Legislative Services

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The Municipality of Middlesex Centre offers a number of council meeting and legislative services through the Clerk’s Office.

Request to speak at a Council Meeting

Members of the public can request to speak at a meeting of Council by completing the Delegation Request Form or by submitting a request along with the reason and purpose of the delegation to the Clerk’s Office.

Please visit our Council Meetings page for information on meeting dates, past agendas, and other related items.

Council Meetings

 

Schedule an Appointment with a Commissioner of Oaths

The Municipal Clerk acts as a Commissioner of Oaths in accordance with the Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act and is available to commission or administer affidavits for certain documents.

There are a number of stipulations on the type of document which the Municipal Clerk is authorized to commission. Refer to the list below ensure your document can be commissioned at the municipal office.

There is a fee of $25.00 per document.

To book an appointment with a Commissioner of Oaths, please contact the municipal office or email the Clerk’s Office.

Note that when you come to the office for your appointment, you may be required to provide additional information depending on the type of document to be commissioned. Please ensure you have all documentation you are advised to bring to your appointment.
 

Commissioner of Oaths - List of Documents 

Documents we CAN Commission Documents we CANNOT Commission
Sworn statement for the transfer of a family gift of a used motor vehicle in the province of Ontario Notary Public Documents
Domestic and foreign pension documents (proof of life) Certified true copies
Legal name change forms Estate settlement documents, wills, certification of appointed estate trustee with will
Amendment to birth, death, or marriage certificate Divorce, separation, marriage or cohabitation agreements
Delayed statement of live birth Litigation guardian affidavit
Immunization exemption forms Power of attorney
Statutory declaration for OSAP - Statement of common-law status, supporting children Custody documents
Statutory declaration of apprenticeship hours Documents involving debts or bankruptcy
Statutory declaration of lost identification (must include police report number) Real estate related documents
Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal - Applications Court, legal or civil issue related documents
Affidavit of unregistered vehicle (boards, motorcycles, snowmobiles, trailers, etc.) Declaration of claimant and indemnity (bank form regarding estates) and replacement of shares
Consent letter for children travelling abroad (as witness) Statement of arrears
  Tender documents
  Ontario Mortgage and Housing Corporation documents
  Affidavit of a lost cheque

 

Apply for a Marriage Licence or Book a Civil Ceremony

The Municipality of Middlesex Centre offers marriage licensing and civil marriage ceremony services. Please see our Marriages & Weddings page for more details.

Marriages & Weddings 

 

Apply for a Lottery Licence

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO) is responsible for administering the lottery licensing program in the Province of Ontario. Municipalities are partners with AGCO in issuing lottery licenses to eligible organizations.

A "raffle lottery" is a scheme where tickets are sold for a chance to win a prize in a draw. If your organization is running a lottery, you likely require a licence. 

The Municipality of Middlesex Centre issues licences for:

  • Bingo events with prize boards up to $5,500
  • Break Open tickets for local organizations
  • Raffle Lotteries for total prizes of up to $50,000
  • Bazaar Lotteries not to exceed $500

Only eligible charitable organizations can apply for a municipal lottery license. Eligibility for lottery licensing is based on four charitable categories:

  1. Relief of Poverty
  2. Advancement of Religion
  3. Advancement of Education
  4. Charitable Purposes Beneficial to the Community
     

To apply for a lottery licence

  1. Review the Lottery Licence Checklist
  2. Contact the Clerk's Office 

Please note that a minimum of five (5) business days are required to process applications.
 

Further information:

 

Request a "Municipally Significant" Event Designation

In order to obtain approval for the sale and service of alcohol on special occasions and for events open to the public, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) requires that you have a letter from the municipality deeming the event to be "municipally significant."

To apply for a "Municipally Significant" Event Designation

  1. Download, review and complete the Municipally Significant Event Designation Process and Form
  2. Submit your completed form to the Office of the Clerk

Note that a minimum of ten (10) business days are required for Middlesex Centre to process your request for designation as a municipally significant request. You then need to apply for your special occasions permit through AGCO, who will require additional time to review your application. 

 


 

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