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Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 08:30 AM
Media Release: Lanark County Council Highlights - JAN 13, 2021
Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 13.
Council Takes Steps to Address Housing Crisis: Council has approved five recommendations following a special community services committee meeting that updated councillors on the growing housing crisis for precariously housed individuals.
Housing Manager Shawna Stone provided an overview to councillors outlining the increasing needs and...
Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 02:15 PM
Lanark County has partnered to provide child care for school aged children of essential service workers during lockdown
Jan 11, 2020
Lanark County has received authorization from the Province of Ontario to open three licensed child care centres to provide care for school aged children of essential service workers during the lockdown. The Child Development Centre operated by the Town of Smiths Falls, TayCare Children’s Centre in Perth operated by Tayside Community Residential and Support Options,...
Posted on Wednesday, December 09, 2020 09:02 AM
Dec 9, 2020
Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 9.
Budget Approved: The 2021 Lanark County budget – themed “Challenging Times” – was approved with an estimated 1.9 per cent tax increase. The overall budget increased by 3.4 per cent, with an estimated assessment growth of 1.5 per cent reducing the tax increase. The county will collect $37 million from property taxpayers this year, up from $35.8 million last year. Estimated gross expenditures...
Posted on Friday, December 04, 2020 10:40 AM
Community-Based Early Years and Child Care Capital Program
Dec 4, 2020
The Town of Carleton Place and Lanark County are pleased to announce that the expansion and renovation project for Francis Street child care centre is now complete. The ribbon cutting ceremony is taking place on Friday, December 11, 2020.
The Ontario government through the Community-Based Early Years and Child Care Capital Program (CBCP) provided over 2.9 million dollars for this project. The CBCP funding allowed for an additional...
Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 08:29 PM
Lowry sworn in as 2021 Lanark County Warden
Dec 2, 2020
Councillor Christa Lowry (Mississippi Mills Mayor) was sworn in as Lanark County’s 2021 warden at the inaugural meeting on Wednesday afternoon. Councillors attended an in-person meeting with safety provisions for COVID-19 in place to allow them to vote by secret ballot.
Lowry was nominated by Councillor Rickey Minnille (Mississippi Mills Deputy Mayor), who said he does not take making the nomination lightly. He said Lowry has made her four-year...