Mayor and Council


 Mayor Kelly Linton
Mayor Kelly Linton
Mayor of the Township of Centre Wellington                                                            
Office: 519.846.9691 extension 294
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 Councillor MacRae Councillor Ian MacRae (Ward 1)            
462 Irvine Street, Elora ON  N0B 1S0                                                                  
Phone: 226.384.5623
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 Councillor McElwain Councillor Kirk McElwain (Ward 2)
23 JM Quarrie Drive, Ariss, ON  N0B 1B0
Phone: 519.846.1916
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 Councillor Foster Councillor Bob Foster (Ward 3)
245 St. David Street South, Fergus ON  N1M 2L6
Phone: 226.383.2964
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 Councillor Dunsmore Councillor Neil Dunsmore (Ward 4)
485 Belsyde Avenue East, Fergus ON  N1M 3J7
Phone: 519.787.2801
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 Councillor Kitras Councillor Stephen Kitras (Ward 5)
6367 Weisenberg Road, West Montrose ON  N0B 2V0
Phone: 519.846.1420
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 Councillor VanLeeuwen Councillor Steven VanLeeuwen (Ward 6)
6375 Fifth Line, Fergus, ON  N1M 2W5
Phone: 519.820.5988   
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Agendas and Minutes

Watch Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings or review current or past Agendas and Minutes.

Certificates and Invitations

Invitation Process

Individuals and organizations wishing to invite the Mayor to an event must submit a formal request in writing to the Mayor's Office. Please be sure to include the date, time, location, and the Mayor's role during the event. This information can be sent in any of the following methods:

By mail: Mayor Kelly Linton
               Township of Centre Wellington
               1 MacDonald Square
               Elora, ON  N0B 1S0

By Fax: 519.846.2190 or by Email


Process for Certificates

Certificates can be requested from the Mayor to commemorate anniversaries, birthdays, retirements, other special life events and special honours.

To request a certificate please contact Legislative Services by Email or phone 519.846.9691 x901.

Generally certificates are issued for birthdays of 80 years or more and anniversaries of 50 years or more, however other special requests will be considered. The Mayor is also happy to issue a certificate for a significant accomplishment by an individual or a group/team.


Process for Pin Requests

Township of Centre Wellington pins can be requested by writing a letter outlining the group or organization you represent, the purpose for the pins, the date of the event and how many pins are required. 


Community Delegations

Members of the public who wish to make presentations to Council on their own behalf or on behalf of special interest groups or organizations are called "Community Delegations."  Centre Wellington Council welcomes and encourages members of the public to comment on matters of interest to them. 

Before you decide to appear before Council or a Committee, you are encouraged to discuss your concerns with Township staff.  If your issue cannot be resolved, staff will assist you with the process of registering as a delegation. 

If you are interested in addressing Council or Committee of the Whole as a delegation, please submit a Community Delegation Form.  Staff in Legislative Services will review your request and schedule a date and time for the presentation.  The completed Community Delegation Form will become part of the agenda and all of the information contained in the form, including names, will be available to the public through the meeting agenda. 

If you wish to address Council regarding an item on the agenda, please contact Legislative Services.

For more information please review the Community Delegations Report or Council's Procedure By-law.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 for the purpose of registering a Community Delegation for a presentation to the Council of the Township of Centre Wellington. The requester's name and address, as well as any material submitted, become part of the public record, and may be published in a report to Council, included in a Council Agenda and posted on the Township's website. Questions relating to the collection, use and disclosure of this personal information may be addressed to the Deputy Clerk at 1 MacDonald Square, Elora ON N0B 1S0. Telephone 519.846.9691 ext. 242.

Council and Committee Meeting Calendar

Schedule of Meetings

Greetings from the Mayor

Mayor Kelly Linton

Welcome to our Township! On behalf of Council and our citizens, I am pleased to invite you to spend time exploring and enjoying Centre Wellington!

From our vibrant, historic downtowns offering unique shopping and dining experiences to the natural beauty of our river, gorge, trails, parks and surrounding countryside, this is a community second to none!

For those of you who call Centre Wellington home, be sure you get out there and enjoy your community!  For those of you who are visiting, or considering a visit, you'll find the Township a welcoming place! (I'm warning you that you just might not want to leave!)


If you are looking to relocate or expand your business in Centre Wellington, we'd be more than happy to help you out.

Take some time to browse our new web site. We invite you to experience our warm hospitality first hand.

You're always welcome in Centre Wellington!


Kelly Linton, Mayor 

Strategic Plan

Council unanimously endorsed the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan on June 24, 2019.  The approved Strategic Plan goals are as follows:
1. Strong Local Economy 
2. Active and Caring Community 
3. Healthy Growth 
4. Safe & Well-Maintained Roads and Infrastructure 
5. Good Financial Management 
6. Good Government

View the 2019-22 Strategic Plan


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Contact Us

Kerri O'Kane
Manager of Legislative Services/Municipal Clerk
1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON, N0B 1S0
T.: 519.846.9691 x243
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