Morley (Township of)

Site: Morley Municipal Office

Service: Township Services

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • In 1903 an amalgamation of the Morley and Pattullo townships was formed, creating Morley Municipality with Stratton (population of 125) being named the seat of administration; the current population is 500 people living within 244 households 
  • Land area of Morley Township is approx 375.6 sq km
Description (Agency) Responsible for the operations and management of the Municipality
Agency Services
Description (Service) Responsible for the operations and management of the municipality 
  • Served by air through the closest airport in Fort Frances located 54 km E of community 
  • Provides a monthly Community Newsletter available by subscribed email 
  • Supports an elementary school, Our Lady of the Way, administered by the Roman Catholic School Board while secondary students are bussed to Rainy River High School and the Fort Frances High School 
  • Offers the Morley Park on Rainy River 
  • Provides the Community Centre Complex which includes Millenium Hall and the Curling Rink 
  • Maintains a community playground and an outdoor skating rink 
  • Offers the Stratton United Church and the Christian Fellowship Chapel
Services include: 
  • Administration 
  • Finance 
  • Housing 
  • Landfill  
  • Public Works 
  • Recreation 
  • Town Council 
  • Volunteer Fire Department
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:30 pm
Areas Served Morley Township
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-483-5455
Crisis Phone Emergency 9-1-1 
Non-emergency Police Dispatch 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-483-5882
Primary Contact Teresa Desserre, Clerk Treasurer
Primary Executive George Heyens, Reeve
Alternate Executive Patricia Brown, Deputy Clerk Treasurer
Site Location Morley is approx 54 km W of Fort Frances along Hwy 11
Located In Community Stratton
Address 11331 Hwy 11
Stratton, ON P0W 1N0
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Mailing Address c/o Corporation of the Township of Morley 
PO Box 40 
Stratton, ON P0W 1N0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town
Elections Reeve and four Council members elected in Municipal elections every 4 years; next election 2022