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Please take notice that the Township Municipal Office will be open on Thursday, July 1st, and will be closed on Friday, July 2nd.
June 3, 2021 – I, Mayor Darren White, do hereby proclaim June 2021 as Pride Month in the Township of Melancthon.
The Municipal Office will be closed to the Public until further notice, due to the Covid-19 Extended State of Emergency/Stay-at-Home Order issued on April 17, 2021.  Please call the Office if you require assistance, as Staff are still working in the Office.
Congratulations go out to the Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex for being the winner of the 14th Annual Orangeville Banner’s Reader’s Choice Diamond Award for Best Swimming Instruction!  Way to go!!!!

Jamie Dempster has been a volunteer firefighter with Shelburne & District Fire Department since 2002.
He suffered serious injuries while working as a millwright in Orangeville on December 30, 2020.  He received severe burns to 30-40% of his body some of which were 3rd degree. After undergoing several surgeries at Sunnybrook he is being transferred to a rehab center this week.
Jamie has been working extremely hard on his recovery and still has a long way to go.
The Firefighters Association has done a collection which was directly donated to the family.
Below is a “Go-Fund-Me” link if anyone would like to help his family with the expense involved with his lengthy rehabilitation.
November 9, 2020 – The CAO/Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon has received written notification on November 6, 2020, from Councillor David Thwaites of his resignation from Council, effective immediately. The letter indicates the reasons for his decision, which is attached hereto.  For the full press release, click here.
The Township of Melancthon wishes to thank Mr. Thwaites for his service and dedication to the Township and to the many Boards and Committees he has served on.
Pursuant to the Municipal Act, Council will declare the seat vacant at the next regular meeting of Council.
Denise B. Holmes, AMCT
519-925-5525 x 101


The Council of the Township of Melancthon would like to thank those who submitted an entry for its Slogan Contest.  The contest which ran until September 30, 2016 was open to Melancthon residents, Council Members and Staff.  There were a total of nine slogans received.  The slogans were reviewed at the October 6th Committee of the Whole meeting and voted on and the following slogan, submitted by Denise Holmes, was chosen:  “Preserving the Past ~ Protecting Your Future”.