Have your say on the future of Dufferin County

Feb 7th, 2023
By cnielsen

Calling all Dufferin County residents, businesses, community groups and stakeholders! Dufferin County is creating a new Strategic Plan that will guide Council and staff as it plans for the future and wants to hear from you.

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Have your say on the future of Dufferin County

The Strategic Plan will set the County’s top priorities and create a shared vision for the future of the community, including the work to be done to ensure the County continues to be a great place to live, visit and do business. The County is requesting public feedback to develop a plan that reflects the diverse values and opinions of its community.

Take part in an online survey covering topics like:

  • What’s best about living, working in or visiting Dufferin County
  • Which issues are most important for Dufferin County’s future
  • Where should Dufferin County focus its attention over the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council
  • Level of satisfaction with the quality and delivery of services provided by Dufferin County

Dufferin County is working with StrategyCorp to develop its strategic plan. StrategyCorp’s team will be visiting the following locations throughout the community to gather input in-person:

  • Friday, February 24
    • 4:30 to 6 pm – Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex, main lobby, 200 Fiddle Park Lane, Shelburne
    • 7 to 9 pm – Grand Valley and District Community Centre, main lobby, 90 Main Street North, Grand Valley
  • Saturday, February 25
    • 9 am to 1pm – Orangeville Farmers’ Market, Orangeville Town Hall, 87 Broadway, Orangeville
    • 2:30 to 4 pm – Alder Recreation Centre, main lobby, 275 Alder Street, Orangeville

Those who provide contact information at the end of the survey will be entered into a draw to win one of four $50 gift cards to a local business!

Visit JoininDufferin.com for more information and to have your say by March 7, 2023.

Click here to go right to the survey.


“Dufferin County’s Strategic Plan for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council will be the guiding framework to help focus our priorities and budget as County Council and staff continue to work to make our community a great place to live, do business, play and visit. Whether you’re a long-time resident, new to the community, a business owner or community group, we value and need your feedback.”

  • Wade Mills, Warden, Dufferin County

“The Strategic Plan is a shared vision for the future of our community that will guide Dufferin County staff as we work to serve residents and stakeholders every day. Community feedback is vital to help us determine where to focus our priorities. We look forward to hearing from our community and creating a Strategic Plan that reflects the diverse values and opinions of all in Dufferin.”

  • Sonya Pritchard, Chief Administrative Officer, Dufferin County





Megan Ball, Manager of Communications


For the PDF version of the Media Release, click here.