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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...
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...
Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 11:52 AM
For immediate release Nov. 23, 2022
Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Nov. 23, 2022.
Council Submits Delegation Requests for ROMA: Council passed a motion approving to submit requests for delegations with various ministries at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference taking place in January.
Clerk Jasmin Ralph outlined the requests in a report to council, including:
- Ministry of Long-Term care: Request relates to a number of challenges for long-term...
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 11:39 AM
For immediate release Nov. 22, 2022
Peter McLaren sworn in as 2023 Lanark County Warden
Councillor Peter McLaren (Lanark Highlands Reeve) was sworn in as Lanark County’s 2023 warden at the inaugural meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
McLaren was nominated by Councillors Steve Fournier (Drummond-North Elmsley Reeve) and Bill King (Lanark Highlands Deputy Reeve).
Fournier highlighted McLaren’s two terms with Lanark Highlands and involvement in a wide range of committees. “He is always looking to build...
Posted on Monday, November 21, 2022 12:16 PM
For immediate release November 21, 2022Lanark County launches Yes In My Back Yard Awareness Week
The week of Nov. 21 to 25 is Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) Awareness Week in Lanark County, which ties in with National Housing Day on Nov. 22.
YIMBY is the opposite of NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) and aims to reduce resistance in neighbourhoods to new and varied housing development to encourage a range of choices, have a greater understanding of the social and economic benefits to diversified communities,...