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Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:14 AM
Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, June 9.
Community Safety Zones Approved: Council has passed a by-law authorizing community safety zones in three areas near schools on county roads.
The new zones are located as follows:
- County Road 17 (Martin Street North) at Almonte District High School between Wilkinson and Brookdale streets
- County Road 18 (Port Elmsley Road) at North Elmsley Public School from 815 metres west of County Road 43...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 09:18 PM
Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, May 26.
Council Endorses Actions Following Housing Meeting Series: Council has approved motions resulting from a series of meetings about housing and homelessness that were held in March and April. The purpose of the meetings was to improve understanding of the housing and homelessness situation in the county and explore ways to expedite the 10-Year Housing and Homelessness Plan.
The first meeting provided...
Posted on Monday, May 24, 2021 01:30 PM
Roadside Pollinator Habitat Restoration Pilot Project Underway
PERTH, Ont. May 20, 2021 - Lanark County is launching a new roadside restoration pilot project in partnership with the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) to create critical pollinator habitat for species at risk including Monarch butterflies.
“The long-term goal of Lanark County’s Vegetation Management Plan is to restore pollinator habitat on roadsides which reduces maintenance costs, improves pollinator habitat, and stores more...
Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 08:37 AM
Here are the highlights from the regular Lanark County Council meeting held Wednesday, May 12.
“Connect Lanark” Broadband Program Created: Council has authorized the creation of the “Connect Lanark” program, which is designed to help low-income families to achieve broadband Internet installation.
This follows a presentation by County CAO Kurt Greaves at the economic development committee meeting last month. The program is part of the 2021 budget for broadband initiatives and is in keeping...
Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 10:46 AM
Lanark County outlines construction projects for 2021
In 2021, the Lanark County Public Works department plans to complete pavement preservation on 36.4 kilometres of roads, with rehabilitation scheduled for 24.1 km. and paved shoulders scheduled for 19.3 km.
The total construction budget for this year is $8.35 million, with federal gas tax funding covering $1.9 million and $510,000 covered by Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund funding.
“The county has a five-year planning process approved...