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Media Release - Speed Management Policy Public Consultation

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023 09:11 AM

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July 12, 2023

Hit the Brakes! Lanark County launches public consultation for draft Speed Management Policy

The County of Lanark is pleased to announce the commencement of the public consultation period for its new draft Speed Management Policy. The policy aims to establish a standardized approach for evaluating and addressing requests for speed management measures on County Roads, with the ultimate goal of enhancing safety for all road users, curbing aggressive driving, and...

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Media Release: Both lanes now open on Rideau Ferry Bridge

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 03:51 PM

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June 23, 2023

Both lanes now open on Rideau Ferry Bridge

The long-awaited reopening of both lanes on Rideau Ferry Bridge has begun!

The bridge is jointly owned by Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. Work to rehabilitate the bridge was undertaken by Dalcon Constructors Limited in April 2022 and the bridge was reduced to one lane throughout the construction season. Material and labour shortages last year meant work to complete both sides of the bridge was...

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Media Release - June 21st, 2023 Council Highlights

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 02:07 PM

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June 21, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held June 21, 2023.

Mayors’ Monarch Pledge Day Proclaimed: Lanark County Council has proclaimed June 21, 2023 to be Mayors’ Monarch Pledge Day in Lanark County.

The proclamation highlights the monarch butterfly “as an iconic North American species whose multigenerational migration and metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly has captured the imagination of millions” and recognizes the significant...

Media Release - County Seeks Feedback on Climate Action Plan

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 12:55 PM

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June 21, 2023

County seeks feedback on Climate Action Plan

Lanark County needs to hear from you!

The county is a member of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program, which is a national network managed and delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability Canada. There are more than 400 municipalities involved with a shared goal of taking action against climate change and reducing local greenhouse gas emissions.

As a...

Media Release - June 7th,2023 Council Meeting Highlights

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023 11:58 AM

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June 7, 2023

Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held June 7, 2023.

Vegetation Management Updates Presented: Council accepted an update on vegetation management plan activities that was presented at the recent public works committee meeting by Climate Environmental Coordinator Elizabeth Gallant.

Gallant indicated since the program began in 2016, the amount of spot spraying for wild parsnip has dropped dramatically and there has been no boom spraying...

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