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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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Lanark County Media Release - Silver Chain Challenge: June 3, 2022

Posted on Friday, June 03, 2022 02:04 PM

Lanark County rises to Silver Chain Challenge!

Lanark County is looking to beat its third-place finish in eastern Ontario in the annual Silver Chain Challenge – and you can help!

The Silver Chain Challenge began as a friendly competition between the local municipalities in Lanark County about 10 years ago and is intended to inspire and promote more active, safer and healthier communities. Participants (all of us!) are invited to walk, run, bike and wheel on trails and roads in an effort to improve...

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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 Carleton...

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