The Creation of a Transportation Master Plan

Visit tillsonburg.bidsandtenders.ca for full details.


Employment Opportunities

The Town of Tillsonburg is currently hiring:

  • Volunteer Fire Fighters (5)

Visit careers.tillsonburg.ca for full details.


Great Pumpkin Rescue

The Great Pumpkin Rescue is returning this fall to the Tillsonburg Transfer Station (50 Newell Road).

From October 30 to November 6, drop off unneeded pumpkins, decorative squash and gourds into the collection bin, located in the Yard Waste area. Residents, companies, restaurants and/or farmers are welcome to take this product to use in recipes, feed, etc.

Unaccepted items :
-Pumpkins that have been painted or tainted or have melted wax on the inside
-Pumpkins that are moldy


Ice Skating

Lace up your skates and join us on the ice for Community Skates beginning on
October 1.

Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursdays 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Fridays 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sundays 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

For details, visit www.tillsonburg.ca/recreation


Upcoming Free Skates

Enjoy family time at these upcoming FREE skates. Come on out and join the fun on the ice.

Sunday, October 15
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Presented by Thriver Co.

For more family fun activities and recreational opportunities, visit www.tillsonburg.ca/recreation


Happy Fall Y’All Wreath Making

Come learn how to create a fall wreath for your door. All supplies and instructions included. Pre-registration is required.
When: October 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Annandale NHS
30 Tillson Ave.
Cost: $30.00

Family Hallowe’en Party

Enjoy a family friendly Hallowe’en Party at Annandale NHS with games, crafts and pumpkin carving. All supplies included. Pre-Registration is required. 
When: October 28 at 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00 a family
$5.00 for an extra pumpkin
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