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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...

Media Release - Lanark County Awards of Excellence

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023 10:12 AM

For immediate release Feb. 10, 2023

Warden presents 2023 Awards of Excellence

Two citizens were celebrated for their achievements in the community by Lanark County Council as part of the 2023 Awards of Excellence presentation on Wednesday evening.

The Awards of Excellence recognize and honour citizens or organizations that have made a significant and/or extraordinary contribution to Lanark County. This year, council recognized Matthew Mould of Mississippi Mills in the categories of...

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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,...

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