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Lanark County Media Release - February 9, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2022 02:39 PM

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 9.

Changes to Planning Act Reviewed: Council received a report from Planner Julie Stewart regarding amendments to the Planning Act, following a summary presented at the economic development committee meeting earlier this month.

Stewart explained the recent amendments introduce a number of updates pertaining to consents and subdivision control, for which Lanark County has local authority. Under Bill 276 (Supporting...

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Lanark County Media Release - January 25, 2023

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 04:04 PM

For immediate release Jan. 25, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Jan. 25, 2023.

Ontario Works Program Overview Received: Council accepted an update on the Ontario Works program, presented at the community services committee meeting earlier this month by Ontario Works Manager Buffy Armour.

Armour explained the program is intended to help people in temporary financial need to find sustainable employment and achieve self-reliance through the provision of effective,...

Blakeney Bridge

Lanark County Media Release - Blakeney Bridge Closure Notice Jan 23: January 9, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 10:31 AM

For immediate release Jan. 9, 2023

Blakeney Bridge to be closed for engineering investigation starting Jan. 23

Blakeney Bridge in Mississippi Mills will be closed daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the week of Jan. 23 to accommodate drilling required for the foundation design of the new bridge.

The bridge consists of three structures crossing the Mississippi River between Almonte and Pakenham and is located on Blakeney Road just west of Blakeney. Travellers can bypass the bridge by detouring...

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Lanark County Media Release - December 7, 2022

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 12:47 PM

For immediate release Dec. 7, 2022

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Dec. 7, 2022.

Council Oriented to Vegetation Management Plan: Council received an information report on integrated vegetation management plan activities in 2022 that was presented by Climate Environmental Coordinator Michelle Rabbetts at last month’s public works committee meeting.

Rabbetts oriented the new council to vegetation management and restoration activities happening in Lanark County,...

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Lanark County Media Release - Land Division Committee: November 29, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 02:17 PM

For immediate release Nov. 29, 2022

Long-time land division committee members acknowledged

Lanark County CAO Kurt Greaves, Clerk Jasmin Ralph and County Planner Julie Stewart recognized members of the 2019-2022 land division committee for their years of service and dedication to the county at a recent meeting.

The committee is made up by three non-elected citizens appointed for a four-year term coinciding with the term of council. It is funded entirely by fees collected during the land division...

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