Summer2018TillsonburgNewsletter

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Tillsonburg‘s Plan attracting food companies! Tillsonburg Town Council recently approved four applications to attract investment and create jobs under the Town’s Community Improvement Plan. These applications will support investments n  Expand the existing freezer; n  Replace existing lighting with high efficiency LED lighting; n  Increase the energy efficiency of the existing building

by two food processing companies and two large residential investments in the Downtown core. The investments include: 10 CLEARVIEW DR Support for the refurbishment of a 45,000 square foot heavy industrial building to a Federally certified food grade facility to accommodate the relocation of Shaw’s Ice Cream production facility with up to 15 employees to the Town. The new location will allow for an expansion, adoption of more efficient equipment, higher volume throughput, increased refrigerated and dry storage, and a more worker friendly environment. 20 VANCE DR Support for an expansion to Tillsonburg Custom Foods existing food processing company to: n  Expand the raw production facility n  Add two fully cooked processing lines;

Investment will create up to 30 new jobs and grow Tillsonburg’s food sector. 253 BROADWAY Support for a $5 M commercial/ residential building with one commercial unit and 28 apartments that will strengthen the downtown core 83 ROLPH ST Support for an investment of $3.5 Million to: n  Convert 4 floors of former school space into 43 rental units; n  Create an outdoor amenity area; n  Create an outdoor recreation/ BBQ area; n  Create an private pet park; and, n  Create a reading garden. The developer will also be making the building accessible.

Members of Council, including the Mayor, the late Councillor Stephenson, and Town staff on their tour of Tillsonburg Custom Foods renovated and expanded facility.

See Tillsonburg’s Plan continued on Page 4

New Outdoor Recreation Pad for the Town!

The Town of Tillsonburg is pleased to support the development of a new recreational pad in Memorial Park in memory of community builder J.L. Scott McLean. The project is being led by the “J.L. Scott McLean Legacy Fund” committee and they need your help! With support from the community, the vision is to build a multi-use recreation pad offering unscheduled access for ice hockey, floor hockey and basketball activities. Fundraising is well underway and construction is scheduled for completion in Fall 2018.

For more information, please visit their website at www.jlscottmcleanlegacymemorialfund.com.

For more information contact: CEPHAS PANSCHOW , Ec.D. Development Commissioner cpanschow@tillsonburg.ca T: 519.688.3009, ext. 3250 www.tillsonburg.ca

The Town of Tillsonburg is a progressive and growing town of 16,000 people that is strategically located in the centre of Ontario’s agriculture and manufacturing heartland. The Town is working aggressively to leverage its location along Canada’s Trade Corridor, Highway 401, to position the municipally as best-in-class for investment by cutting red tape, streamlining processes and lowering its business and development costs. For more information visit www.tillsonburg.ca or www.discovertillsonburg.ca.

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