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Lanark County Media Release - May 25, 2022

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 09:48 AM

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, May 25.

Early Learning and Child Care Agreement Proceeding: Council has received an initial information report regarding the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) Agreement following a presentation by Director of Social Services Emily Hollington at the community services committee meeting last month.

Hollington outlined the county’s progress on implementing the new $13.2 billion child care agreement reached...

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Lanark County Media Release - Storm Response: May 24, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:46 PM

Lanark County responding to storm situation

Lanark County’s social services and public works departments are working along with the CAO’s office to coordinate the response to the severe storm that ravaged communities on Saturday.

Many communities and rural areas in the county are still without power and are continuing to assess the significant damage from the storm.

Key efforts being undertaken by Lanark County include:

  • Food security: Lanark County Social Services is working with the Town of...

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Lanark County Media Release - Public Works Construction 2022: May 18, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 01:51 PM

Lanark County outlines construction projects for 2022

In 2022, the Lanark County Public Works department plans to complete pavement preservation on 23 kilometres of roads, with rehabilitation scheduled for 32 km and paved shoulders scheduled for 34 km.

The total capital budget for this year is $11.265 million, with federal gas tax funding covering $1.9 million and $1.19 million covered by Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) funding. The province increased OCIF funding by $1 billion over...

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Lanark County Media Release - May 11, 2022

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 03:18 PM

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, May 11.

Procedural By-Law Amended for Electronic Meetings: Council has amended its procedural by-law to incorporate processes for electronic participation in meetings and a policy for livestreaming. This follows a report by Clerk Jasmin Ralph at the corporate services committee meeting last month to consider the permanent adoption of electronic participation in meetings by council members in both a hybrid and electronic...

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Lanark County Media Release - New Deputy Clerk: May 5, 2022

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 02:36 PM

Lanark County Council is pleased to announce a new deputy clerk has been hired and will commence in the position on May 30.

The deputy clerk position provides administrative research and support to the CAO and clerk along with the warden and members of council. This includes assisting with provision of council/committee services and administrative support in the day-to-day operations of the county.

Megan Beson brings more than 14 years of experience in progressively senior positions within the not-for-profit...

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