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Media Release - Declaration of Significant Weather Event

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 04:57 PM

For immediate release 

Declaration of Significant Weather Event

As per Regulation 239/02 of the Municipal Act 2001, due to significant ice rain as of 4pm Wednesday April 5th, 2023, Lanark County has declared a significant weather event. This declaration suspends the standard timelines required for Lanark County to meet their winter maintenance objectives until the municipality declares the significant weather event has ended. It may take longer than usual to bring the condition of the roads back...

Media Release - New tourism and corporate relations coordinator joins county

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 01:31 PM

For immediate releaseMarch 29, 2023

New tourism and corporate relations coordinator joins the county

Lanark County is pleased to announce Vanessa Dow has been hired for the Tourism and Corporate Relations Coordinator position in the Clerk's department starting on April 3.

Dow come to the Lanark County position with experience in business development, tourism, event coordination, partnership development and executing marketing strategies, most recently with the Smiths Falls & District Chamber of...


Media Release - Connection Room Opens at Lanark Lodge

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 09:35 AM

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March 28, 2023

Connection Room opens at Lanark Lodge

A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Thursday at Lanark Lodge to mark the opening of the Connection Room in the Maples Neighbourhood.

The design of the room is based on dementia-care research.

“The room aims to provide a supportive environment to those living with dementia – one that fosters life well-being,” explained Carey Duncan, director of long-term care. “This includes creating an environment where residents...

County Council Media Release - March 22, 2023

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 02:07 PM

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March 22, 2023

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

Homelessness Prevention Program Investment Plan Approved: Council approved the 2023-24 Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) investment plan, which allocates $1.5 million in provincial funding to various local supports. Funds are allocated in four operating service categories.

Social Services Director Emily Hollington explained the County is the service manager to provide...

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

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

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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.


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