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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...

Media Release - Rideau Ferry Bridge Work to Continue Starting March 15

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 01:50 PM

For immediate release

March 13, 2023

From March 15 to July 2023, traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Rideau Ferry Bridge during its ongoing rehabilitation.

Dalcon Constructors Limited have been contracted by Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds & Grenville to rehabilitate the jointly owned Rideau Ferry Bridge. Construction work has been underway since September of 2021, with Dalcon completing the east side of the bridge last fall and finishing the west of the bridge this year.


County Council Media Release - March 8, 2023

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 01:50 PM

For immediate release

March 8, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held March 8, 2023.

County Take Mayor's Monarch Pledge:Warden Peter McLaren has taken the Mayor's Monarch Pledge for Lanark County in 2023.

At the public works committee meeting last month, Climate and Environmental Coordinator Elizabeth Gallant explained the pledge, through the National Wildlife Federation, gives municipalities in North America the opportunity to commit to creating habitat for the...

County Council Media Release - February 22, 2023

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 11:54 AM

For immediate release.

Feb. 22, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held February 22, 2023.

2023 Budget Approved:The 2023 Lanark County budget - themed "Building a Sustainable Foundation" - was approved with an overall budget increase of 5.8 per cent, but an assessment growth of 3.65 per cent reduces the tax increase to 2.15 per cent.

The county will collect 40.9 million from property taxpayers this year, up from 38.6 million last year. Estimated gross expenditures...

County County Media Release - February 8, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 09:35 AM

For immediate release

Feb. 8, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Feb. 8, 2023.

Blakeney Bridge Replacement Schedule Adjusted:Council reconsidered a motion about the process to proceed with the replacement of Blakeney Bridge in Mississippi Mills. The replacement is now slated for 2024 and a request for proposals for a bridge replacement alternatives report will be issued, with the report presented to the public works committee in March.

In a committee report...

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