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Municipal Elections

When and where to vote:

Johnson Township Community Centre Hall

Advance Polling: Saturday, October 15th from 10:00am-6:00pm.

Election Day: Monday, October 24th from 10:00am-8:00pm.

Please note: Proxy Papers are available at the Township Office.

Municipal Election Accessibility

Official  Candidate List for 2022:

NAME OF CANDIDATE: OFFICE:
Reginald McKinnon Mayor (Proclaimed)
Gavin Grant Councillor
Jason Kern Councillor
Keith Stobie Councillor
Dalton MacFarlane Councillor
Emma Aelick-Junor Councillor

 

Municipal Elections Act

2022 Candidates Guide: https://www.ontario.ca/files/2022-03/mmah-2022-candidates-guide-en-2022-03-31.pdf

Click to access the Voter Look up site:

Residents can visit http://voterlookup.ca at any time to find out whether their information is accurately reflected for inclusion on the Preliminary List of Electors for the 2022 municipal and school board elections. Eligible electors can also update their information, add a name to an address, or change their school support for electoral purposes.

MPAC-Enumeration-VoterLookup-Key-Messages-2021

We encourage you to check out these resources in order to improve the accuracy of electoral information.

Clerk’s Report 2022:

Report to Council February 2022

Clerk’s Report 2021:

Report to Council September 2021

Mayor

Reg McKinnon – (705) 782-9221 / mayormckinnon@johnsontownship.ca

Council Members

Council may be contacted via people@johnsontownship.ca. by adding the council member’s name to the email Subject line or directly at the individual emails below.

Emma McKinnon – (705)-943-6257 – text preferred , Email:councilloraelick-junor@johnsontownship.ca

Keith Stobie -(705) 941-0526- text preferred , Email:councillorstobie@johnsontownship.ca

Jason Kern – (705) 943-1544 , Email: councillorkern@johnsontownship.ca

Gavin Grant – (705) 254-9922 , Email: councillorgrant@johnsontownship.ca 

Meetings Overview

Council meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at the Johnson Township Council Chambers, at 1 Johnson Drive, Desbarats at 6:00pm.

Special meetings may be initiated at the call of the Mayor. The agenda for a Special Meeting of Council will be uploaded unto the website as soon as it becomes available.

Delegations: If you wish to address Council, you will need to request time on the agenda from the Clerk. Download a Delegation Request letter and form from the Forms page or pick one up at the township office.

Meeting Schedule

Visit the Meetings archive page to view earlier meetings.

Date Time Meeting Type Location Info Agenda Minutes Related
2024-06-19 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers
2024-05-15 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers
2024-04-17 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers Please note, Council Chamber is now at the Municpial office 1 Johnson Drive
2024-03-20 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers Addendum included in related documents section.
2024-02-21 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers Please note: The Council Chambers are located at the Municipal Office
2024-01-17 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2023-12-13 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall Addendum added to the related documents
2023-11-15 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2023-10-25 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre – Upstairs Hall See Related for Addendum
2023-09-20 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall Upstairs in the Johnson Township Arena Hall
2023-08-16 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2023-07-19 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers Upstairs in the Johnson Township Arena Hall- See Related for Addendum.
2023-06-28 7:00 PM Special Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre – Upstairs Hall Approximate time to follow training session starting at 6pm.
2023-06-21 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall Addendum included in related documents section.
2023-06-07 6:00 PM Special Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2023-05-24 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2023-04-20 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall Please note this meeting is in person, and on the Thursday rather than 3rd Wed.
2023-03-15 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2023-02-15 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall Addendum included in related documents section.
2023-01-18 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Council Chambers Upstairs in the Johnson Township Arena Hall- See Related for Addendum.
2022-12-14 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Johnson Township Community Centre-Upstairs Hall
2022-11-01 1:30 PM Special Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2022-10-19 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2022-09-21 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom, See related for additional Agenda Items
2022-08-17 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2022-07-20 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2022-06-15 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom, See related for additional Agenda Items
2022-05-25 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2022-04-20 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom, Agenda Attachment included in Related Items.
2022-03-16 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2022-02-16 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-12-15 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-11-17 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-10-20 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-09-23 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-08-18 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-07-21 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-06-23 5:30 PM Special Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom, Budget Notes/CIP Plan under Agenda heading
2021-06-16 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-05-26 5:30 PM Special Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-05-19 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-05-05 6:00 PM Special Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom
2021-04-21 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Passcode: 182796
2021-02-17 5:30 PM Regular Council Meeting Virtual Via Zoom.

 

 

Property Tax Facts

  • Property Tax Facts
  • Property taxes are issued semi-annually, with each billing having two (2) installment due dates.
  • Interim tax bills are issued in January of each year
    • 1st installment – due end of  February
    • 2nd installment – due end of April

    Final tax bills are issued in July of each year

      • 1st installment – due end of August
      • 2nd installment – due end of October

Past due accounts are charged 1.25% interest monthly.

 

2021 Tax Rates

By-Law No. 2021 Rates

2020 Tax Rates

By-Law No. 2020-E4M-JT14

2019 Tax Rates

By-Law No. 2019-932

2018  Tax Rates

By-Law No. 2018 – 892

2017  Tax Rates

By-Law 2017-861