The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
We're here to serve you and we want to make it easy for you to contact us, whether it's to ask us a question or let us know how we're doing. And we want you to be able to do it the way you choose, by phone, mail, fax, email or even in person.
City of St. Thomas
P.O. Box 520, City Hall
545 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, Ontario N5P 3V7
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding statutory holidays
City Clerk's Department (includes Airport): handles city administration including Council agendas, minutes and original by-law documents, municipal elections, and marriage licences.
City Manager: directs and manages daily administration of the City.
Economic Development: work to attract new businesses to the city and provide tourism services for the city.
Environmental Services (includes Engineering/Operations/Transit/Waste Management/Water and Wastewater): responsible for many day-to-day operating functions including construction, road maintenance, parking, transit, water and wastewater, and garbage collection.
Fire Department: provides fire protection for the citizens of the city.
Human Resources: takes care of employment-related matters.
Library: provides our community with a wide and up-to-date collection of books, magazines, newspapers and DVD's for rental, free internet access at 16 computer stations, in-house wireless network, programs for all ages and interests, including an extensive children's collection, book clubs and a local history section with birth, death and marriage notices going back over 100 years.
Ontario Works: provides a wide range of financial and employment assistance to people in financial need.
Parks & Recreation: inspires and assists community members to live healthy and active lives through parks, open spaces, facilities, programs and services.
Planning and Building Services Department: supports City Council and its committees on all matters related to land use planning. Building permits, Property Standards By-law Enforcement.
Police Services: provide police protection for the citizens of the city.
Treasury Department (includes Purchasing and Licensing): responsible for the city's finances, taxation, insurance administration, purchasing/licensing, information technology and parking ticket accounting.
Valleyview Home for the Aged: our senior care facility.
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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