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County Council Media Release - April 14, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 08:49 AM

Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, April 14.

Council Supports Flood Mapping Technology: Council has authorized funding up to $111,000 toward the acquisition of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data for the county in partnership with local conservation authorities.

At the economic development committee meeting last month, CAO Kurt Greaves highlighted a November 2020 presentation by representatives of Rideau Valley and Mississippi Valley conservation...

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County Council Media Release - March 24, 2021

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 09:09 AM

Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, March 24.

 Council Sets 2021 Taxation Policies: Council has passed by-laws related to 2021 taxation policy, including tax ratios and levy apportionment to local municipalities. It also eliminates tax reductions for vacant and excess land subclasses as of Jan. 1, 2021, refunds the county’s portion of landfill taxation to the local municipality and adopts provisions to reduce the number of capped properties...

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New Release: EOWC Sets Priorities for 2021

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 02:55 PM

News Release: EOWC Establishes 2021 Priorities

Eastern Ontario, March 23, 2021 - The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) met virtually on Friday, March 12, 2021 for a priority setting meeting in order to establish advocacy efforts for the 2021 term.

The Caucus has identified the following key priorities for 2021:

  • the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) Gig Project;
  • Affordable and attainable housing;
  • Long-term care; and
  • Health care transformation.

 In addition, the EOWC will continue...

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County Council Media Release - March 10, 2021

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 08:53 AM

Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, March 10.

 Lanark County Observes National Day of Observance for COVID-19: Council has passed a motion to observe the National Day of Observance for COVID-19 on March 11 by lowering the flags at the Lanark County Administration Building to half mast. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the federal government has designated the day to commemorate the people who lost their lives and the significant impacts...

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County Council Media Release - February 25 2021

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 08:54 AM

Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 24.

 Council to Hold Special Meetings on Housing and Homelessness: Council has approved three special meetings in March and April to focus on housing and homelessness following a special meeting of the community services committee in January.

 At that meeting, five recommendations were approved to try to help alleviate an increasing affordable housing crisis, including the release of an expression...

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