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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 2 - June 22, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:51 AM

Here are the highlights from the second Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 22.

Fees Waived for Commercial Identification Signs: Council passed a motion to waive the annual maintenance fees for commercial identification signs in 2022.

At the public works committee meeting earlier in the evening, Public Works Manager Sean Derouin explained this recognizes difficulties businesses have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic and is a way for the county to support businesses and the...

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Lanark County Media Release - June 22, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:47 AM

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 22.

First Phase of New Child Care System Underway: Council accepted information related to the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care System (CWELCC) implementation and application package, as well as policies for the applications, funding guidelines, fee subsidies and workforce compensation. The county is responsible for local implementation of the new system that subsidizes child care costs. Phase 1 is taking...

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Lanark County Media Release - OVRT Trail Resurfacing: June 15, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:11 AM

Sections of OVRT to be closed for resurfacing next week

Sections of the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail (OVRT) will be closed intermittently between June 20 and 24 to allow for resurfacing work.

Public Works Manager Sean Derouin explained Lanark County has retained Arnott Brothers Construction to add new stone dust to the trail surface south of Carleton Place, from the 8th Line Beckwith to the 10th Line Beckwith, and south of Almonte, from Smart Street to County Road 29 South.

“This is part of ongoing...

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Lanark County Media Release - June 8, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 01:37 PM

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 8.

Changes to Planning Consent Process: Council has approved a by-law to allow the county planner to grant consents and validation certificates as part of the land use planning process.

This follows various presentations to the economic development committee regarding the process for certain planning applications. Staff had been directed to examine the process of consent approvals in other municipalities and to report...

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