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What is “Housing First” and Does it Work?

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 09:54 AM

Press Release – Lanark County

The following is part of a series about homelessness in Lanark County.

In order to end homelessness, a number of strategies must be put in place. A proven strategy that has been endorsed internationally is “Housing First.” But what is it and does it really work?

The Housing First model uses a recovery-oriented approach to end homelessness. It aims to move people quickly into independent housing and then to provide relevant and appropriate supports for them to be...

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Mississippi Mills Babysitting Course – April 20 and 21, 2024

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024 08:30 AM

The Municipality is offering a two-day Babysitting Course Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, 2024.

The course runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, at the Almonte District High School (126 Martin Street North). The cost is $50 (cash or cheque only). Must be 12 years of age or older to take the course.

For more information or to register, please call 613-256-2064 ext. 603 or 604. Click here for the registration form

Notice of Public Meeting - April 9, 2024 - Official Plan Amendments 32 and 33

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024 08:30 AM

TAKE NOTICE that a Non-statutory Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. to consider a proposed Official Plan Amendments under Section 22 and 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

Please be advised that the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has initiated the following Official Plan Amendments request (details below):

File Number: Official Plan Amendment 32 (Bill 23, Additional Residential Units and
Housing Policy Review) and Official Plan Amendment 33 (Private...





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Al Roberts, Managing Director of AGH FVM Foundation to Step Down from Role

Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024 10:00 AM

Press Release – Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation

The long-time Managing Director of the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor, Al Roberts, is stepping down from his role as of July 31, 2024.

In advising the Foundation Board of his decision, Roberts said he was proud of accomplishing the two significant goals he had when he joined the Foundation almost nine years ago:

• Increasing annual Foundation revenue to $1 million per year

• Successfully conducting a capital campaign to...

Request for Comments - Minor Variance Application - 5015 March Road

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 03:48 PM

Please be advised that the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Minor Variance application (details below):

File Number:

D13-ROS-24

Owner:

Grisilda Persaud and Colin Diaz

Applicant:

Ken Roslen

Municipal Address:

5015 March Road

Legal Address:

Concession 11, Part of Lot 15 West

Ward:

Ramsay

Purpose of the Application:

The subject property is zoned Rural (RU). As a result of an application for consent to sever a lot, a new lot line is proposed within 0.81 metres of the existing garage....

Request for Comments - Minor Variance Application - 4490 Appleton Side Road

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 03:40 PM

Please be advised that the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Minor Variance application (details below):

File Number:

D13-DAN-24

Owner:

Tim and Jo Danaher

Applicant:

Tim and Jo Danaher

Municipal Address:

4490 Appleton Side Road

Legal Address:

Concession 11, West Part of Lot 7

Ward:

Ramsay

Purpose of the Application:

The subject property is zoned Agricultural (A). The applicant is seeking a minor variance to construct a carport connected to their house with a rear yard setback of 2.59...

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Notice of Public Meeting for Minor Variance Application - March 25, 2024 - 48 Main Street East

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 03:33 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held virtually via Zoom on Monday, March 25, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. to consider a proposed Minor Variance application under Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

AND TAKE NOTICE that the Public Hearing for this Minor Variance application will be held virtually via the Zoom Platform (details below).

Please be advised that the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Minor Variance application (details below) and an...