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Welcome to the Township of Enniskillen

On behalf of the Council of the Township of Enniskillen, I would like to welcome you to our municipality, which is located in the heart of Lambton County, in the “great southwest” region of the Province of Ontario.

Almost 3,200 people call Enniskillen home in more than 1,100 households. The area is about 340 square kilometers or about 82,000 acres of highly productive farmland. There are two residental hamlets within the township, including Oil City and Marthaville.

Our municipality’s rich history began in the 1830’s. The township was named after the Earl of Enniskillen in Ireland by the Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, Sir John Colborne. The Township was officially incorporated in 1855. However, it was the discovery of oil in 1858, that changed the course of Enniskillen Township’s history, making it the birthplace of oil in North America! Even today, more than 150 years later, many oil fields continue to produce “black gold” for the important petro-chemical industry of Lambton County.

Agriculture is not only the largest industry in the province, but also within the borders of Enniskillen. The major crops grown are soybeans, wheat and corn in addition to various livestock operations. The newest sector to emerge is the greenhouse industry. The largest crop is soybeans which is processed in two facilities in the province as well as exported to various Asian markets as food grade edible soybeans. Corn is grown not only for livestock feed, but also to supply the ethanol plant in nearby St. Clair Township.

As Mayor, I welcome you and willing to hear from you anytime with suggestions how we can continue to make Enniskillen a better place to live, work and play!

Kevin Marriott, Mayor

Township of Enniskillen

Upcoming Events

Tue 25

Council

September 25 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 08

Thanksgiving Day

October 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue 09

Council

October 9 @ 7:00 pm
Tue 23

Council

October 23 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 12

Remembrance Day

November 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Notices

Sale of Hunting Licenses for Resident and Non-Resident are now available at the Township of Enniskillen municipal office. Hunters must have a valid small game license and be present in person to obtain a Township license. For more information follow the link:  ENN Notice to Hunters Sept2018  
ELECTION UPDATE:  An Election will be held for the position of Trustee for the French Separate School Board. Fore more information, please open the following link:  Enniskillen Twp POLLS2018 Oct4  
Please find in the following link an update regarding the election for French Language Public School Board:  French Public Notice of Void Election Sept 19-18  
Oakdale Road between Oil Springs Line and Aberfeldy Line will be closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm due to culvert installation. Any questions or concerns contact the municipal office at 519-882-2490.
Rokeby Line between Tile Yard Road and Marthaville Road will be closed due to road repair on Friday, September 21, 2018 between the hours of 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. Roadway will allow local traffic only. Questions or concerns contact:  Mike Cumming, Road Superintendent at 519-882-2490
The voter’s list will be public posted in the office of the Municipal Clerk on the 4th day of September, 2018. Please follow the link for further information:  Enniskillen Twp Voters List 2018 Duncan McTavish Municipal Clerk Township of Enniskillen  
2018 Municipal Election will be held for the positions of Trustee for the French Public School Board and Trustee for the French Separate School Board. Please follow the link for information regarding poll dates and times: Enniskillen Twp POLLS 2018  Duncan McTavish, Returning Officer Township of Enniskillen
There will be an election in the Township of Enniskillen for the French Public and French Separate School Boards Candidates for French Public – Pierre Lambert and Genevieve Smith Candidates for French Separate – Sylvie C. Chmielewski, Louis Guimond and Emilie Sylvain-Lindsay City of Sarnia – List of Certified Candidates School Boards The Trustees for the English Public and English Separate School Boards are acclaimed. Central Lambton Public School Board Trustee English Separate School Board Trustee
Mayor and Council acclaimed 2018 – 2022 Declaration of Acclamation to Office
Like giant hogweed, wild parsnip contains chemicals that can cause human skin to react to sunlight resulting in intense burns, rashes or blisters. Abandoned yards, waste dumps, meadows, open fields and roadsides are common areas in which wild parsnip can grow and spread. Wild parsnip has been found in at least one location in the Township. We would like to ensure that people are aware of the appearance of wild parsnip and the potential danger of the plant. We would appreciate being contacted and notified of the location, if you happen to see any of the plant growing in the…