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Media Release: Milkweed Collection and Planting

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 04:00 PM

For immediate release September 21, 2023

Canadian Wildlife Federation and Lanark County Co-host Native Milkweed Collection and Planting Event Perth, Ont. – On Saturday, community members of Lanark County gathered to celebrate the success of a $607,400 Grow grant awarded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). Encouraging people to support a healthy and sustainable environment, this initiative is helping conservation and restoration efforts be better planned and more sustainable and has an...

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Media Release - Sept 6 County Council Meeting

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023 12:07 PM

For immediate release

Sept. 6, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Sept. 6, 2023.

Draft Speed Management Policy Introduced: Lanark County Council received a report on the draft speed management policy, which will be brought back for consideration following additional comments from police services boards, the Lanark County OPP Detachment Commander and the health unit.

In a presentation to the public works committee of the whole last month, Public Works Manager...

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Media Release - Lanark County updates councilors on reconstruction of 75 Harvey St.

Posted on Thursday, August 03, 2023 01:17 PM

For immediate release
Aug. 3, 2023

Lanark County updates councillors on reconstruction of 75 Harvey St.
Lanark County councillors received an update at the community services committee meeting Wednesday regarding the status of reconstruction of the community housing units at 75 Harvey St. in Perth. The 27-unit, two-storey apartment building was significantly damaged in a fire on April 7, displacing 26 households.

Director of Social Services Emily Hollington said reconstruction of the building has...

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Media Release - Silver Chain Challenge 2023 Results

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023 09:52 AM

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July 26, 2023
Lanark County celebrates the success of the Silver Chain Challenge

The Silver Chain Challenge, an annual event aimed at promoting active transportation throughout Eastern Ontario, has come to a thrilling conclusion, with participants celebrating their accomplishments in this year's competition. Residents of each county were able to sign up on the challenge website and log their walking, running, or cycling kilometres through the month of June to support their...

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Media Relase - Lanark County's Newest Community Housing Building: 188 Chamber St, Smiths Falls

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023 09:18 AM

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July 12, 2023

Lanark County Council joined the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MPP John Jordan, and County Warden Peter McLaren at 188 Chambers Street in Smiths Falls to celebrate the completion and opening of the County’s newest community housing building.

As part of the County’s 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan and under direction of County Council, the Chambers Street residence was constructed. The building...

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